Tags » Economic Reform

The timing of major economic reform programmes

There are plenty of critics of deregulation, albeit enough for them are smart enough to realise they cannot restore the lost monopolies and high marginal tax rates on the middle-class. 1,430 more words

Applied Welfare Economics

SOHRAB AHMARI: France’s Anti-Terror, Free-Market Socialist

Wall Street Journal: Prime Minister Valls talks about ‘Islamofascism,’ his personal experience with rising anti-Semitism, and the necessity of economic reform.

‘France has been struck very much at its heart by terrorism—jihadist terrorism and radical Islamism, because let us call things like they are.” 39 more words

Politics

Can China break the vicious circle of economic slowdown and foreign capital exodus?

Is China’s economic slowdown causing the foreign capital exodus or vice versa? It is like the old question: which came first, the chicken or the egg? 391 more words

Future of Indian Gem & Jewellery Industry Depends on Whether Economic Reforms Are Implemented

India might have to wait a while yet before it becomes one of the world’s leading jewellery consuming markets as many have been predicting. It all depends on whether or not the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi will actually deliver on the much promised and hyped economic package that was promised in the run-up to the elections last year. 216 more words

India

President promises everything but the kitchen sink during State of the Union

President Obama delivered the State of the Union address on Tuesday and claimed the nation is ready to turn the page from years of hardship and used his address to promote “middle class economics” in the face of a Republican controlled Congress. 217 more words

Featured

Take China's 2014 Annual Growth Rate For What It Is

AN ECONOMY EXPANDING at an annual rate of 7%-7.5% would be a cause for celebration in many economies right now. In China, it is more likely to be a cause of handwringing than bell ringing. 627 more words

China