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ECONOMIC SURVEY REVEALS THE INTERNET CREATES 136,000 JOBS, $48 BILLION IN GDP ACROSS ARIZONA

PHOENIX, February 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — While recent economic research details the direct link between the Internet ecosystem and economic growth through Arizonaa trio of ArizonaLondon-based business owners have joined a national coalition, Internet for Growth, to tell how their businesses have benefited from the internet’s unique ability to connect businesses and consumers. The Economic […]

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Mortgage rates drop to 3.89% amid geopolitical uncertainty

Freddie Mac Mortgage Rates – February 24, 2022 What happened to mortgage rates this week: Freddie Mac’s fixed rate for a 30-year loan fell this week as geopolitical uncertainty weakened 10-year Treasury yields. The rate on a 30-year loan registered 3.89%, down 3 basis points from last week’s peak. As the world reacts to developments […]

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The ANC fails to define its own economic policy

In last week’s State of the Nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa ventured to utter a few words that exposed the naïveté of the politician and his office. The offensive words were: “We all know the government doesn’t create jobs. Businesses create jobs. Of course, these comments were consistent with ANC economic strategy, but the politician […]

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Libertarianism: Nigeria’s tacit economic policy

Olugbenga Jaiyesimi Published February 15, 2022 Two weeks ago, two interesting articles appeared. The first of a group, Arewa Youth Assembly, calling on private sector actors to join the 2023 presidential race. This is surprising because the call comes from a region whose government affairs we say is its heart of job. The young people […]

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Economic Research Institute: Estonian economy is cooling | Economy

EKI Director Marje Josing noted that very fast barometers seem slow to assess and measure the current economy. A week-by-week overview is necessary, because what happened in December has already changed dramatically. “There has never been a more difficult time to forecast than right now. Forecasts are only valid in a situation where nothing out […]

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Economic policy guidelines for 2022 l KBS WORLD

ⓒ Yonhap News On December 20, the government announced its economic policy guidelines for next year. The political objective for 2022 is to overcome the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic and fully normalize the economy. The government expects this year’s recovery momentum to continue into next year, with exports and investment maintaining their upward momentum […]

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The BSU Center for Business and Economic Research publishes its forecast for 2022

MUNCIE, Ind. — Consumers in east-central Indiana and across the country are getting serious about spending this holiday season, burning through savings accrued from pandemic shutdowns and the government largesse that comes with them. But economists who presented Thursday at the Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research’s annual economic outlook said the […]

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‘Hire education’: Economic study shows how BRCC can help Baton Rouge’s post-pandemic labor shortage | Communities

More than 40,000 vacancies are waiting to be filled in Baton Rouge, and an economic study has revealed Baton Rouge Community College’s potential to fill the gap. During a panel to announce the report on Tuesday afternoon, BRAC President and CEO Adam Knapp highlighted the school’s importance to the local economy. “Coming out of a […]

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2022 Budget Highlights – Government of Ghana Fiscal Year 2022 Budget and Economic Policy Statement – Government, Public Sector

Ghana: Budget 2022 Highlights – Government of Ghana Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Statement and Economic Policy To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Foreword “Building a Sustainable Entrepreneurial Nation: Fiscal Consolidation and Job Creation” At the start of 2021, Ghana, […]

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Letter from over 200 academics: Our economic system is unfit to deal with the climate crisis

Eearlier this year, the official international summary of climate science has announced that we are facing an increase in disasters and disruptions, with the most vulnerable suffering the most and soonest. A leaked report the same UN process has identified the need for a transformation of our economic systems for a meaningful attempt to limit […]

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Does India pursue a hegemonic economic policy in South Asia?

Experts say New Delhi, which operates the world’s sixth largest economy, is taking economic measures to “subjugate” its immediate neighbors like Nepal. Throughout human history, a strong economy has always shaped and accompanied political power, and countries have used their financial superiority to establish political dominance over others. India, home to the second largest population […]

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Kansas Economic Policy Conference to address the ongoing COVID recovery in Kansas

LAWRENCE — The 2021 Kansas Economic Policy Conference, hosted annually and organized by the Institute for Policy & Social Research, will take place on October 21 at the University of Kansas. This year’s conference will focus on “COVID Recovery in Kansas: A Work in Progress”. Although GDP growth has recovered from the sharp decline in […]

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Opposition pressures Kishida on COVID-19 and economic policy in regime interrogation

Lawmakers from the largest opposition party on Monday attacked Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, demanding that the new leader explain why his predecessors’ coronavirus responses and economic policies failed, while offering their own counter-proposals to differentiate themselves before a general election. During the first debate in the national legislature, the leader of the Constitutional Democratic Party […]

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Economic study to analyze the impact of the closure of Palisades | Local News

COVER — In less than a year, the economic landscape in Van Buren County is expected to change significantly with the closure of the Palisades Nuclear Generating Station. In an effort to identify potential issues, the Southwest Michigan Planning Commission plans to conduct a study to determine the pros and cons the county faces from […]

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Demographic and economic survey of Poland 2021: new EU relaunch

