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Instawork launches economic research division led by Dr. Daniel Altman

Subscribe to Instawork’s new Economic Insights newsletter to receive regular updates: https://hubs.li/Q012kZ–0 Tweet that “Hourly workers make up more than half of the U.S. workforce, yet they have often been overlooked in analyzes of the macroeconomics and the future of work,” said Daniel Altman. “Instawork has a tremendous amount of up-to-date hourly labor market data, […]

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Center for Socio-Economic Research: Indicators Show Malaysia’s Economy Has Bottomed Out, Though Uneven Across Sectors | Malaysia

The SERC found that Malaysia’s leading index (LI) returned to positive growth territory for the second consecutive month in October 2021 and remained positive on the long-term trend. — Photo by Yusof Mat Isa KUALA LUMPUR, 4th January – The Executive Director of the Socio-Economic Research Center (SERC), Lee Heng Guie, said today that major […]

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The decadence of American democracy also reflects a failing economic system

Illustration: Tang Tengfei/Global Times US President Joe Biden’s exclusive Democracy Summit, which was even ignored by some US allies, sparked a rare global discussion about what real democracy is and whether the US can still represent democracy . The questions wouldn’t cause much controversy just a few years ago, when the United States was heralded […]

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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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Reviews | The Build Back Better Plan and American economic policy

Limited supply ultimately occurs when suppliers use their political power to insulate themselves from market forces that drive innovation and long-term cost reductions. A family doctor can only see one patient at a time, for example, but for every doctor there are many nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other practitioners who are trained to perform […]

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ESRI and Ibec join forces in an all-island economic research project

Employers group Ibec and the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) have launched what they say is a major research project on the economy of all islands aimed at improving understanding of the economy of all islands. the islands, including North-South trade. The three-year project will include engagement with the UK’s National Institute of Economic […]

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An economic study shows that the annexation of Avimor will result in a deficit for City of Eagle. The developer says differently.

Eagle City Council now has one more puzzle piece it needs before considering annexing a planned community in the foothills to the city limits. Avimor, a planned community rising in the foothills along Highway 55, is expected to have up to 10,000 homes fully built over the next few decades. For now, it sits at […]

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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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It’s time for New Delhi to reconsider its anti-China economic policy

India Illustration: Xia Qing/Global Times Observers had estimated that bilateral trade between China and India could surpass the $100 billion mark in 2021 despite a cold political and diplomatic relationship between the two nations. The latest trade data from China Customs revealed that the new record was set in October, with two-way trade totaling $102.29 […]

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Skepticism over Kishida’s economic policies dims outlook for Tokyo stocks

Tokyo stocks ended higher on Monday after Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s assurances of his economic policy boosted sentiment, but prices remained well below a 31-year high marked in mid-September, skepticism about the new leader’s approach adding to post-pandemic concerns. growth prospects. The 225-number Nikkei Stock Average ended up 449.26 points from Friday to close at […]

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sharing economy – Realtor.com Economic Research

Nearly half of Americans would be interested in renting more space in their home 32% of owners have experimented with various approaches to earning extra income from their properties 85% of homeowners would invest in creating additional space, with half willing to spend $30,000 or less 53% of owners would rent their home to boost […]

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China’s long-term economic policy unchanged despite flurry of regulations – Xinhua English.news.cn

A Chinese national flag flies in front of the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) building on Financial Street in Beijing, China July 9, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, Sept 8 (Reuters) – China is imposing new regulations on its industries to promote their healthy development and the […]

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The Economic Policy Institute names economist Heidi Shierholz its next president

With Joe Biden in the White House and Democrats holding the narrowest of congressional majorities, progressives have managed to put their economic agenda at the center of national political debate. And whether it’s a $15-an-hour minimum wage, expanded unemployment insurance, or an ongoing deficit to support the economy, there’s likely a stack of research from […]

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August job growth below expectations

Employment continued its upward trend in August, but the number of new jobs came in well below expectations as the growing delta COVID variant took its toll. The month saw 235,000 new jobs added to corporate payrolls. Employment gains were seen in professional and business services, transportation and warehousing, private education and manufacturing. Notably, employment […]

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house building – Realtor.com Economic Research

Real estate markets have undergone extraordinary changes over the past year as the global pandemic has dominated business activity and headlines, and restricted the daily lives of most people. Through the ups and downs of COVID, housing markets have provided refuge from crosswinds. For most Americans, homes have become not only shelters, but have also […]

