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Can Green bonds work?

Can Green bonds work?

By Professor Arthur S. Guarino As more individuals invest in order to achieve a better return, there are those who…
An analysis of Modern Monetary Theory

An analysis of Modern Monetary Theory

By Professor Arthur S. Guarino Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) has caused quite an uproar among economists in the United States.…
How immigrants give American companies a powerful boost against Chinese rivals

How immigrants give American companies a powerful boost against Chinese rivals

By Benjamin A.T. Graham, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences The ongoing trade war…
Bangladesh’s surprising economic boom

Bangladesh’s surprising economic boom

By Mohammad Ziauddin Bangladesh is booming. The International Monetary Fund projects its Gross Domestic Product will grow by more than 9…
Battleground Mozambique: China versus the U.S.

Battleground Mozambique: China versus the U.S.

By Philip M. Griffin Mozambique is an unlikely center of the China-Western superpower rivalry.  The southern African coastal nation is…
Why electric car sales are booming in Norway

Why electric car sales are booming in Norway

By Adrian Johansen In 2017, The New York Times referred to Norway’s environmental policies as a “paradox.” This term was chosen…
The US economy likely just entered its longest ever expansion – here’s who’s benefiting in 3 charts

The US economy likely just entered its longest ever expansion – here’s who’s benefiting in 3 charts

By Steven Pressman, Colorado State University The U.S. economy likely surpassed an important milestone last month: Americans are now experiencing…
Amazon, Google and Facebook warrant antitrust scrutiny for many reasons – not just because they’re large

Amazon, Google and Facebook warrant antitrust scrutiny for many reasons – not just because they’re large

By Amanda Lotz, Queensland University of Technology There’s a growing chorus of U.S. politicians, antitrust scholars and consumer watchdogs calling…
With cryptocurrency launch, Facebook sets its path toward becoming an independent nation

With cryptocurrency launch, Facebook sets its path toward becoming an independent nation

By Jennifer Grygiel, Syracuse University Facebook has announced a plan to launch a new cryptocurrency named the Libra, adding another…
Facebook claims Libra offers economic empowerment to billions – an economist is skeptical

Facebook claims Libra offers economic empowerment to billions – an economist is skeptical

By Jay L. Zagorsky, Boston University Facebook is joining the cryptocurrency craze. Should we be concerned? The social network site…
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