What is Dutch disease in economics?The HinduThis refers to the phenomenon wherein countries that are rich in natural resources witness uneven growth across sectors. According to the thesis, when resource-rich countries export their resources to the rest of the world, it causes the exchange rate … Read more… Read more
Firstpost Economics ministry of Taiwan is ‘deeply concerned’ about the $775 million fine that antitrust agency has imposed on …Firstpost“Considering economic stability and prosperity, as well as that the economics ministry is the government authority overseeing industry, the ministry would like to see better coordination between industrial development and... Read more
Iowa State Daily $1.7 million gift to department of economics toward new programIowa State DailyA $1.685 million gift by the Charles Koch Foundation was given to Iowa State’s Department of Economics Monday morning. The gift will span over five years and go towards a new program which will study... Read more
U.S. News & World Report Europe Needs Market Pressure to Get Economics Right: Eurogroup HeadU.S. News & World ReportWASHINGTON (.) – Euro zone governments need to feel market pressure to set the right economic policy, the chairman of euro zone finance ministers Jeroen Dijsselbloem said, backing an idea of... Read more
CBC.ca Trump’s shoot-from-the-hip politics could make for bad economics: Don PittisCBC.caIn economics, as in life, sometimes the obvious answer is wrong. In fact, American economist Richard Thaler won the Nobel this week for a career spent making that very point. Unfortunately, as U.S. President Donald Trump plays to his... Read more
Financial Times Europe will be big Brexit winner, says German economics ministerFinancial TimesEurope will be the big winner of Brexit, Germany’s economics minister said, as UK-headquartered companies move to the continent and Emmanuel Macron’s reform push leads to a new “spirit of revival” that will benefit the whole of... Read more
Washington Examiner STEM advocates need an economics lessonWashington ExaminerIt’s no coincidence that STEM lacks an “E” for economics. Anyone familiar with the idea of comparative advantage would recognize how silly it is to prod every student toward the same fields, regardless of their natural aptitudes and affinities. No …... Read more
Independent.ie Senior school: home economicsIndependent.ieHome economics classes might be remembered as a time of learning how to sew an apron and grill a grapefruit correctly, but even in these technologically-advanced times, some basic skills for managing your life, as well as your home, are always useful. Read more… Read more
Financial Times The economics of Catalan secessionFinancial TimesYet the instability unleashed by the weekend’s events will have economic consequences. The prospect of a unilateral declaration of independence conjures up visions of capital controls, parliamentary shutdowns and legal uncertainties that businesses …Catalan separatist movement driven by more than just economicsDeutsche... Read more
Fast Company This Alternative Study Of Economics Cuts Out Centuries Of BiasFast CompanySo while economists share an affinity for accurately and objectively measuring things, the field is fraught with variables, not the least of which is that half of the population and their contributions aren’t accurately and equally counted.... Read more