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....
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....

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