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Global Economic Intersection

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A new economics based website. Global Economic Intersection (econintersect.com) focuses on the economic effects on finance, investing, social interactions, and politics / public policy. It features original economic commentary, debate, and economic analysis of economic indicators.
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OCR F585 - Global Economy - Latvia’s Internal Devaluation

OCR F585 - Global Economy - Latvia’s Internal Devaluation | A2 Global Economy | Scoop.it
Much has been made of Latvia's internal devaluation, so much so that it has featured in OCR's Global Economy pre release. Most commentators have reacted negatively to the effect of Latvia's internal devaluation; here's why:.
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A2 Macro Pre-Release - Extract 3: In 2012, Estonian general government sector deficit was 0.3% and the gross debt level was 10.1% of GDP

A2 Macro Pre-Release - Extract 3: In 2012, Estonian general government sector deficit was 0.3% and the gross debt level was 10.1% of GDP | A2 Global Economy | Scoop.it
According to preliminary data of Statistics Estonia, in 2012 the Estonian general government sector deficit was 0.3 and the gross debt level was 10.1 of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

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What is the IMF?

What is the IMF? | A2 Global Economy | Scoop.it
The International Monetary Fund touches a raw nerve in many developing countries, and is now doing the same in some European ones.
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A2 Macro Pre-Release - Extract 2: Baltic brink (MUST READ!)

A2 Macro Pre-Release - Extract 2: Baltic brink (MUST READ!) | A2 Global Economy | Scoop.it
ONE of the more dramatic and controversial financial rescues in modern European history has been taking shape in Latvia over the past three weeks, led by officials...

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Useful data on how Latvia defended it's own currency in an effort to maintain it's peg against the euro and why it had to do it (which is all the more important when you get to reading this)

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Lat go

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THE idea that a country would actually want to join the euro zone is baffling from some points of view. But Latvia will become the currency's newest and 18th member...
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Extreme economics

Extreme economics | A2 Global Economy | Scoop.it
FOR a place long marched over by warring armies, there are worse fates than being fought over by economists. Latvia has a population of 2m and its annual GDP is a...
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Taking Europe’s pulse

Taking Europe’s pulse | A2 Global Economy | Scoop.it
Our interactive overview of European GDP, debt and jobs Europe’s economies CurrencyEconomyGDP per personUnemploymentYouth unemploymentDebtPublic debtBudget...
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Latvia: An Ailing Economy on the Road to Recovery | European Journal - YouTube

Two years ago, Latvia was on the brink of bankruptcy. The government obtained loans from the International Monetary Fund and the European Union, and in retur...
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Equatorial Guinea: Squandered riches - FT.com

Equatorial Guinea: Squandered riches - FT.com | A2 Global Economy | Scoop.it
Standing nearly five storeys high, the granite headquarters of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea epitomises the power of this small country’s ruling party. A pastiche of Middle East extravagance, false Greek columns and brutalist Soviet
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Excellent reading for extract 5!

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A2 Macro Pre-Release - Extract 2: Lessons from Latvia (MUST LISTEN - YES LISTEN!)

A2 Macro Pre-Release - Extract 2: Lessons from Latvia (MUST LISTEN - YES LISTEN!) | A2 Global Economy | Scoop.it
Latvia's prime minister gives his verdict on his country's savage austerity measures

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Latvia

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GDP growth: 4.4%GDP per head: $15,520 (PPP: $20,900)Inflation: 1.7%Budget balance (% GDP) -0.1Population: 2.0m The three-party coalition government is divided and...
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Estonia's Euro advice for Latvia - YouTube

Latvia hopes to become the 18th EU member state to join the Euro. Estonia became the 17th country to adopt the single currency in 2011. The FT's Nordic and B...
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Latvia Economy: Population, GDP, Inflation, Business, Trade, FDI, Corruption

Latvia Economy: Population, GDP, Inflation, Business, Trade, FDI, Corruption | A2 Global Economy | Scoop.it
Learn more about the Latvia economy, including the population of Latvia, GDP, facts, trade, business, inflation and other data and analysis on its economy from the Index of Economic Freedom published by The Heritage Foundation.
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A2 Macro Pre-Release - Bliss in the Baltic

A2 Macro Pre-Release - Bliss in the Baltic | A2 Global Economy | Scoop.it
YOU don't have to be big to make it to the top. Or at least that is the case for Estonia, the fourth smallest euro zone member, with the best economic...

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