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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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Inflation Fears, Economic Policy, and the Future of the United States – OpEd – Eurasia Review

By Mark Weisbrot* Larry Summers says he’s worried about the US economy, even more so than he was when he started sounding the alarm bells in February. The famous economist and former US Treasury Secretary noted last week, “the concern right now should be overheating”. He is not talking about the climate, but about the […]

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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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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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President Biden touts economic policy for the ‘long term’ as his agenda is put to the test this week on Capitol Hill

A day before marking six months in office, President Biden delivered remarks on the economy Monday at the White House amid pressure for a bipartisan infrastructure package and other elements of the president’s economic agenda heats up on Capitol Hill. The president urged lawmakers to move forward with the spending proposals, arguing that the plans […]

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Economic policy expert explains seniors’ aversions to reverse mortgages and extra debt

Reverse mortgages can potentially be powerful tools for seniors to help with goals related to funding retirement or aging in place, but many seniors are reluctant to take on additional debt later in life. This can either be because they have just spent a lot of time and money paying off an existing term mortgage […]

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Good economic policy is about more than inflation

Last year at this time we were in the depths of a global crisis. A mysterious disease was sweeping the world and governments shut down economies in an attempt to stop the spread. Rightly or wrongly, these closures have ended our lives and our livelihoods. The unemployment rate in the United States reached nearly 15%and […]

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The majority of young Britons want a socialist economic system

A majority of young Britons would like to live in a socialist economic system, according to new research. Millennials reject capitalism and firmly blame the climate change crises on the housing on their doorstep. They believe that socialism, on the other hand, is a good idea that has simply been badly done in the past. […]

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Emirates News Agency – Development of legislative and economic system attracts foreign investment to region: World Government Summit

DUBAI, 30th June, 2021 (WAM) — Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Teleworking Applications, and Director General of the World Government Summit Organization, has said social and economic priorities are key to the work of governments, which has been radically altered due to the effects of the […]

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Is the global US dollar economic system in danger of collapsing?

If Bitcoin and Ether didn’t exist and hadn’t already reached a combined market cap of $1.5 trillion, If a global pandemic hadn’t struck and governments around the world, including Republicans and Democrats who never came up with a plan that leveraged scientists and private industry standards, hadn’t shut down their economies and local businesses and […]

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How to Make Better Economic Policy Choices by Mariana Mazzucato and Simon Sharpe

As public policy agencies increasingly diversify their decision-making approaches, many remain overly reliant on static tools such as cost-benefit analysis. Such tools have serious limitations, leading to policy errors with serious long-term consequences. LONDON– The UK is entering its deepest recession in 300 years. Millions of jobs are at risk. And the national debt has […]

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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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New economic study finds US could lose $2.2 trillion a year due to low adult literacy

According to the U.S. Department of Education, more than half of U.S. adults between the ages of 16 and 74 (54% or 130 million people) lack literacy skills, reading below the equivalent of a sixth grade. year. Literacy is linked to better health, higher levels of civic engagement and higher earnings in the labor market. […]

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The Davos View: The Global Economic System is in Transition to Stakeholder Capitalism

First BlackRock, then Goldman Sachs. Money steps in to drive lasting change in places where regulation does not exist. CEO of Black Rock Larry Fink’s Annual Letter to corporate CEOs was a call to action on climate change. And this week, Goldman CEO David Solomon, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, said the […]

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Trump’s disability cuts are bad economic policy

Like Halley’s Comet, the idea of ​​people faking disability claims comes up regularly. The recurrence does not occur seasonally, but politically: Republicans are more likely to propose cutting disability benefits. In 2019, it is Democrats who oppose the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal, which targets people with disabilities. Sadly, Trump may think he […]

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To save America, we must rebalance our economic system

The American economic system is a mixture of free market capitalism with government actions and controls. It has evolved with our nation. Many of us have come to believe that this system rewards hard work and is fair. Globalization and technological change have challenged this belief. Rising economic rewards for “knowledge workers” – people who […]

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An economic system that supports people and the planet is still possible | Guardian of sustainable business

I lead an organization with an ambitious mission statement: to transform the economy so that it works for people and the planet. For 30 years the New Economy Foundation worked with others to move our economic system from the current model – growth at all costs – to one where the main objective is to […]