Tags » Competitiveness

Being competitive and OWNING it

Within the space of a few days I have had more than one accusation levelled at me that I am competitive.

When I heard this my immediate reaction was to laugh it off. 709 more words


Can a Flat Tax Rescue Italy's Economy?

To put it mildly, Italy’s economy is moribund. There’s been almost no growth for the entire 21st century.

Bad government policy deserves much of the blame. 1,574 more words


Government urged to promote ease of doing business - DTI

THE Government’s Inter-agency Task Force on Ease of Doing Business (EODB) is speeding up reforms to improve the country’s competitiveness.

DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez reported that the strategy is to pursue a whole of government approach where all instrumentalities of government involved in business regulations are taking unified action in simplifying government processes and making them more business-friendly. 439 more words



I just finished reading an article by a professor at Brooklyn College that said “meritocracy in math class is a tool of whiteness, that holds back minorities. 502 more words

American Booty: Still competitive in the global market?

A recent review of articles in the Associated Press suggests a lack of publications on the importance of maintaining a well-rounded posterior. With global economic trends in the 21st century, not to mention cold weather, this may prove to be an opening other countries can exploit to position themselves ahead of the US? 73 more words

What a Real Tax Reform Could Look Like - III: A Carbon Tax to Address Climate Change

Source:  James Hansen, Global Temperatures, update of December 18, 2017

A.  Introduction

The final element of a comprehensive tax reform would be a tax to address climate change.  4,789 more words

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Re-shaping Life Digitally

Digitalisation promises to boost productivity growth and economic competitiveness.

Defining exactly what makes up the digital economy is difficult as digital technologies increasingly infuse multiple part of society and the economy. 186 more words