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Understanding The Importance Of Globalization

Introduction In short, Globalization is the free movement of goods, services and people across the world in a seamless and integrated manner. In other words,...
geography economy

How Geography Affects The Economy Of A Country

Geographical disadvantages face by the nations outside of Eurasia include not having access to the best crops or large, not having docile animals to...
Currency Devaluation

Currency devaluation: Visualized

  Introduction Devaluation is an unconventional monetary policy tool by which the value of a country's currency is officially lowered within a fixed exchange rate system,...
germany economy

Germany’s Economic Model

Introduction Imagine a country whose inhabitants work fewer hours than almost any others, whose workforce is not particularly productive and whose children spend less time...
growth trap

The Growth Trap: A Significant Obstacle For Future Economic Sustainability

Las Vegas has seriously bulked up in recent decades, something that is very obvious from space. In honor of the Landsat-5 satellite’s jaw-dropping 25th...
Japan's Debt

Japan’s Debt problem and how to solve it

Japan’s central government is more than 1,000,000,000,000,000 Yen in debt ($11 Trillion), which is about 245% of its GDP (Gross Domestic Product) and over...
africa globalization

Africa’s Path To Globalization

Saturday May 6th, 2017 Article By: David McDonald Africa as a region is experiencing one of the most rapid economic expansions on the planet, next to...

Dear Economists: Why Can’t You Predict A Recession?

Thursday, May 4th, 2017 Article By: David McDonald It is extremely difficult for economists, bankers, and political figureheads to predict a recession due to the sheer...
economically stable

What Are The Most Economically Stable Countries In 2017?

Wednesday May 2nd 2017 By: David McDonald The global economy is constantly changing. Perhaps the biggest surprise is the development of many Asian countries such as...
opportunity cost

The Opportunity Cost Of Time

 Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time -  Marthe Troly-CurtinWhat is time? - An ongoing debate What is time? Philosophers have debated this and...

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