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Economic policy expert and social rights advocate to receive Ford Family Notre Dame Award | News | Notre Dame News

Oby Ezekwesili Obiageli “Oby” Ezekwesili, an economic policy expert and social activist who has spearheaded groundbreaking initiatives against extremism, corruption and gender-based violence, will receive the Ford Family Notre Dame Award for International Development and Solidarity in a March 17 ceremony at the University of Notre Dame. The prize will be awarded after Ezekwesili delivers […]

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The Institute on Taxation on Economic Policy finds that Rick Scott’s tax policy would disproportionately raise taxes for the bottom 40% of Americans

March 8, 2022 A new study from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy on Senator Rick Scott’s “Skin in the Game” tax proposal found that the proposal would raise taxes by more than $1,000 on average for Americans in the bottom 40% of income distribution. The proposal would also raise taxes for the middle […]

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USAID Economic Policy Dialogue Hosts Liberia Cocoa Value Chain Capacity Training – FrontPageAfrica

MONROVIA — The Liberia Economic Policy Dialogue activity launched a four-day training workshop for key civil society organizations in Monrovia. Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the training, which is led by the Accra-based African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET), aims to increase the technical skills of selected local CSOs to […]

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In search of a US-Indo-Pacific economic policy

Author: Claude Barfield, American Enterprise Institute Entering its second year, the Biden administration has failed to produce a coherent economic policy for the Indo-Pacific. Meanwhile, two major regional trade deals are moving forward. American businesses and workers will increasingly suffer legal economic discrimination from these new regional trade rules road — the Comprehensive and Progressive […]

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South Africa should design an economic policy based on the strengths of the regions: here’s how

Sandton Skyline. Image by Infrastructure Photos Eeconomists and policy makers seem to have a blind spot when thinking about how the economy works and what determines success. Analytical frameworks and government policies systematically neglect the role of space and geography in favor of national averages and sector plans. Yet growing evidence from around the world […]

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Rep. Kelly announces roundtable initiative to help business leaders navigate economic policy

© Shutterstock U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA) on Tuesday announced his new “Business and Economic Roundtable,” which aims to help local business leaders work together and navigate his economic policy. The panel is made up of 17 members from the five counties that make up Kelly’s congressional district. Members also represent key industries in the […]

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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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Jim O’Neill criticizes the British government’s economic policy

A former Conservative Treasury minister weighed in on the government’s economic policy on Monday, calling the level of interest rates “ridiculous” and its handling of the budget “crazy”. Lord Jim O’Neill, who was appointed to government by David Cameron and George Osborne in 2015, argued that the government should spend much more on education, health […]

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Results of a study by George Mason University in the field of economic policy (Labour Supply Response To Overpayment Notifications: Evidence From Social Security Disability Insurance): Economics – Economic Policy

FEBRUARY 01, 2022 (NewsRx) — By a News Reporter – Staff News Editor at Daily Insurance News — Findings from research on economics – economic policy are discussed in a new report. According to reports from Fairfax, Virginiaby the editors of NewsRx, the research said, “We use administrative data to provide evidence that notification of […]

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Expert Speak: India’s “agile” sui generis economic policy response

In an environment of extreme uncertainty, the study highlights the effectiveness of the government’s unique policy response to enable India’s rapid economic recovery. The chapter on the state of the economy of the Economic Survey 2021-2022 begins with an analysis of preliminary estimates released by the National Statistics Office (NSO) placing India’s real GDP growth […]

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The virus has created a different economic system, says Finland’s pensions chief | News

The Managing Director of the State Pension Fund of Finland (Valtion Eläkerahasto, VER), said that the economic conditions caused by the pandemic will stay with us, and that digitization and medicine being the main drivers of this new system This is where governments need to allocate resources. Timo Löyttyniemi, CEO of VER, the €22.9 billion […]

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Washington’s latest mercantilist and predatory economic policy

