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Stratford | Fulham | Bristol | Birmingham | Gateshead | Leeds | Manchester Tuesday, September 13, 2011 PrintEmailTweet This! Save to Favorites It is often said that the central purpose of economic activity is the production of goods and services to satisfy our changing needs and wants. The basic economic problem is about scarcity and choice.
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In short, there exists a deleterious positive feedback loop between overly leveraged banks and their sovereigns in key markets. Exhibit 1: European Banks are overly levered. Spanning 2006 through the latest data point, key European banking systems - France, Germany, and Italy - increased leverage. The chart above illustrates the ratio of bank assets to capital (see the IMF's Financial Soundness Indicators for the data and description of 'capital'). The countries are ranked by largest % drop in bank leverage spanning the period 2006 to current (Greece, Austria, and Belgium) to the largest % surge in leverage spanning the same period (France, Italy, and the UK). 24γράμματα – Ηλεκτρονικό Περιοδικό: Γλώσσα – Ιστορία – Πολιτισμός » Οικονομία. Top 10 Economists on Twitter. Twitter’s top 10 economists (17 May 2011) (previously) @CMEGroup Chicago Mercantile Exchange 783,327 followers @NYTimesKrugman Paul Krugman, Nobel Laureate & columnist 594,331 followers @andrewrsorkin Andrew Ross Sorkin, NYT Dealbook 372,242 followers @freakonomics The Freakonomics blog 331,018 followers @WSJ_Econ Real Time economics from the Wall Street Journal 214,778 followers @planetmoney NPR’s Planet Money 191,244 followers@umairh Umair Haque, HBR 146,450 @Richard_Florida Richard Florida, Urbanist 122,963 @PKedrosky Paul Kedrosky, Financial commentator 120,287 followers @nouriel Nouriel Roubini, Economic forecaster 49,501 followers Or follow the full Top 10 at this list.
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The New Five Photo from moneycenteral.msn.com The redesigned $5 bill was unveiled on September 20, 2007, and was issued on March 13, 2008. The World's Most Colorful Currencies, Part 2 by COLOURlovers. Economics Resources. Kostasgeorgioy: Ξεκινώντας Μακροοικονομική... Ευρετηριο Οικονομικων Ορων. Best Places To Educate Yourself Online For Free. Journal ToCs / Table of Contents of Popular Journals. Understanding The Financial Crisis. SciVerse ScienceDirect TOP25 Hottest Articles. Economy of Greece. A developed country, the economy of Greece mainly revolves around the service sector (80.6%) and industry (16%), while agriculture made up an estimated 3.4% of the national economic output in 2012. Important Greek industries include tourism and shipping.
The Greek Merchant Navy is the largest in the world, with Greek-owned vessels accounting for 15.17% of global deadweight tonnage as of 1 January 2013. With 15.5 million international tourist arrivals in 2012, Greece was the seventh most visited country in the European Union and sixteenth in the world. The country is also a significant agricultural producer within the EU. Greece is classified as an advanced, high-income economy, and was a founding member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC). History Strengths and weaknesses GDP growth rates of the Greek economy between 1961 and 2010.
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