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Search results for:  'Economic Growth and Social Welfare'
Updated 06-26-2019

Walking the tightrope: Economic challenges for NDA
Walking the tightrope: Economic challenges for NDA 2.0  India Today

As the dust settles after NDA's landslide mandate, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet of ministers have a plateful of economic challenges to ...


Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Brazils shrinking GDP fuels recession fears - Financial
Brazils shrinking GDP fuels recession fears  Financial Times

Brazil's economy shrunk in the first quarter of this year, data on Thursday showed, in a damaging blow to President Jair Bolsonaro and his plans to kick-start ...


Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Contrasting visions of Denmark's welfare state turn
Contrasting visions of Denmark's welfare state turn issue into hot election topic  The Japan Times

The Nordic welfare model, long the envy of many across the world seeking an egalitarian utopia, is creaking. Aging populations have led to politicians acro.


Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Unemployment on rise, GDP slips. And you voted for
Unemployment on rise, GDP slips. And you voted for vikas?  India Today

Promises around development and economic growth were aplenty in the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections 2019 but did they have any desirable effect on ...


Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Richard Lane: The sanctity of growth is blocking our
Richard Lane: The sanctity of growth is blocking our future  CommonSpace

Contributing to our special week of coverage on the Climate Emergency, Richard Lane from Extinction Rebellion Glasgow says that if the economic bottom line ...


Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Venezuela crisis highlights welfare trap - Chinadaily
Venezuela crisis highlights welfare trap  Chinadaily USA

The political turmoil in Venezuela has escalated in the past few days with the United States and two Latin American countries recognizing opposition and ...


Tue, 29 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Inclusive growth requires education and skills UNDERSTANDING
Inclusive growth requires education and skills UNDERSTANDING ESG  The Asset

Even if they provide short-term benefits to some groups, these policies will fail to bring about inclusive growth and they may do serious harm to the economy in ...


Mon, 29 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
SA's 'welfare state' is in trouble | Business - Mail
SA's 'welfare state' is in trouble | Business  Mail & Guardian

The social grants and security system is crucial to enhancing the social well-being of South Africans. It is important in integrating the vulnerable into the ...


Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Beyond the numbers: Skeptics abound as New Zealand
Beyond the numbers: Skeptics abound as New Zealand sets sights on first 'wellbeing' budget  Reuters

Substance over style. It is what many New Zealanders hope to see when Jacinda Ardern's government unveils the nation's first 'wellbeing' budget this week.


Mon, 27 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How Modi's schemes were shaped by examples from East
How Modi's schemes were shaped by examples from East Asia  Economic Times

Modis governance ideas are deeply influenced by East Asian welfare-growth model and social ethos.


Sun, 26 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Investing in Inclusive Growth | by Lee Jong-Wha - Project
Investing in Inclusive Growth | by Lee Jong-Wha  Project Syndicate

An inclusive labor market is a prerequisite for inclusive growth. That's why policymakers should be making education and skills development for all workers a top ...


Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ghana's petroleum revenue must be utilized judiciously
Ghana's petroleum revenue must be utilized judiciously PIAC  GhanaWeb

There is the need for more judicious use of revenue generated from Ghana's petroleum sector for accelerated economic growth, Dr. Stephen Manteaw, ...


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 07:38:16 GMT
Green economy can transform Latin - Jamaica Observer
Green economy can transform Latin  Jamaica Observer

FORTALEZA, Brazil (CMC) Despite being a middle-income region, Latin American and ...


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 05:08:05 GMT
Nigeria heading for insolvency over debt servicing
Nigeria heading for insolvency over debt servicing burden, Sanusi warns  Guardian

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has said Nigeria risks going into bankruptcy if the Federal Government continues spending...


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 04:14:00 GMT
Amsterdam's Hire-a-Refugee Program Takes On Tight Labor
Amsterdam's Hire-a-Refugee Program Takes On Tight Labor Market  Bloomberg

When Rasha Mostafa fled war-torn Syria with her husband and daughter 4 1/2 years ago, little did she know she was going to help Amsterdam with a key ...


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 04:00:00 GMT
Influencers to the Democrats: Tell us your solutions
Influencers to the Democrats: Tell us your solutions to Floridas many challenges  Miami Herald

Miami Herald's Influencers want the 20 White House hopefuls to discuss immigration, healthcare, income inequality, economic growth when they take the stage ...