US President Joe Biden leaves after speaking about Intel’s announcement to invest in an Ohio chip manufacturing plant, The White House, Washington, DC, January 21, 2022. /VCG US President Joe Biden leaves after speaking about Intel’s announcement to invest in an Ohio chip manufacturing plant, The White House, Washington, DC, January 21, 2022. /VCG Editor’s […]

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Cooperation in economic development leads to better resilience

The Federal Council Bern, 26.01.2022 – On January 26, the Federal Council adopted the Foreign Economic Policy Report 2021. Its key chapter shows how Switzerland’s efforts in economic development cooperation contribute to greater sustainability and the resilience to crises, and contribute to limiting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Foreign Economic Policy Report 2021 […]

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SA’s economic policy comes under scrutiny in an upcom…

PSG marketing director Tracy Hirst says the upcoming webinar is highly anticipated. “We look forward to kicking off 2022 with the topic that is at the forefront of the minds of many concerned South Africans – economic policy and the role it will play in guiding the country through a turbulent era. By providing an […]

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Wages and pensions fall in Uruguay due to economic policy

The previous year ended as the second consecutive year of the current right-wing coalition government, in which workers’ wages were adjusted below inflation, which also means pensioners will receive a pension below the level of consumer prices. Ramón Ruiz, director of the PBS for the labor movement stressed that the loss of purchasing power does […]

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Lula hints at economic policy reversal if elected president

Brazilian presidential favorite Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva gave a first look at his economic policy. Elections are scheduled for October, and although Lula has yet to formally launch his candidacy, he has asked former finance minister Guido Mantega (pictured) to write an op-ed for Folha de S. Paulo, according to the newspaper. “Neoliberal governments […]

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What the Fed’s New Economic Policy Means for Mortgage Rates

Mortgage rate forecasts changed after the last meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) last week. Here’s what you need to know. (iStock) The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met earlier this month to discuss changes to the Federal Reserve’s economic policy amid record high inflation. Some of these policy updates will have a […]

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Bottom Up Vs Trickle Down: Any economic policy must base its solutions on the current situation

There has been a debate about bottom-up and top-down economic models as this country prepares for elections next year. The main objectives of any economic policy are: to improve the lives of the population, to reduce poverty and to improve the human development indicators of the citizens. Therefore, the discussion of the economic model must […]

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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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Turkey’s new economic policy will change the financial landscape

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey had launched a historic shift in economic policy, setting aside the “classic understanding” of controlling inflation with high interest rates. Erdogan also stressed that the government had no budget problems and was not seeking IMF help. (AA) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country’s economic climate will […]

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MPC minutes show uncertainty will complicate economic policy

Uncertainty stemming from both global factors and the trajectory of the pandemic influenced the meeting of the RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) this month. The MPC minutes highlight the increasing complexity of economic policy-making and the need to synchronize monetary and fiscal policies to insulate the economy from uncertainty and also provide policy support to […]

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Professorship Economics, in particular Applied Economic Policy / Macroeconomics (W2/W3) job with LEUPHANA UNIVERSITY OF LUENEBURG

HUMANIST. SUSTAINABLE. ENTREPRENEURIAL. Leuphana University Lüneburg stands for innovation in research and education. Methodological diversity, interdisciplinary collaboration, transdisciplinary cooperation with partners outside academia and dynamic development characterize its research profile in the fields of education, culture, management and entrepreneurship as well as durability. Its award-winning study model is organized into Leuphana College, Leuphana Graduate School, […]

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Unbiased data is essential for sound economic policy

Prominent Economist Nurul Islam Says at BIDS Conference Star Activity Report Thu 2 Dec Dec 2, 2021 12:00 a.m. Last updated: Thu Dec 2, 2021 2021 00:00 Professor Rehman Sobhan, President of the Center for Policy Dialogue, delivers a keynote address virtually during the BIDS Annual Development Conference at the Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka yesterday. […]

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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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Deeply Divided Elections Harm Economic Policy