Dublin, Aug. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Poland’s Opportunities for Population and Economic Growth” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Hailed as the European Union’s growth champion in 2019, Poland has experienced significant economic contractions in 2020. A resurgence of COVID-19 caused a double dip in the country’s GDP growth rate. Economic […]

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The main orientations of Chinese economic policy — Valdai Club

Increasing mutual exports will help Russia and China to further strengthen not only political, but also economic cooperation. For both countries, the expansion of settlements in national currencies plays an important role in this process. On July 5, 2021, China celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CCP). In […]

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Federal Open Markets Committee – Realtor.com Economic Research

What the March Fed statement says: With inflation concerns in the background, today’s Federal Open Market Committee announced the first increase in the federal funds rate, to a range of ¼ to ½ percent. Today’s rise comes nearly two years to the day after the Fed cut rates to zero and began its final purchases […]

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The Federal Reserve maintains a dovish stance in July

Today’s announcement from the Federal Open Market Committee was in line with expectations and did not create the waves that its June release did when the committee provided updated economic projections that showed stronger economic growth and faster-than-expected rate hikes. The FOMC pointed out that economic data continues to show a steady recovery, even as […]

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housing finance – Realtor.com Economic Research

What the March Fed statement says: With inflation concerns in the background, today’s Federal Open Market Committee announced the first increase in the federal funds rate, to a range of ¼ to ½ percent. Today’s rise comes nearly two years to the day after the Fed cut rates to zero and began its final purchases […]

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Joint Statement on the Eighth Economic Policy Dialogue between the United States and the United Arab Emirates

The Eighth U.S.-UAE Economic Policy Dialogue on June 8 was co-chaired by the Deputy Minister for Economic and Trade Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates, HE Abdulnasser Alshaali, and the Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Trade Affairs, Peter Haas, for further develop bilateral […]

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A majority of Americans support Biden’s economic policy plans

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and others on the left applauded the plans, while congressional Republicans condemned them. The story continues under the ad But what about ordinary Americans? Before the pandemic, Americans’ political views — and even perceptions of reality — had increasingly become divided along partisan lines. Corn our new research suggests that a […]

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Why study international economic policy?

Economic globalization has developed alongside the growth of transnational trade. As different countries have different interests and with ever-changing power relations, negotiation and cooperation are essential. Directing critical decision-making towards mutually beneficial agreements is international economic policy. In the meantime, understanding these agreements can help public, private, and nonprofit organizations—in disciplines ranging from business and […]

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Economic Research Reveals Significant Flaws in DOL H-1B Visa Rule

A sign outside the US Department of Labor, which issued an important rule on October 8, 2020, … [+] affecting wages paid to H-1B visa holders and employment-based immigrants. Getty Forgotten in the flurry of legal activity over the Trump administration’s new H-1B visa rules, economic research has revealed significant loopholes in the regulations. This […]

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The economic policy response to COVID-19: what next?

As the public health crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, the economic consequences are becoming increasingly clear. To stem the spread of this disease, governments and businesses are making political and business decisions that are rapidly bringing parts of the economy to a standstill. Spending will fall rapidly at many businesses as people practice […]

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Forget China – It’s America’s Own Economic System That’s Broken | Robert Reich

Xi Jinping could possibly agree further steps next weekend to reduce China’s trade imbalance with the United States, giving Donald Trump a face-saving way to end his trade war. But Xi will not agree to change the Chinese economic system. Why should he? The American economic system is geared towards maximizing returns for shareholders. And […]

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To save us, it’s time to rethink our economic system, scientists warn

The planet is in trouble. Study after scientific study warns that we have pushed far beyond the physical limits of what our living world can sustain. From rising extreme temperatures causing dire weather patterns – including drought records and from unprecedented fires – to oceans suffocated by plastic and collapsing ecosystems, it’s painfully clear that […]

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New academic center to advance economic policy research

James Tobin Yale announced the creation of a new research enterprise, the Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale, named after the late James Tobin, iconic faculty member and Nobel laureate. The center will advance rigorous, evidence-based research aimed at defining and informing policy debate. Alumni, parents and friends of the university have contributed more […]

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Definition of Mercantilism (Economic System)

What is commercialism? Mercantilism was an economic system of commerce that spanned the 16th to 18th centuries. Mercantilism is based on the principle that global wealth was static, and therefore many European nations attempted to accumulate as much of this wealth as possible by maximizing their exports and limiting their imports via tariffs. Key points […]

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Economic Research Center » Centers » The Buckeye Institute

Download the document! There are tradeoffs with any change in public policy and even small policy changes impact state budgets and taxpayers’ pocketbooks. To help citizens and policymakers understand the impact of policy decisions on businesses, families, jobs, the economy, and state revenues, the Buckeye Institute’s Economic Research Center (ERC) offers reliable research and personalized […]

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It’s simple. If We Can’t Change Our Economic System, Our Numbers Will Grow | George Monbiot

IImagine that in 3030 BC. J.-C., the totality of the possessions of the Egyptian people fills a cubic meter. Let’s say these possessions grew by 4.5% per year. How big would this reserve have been during the Battle of Actium in 30 BC? It’s the calculation by investment banker Jeremy Grantham. Come on, guess. Ten […]