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What Would Make the Economy Roar Again?

The last week-end edition of the Wall Street Journal contains an article by Marc Levinson entitled “Why the Economy Doesn’t Roar Anymore”.  Marc Levinson is a former finance and economics editor of the… 1,285 more words

Expanding Heathrow Is A Start, But Now We Must End The War On Aviation By Cutting Air Passenger Duty


With the government’s announcement that Heathrow will finally get a third runway, it is time to end the decades-old war against aviation by slashing Air Passenger Duty too… 849 more words

UK Politics

Reviving UK manufacturing, Brexit and the future of Labour

A short interview with businessman, economist and Labour party donor John Mills, on reviving manufacturing in the UK and its role in rebalancing the economy and improving economic performance, which I have written about recently. 17 more words

Political Economy

What Hillary Clinton's Infrastructure Plan Would Mean for Illinois

Illinois could potentially receive $10 billion in infrastructure spending over 5 years under Clinton’s proposed comprehensive infrastructure plan, which would annually create over 21,000 new jobs in the state. 1,023 more words

In politics, East is East and West is West even as economies grow closer

This month yours truly, IntLawGrrl Kathleen A. Doty, Director of Global Practice Preparation at Georgia Law’s Dean Rusk International Law Center, is a World Affairs Council Young Leaders Fellow… 851 more words

International Development

Ottawa floats changes to mortgage default rules, targets banks with risk-sharing plan amid housing boom

OTTAWA — The federal government is looking for feedback on proposed changes to Canada’s mortgage system that would require lenders to take on a “modest portion” of the losses on insured-loans that default. 511 more words

Mortgages & Real Estate

Ontario chamber, MP call for small business tax breaks

The head of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and Essex MP Tracey Ramsey have called for the federal government to cut tax for small business. 428 more words

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