Global Economy

USA Trump

The sudden withdrawal of GSP-will India be under loom or light

March 12, 2019

On March 4th, this year, in a letter addressed to the United States, President Donald Trump discussed plans to end the trade benefits extended to India under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) programme.

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Polymer

A note on the key factors affecting polymer prices

February 15, 2019

Polymers play a pivotal role in this modern world with its varied range of products improving the quality of life with its sophisticated functions. The unique and valuable properties of polymers have their origins in the molecular composition of their long chains and in the processing that is performed in producing products. Polymers are primarily […]

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Financial crisis

Why are recessions always a shock?

January 13, 2019

Financial models that are widely used by various analysts, investors and hedge fund managers across the world have their foundation in economic theories. But the real question that arises with respect to these models that are so relied upon by people to help them make their investment decisions, that tell them where to invest their […]

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2018: An year of trade war or capitalist crisis

December 12, 2018

Historically, world trade has grown much faster than global production, thus facilitating the growth of the world economy. However, in the recent period, with the start of a skulking trade war by USA with its business rivals and allies, the growth of world trade has slowed to a level lower than that of GDP, hence […]

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Should Governments Worry about Public Debt

November 21, 2018

“The boom, not the slump, is the right time for austerity.” – John Maynard Keynes Should fiscal policymakers try to reduce government debt? As with many of the debates surrounding Macroeconomics, there is no consensus among the different economists regarding this question. The proponents of reducing government debt argue that debts place a burden on […]

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A Note on Trade Wars and Its Nuances

November 21, 2018

As we are aware of, the United States and China have been locked in a trade war since the beginning of this year, with the first tariffs being imposed on solar panels to the tune of 30% by the United States, and China imposing 25% tariff on cars, airplanes, soybeans etc. This trade war is […]

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Gig Economy-Dark Horse in the Long Run

November 11, 2018

The well-known idea of work as a customary 9 to 5 work with a solitary manager bears nearly nothing likeness to the manner in which a considerable offer of the workforce brings home the bacon. A great amount of independently employed, sector experts and brief labourers—and in addition people leasing rooms on Airbnb, driving for […]

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The Art of Economic Warfare- Fighting in the Economic Battlefield

November 11, 2018

“The future of war, is not fighting, but famine, not the slaying of men, but the bankruptcy of nations and the break-up of the whole social organization”. – Ivan Bloch Russian Rail Tycoon Today wars are fought with bonds not bombs. War in 21st century will be fought in the field of trade, capital markets, and […]

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