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Economist. ECONOMIC optimism is on the rise around the world.


A new survey from the Pew Research Centre, a think-tank, finds that residents of America, Europe and Japan are more confident about their countries’ economies than they were before the financial crisis. Rising spirits partly stem from the return of durable growth. But differences in optimism between countries cannot be accounted for by growth alone—or, indeed, by economic performance. To take one example, the German economy is projected by the IMF to grow at a similar rate to France’s. Yet whereas 83% of Germans believe their economy is doing well, only 21% of French people feel the same way.

Moreover, data compiled within specific countries suggest that economic optimism may not have much to do with the economy at all. Tutor2u Economics. 35 Mind-Blowing Facts About Inequality. Photo Credit: While Hillary Clinton occasionally gives some lip service to the problem of extreme inequality, Bernie Sanders is the only candidate really hammering away at it.

35 Mind-Blowing Facts About Inequality

He has even blasted the orthodoxy of economic growth for its own sake, saying according to Monday’s Washington Post that unless economic spoils can be redistributed to make more Americans’ lives better, all the growth will go to the top 1% anyway, so who needs it? Sanders might know his history, but the rest of the candidates could use a little primer. The United States was not always the most powerful nation on Earth. It was only with the end of World War II, with the rest of the developed world in smoldering ruins, that America emerged as the free world’s leader. The 1970s, however, brought a screeching halt to the expansion of the American middle class. Here are 35 astounding facts about inequality that will fry your brain. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. David Smith's

Austerity myths revisited Posted by David Smith at 01:00 PM Category: Thoughts and responses.

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Saïd Business School. Saïd Business School. Department of Economics. Economics & Management. A world of ideas. Economics_&_Management_reading_list_pdf. Undergraduate Reading. You can find plenty of coverage of economic questions in good quality newspapers, magazines, blogs and articles online, and television and radio programmes.

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For example, try the Financial Times, The Economist, and Prospect, which frequently include articles on economic matters; and the blogs and commentaries of economists and economic journalists. Online The Economics Network website, Why Study Economics? Has useful information for students considering a university course in economics. A selection of Economics blogs: Books. Faculty of Economics. Introduction This reading list is designed to provide information about the scope and content of Part I of the Economics Tripos at Cambridge.

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PrelimReadingList. The effect of tax cuts. Question: What are the effects of reducing tax?

The effect of tax cuts

Let us take the example of a cut in the basic rate of UK income tax from 20% to 18% In this case, workers will see an increase in their discretionary income. With lower income tax rates, they would keep more of their gross income, so effectively they have more money to spend. In this case, we could expect to see a rise in consumer spending because workers are better off. (AD=C+I+G+X-M). But, does a cut in tax really increase aggregate demand?

Suppose the government offer £4 billion of income tax cuts, but at the same time cut £4 billion from welfare spending. Sixth Form pre reading for macroeconomics. The University of Oxford on iTunes U. Mathematics for the modern economy. Industrial mathematics is of significant importance to the UK economy, cutting across many high-value industry sectors, including engineering, finance, defence, life sciences and even sports and entertainment.

Mathematics for the modern economy

To maintain their position and economic benefit, such industries must strive to be advanced, inventive and creative. The same argument also applies to more conventional sectors, such as agriculture, utilities and manufacturing. In all cases, there is a clear need for problems to be defined in a sensible mathematical way and solved to yield the best economic and social outcomes using appropriate, often innovative, mathematical techniques. Industrial mathematics is currently responding to the uncertain data-rich world which industry now confronts. Economics Online Home. University of Warwick Podcasts.

Warwick Podcasts allow you to hear from University experts commenting on important issues, their research and events.

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Warwick Podcasts are available as a downloadable MP3 file or can be accessed directly from this page. You can also subscribe through a number of podcast directories to get Warwick Podcasts direct to your computer and MP3 player. More podcasts from Warwick How employable are today's graduates? 11:12, Thu 8 Dec 2011. Faculty of Economics. Post-Brexit trade deals 'to create 400,000 jobs' Image copyright Getty Images Nearly 400,000 jobs could be created as a result of post-EU trade deals with other countries, pro-Brexit campaign group Change Britain has claimed.

Post-Brexit trade deals 'to create 400,000 jobs'

Autumn Statement to include wages and house building announcements. Image copyright HoC The UK economy is forecast to be £122bn worse off by 2020 than previously thought, the Autumn Statement shows.

Autumn Statement to include wages and house building announcements

Autumn Statement 2016: What it means for you. Image copyright PA The Autumn Statement - the government's second big economic statement of the year - has significant implications for your finances. Philip Hammond described this statement, his first as chancellor, as a plan to ensure the UK economy is "match-fit". It included major announcements on housing, benefits and tax. So what does it mean for you? 'Middle-class perks'


ONLINE COURSES. MICRO. MACRO. What are the Implications of Economic Activity on Society? The poor in both, developed and developing countries, are affected in both positive and negative effects of globalisation. The effects in developed countries include the fall in wages, increased unemployment among the low skilled labour force, the training of unskilled and improved their labour productivity, while in developing countries outsourcing and increased trade may have positive impacts on employment, productivity, technology transfer and living standards.

Therefore, will increase the quality of life in a place with a good economy, which will have a positive effect on society. In developed countries, the poor enjoy better social safety net, for example in the Uk there are benefit systems, whereas in the developing countries they lack such protection, therefore the place cannot develop as people cannot get out of poverty. AQA 2140 W TRB RL. DL Online - Login. Public Lectures and Events: podcasts and videos - Public lectures and events - Channels. Other ways to catch-up with LSE's public event podcasts and videos Visit our SoundCloud page or Mixcloud page, subscribe on iTunes or iTunesU, subscribe to our YouTube channel or add this RSS feed to your podcast app. Older public event podcasts and videos In addition to the podcasts listed here a catalogue of more than six hundred public event podcasts and videos dating from 1990 to 2006 can be found in the LSE Digital Library. Forthcoming events See the public events website, or view an RSS feed of forthcoming events, or follow events on Twitter.

Everyday Sexism Recorded on: 11 October 2016 Speaker(s): Laura Bates. International Monetary Fund Home Page. National Institute of Economic and Social Research. Institute of Economic Affairs – Institute of Economic Affairs. Britain's Current Affairs & Politics Magazine.