Economic Recession

A Brief History Of Global Economic Recessions

There have been hundreds of economic recessions since the Roman Empire due to numerous reasons. Below is a picture of the last six most...
mexico nafta

An Analysis Of Mexico’s Relationship With NAFTA

While President Trump -  during his campaign - was a vocal opponent of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), it is important to...
brand image

How Brand Imaging Affects Consumer Purchases

It's how we distinguish quality from inferiority. Branding has an enormous influence on consumer buying behaviour in developed countries. It helps distinguish quality products from...
germany's trade surplus

Germany’s Trade Surplus May Prove Consequential In 2017 And Beyond

 China was criticized a great deal in the past few years for having trade surplus due to cheaper exports resulting from its undervalued currency....
economies of scale

Economies Of Scale: How Globalization Has Changed Our Daily Living Patterns

Globalization is a result of economies of scale, which is the cost advantage that arises with increased output of a product. Economies of scale...
canadian economy 2017

5 Reasons Why The Canadian Economy Will Have A Strong 2017

Canada’s economy is in fantastic shape in 2017 and the idea of a recession in 2017 is as likely as Donald Trump going a...
quantitative easing

What Is Quantitative Easing And Why Does It Matter?

Economists tend to have a way of applying confusing terms to important actions made by governments and central banks which can definitely cause confusion...
terrorism

How Terrorism Impacts The Global Economy

Let me ask you a question. Have you ever been personally affected by terrorism? Maybe a handful of you have been affected personally by it,...
asset price inflation

The Nasty Little Problem Of Asset Price Inflation

There is a problem hidden in the heart of economics and government statistics that has been bothering me for some time - The measure...
common pool resources

Should Governments Manage Common Pool Resources?

What is a common pool resource?  From an economics perspective: A common-pool resource (also known as a common property resource), is a type of good consisting of a natural or human-made resource system (e.g....

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