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:47:00 GMT
Women Political Leaders Summit 2019: Watch live stream
Women Political Leaders Summit 2019: Watch live stream and video  CBS News

The WPL Summit 2019, co-hosted in Tokyo by the House of Representatives of Japan, will bring together female government ministers, and Parliamentarians ...


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:28:00 GMT

(Yonhap Feature) S. Korea faces heated debate over retirement age extension amid rapid aging  Yonhap News

By Kim Soo-yeon SEOUL, June 26 (Yonhap) -- With some two years left before his retiremen...


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:13:00 GMT
Here's How Climate Change Is Viewed Around the World
Here's How Climate Change Is Viewed Around the World  Bloomberg

The crisis might be global, but glaring disparities make a united response more complicated.


Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:00:00 GMT
How agency is transforming Ondo into digital hub
How agency is transforming Ondo into digital hub  The Nation Newspaper

The Ondo State Information Technology Agency (SITA), in partnership with the American Tower Corporation (ATC), has established five digital village projects ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 23:10:25 GMT
Robots set to take 20m jobs globally by 2030, SA and
Robots set to take 20m jobs globally by 2030, SA and Victoria will be hard hit, warns report  ABC News

Up to 20 million manufacturing jobs could be lost to robots by 2030, increasing income inequality, warns a new report by Oxford Economics.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 23:01:09 GMT
Health as More Than Illness: Impact of Social Determinants
Health as More Than Illness: Impact of Social Determinants and Trauma  AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Treating illnesses is important, but it would be a mistake to think that is the full extent of health. Panelists during the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 21:38:53 GMT
India: a general election, emerging model of power
India: a general election, emerging model of power, and populist resistance  Open Democracy

Make no mistake; a social war is being fought between capital and the subaltern classes who are behind the populists the party of punitive forces of the rich ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 20:50:42 GMT
The Diminishing American Economy - Foreign Policy Journal
The Diminishing American Economy  Foreign Policy Journal

The Federal Reserve conducts monetary policy for the purpose of protecting the balance sheets of banks and other favored financial institutions.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:51:23 GMT
Back to Village - Daily Excelsior
Back to Village  Daily Excelsior

Dr. C.M. Seth One of the best and innovative initiatives which have happened in the Governance and delivery of *service* to the villagers is the order.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:39:00 GMT
Lock the S.O.B.s Up: Joe Biden and the Era of Mass
Lock the S.O.B.s Up: Joe Biden and the Era of Mass Incarceration  The New York Times

He now plays down his role overhauling crime laws with segregationist senators in the '80s and '90s. That portrayal today is at odds with his actions and rhetoric ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:36:46 GMT
Follies of allocation - Daily Pioneer
Follies of allocation  Daily Pioneer

It is obvious that spending on education can yield major economic returns. India must invest in this sector as it guarantees an all-round spinoff Subsidies are ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 18:33:21 GMT
What is Union Budget? - The Financial Express
What is Union Budget?  The Financial Express

Union Budget of India is the country's comprehensive Annual Financial Statement. The Union Budget consists of a detailed account of the government's finances ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 17:42:56 GMT
Purpose of amnesty scheme - Pakistan Today
Purpose of amnesty scheme  Pakistan Today

The existence of informal economies is a debilitating phenomenon wherever they thrive as they are considered barriers to inclusive growth and exclude the ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:03:14 GMT
Social Media Corner 25 June 2019 - Narendra Modi
Social Media Corner 25 June 2019  Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi replies to President's Address with a Motion of Thanks in Lok Sabha; Puts forth a vision for New India PM Modi talks of toilets.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:00:04 GMT
9th National Assembly:Expectations Of Nigerians - Modern
9th National Assembly:Expectations Of Nigerians  Modern Ghana

Nigeria's democracy has come of age, having endured for twenty years, without any rude interruption. Section 4 of the Constitution empowers the National Asse.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:08:14 GMT
Australians losing confidence in Xi and Trump, climate
Australians losing confidence in Xi and Trump, climate fears mount  Sydney Morning Herald

Only a narrow majority believe the US can be trusted to act responsibly in the world, although 72 per cent still nominate the alliance as important for Australian ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:01:00 GMT
Government to increase spending and cut taxes - if
Government to increase spending and cut taxes - if Brexit deal agreed  Newstalk 106-108 fm

The Government has promised increased spending and tax cuts in the budget if a 'no-deal' ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:00:37 GMT
A documented economy - The News International
A documented economy  The News International

Informal economies are considered a barrier to inclusive growth and exclude a majority of people from accessing opportunities of productive growth in the ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 14:00:00 GMT
Op-Ed: Land reform in South Africa can be smart public
Op-Ed: Land reform in South Africa can be smart public policy  Daily Maverick

