Listening to George Osborne today, I was left with the overriding impression that he genuinely believes he has done the right thing for the British economy, and that his efforts are bearing fruit. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘economics’
• Civil society supports G33 ‘right to food’ stance and condemns rich country tactics
• Calls for least developed countries package to be passed immediately (more…)
Population ageing over the next 50 years will be a significant challenge for Scotland and the rest of the UK (RUK). According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) population projections, Scotland will age slightly faster than RUK (more…)
Everybody has a wish-list for George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, in the hope that Christmas will come early for them.
Here’s what some business people had to say on the matter. (more…)
Schroders’ Emerging Markets Economist Craig Botham comments Brazil’s economy shrinking in the third quarter: (more…)
As an economist, I have to admit that there are lots of problems with economics. Die-hard proponents of capitalism often argue that this is because we don’t have ‘pure’ capitalist systems, but that is nonsense. (more…)
Ending the One Child Policy is a good start, but is it enough to encourage investors to raise exposure to China?
Following news that the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee will introduce new reforms aimed at driving forward future growth of its economy (more…)
One of the most amazing things occurred the other day: a former Federal Reserve official apologized for being part of the quantitative easing program! (more…)
Campaigners have slammed a conference taking place in Edinburgh this week for attempting to privatise nature by giving it a financial value. (more…)
The UN-backed World Forum on Natural Capital will be the first major global conference devoted to understanding the economic value of natural capital (more…)
-The Outlook on the Global Agenda 2014 finds structural unemployment, widening income gaps and falling confidence in economic policies among the top ten trends for world leaders in 2014. (more…)
Next week, thousands of entrepreneurs will come together for Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013. This worldwide event, involving seven and half million people from over 130 countries, will take place throughout the week of 18 – 24 November. (more…)