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Understanding Labor in a Globalized World

India made a gigantic surge in its GDP between $326.608 billion in 1990 to $2.0485 trillion in 2014 (Bank, 2016). This impressive surge in its GDP made India cynosure to academic circles; with one side pitching it as “success story” of globalization while another proving otherwise. 829 more words

Social Policy

World Economy: Best in Years

World Economy: Best in Years

By Shlomo Maital

The recent one-day dramatic drop in the US stock markets, about 6%, has brought panic to investors – especially to every-day ones who manage their 401K accounts. 237 more words

Innovation Blog

U.S. stock market rebounds after volatile trading on Tuesday

TORONTO – Canada’s main stock index managed to eke out a minor gain Tuesday as U.S. stocks closed sharply higher after another volatile day.

The Toronto Stock Exchange’s S&P/TSX composite index was ahead 29.12 points or 0.19 per cent at 15,363.93, led by strong gains in the health-care and base metals sectors. 933 more words


Growth, Inflationary Risk, and Euro Area Reforms – My Monday column

World growth has stopped accelerating and hit a plateau, inflationary risk is now more visible in investors’ behavior, and the ECB is advocating urgent reforms to the euro area’s institutional framework in order to make it more resilient. 1,166 more words

Business Cycle

Bitcoins: Modern currency or a bubble asset?

By Sujayata Choudhry

Money as we all know is an important part of our lives. Its origin traces back to the time when people engaged in barter, the exchange of merchandise for merchandise, without value equivalence. 1,071 more words

World Economy