Mahmood Mamdani's recent article about land reform in South Africa correctly states the importance of righting historical wrongs and creating a vibrant economy ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:05:45 GMT
Chinese Journalists on Media FAM with SriLankan Airlines
Chinese Journalists on Media FAM with SriLankan Airlines  adaderana.lk

The first media familiarization trip post Easter organized by SriLankan Airlines, bought in chief editors and senior journalists from leading and influential media ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:35:42 GMT
Birmingham hub solution offers cooling hope to Indian
Birmingham hub solution offers cooling hope to Indian farming communities  FreshPlaza.com

FreshPlaza, portal for the *fresh* produce industry, offering the latest news, job advertisements, pricewatching, and photo reports.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:09:20 GMT
AJK to give result-oriented progress on population
AJK to give result-oriented progress on population control programme: AJK PM  UrduPoint News

Jun 25 (APP):Emphasizing upon the individual and collective efforts for ensuring the population control in the country including Azad Jammu Kashmir.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:30:29 GMT
Erna Solberg interview: 'Benefits of Norway's relationship
Erna Solberg interview: 'Benefits of Norway's relationship with EU far outweigh downsides  The Local Norway

In an interview with the organisation Faces of Democracy, Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg answers questions on the country's relationship with the EU, ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:13:25 GMT
Cities Are Surprisingly Fragile - Scientific American
Cities Are Surprisingly Fragile  Scientific American

A recent report from the Economist Intelligence Unit highlights the increasing fragility that urbanization can bring. Jakarta's rising urban population is facing ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 11:00:08 GMT
Why the EU must debate and address the challenges arising
Why the EU must debate and address the challenges arising from emigration  Qrius

India faces similar issues with respect to emigration and brain drain. Although the issues and reasons may differ, it is important case to take note of.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:35:06 GMT
How a climate change agenda could address Europe's
How a climate change agenda could address Europe's democratic deficitand boost the economy, too  Prospect

History's most successful peace project faces a critical moment in time. But putting sustainability and the environment at the heart of the EU won't only be good ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:00:45 GMT
R&D Sells, but Who Should Be Buying? - Jakarta Globe
R&D Sells, but Who Should Be Buying?  Jakarta Globe

Should governments spend more on research and development, or let private companies take charge?


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 09:13:49 GMT
Neoliberalism: Political Success, Economic Failure
Neoliberalism: Political Success, Economic Failure  The American Prospect

This article appears in the Summer 2019 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here. Since the late 1970s, we've had a grand experiment to test ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 09:11:53 GMT
Transforming Capitalist Power: From the Streets to
Transforming Capitalist Power: From the Streets to the State - The Bullet  Socialist Project

The communist playwright Bertolt Brecht once wrote, The individual can be annihilated/But the Party cannot be annihilated (1977, 29). And yet, in the.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 08:19:48 GMT
Interim Budget highlights: Recap of key announcements
Interim Budget highlights: Recap of key announcements made by Piyush Goyal  Economic Times

The first full budget of Modi government 2.0 will be here in a matter of days. Speculations on what Nirmala Sitharaman may or may not do in her maiden budget ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:13:00 GMT
Labor closes door on Newstart review - Yahoo Finance
Labor closes door on Newstart review  Yahoo Finance

Labor has turfed its pre-election pledge to review current levels of Newstart payments made to jobseekers.


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 06:40:29 GMT
As it happened | Parliament proceedings: Modi pitches
As it happened | Parliament proceedings: Modi pitches for corporate investment in agriculture  The Hindu

The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha are both discussing the motion of thanks to the President's address at the joint session of the Parliament.The Rajya Sabha ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 05:11:00 GMT
Demographic Changes Ahead For Beijing: Risks And Opportunities
Demographic Changes Ahead For Beijing: Risks And Opportunities Analysis  Eurasia Review

By Bart Broer*. Introduction. In January this year, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, a widely reputed think tank close to the executive, published a ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 03:27:19 GMT
Green New Deals OpEd - Eurasia Review
Green New Deals OpEd  Eurasia Review

By Howard Richards*. On February 7, 2019, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York introduced in the United States House of Representatives a ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 03:06:26 GMT
India: Will $5 Trillion Economy Be Possible By 2024
India: Will $5 Trillion Economy Be Possible By 2024 OpEd  Eurasia Review

After receiving massive mandate in recent parliament election and getting second term as Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi with his characteristic ...


