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....
globalization in Africa

Globalization In Africa: How The Continent Can Capitalize On International Trade

The World's Trend Towards International Trade Globalization refers to the expansion of international flows of trade, finance, and information into an integrated global market, the...
amazon

The Surge Of Amazon: What Makes This Company So Incredible?

Amazon, quite simply, is an American e-commerce company that has erupted onto the global market in recent years, with its share price rocketing and...
ireland economy

The Development of Ireland’s modern Economy

History The economic development of the Republic of Ireland has been tremendous, especially considering their lack of natural resources and sporadic periods of high emigration....
charlie munger vs. warren buffett

Charlie Munger vs. Warren Buffett

It’s interesting how Howard Buffett (Warren’s son) had the following to say about Charlie Munger:"I've been quoted in the past (out of context, of...
martian's perspective

The Martian’s Perspective On Trade Agreements

NASA is hoping to land astronauts on Mars by around 2030. Previous Rover vehicles (and Britain’s own, crashed Beagle 2 spacecraft), having been sent...
netherlands

How The Netherlands Is The World’s Second Largest Food Exporter

The Netherlands, the sixth-largest economy in the European Union, plays an important role as a European transportation hub, with a persistently high trade surplus,...

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