How immigrants benefit the country they came to

In countries where there are large numbers of immigrants, the topic of immigration is often discussed. These people leave home in search of a better life for themselves and their families. As integral components of global development, they not only contribute to the economic prosperity of the host country, but also ...

The picture is cloudy: why economists are worried about 2021

Americans may be getting ready for the holidays, but economists are eagerly awaiting January and trying to analyze a lot of new data to figure out what to expect after 2020. The picture is murky at best - and fears are growing that the weekend-fueled uncontrollable surge in COVID-19 ...

In 10 years, climate change will cost us $ 20 billion a year

Large-scale wildfires, catastrophic hurricanes and tropical storms, and tornadoes are just some of the notable weather events that have occurred in the United States during 2020. The year that changed the whole world beyond recognition with the COVID-19 pandemic. But, as The ...

This is 2020: the Nobel laureate in economics was informed about the award by an unexpected visit in the middle of the night

The Swedish Academy has announced the names of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics. The prize will go to American economists Paul Milgrom and Robert Wilson for developing the theory of auctions. Writes about this BBC. Milgrom, 72, and Wilson, 83, were among the top contenders for ...

Course 'Economics for Non-Economists'

In this course, you will learn about what modern economists do. Get to know some of the most important economic terms and the simplest economic model. Using this model, you will consider where the mutual benefits in international trade come from. As part of the training, you will have access to ...

Audio lecture: 'The Economics of Piracy'

How did pirates live in Homer's time, why was it more profitable to plunder than to trade in Ancient Greece and Rome, and how did piracy promote economic cooperation? You will find answers to these questions in the audio lecture by Yulia Vymyatnina. She will also talk about why piracy ...

WSJ: US economy shows signs of resuscitation

This opinion is shared in the White House, writes Voice of America. There are more and more trucks. Flight and hotel reservations have grown slightly. The number of mortgage applications is growing. More and more people are applying to start new businesses, according to the Wall Street Journal. Home…

The world leaves quarantine: when the economy of the countries affected by the pandemic will recover

Countries are lifting quarantines one by one; the liberated population scatters across the lawns and hairdressers, in a hurry to return to work and their former life. But it is unlikely that everyone will succeed, economists and financial regulators warn, the BBC writes. The exit from the biggest crisis of the century threatens to be ...

'It is only gaining momentum': the global economy faces a crisis worse than the Great Depression

The coronavirus has strangled the global economy, but it will soon loosen its grip and business activity will quickly recover. There will be consequences: the crisis will be the worst since the Great Depression almost a century ago, and the bill for treatment will exceed $ 9 trillion, the International Monetary Fund recently calculated. Month…

Trump said coronavirus is worse than attack on Pearl Harbor and September 11 attacks

President Donald Trump said the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a heavier blow to the United States than the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II or the 11/5 attacks, Voice of America reported. In the first quarter, the US GDP contracted by almost XNUMX%, the maximum from ...

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