Tue, 25 Jun 2019 02:30:33 GMT
Implementing action plan to improve social welfare
Implementing action plan to improve social welfare among top priorities for Kyzylorda Region, says governor  Astana Times

NUR-SULTAN In an exclusive interview to this newspaper, Akim (Governor) of Kyzylorda Region Krymbek Kusherbayev discusses major developments in the ...


Sun, 24 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Three Years After The Brexit Referendum, What Has Changed
Three Years After The Brexit Referendum, What Has Changed?  Forbes

Three years ago, the UK voted to leave the EU. But it hasn't been able to agree terms for its withdrawal, so as yet, it hasn't left. Brexit is frozen. Will a new Prime ...


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 22:18:37 GMT
Rising inequality is a concern: Former PM Manmohan
Rising inequality is a concern: Former PM Manmohan Singh  Moneycontrol

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh said on June 24 rising inequality was a concern and the country cannot allow extreme poverty or economic disparity as ...


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:57:00 GMT
Budget expectations: Farm distress, financial sector
Budget expectations: Farm distress, financial sector woes need special focus  BusinessLine

When Modi Government 1.0 had assumed office in 2014, the macro-economic challenges before the country were high inflation, twin deficit fiscal and current ...


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:23:55 GMT
Budget Snapshots | Getting the governments spending
Budget Snapshots | Getting the governments spending priorities right  Moneycontrol.com

Life is all about getting your priorities right, some would say. More so for the finance minister of a country. When finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents ...


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:15:00 GMT
With UTC's pending merger and HQs relocation, nonprofits
With UTC's pending merger and HQs relocation, nonprofits eye charitable-giving impact  Hartford Business

Since United Technologies Corp.'s surprise announcement earlier this month that it will move its headquarters from Farmington to Greater Boston following a ...


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:12:12 GMT
Tax-to-GDP ratio to be increased to 12.6 percent: government
Tax-to-GDP ratio to be increased to 12.6 percent: government  Business Recorder

The Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Khusro Bukhtiyar on Sunday said tax-to-GDP ratio is 11 percent, which will be enhanced to 12.6 ...


Mon, 24 Jun 2019 02:46:49 GMT
Whats Missing From the Trump Economic Boom - The Wall
Whats Missing From the Trump Economic Boom  The Wall Street Journal

Growth and productivity are up, but investment is a soft spot, and neither right nor left has good answers.


Thu, 23 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Is Pas ready for Putrajaya? - New Straits Times
Is Pas ready for Putrajaya?  New Straits Times

PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang has sent a strong signal that the party is ready to take over Putrajaya, despite previously being coy about its ...


Sun, 23 Jun 2019 23:53:00 GMT
In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul
In Setback for Erdogan, Opposition Candidate Wins Istanbul Mayor Seat  The Wall Street Journal

An opposition candidate has won a repeat ballot for Istanbul mayor Sunday, ending President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's quarter-century grip on the megalopolis ...


Sun, 23 Jun 2019 20:32:00 GMT
Palestinian Refusal to Attend the Bahrain Economic
Palestinian Refusal to Attend the Bahrain Economic Workshop Is Irresponsible and Self-Defeating  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

{Originally posted to the JCPA website}. The Manama Economic Workshop. As part of the first stages of the long-anticipated U.S. peace plan, the U.S. ...


Sun, 23 Jun 2019 07:23:00 GMT
Trump Economic Team: Welfare Cuts Poverty. So, Lets
Trump Economic Team: Welfare Cuts Poverty. So, Lets Cut Welfare.  New York Magazine

In its annual economic report, the White House Council of Economic Advisers argues that social welfare programs have virtually eliminated poverty in the U.S. ...


Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Opinion | The Economy Is Strong. So Why Do So Many
Opinion | The Economy Is Strong. So Why Do So Many Americans Still Feel at Risk?  The New York Times

The sunny job numbers and steady growth hide the fact that most people think the economy works only for people in power.


Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cte d'Ivoire: 2019 economic growth forecasted to be
Cte d'Ivoire: 2019 economic growth forecasted to be around 7.5% (Finance minister)  Ecofin Agency: Economic information from Africa

Cte d'Ivoire's economy should rise from 7.4% in 2018 to 7.5%, finance minister Adama Kon (photo) indicated on May 17, 2019. During a conference on.


Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
June 7: President Weah and the Existential Liberian
June 7: President Weah and the Existential Liberian Dilemma  Liberian Daily Observer

By Ansumana Konneh. On June 7, during a mass citizen protest against rising government inefficiency, economic hardship, public mismanagement and ...


