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Macro Conflicts in New Zealand

Part of the Cambridge A2 syllabus studies Macro Economic conflicts of Policy Objectives. Here I am looking at GDP, Unemployment, and Inflation (improving Trade figures is another objective also). 234 more words


Mozambique's metical drops 21 pct in a week on economy fears

Mozambique’s metical currency has weakened around 21 percent this week, Reuters data showed, as investors fret over the government’s moves to restructure an $850 million international bond. 423 more words


Devils In The Detail

So another Autumn Statement has been and gone. As is now traditional the Chancellor tried to lift the mood by repeating some of the more substantial announcements made in his previous set-piece appearances. 926 more words


Cyclical vs Structural

Below are some interesting graphs and comments from a recent ANZ Bank presentation which address the issue of

Both cyclical and structural factors seem to have played an important role in the recent recession. 171 more words


Will the 7th Pay Commission recommendations lead to higher inflation?

The advantage of writing regularly is that one can dwell into great detail on issues of national economic importance. Hence, this is the fourth column on the recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission this week. 861 more words


Charted: China's growing appetite for American turkey

Today (Nov.26), families and friends across the US will be gorging on turkey. But by some accounts, a growing number of diners in China did too.  239 more words

The early days of the Volcker Adjustment - A reply to Bob Murphy

Bob Murphy has a post, which starts with a parody:

Suppose someone asks you, “What was the stance of US monetary policy in mid-1980? Pretend you are a Market Monetarist answering.”

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