As political polarization has grown in recent years, the path of U.S. economic policy increasingly depends on which party is in power, write Northwestern’s Scott R. Baker, Stanford doctoral candidate Aniket Baksy, Nicholas Bloom and Jonathan A. Rodden of Stanford, and Steven J of Chicago Booth. Davis. Hotly contested national elections can sow uncertainty, which […]

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Three pillars of the economic policy response to the COVID-19 crisis

Governments around the world are rolling out a host of policies to deal with the crisis created by the spread of COVID-19. The economic shock of this crisis is going to be enormous, with an enormous human cost. The pain will fall disproportionately on certain people and certain areas. Some policies can be drawn from […]

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Economic Policy Expert to US Senators: Reverse Mortgages Could Be ‘Helpful’ for Retirees

In light of the many challenges faced by American seniors as they seek reliable sources of cash in retirement and when on a fixed income, the expanded use of the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM) program sponsored by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) could present a potential tool for seniors struggling with their life after […]

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Yes, the Build Back Better Act is fully paid – YubaNet

November 2, 2021 – PPE Research Director Josh Bivens took to Twitter to refute critics’ latest claim that the Build Back Better Act (BBBA) is only “fully paid” due accounting gadgets. The claim, Bivens points out, is “bad economics,” adding that BBBA is indeed fully paid. Read it full twitter thread here. The final ill-founded […]

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Rethinking India’s economic policy towards Vietnam

Author: Kannan Reghunathan Nair, NTU and Phan Xuan Dung, Pacific Forum Since the upgrade of bilateral relations to a “comprehensive strategic partnership” in 2016, the strategic coordination between India and Vietnam has steadily deepened, as evidenced by the strengthening of maritime defense and security. . Cooperation. But economic ties between New Delhi and Hanoi are […]

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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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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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the role of human rights

The role that human rights should play in South African economic policy has been the subject of intense controversy and debate over the past year. This, after the Ministry of Finance announced spending cuts in its Medium-term fiscal policy statement as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged lives and livelihoods. The statement sets out the government’s policy […]

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Economic policy with a mission

We thank all authors who responded to our essay. We are also pleased to see that the majority of respondents generally agree with the central concept of missions as a new framework for organizing industrial policy. Nevertheless, several important criticisms and concerns have been raised which merit discussion. Much more needs to be done to […]

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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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Factbox: Main economic policy positions of the next candidates for the Japanese Prime Minister

TOKYO, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, whose endorsement notes are in tatters ahead of the general election, said last week he would step down, setting the stage for his replacement as prime minister and increasing uncertainty about the outlook for economic policy. . Below are the main economic policy views of […]

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Gold prices end higher as investors watch Jackson Hole economic policy symposium

Gold futures shook off early losses, finding support around the $1,780 mark to end higher, as investors looked to the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium for clues on the timeline of the Federal Reserve’s plans to undo COVID-era policies. The yellow metal has seen “some profit taking but has already found support around $1,780,” Craig […]

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Factbox: 2021 Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium Agenda

The Teton Mountain Range is pictured from the windows of Jackson Lake Lodge during the three-day ‘Challenges for Monetary Policy’ conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, U.S. August 23, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Crosby/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 26 (Reuters) – Here is the agenda for Friday’s Jackson Hole Economic Policy […]

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Kansas City Fed to Host Online Economic Policy Symposium

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – Due to the recently elevated COVID-19 health risk level in Teton County, Wyo., The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City will host its 2021 Economic Policy Symposium, “Macroeconomic Policy in an Unequal Economy,” virtually on Friday August 27. . “While we are disappointed that sanitary conditions prevent us from gathering 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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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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An economic policy expert explains how home equity could help in retirement

Finding a path to a secure retirement is becoming an increasingly tricky prospect for many retired or near-retirement Americans, and is the subject of accelerated academic scrutiny to help determine people’s pathways. aging – and the demographic changes that will increase this population in the future – to solidify a secure retirement. To that end, […]

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Raisi’s proposed economic policy plan for Iran doesn’t make sense

