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Business Day, Friday 17 November 2017

Eskom’s calamitous balance sheet set to haunt SA Inc’s finances for some time…

Deck the Landfills: The High Price of Fast Fashion

Elizabeth Sherwood, MPA, Staff Writer, Brief Policy Perspectives

There is an expectation that clothing should be priced low and be available in large quantities. Consumers enjoy the feeling of purchasing large stacks of clothing with minimal damage to their bank accounts, but these habits have unseen consequences. 718 more words

Domestic Policy

You can stop blaming the rich, since you're a tax avoider, too

We have been hearing a lot about taxes these days: U.S. tax reform, the Paradise Papers and tax avoidance by the rich. Fairness is the main focus for Canadian politicians. 658 more words

FP Comment

The Argentine Financial Crisis: Causes and Lessons Learned

Jason Marshall, MPP

Summary of the Crisis

The 2001-2002 Argentine Financial Crisis was the culmination of an overreaction to a history of hyperinflation, an unwillingness to address needed structural reforms, and a macro-economic strategy that left Argentina totally exposed to external shocks and swings in global capital flows. 975 more words

Foreign Policy

The Economic Cycle in France and French Economic Policy

Growth in France is set to come to 1.8% in 2017 and 1.7% in 2018. From today’s standpoint, these figures look high as trend growth for the French economy came to slightly more than 1.1% on a yearly basis between 2013 and the third quarter of 2017, making 2017 and 2018 look like good vintages. 899 more words

Business Cycle