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The German economy will keep growing in the third quarter, defying worries over the effect Britain’s vote to leave the European Union could have on the bloc, according to a report from Germany’s central bank.
The question of whether Brits should vote to remain a member of the European Union or go it alone rarely fails to evoke some level of emotion or trigger the occasional riposte. A recent debate in Berlin was no exception.
Greece could surely use some economic growth – badly. But how? An evaluation of more than a hundred studies has revealed that public investment, even on credit, may just hold the key to long-term success. First of all, no one doubts that Greece is in need of fundamental reforms. It requires better administration, less corruption and more competition. It is…
By Dr Bjørn Lomborg Nutritious food, clean water and basic healthcare for all may be obvious high-priority targets for the international community, but we shouldn’t ignore energy. Reliable and affordable energy is as vital for today’s developing and emerging economies as it was before the Industrial Revolution. Driven mostly by its five-fold increase in coal …
Economists at the conference offered suggestions regarding closing the widening budget deficit and reforms on taxation and subsidies, as well as recommending the postponement of Egypt’s upcoming parliamentary elections