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Active transportation projects offer strong returns on investment, economic study finds

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 public domain Investments in active transportation provide many types of benefits related to safety, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, physical activity and the economy. Metro, the Oregon regional government for the Portland metropolitan area, wants to better understand the role of these investments in building stronger communities in their region and in implementing the […]

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Speech by Treasury Secretary Caralee McLiesh: Economic Policy for the Challenges Ahead

Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 3:54 p.m.Speech: Cash Treasury Secretary Dr Caralee McLiesh delivered the keynote address at the 62nd Annual Conference of the New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE) in Wellington today. In “Economic Policy for the Challenges Ahead,” Dr. McLiesh examines three key themes: – Better metrics and deeper research that takes a big […]

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Oren M. Levin-Waldman, Socio-Economic Researcher; Max Micallef, Democratic Socialist gay rights activist; and Hezi Aris, publisher/editor of the Yonkers Tribune on Westchester On the Level – Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET

Listeners are invited to participate when they stay on topic The call number is 347-205-9201 Callers will be asked to give their first name so that they can be treated with respect. Listen to this program “Live” or “On Demand” via the following hyperlink – http://tobtr.com/s/12114872 NEWARK, NJ, and YONKERS, WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY – June […]

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Senior Director, Housing and Economic Policy – ​​La Colline

Senior Director, Housing and Economic Policy Washington office washington d.c. COMPANY PRESENTATION The National Urban League, which has had a formal presence on the United States Capitol for more than 50 years, promoting policies that protect and extend civil rights for more than 50 years is seeking candidates for the newly created position of Senior […]

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Did the Supreme Court put an end to equality? By socio-economic researcher Oren M. Levin-Waldman

Listen to socioeconomic research professor Oren M. Levin-Waldman’s discussion of his most recent essay, “Did the Supreme Court End Equality” this Wednesday, June 29, 2022. He can be heard all both Wednesday mornings from 10-11 a.m. ET on the Westchester on the broadcast level. The broadcast is heard “Live” or “On Demand” by clicking on […]

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Time of change for economic policy

José Ramón Díez (Caixabank Research) | The global economic scenario continues to face the effects of a triple global supply shock (bottlenecks, war and zero COVID policy) which keeps commodity prices under pressure, continues to erode agent confidence economies and sounded the alarm in financial markets, with increased volatility and sharp price corrections. Despite all […]

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FG seeks synergy from WTO members to boost global economic policy

The federal government has called on members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to work collectively on reforms that will revitalize the organization and strengthen its role in shaping global economic policy. Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mariam Katagum, made the call during the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC 12), held in […]

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Results of the 5th National Economic Policy Forum on GETS

Results of the 5th National Economic Policy Forum on GETS During the two-day Forum, NEC advisors and independent industry experts presented a total of 12 studies. MOGADISHU, Somalia – The National Economic Council (NEC) of Somalia held its fifth National High Level Economic Policy Forum on 20e and 21st from June 2022 in Mogadishu, Somalia. […]

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Biden’s economic adviser says Build Back Better is ‘smart economic policy right now’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Council of Economic Advisers Chair Cecilia Rouse said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Tuesday that the Build Back Better Bill was “smart economic policy” during a discussion of inflation and if a recession was inevitable. CNBC host Joe Kernen asked if she “agrees” with the administration’s initial […]

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Russia’s new economic policy: starvation, pillage and theft?

A wheat field at a farm in Odessa region, southern Ukraine, May 22, 2022. (Photo by GENYA … [+] SAVILOV/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images In the 1920s, desperation prompted Soviet leaders to adopt the New Economic Policy (NEP), an attempt at new policies to improve the economy. In 2022, faced with sanctions […]

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Reviews | Why do tens of millions of people in the United States support an economic system that does not benefit them?

For nearly two centuries, literature, from Marx and Dickens to Thomas Picketty and Barbara Ehrenreich, has dissected and exposed the machinations of the greedy wealthy. Turn their pockets, make them pay their fair share, and a fairer society may be possible. No one is tied to a chair and forced to watch nonsense like Fox […]

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SL Economic Policy Group’s first paper highlights need for increased tax collection – Business News

An economic policy group led by four leading international expert economists has published an article urging Sri Lanka to reinstate three key policies to help reverse the current economic crisis. Verité Research Sri Lanka Economic Policy Group, publishing its first article under its banner, recommended that the government […]

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S. Korea to ease regulations, cut taxes under new economic policy roadmap

This file photo, taken on May 23, 2022, shows stacks of containers at a port in South Korea’s southeastern city of Busan. (Yonhap) SEOUL, June 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said on Thursday it would ease regulations and cut corporate taxes as part of President Yoon Suk-yeol’s government’s first major economic policy move, as […]

