Articles / Rubric: Global

February 2013 | Global
Catch Him If You Can
The latest crusade against those who want lower taxes is both a victory and a defeat to governments. The laws are often too weak a weapon. But at a time when the public is irate over widespread fiscal squeeze, the defamation of “dodgers” is becoming a conven...

February 2013 | Global
Maple Syrup for Stability
Canada’s foreign debt has increased. Has the eco-friendly economy inhaled poisonous crisis air? But there is nothing to worry about: The government and its analysts already have the antidote.

February 2013 | Global
Japan Will Try Out Growth Policies
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is determined to give the economy a dose of strong medicine. Massive budget injections together with monetary stimuli practically guarantee a short-term effect. But structural reforms are needed for long-term growth. Whether the new go...

January 2013 | Global
Statistics Are Not on the Side of Russian Orphans
The Dima Yakovlev Law has gone into effect in Russia, with the almost unanimous support of the deputies of the State Duma and members of the Federation Council; it was supposed to represent a “symmetrical” answer to the Magnitsky Act adopted in the USA. It w...

January 2013 | Global
Urban Legends
Developing domestic infrastructure in the megapolis attracts a large inflow of investment. By creating parks and solving transportation problems, the largest urban sprawls not only improve life of the local residents, but also heavily supplement their budgets.

January 2013 | Global
The Norwegian Ketchup Bottle
Financing for Norway’s petroleum sector is increasing, and analysts attribute this to the discovery of new deposits. The economic stability of the country today is based on “black gold,” thanks to which Norway doesn’t fear strikes or the crisis i...

January 2013 | Global
From Nooses to Workouts: The Effects of the Crisis
The infamous recession caused terrible consequences that have little to do with money, such as the increasing rate of women refusing to have children and suicides among people living in bankruptcy. But the impact that the recent economic turmoil has had on peoples&rsquo...

January 2013 | Global
Champions in Debt
For the Spanish, soccer, like bullfighting and flamenco, is a national sport. They talk about the “Barcelona” players or the Madrid “Real” team more than about the royal family or the financial crisis. The crisis, however, isn’t just reflec...

January 2013 | Global
Hungarys Dance with Taxes
The Hungarian government, in its attempt to decrease the budget deficit, has come very close to strangling the national market. Raising its tax rates, instead of fostering positive change, has caused an outflow of international capital. Today, the country is faced with ...

January 2013 | Global
Dont Hurry Into the Crisis
The recession in the Eurozone and the European Union will continue until the end of this year, according to the European Commission. It is expected that next year, the European economy will start to grow once again. Special attention is being right now to the recessions...

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