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Interesting article on the social, economic, and environmental costs of housing crisis. In places where there are housing shortages, finding ways for densification & building more housing can alleviate these problems, generating wide-spread _...Read More_
Interesting article on the social, economic, and environmental costs of housing crisis. In places where there are housing shortages, finding ways for densification & building more housing can alleviate these problems, generating wide-spread _...Read More_
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>"Democrats should pick the low-hanging revenue fruit and grab some easy cost-savings by allowing Medicare to negotiate drug costs."
>"Democrats should pick the low-hanging revenue fruit and grab some easy cost-savings by allowing Medicare to negotiate drug costs."
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"Analysts believe Europe's record run in energy prices is not expected to end any time soon, warning market nervousness is likely to persist throughout winter."
"Analysts believe Europe's record run in energy prices is not expected to end any time soon, warning market nervousness is likely to persist throughout winter."
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>"Pandemic has added to their debts while wealthy nations limit access to vaccines, says annual report"
>"Pandemic has added to their debts while wealthy nations limit access to vaccines, says annual report"
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"Quantitative easing risks generating its own boom-and-bust cycles, and can thus be seen as an example of state-created financial instability. Governments must now abandon the fiction that central banks create money independently from _...Read More_
"Quantitative easing risks generating its own boom-and-bust cycles, and can thus be seen as an example of state-created financial instability. Governments must now abandon the fiction that central banks create money independently from _...Read More_
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>"These emerging economies can make better progress through shared ideas, resources"
>"These emerging economies can make better progress through shared ideas, resources"
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"Governments and central banks can easily control inflation, says Merryn Somerset Webb – they just need the will."
"Governments and central banks can easily control inflation, says Merryn Somerset Webb – they just need the will."
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"Global inflation, asset bubbles and other consequences of modern monetary theory will be major issues for next year, says Zhou Xiaochuan, an ex-governor of China’s central bank."
"Global inflation, asset bubbles and other consequences of modern monetary theory will be major issues for next year, says Zhou Xiaochuan, an ex-governor of China’s central bank."
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"Inflation need not be a worry unless it is driven by labour market shortages. Unfortunately, writes macroeconomist Philip Pilkington, that’s exactly what we’re seeing today. Investors should beware"
"Inflation need not be a worry unless it is driven by labour market shortages. Unfortunately, writes macroeconomist Philip Pilkington, that’s exactly what we’re seeing today. Investors should beware"
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"Economist Milton Friedman famously said that “inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon.” The more money that is circulating in an economy chasing…"
"Economist Milton Friedman famously said that “inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon.” The more money that is circulating in an economy chasing…"
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"Fiscal policy, as opposed to monetary policy, is more readily understood by the average working stiff. Income taxes, budget deficits, the national debt. These are all tangible things people can grasp a hold of, if they care to. The _...Read More_
"Fiscal policy, as opposed to monetary policy, is more readily understood by the average working stiff. Income taxes, budget deficits, the national debt. These are all tangible things people can grasp a hold of, if they care to. The _...Read More_
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>"Biden’s pitch was part of a pivot away from the first chapter of his presidency, in which Washington and his administration were consumed by emergency funding measures to combat the pandemic."
>"Biden’s pitch was part of a pivot away from the first chapter of his presidency, in which Washington and his administration were consumed by emergency funding measures to combat the pandemic."
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>"Italy will be the first country in Europe to impose an obligation on private and public sector employees to show evidence of a coronavirus vaccination or nega..."
>"Italy will be the first country in Europe to impose an obligation on private and public sector employees to show evidence of a coronavirus vaccination or nega..."
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"That's not to say the Delta variant isn't having any impact. Seatings at restaurants in the United States appear to have dropped sharply in recent days, according to data from OpenTable."
"That's not to say the Delta variant isn't having any impact. Seatings at restaurants in the United States appear to have dropped sharply in recent days, according to data from OpenTable."
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>"Since 2015, China has been Germany’s largest trading partner, but close economic ties are under increasing scrutiny."
>"Since 2015, China has been Germany’s largest trading partner, but close economic ties are under increasing scrutiny."