Tag archive for ‘Gross domestic product’
Professor Martin Feldstein On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: Chile’s Uncertain Future

When I was in Chile earlier this month, I was impressed by the contrast between the palpable success of its long-standing free-market policies and the current agenda of its leftist president, Michelle Bachelet. More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Monday, August 31st, 2015

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: Will Americans Become Poorer?

CAMBRIDGE – Robert Gordon of Northwestern University has launched a lively and important debate about the future rate of economic growth in the United States. Although his book The Rise and Fall of American More...

Stephen Roach On Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia Stephen Roach: China’s Complexity Problem

NEW HAVEN – There are many moving parts in China’s daunting transition to what its leaders call a moderately well-off society. Tectonic shifts are occurring simultaneously on several fronts – the economy, More...

Stephen Roach On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia Stephen Roach: The Currency Manipulation Charade

As the US Congress grapples with the ever-contentious Trans-Pacific Partnership – President Barack Obama’s signature trade legislation – a major stumbling block looms. On May 22, the Senate avoided it, More...

Daniel Gros On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Daniel Gros, Director of Center for European Policy Studies: Why Greece is Different

BRUSSELS – The seemingly interminable negotiations between the new Greek government and its international creditors – the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank, and the European Commission More...

Noam Meir On Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Menorah Islands Backers Say They Are Promoting Peace

– – The United Abrahamic Family (TUAFI), the company behind the artificial island Menorah Islands Project, is announcing its long-term strategy for spreading its message of peace through economic More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, April 24th, 2015

World Happiness Report ranks The US 15th happiest country in the world

    The 2015 World Happiness Report, published today, ranks Canada fifth for subjective well-being among 158 countries worldwide. Canada has moved up one place in the rankings since the last report More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, April 10th, 2015

Professor at Harvard Business School Michael Porter: Why Social Progress Matters

Economic growth has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty and improved the lives of many more over the last half-century. Yet it is increasingly evident that a model of human development based More...

Statista On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Europe’s Huge Gulf in Labor Costs

In 2014, hourly expenditure on labour across the European Union amounted to €24.60. However, there is a massive gulf in labour costs between countries. A company can hire almost 12 Bulgarians for the cost More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Friday, March 27th, 2015

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: Secular Stagnation for Free

Something is definitely rotten in the state of capitalism. Despite unprecedentedly low interest rates, investment in most advanced countries is significantly below where it was in the years prior to the 2008 More...

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