Fri, 21 Jun 2019 02:30:00 GMT
When the Pie Shrinks - Jacobin magazine
When the Pie Shrinks  Jacobin magazine

For decades, Denmark's Social Democrats have preached compromises between capital and labor to share out the proceeds of growth. What they can't explain ...


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:21:01 GMT
The Green New Deal: A Capitalist Plot - The New Republic
The Green New Deal: A Capitalist Plot  The New Republic

Those of us who grew up in the 1950s retain an enduring image of President Dwight D. Eisenhower as an avuncular old fellow who accomplished little in his two ...


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:00:44 GMT
Adapt to Rising Temperatures Through Changing Where
Adapt to Rising Temperatures Through Changing Where We Live and Produce  InsideSources

You can turn on almost any newscast, pick up the latest newspaper, or simply follow social media and know that a changing climate is already creating dire.


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 05:04:12 GMT
GDP steady in first quarter - Newsroom
GDP steady in first quarter  Newsroom

Economic growth has risen modestly in the first three months of the year.


Thu, 20 Jun 2019 03:56:15 GMT
Growth Alone Won't Help the Poor - Foreign Policy
Growth Alone Won't Help the Poor  Foreign Policy

The global economy, in terms of GDP per capita, grew by 32 percent between 1990 and 2010. This growth has helped lift more than a billion people worldwide ...


Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Mexico's Expected Next Minister of Economy Stresses
Mexico's Expected Next Minister of Economy Stresses Ambitious Social Welfare in Campus Talk  The Chicago Maroon

Graciela Mrquez Coln, an academic and economist expected to be Mexico's next minister of economy, spoke at an event hosted by UChicago's Katz Center for ...


Mon, 19 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Ruth Wilson Gilmore and James Kilgore: The Case for
Ruth Wilson Gilmore and James Kilgore: The Case for Prison Abolition  The Marshall Project

We have grown weary of worn-out debates over the feasibility of a world without prisons.


Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMT
Opinion | Economic growth is a moral obligation to
Opinion | Economic growth is a moral obligation to the poor  Livemint

A single percentage point rise in GDP per capita can lift about 3 million Indians out of poverty.


Mon, 18 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Record-low fertility rates linked to decline in stable
Record-low fertility rates linked to decline in stable manufacturing jobs  University of Wisconsin-Madison

The total fertility rate is a measure of the expected number of children a woman will have during her lifetime. American women's fertility has generally been ...


Tue, 18 Jun 2019 20:34:08 GMT
Migrant crisis requires inequality to be tackled, EU
Migrant crisis requires inequality to be tackled, EU expert says  The Irish Times

Stefano Manservisi highlights 'mismatch' between precarious work and welfare states.


Tue, 18 Jun 2019 20:02:30 GMT
Italy's Tria tells investors: have faith, we will cut
Italy's Tria tells investors: have faith, we will cut deficit  Reuters

Italy's Economy Minister Giovanni Tria sought to reassure investors on Tuesday, saying that Rome can avoid European disciplinary action over its budgetary ...


Tue, 18 Jun 2019 08:57:00 GMT
Profit from the growth of cities in China - MoneyWeek
Profit from the growth of cities in China  MoneyWeek

Professional investor Damian Taylor picks three stocks that should profit from China's increasing urbanisation.


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Is it time to end our fixation with GDP and growth
Is it time to end our fixation with GDP and growth?  The Guardian

Since the mid-20th century, economic growth has taken on a dominant position in the way practically every country arranges its affairs and priorities. Growth has ...


Mon, 17 Jun 2019 05:00:00 GMT
Dani Rodrik profiled by Marina Bolotnikova - Harvard
Dani Rodrik profiled by Marina Bolotnikova  Harvard Magazine

Dani Rodrik's views on trade, development, and democracy enter the mainstream.


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 10:21:42 GMT
Retail sales drive China's economic growth in May despite
Retail sales drive China's economic growth in May despite trade war  Global Times

China's economy has been progressing steadily in May despite the lingering trade war, led by an 8.6-percent year-on-year increase in retail sales.


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Instead of locking in future tax cuts, we should increase
Instead of locking in future tax cuts, we should increase Newstart and boost social housing  The Guardian

No one knows what will happen to the economy in three to five years. We need to own up to that fact and act accordingly.


