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>"A textbook currency crisis, triggered by a bunch of policy mistakes."
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>"The consumer price index grew by 8.5 percent in March. Why did inflation become so widespread?"
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[@Druss](/user/profile/Druss) please tell me why am I not getting paid out? I was the first one to bet on this post.
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"Neoliberals say that inflation is directly caused by high social spending and good wages, and that working-class people must sacrifice these to bring prices down. But there are other causes of inflation, and solutions to it that don’t pit _...Read More_
"Neoliberals say that inflation is directly caused by high social spending and good wages, and that working-class people must sacrifice these to bring prices down. But there are other causes of inflation, and solutions to it that don’t pit _...Read More_
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"Corporate debt has increased substantially in many parts of the world during the pandemic, raising concerns about the effects on investment in the aftermath of the COVID-19 shock. This column uses data for a large panel of US firms to _...Read More_
"Corporate debt has increased substantially in many parts of the world during the pandemic, raising concerns about the effects on investment in the aftermath of the COVID-19 shock. This column uses data for a large panel of US firms to _...Read More_
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The heaviest users of cigarettes and other tobacco products tend to be middle-income or lower-income Americans, federal data shows. As many as 80 percent of smokers have incomes less than $200,000 annually, according to data presented to _...Read More_
The heaviest users of cigarettes and other tobacco products tend to be middle-income or lower-income Americans, federal data shows. As many as 80 percent of smokers have incomes less than $200,000 annually, according to data presented to _...Read More_
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"The lessons of Vietnam and Afghanistan are true for economic policy: Sticking to the same approach without considering whether it still makes sense is a recipe for trouble."
"The lessons of Vietnam and Afghanistan are true for economic policy: Sticking to the same approach without considering whether it still makes sense is a recipe for trouble."
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"In recent years, some on the right have argued that the national interest requires policymakers to coordinate key sectors of the economy, and that this would mark a return to a proud American tradition. But the history of American economic _...Read More_
"In recent years, some on the right have argued that the national interest requires policymakers to coordinate key sectors of the economy, and that this would mark a return to a proud American tradition. But the history of American economic _...Read More_
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"Within the space of just half a year, US President Joe Biden has completed a necessary economic-policy regime shift that started chaotically under his predecessor. But while the Biden administration has a much better handle on the issues, _...Read More_
"Within the space of just half a year, US President Joe Biden has completed a necessary economic-policy regime shift that started chaotically under his predecessor. But while the Biden administration has a much better handle on the issues, _...Read More_
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"Conservative rhetoric warning of wage-price spirals is disingenuous, says economics professor Mark Blyth"
"Conservative rhetoric warning of wage-price spirals is disingenuous, says economics professor Mark Blyth"
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Two reasons American infrastructure is so screwed up are politicization in fund allocation and red tape.
Two reasons American infrastructure is so screwed up are politicization in fund allocation and red tape.
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It is clear that the entire system is designed to keep the middle class on the hamster wheel. In the end, that is the driver for GDP growth. Whether this is good or _...Read More_
It is clear that the entire system is designed to keep the middle class on the hamster wheel. In the end, that is the driver for GDP growth. Whether this is good or _...Read More_
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Small business creating new financing, lifeblood of economy, engine of activity in towns and cities. Here is the government lamenting about small business, understand the damage wrought on small business this last year.
Small business creating new financing, lifeblood of economy, engine of activity in towns and cities. Here is the government lamenting about small business, understand the damage wrought on small business this last year.