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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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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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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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Chile’s president-elect stresses the need for a socially progressive economic system

President-elect Gabriel Boric warned that Chile’s consumer spending boom was unsustainable and public finances were under pressure, providing a reality check in one of the world’s fastest growing economies. Growth should be driven by investment, while protecting the environment, Boric said Thursday at a trade event in Santiago. Raising government revenue through tax reform while […]

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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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Vietnam’s economic policy and adaptation to COVID-19

Authors: Ibrahim Chowdhury, Ekaterine T. Vashakmadze and Li Yusha After a strong rebound last year, the global economy is entering a challenging 2022. Advanced economies have recovered quickly thanks to major stimulus packages and rapid progress in immunization, but many developing countries continue to struggle. The spread of new variants amid large inequalities in vaccination […]

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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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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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Transformation of ‘the whole economic system’ is needed to tackle the climate crisis, says key architect of 2015 Paris agreement

FAfter the groundbreaking Paris climate agreement at COP21 in 2015, American businessman Rick Saines was awarded France’s National Order of Merit, making him a “Chevalier” for the role that he played in collaboration with American and French officials to make this historic summit a success. Six years later, at Cop26 – the summit at which […]

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Patricia Zurita: “We need a new economic system based on nature”

Artwork by Anna Higgie In 1995, a young Patricia Zurita was researching freshwater dolphins in the Andean mountains when the latest bout of border violence erupted between her home country of Ecuador and neighboring Peru. His team’s conservation work has been turned upside down. Soon after, however, those same efforts helped settle the decades-long dispute […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]