Raisi’s proposed economic policy plan for Iran doesn’t make sense Through Ebad Ebadi Iran’s June 18 election, in which judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi was chosen as president, had the lowest turn out since the 1979 revolution. The biggest challenge Raisi will face in his first term is the country’s growing economic problems. After the US […]

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Community-powered political agenda | Maryland Center on Economic Policy

The 2022 state elections provide an opportunity to advance policies that allow all Marylanders to thrive, regardless of race, gender, sexuality, where they live, or the circumstances in which they live. they were born. It is essential that the issues that candidates for governor and other public office consider in the coming months are grounded […]

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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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What does it take to develop federal economic policy? UChicago scholars reflect on time spent in the White House

Three professors from the University of Chicago who have been members of the White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) in three administrations spanning political parties lifted the curtain on the agency — and the high-flying act of working for a president — during a lively and lively panel discussion. Sponsored by the Harris School […]

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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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Paul Ryan Discusses the Congressional Experience and Economic Policy – The GW Hatchet

Media credit: Anthony Peltier | Photographer Ryan said Winston Churchill’s legacy inspired him to adopt a level-headedness and positive worldview. Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan discussed the ideologies that influenced his political career during a virtual event on Thursday. The Graduate School of Political Management and the National Churchill Leadership Center […]

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FIU and Florida lawmakers establish center to study free markets and global economic policy | FIU News

Carlos Díaz-Rosillo, director of the Adam Smith Center for the Study of Economic Freedom The CRF established the Adam Smith Center for the Study of Economic Freedom. The center, created by law in July 2020, will act as an independent, nonpartisan think tank to study the impact of government and free markets on economic freedom […]

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India’s major economic policy think tanks and changes in their leadership

New Delhi: World Bank economist Deepak Mishra was appointed as the next director and managing director of India’s leading think tank Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) on Monday. The move comes at a time when several other economic policy think tanks have witnessed a shift in leadership. The National Council of […]

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President Biden appoints Ben Harris assistant secretary for economic policy

President Joe Biden announced today, March 11, his intention to appoint Ben Harris, an associate professor at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, to serve as assistant secretary for economic policy in the House Treasury Department. White. noted in a report. Harris, who was chief economist to then-Vice President Biden in the Obama […]

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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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The global economic system appears to be on the verge of change

We know the covid-19 pandemic has changed the game. But what if some things were already changing and we missed the signs? For example, the tectonic plates of the global economic order of the past 50 years have already shifted and the pandemic has only accelerated these changes. President-elect of the United States of America, […]

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The global economic policy response to the coronavirus is taking shape

Stock markets around the world continue to twirl wildly as investors consider significant downside risks to a new baseline scenario of a global recession later this year and into 2021. Despite the formulation and deployment of significant policy responses economic policy to the spread of the coronavirus, the United States and the European Union will […]

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Remaking the Economic System in Puerto Rico: A Case Study – Non Profit News

In May, NPQ hosted a webinar focused on how to rebuild Puerto Rico’s economy in a way that would meet the needs of the community. In light of the recent citizen mobilization that overthrew the island’s governor last month, we believe the messages delivered in this webinar by leading Puerto Rican activists are more important […]

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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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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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Vatican considerations on the economic system call us to shape a new one

The Vatican’s recent economic assessment reveals a vibrant, engaging, and relevant Catholic Church. This reflects a Catholic Church that sees the pain in our financial system as the Church brings relief to hurricane victims, refugees and the homeless. The document is linked to a church working with other faiths, in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, […]

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Definition and Examples of Mixed Economic System

What is a mixed economic system? A mixed economic system is a system that combines aspects of capitalism and socialism. A mixed economic system protects private property and allows a level of economic freedom in the use of capital, but also allows governments to intervene in economic activities in order to achieve social goals. According […]

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What are the common characteristics of a mixed economic system?

A mixed economy is defined by the coexistence of a public sector and a private sector. However, the specific mix between public and private can vary considerably from one mixed economy to another. By their respective natures, the private sector is subservient to the public sector. Private exchange can only take place where the government […]