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This is a simple blog site to help you understand what the economic news around you affects your country and your wallet. My hope is that this will help you or your business make better informed decisions
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In our last blog, we looked at a budget deficit and its impact. We also looked at the conventional measure – the deficit to GDP ratio – and its limitations as a metric since it could be misleading due to how easily GDP numbers can be manipulated. Today, we examine trade deficits that also affectContinue reading “Trade Deficit”
Moving away from economic models, what is it that most developing economies suffer from? There is a general outcry over high taxes being levied which begs the question why? Well, taxes go up as the government looks for revenue to pay for its operations or finance its fiscal policy. This becomes an issue since thereContinue reading “Budget Deficit-Mortgaging Future Revenue”
Today we deal with part 3 of the bottom-up vs trickle down debate. To briefly recap the aim of part 1 and 2 of this thread was to highlight the following: What are the problems that need to be addressed? What are the viable solutions given the current state? Economic models are only but vehiclesContinue reading “Bottom up Vs Trickle Down – Governance”
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