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Reviews | Keeping the working poor voluntarily is a terrible economic policy

The CEOs of America’s largest low-wage employers now earn an average of 670 times what their typical workers earn. In most of these companies, the managers wasted millions buying back their own stock instead of giving the workers a raise. But we don’t just get an injustice when a boss can earn more in a […]

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Maine Institute for Economic Research Announces Leadership

AUGUSTA – The Maine Economic Research Institute – following its announcement in April that it has restored its research and reporting on key state economic policies, legislation and the votes of state lawmakers – directors announced following and the president of the organization. Clif Greim, PE, was elected Chairman of MERI’s Board of Directors. Greim […]

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Economic policy could boost or depress the value of gold

Gold’s role as an inflation hedge and portfolio diversification will continue to provide price support amid the Fed’s hawkish stance and geopolitical strife, notes a recent report by MetalsFocus. Increased investment demand coupled with volatility in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine pushed the yellow metal to US$2,051 an ounce in early March, the […]

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Ongoing economic research projects on the situation of children by where they grew up | Local

What is one of the biggest predictors of a child’s success? According to an interactive map created by Opportunity Insights, a research institute founded by economics professors from Harvard and Brown universities, this could be the neighborhood they grew up in. The “Atlas of Opportunity” uses data from the United States Census Bureau and the […]

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Biden’s plan to ‘forgive’ student loan debt is bad economic policy | Opinion

By Rachel Greszler and Lindsey Burke The Heritage Foundation President Joe Biden is set to “write off” $10,000 in student loan debt per borrower, for a total of $360 billion in loan elimination. It may seem like a simple and straightforward solution, but the direct result will be to increase inflation, drive up college costs […]

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Yoon’s economic policy direction to be revealed next week

The Ministry of Economy and Finance at the Sejong Government Complex (The Korea Herald) SEJONG — The country’s finance chief said on Thursday that the Economy and Finance Ministry will unveil the Yoon Suk-yeol administration’s economic policy direction next week, which highlights a deregulation program in for companies as well as measures to control inflation. […]

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Implications for the global economic system

– New Eastern Perspectives THE war in Ukraine is approaching its inexorable conclusion with a Ukrainian defeat only a matter of time. Yet this truth did not enter the mind of the Ukrainian President who recently issued the absurd demand that the Ukrainians talk about peace, but only after the Russians withdrew from Donbass and […]

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Pashinyan chairs first meeting of Economic Policy Council

June 6, 2022 – 2:46 PM PanARMENIAN.Net – Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan chaired the first session of the Economic Policy Council under the leadership of the Prime Minister of Armenia, which was held via videoconference on Monday, June 6. “This format is still important now, as the global economy goes through transformative turmoil in the […]

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Prime Minister Pashinyan chairs first meeting of Economic Policy Council – Public Radio of Armenia

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan chaired the first session of the Economic Policy Council under the leadership of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, held via video link. Arthur Javadyan, Chairman of the Board of the Center for Economic Perspectives Foundation, Artak Kamalyan, Board Member for Industry and Agriculture of the Eurasian Economic Commission, […]

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Pashinyan chairs the first session of the Economic Policy Council

YEREVAN, JUNE 6, ARMENPRESS. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan chaired the first session of the Economic Policy Council under the leadership of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, held via video link, the Prime Minister’s Office said. Arthur Javadyan, Chairman of the Board of the Center for Economic Perspectives Foundation, Artak Kamalyan, […]

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Ex-PM Abe pushes to influence key economic policy directions

Newfrom Japan Policy June 6, 2022 4:30 p.m. (JST) Tokyo, June 6 (Jiji Press) — Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is working to influence the government’s basic annual economic and fiscal guidelines in the areas of fiscal policy and defense spending. Fumio Kishida, the incumbent prime minister who took office last October, is under […]

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The air is heavy for the global economic system

Important institutions of the global system are trying to create medium and long-term solutions and responses on very important topics. However, it still seems very difficult to find solutions that hit home, as the two “black swans”, the coronavirus pandemic and the Russian-Ukrainian war, still leave many uncertainties hanging over them. The term “black swan” […]

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GSI to Host Annual Economic Policy Forum Focused on Job Creation, Energy and 2025 Outlook

GSI to Host Annual Economic Policy Forum Focused on Job Creation, Energy and 2025 Outlook Roundtables bring together diverse leaders in public policy, real estate and business MORRISTOWN, NJ – Wednesday, June 8eAs part of the Garden State Initiative’s commitment to bringing dialogue, cooperation, and new ideas to our state’s most pressing challenges, we will […]