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>"African countries are struggling to implement the African Union’s protocol on free movement four years after its ratification."
>"African countries are struggling to implement the African Union’s protocol on free movement four years after its ratification."
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>"A prominent Republican economist admits that open markets have hurt some people. But tariffs, he says, aren’t the answer."
>"A prominent Republican economist admits that open markets have hurt some people. But tariffs, he says, aren’t the answer."
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"In Geneva, the U.S. wants to reform so-called special and differential treatment at the World Trade Organization."
"In Geneva, the U.S. wants to reform so-called special and differential treatment at the World Trade Organization."
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>"Bloomberg Economics forecasts that only 26 percent of GDP will come from free market economies by 2050. Milton Friedman once commented, “I think that the Internet is going to be one of the major forces for reducing the role of _...Read More_
>"Bloomberg Economics forecasts that only 26 percent of GDP will come from free market economies by 2050. Milton Friedman once commented, “I think that the Internet is going to be one of the major forces for reducing the role of _...Read More_
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"You can’t understand the market for cash balances without using supply and demand. Bringing it all together, the markets for money and goods jointly determine inflation"
"You can’t understand the market for cash balances without using supply and demand. Bringing it all together, the markets for money and goods jointly determine inflation"
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"Having no trade policy is a trade policy. It’s just a bad one."
"Having no trade policy is a trade policy. It’s just a bad one."
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>"Economic liberty is a better driver of economic recovery for a state than is federal largesse."
>"Economic liberty is a better driver of economic recovery for a state than is federal largesse."
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"Shang-Jin Wei makes the case for central banks to become the primary issuers of electronic money."
"Shang-Jin Wei makes the case for central banks to become the primary issuers of electronic money."
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"While neoliberalism has allowed U.S. markets to grow, the resultant stunted public health system left Americans to figure out how to protect themselves from COVID-19 and its fallout on their own."
"While neoliberalism has allowed U.S. markets to grow, the resultant stunted public health system left Americans to figure out how to protect themselves from COVID-19 and its fallout on their own."
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This is a great column on the lies perpetuated by Uber/Lyft but we must never forget that for over 10 years the greatest asset the gig economy had was a tech media that uncritically repeated and exaggerated its claims.
This is a great column on the lies perpetuated by Uber/Lyft but we must never forget that for over 10 years the greatest asset the gig economy had was a tech media that uncritically repeated and exaggerated its claims.
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"China’s motives for joining the CPTPP range from benign to worrying."
"China’s motives for joining the CPTPP range from benign to worrying."
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"Like any Trojan Horse, this bit of trade protectionism can only work if it’s allowed inside a trade deal."
"Like any Trojan Horse, this bit of trade protectionism can only work if it’s allowed inside a trade deal."
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"It is frustrating to hear so many in Congress buy into bigger spending, higher taxes and profoundly coercive regulation."
"It is frustrating to hear so many in Congress buy into bigger spending, higher taxes and profoundly coercive regulation."
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>"The abrupt loss of pandemic unemployment benefits on a broad scale could have long-term effects not only for the recipients but also for the economy."
>"The abrupt loss of pandemic unemployment benefits on a broad scale could have long-term effects not only for the recipients but also for the economy."
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"Designating Vietnam as a market economy will simply mean that Vietnamese producers can use their own cost data to defend themselves."
"Designating Vietnam as a market economy will simply mean that Vietnamese producers can use their own cost data to defend themselves."