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Don't Let Them Eat Cake: Maduro's War Against Bakeries

As Venezuela continues to fall into economic ruin with food and other basic necessities in short supply, President Maduro declared war on public enemy number one, the culprits responsible for the crisis… 481 more words

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Over de Dutch disease bij bezuinigingen.

Er is in de economische wereld een begrip wat heet de Dutch disease. Deze uitdrukking gaat over hoe Nederland destijds is omgegaan met haar extra aardgasbaten. 304 more words

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 Negative consequences arising from large increases in a country’s income. Dutch disease is primarily associated with a natural resource discovery, but it can result from any large increase in foreign currency, including foreign direct investment, foreign aid or a substantial increase in natural resource prices. 250 more words


the Lucky Country, the Dutch/Detroit disease and the Middle East

lucky countries

where is Wikipedia when you need it?

The original “Lucky Country” was Argentina.  As I googled the term before writing this post, however, I found no trace of a link between the name and the South American agricultural giant. 399 more words