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How to fix capitalism: Nine expert solutions for Americas
How to fix capitalism: Nine expert solutions for Americas broken system  Brookings Institution

This article originally appeared in the Guardian on May 8, 2019, as part of the Guardian series on Broken Capitalism. Discontent with America's economic ...


Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
An Economy That Does Not Grow? - Resilience
An Economy That Does Not Grow?  Resilience

In everyday speech, and that includes that of politicians, journalists and other commentators, economic growth is typically used without definition.


Tue, 13 Nov 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Do welfare states boost economic growth, or stunt it
Do welfare states boost economic growth, or stunt it?  BBC News

Is it possible to calculate the net economic effect of a social security safety net?


Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Germany's anti-social market economy | International
Germany's anti-social market economy | International Politics and Society  IPS Journal

The problem isn't Germany's economic model, but its erosion. Labour market, education and taxation require urgent reform.


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Piyush Goyal pushes for nations sovereign right to
Piyush Goyal pushes for nations sovereign right to use data for social welfare  Economic Times

New Delhi: India has said countries must have the sovereign right to use data they generate, for the welfare and development of their people and that advocacy ...


Mon, 10 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Mobile phones are key to economic development. Are
Mobile phones are key to economic development. Are women missing out?  Brookings Institution

*Fresh* Gallup World Poll data shows that 83 percent of adults in developing economies have a mobile phone as of 2018. That's astonishingly good news for ...


Wed, 10 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Goa's first white paper on livelihood can help in effective
Goa's first white paper on livelihood can help in effective state planning Prepared by Goa Livelihoods  Down To Earth Magazine

Prepared by Goa Livelihoods Forum, the paper calls for the state to achieve development in the lines of the United Nation's sustainable development model.


Sun, 09 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Incentives that hurt economic growth - Daily Times
Incentives that hurt economic growth  Daily Times

Projections based on the latest performance indicators of national economy have started another wave of pessimism. According to a World Bank report, the GDP ...


Sun, 09 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Abolish the Welfare State to Solve the National Debt
Abolish the Welfare State to Solve the National Debt Crisis  The Heartland Institute

Why is it so difficult to win the case for freedom in modern American society? A variety of possible answers come to mind. The collectivists are more effective in ...


Tue, 09 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Can we shrink our carbon footprints by working less
Can we shrink our carbon footprints by working less?  Grist

Well, this is about capitalism, so of course it's more complicated than that.


Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
A Bad Fact-Check On Economic Growth - Cato Institute
A Bad Fact-Check On Economic Growth  Cato Institute

A Washington Post Fact-Checker wrongly claimed that the average growth rate under President Trump was not much higher than President Obama's.


Wed, 06 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
So Long, Swedish Welfare State? - Foreign Policy
So Long, Swedish Welfare State?  Foreign Policy

To outside observers, Sweden seems to have it all. It combines a high living standard with a strong social security net, some of the most progressive values in ...


Wed, 05 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
A Rising Tide Is Lifting All Boats - Cato Institute
A Rising Tide Is Lifting All Boats  Cato Institute

Tonight is the State of the Union Address, the economy does show that a rising economic tide is lifting all boats. The best way to do that is to avoid direct ...


Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Claimed Socialist Economy in Nepal-a Myth or Reality
Claimed Socialist Economy in Nepal-a Myth or Reality? Telegraph Nepal  Telegraphnepal.com

Back then to the era of 1950s, the time the tradition of presenting annual budgets promulgated in Nepal, many things are rolling-over the roads leading to fiscal ...


Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
New Zealand well-being budget isnt a new idea, Indias
New Zealand well-being budget isnt a new idea, Indias been there and done that already  ThePrint

New Zealand announced a well-being budget last week and a lot of people around the world are applauding as if it were a new or extraordinary idea.


Tue, 04 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
MENA's growing young population is a huge opportunity
MENA's growing young population is a huge opportunity if we get it right  World Economic Forum

The population in the Middle East and North Africa region is expected to double in size during the first half of the 21st century, with major changes in population ...


Thu, 04 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Commentary: How social welfare benefits help the economy
Commentary: How social welfare benefits help the economy  CBS News

Programs like Social Security and unemployment benefits aren't just giveaways -- they help society aid those who truly need it.


Wed, 02 Nov 2016 07:00:00 GMT
'The Growth Delusion' unveils what we talk about when
'The Growth Delusion' unveils what we talk about when we talk about the economy - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

The Growth Delusion, first published in 2018 by Bloomsbury, starts by debunking the notion that when the economy is growing, everything must be fine.


Sat, 01 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT



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