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Why Do India’s Official GDP Figures Keep Shifting? - Real Time Economics - WSJ

Why Do India’s Official GDP Figures Keep Shifting? - Real Time Economics - WSJ | Economics | Scoop.it
Many governments around the world revise economic data. But India’s revisions are particularly large.
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How Russia Mismanaged the Financial Crisis | Opinion

How Russia Mismanaged the Financial Crisis | Opinion | Economics | Scoop.it
One of the least understood aspects of Russia's economic policy is how badly the government managed the global financial crisis.
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Ignatyev Says Rates Could Drop if Inflation Slows | Business

Ignatyev Says Rates Could Drop if Inflation Slows | Business | Economics | Scoop.it
The Central Bank could cut interest rates if inflation continues to fall over coming months, bank chairman Sergei Ignatyev said Friday.
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Austerity’s children becoming Europe’s ‘lost generation’ | Toronto Star

Austerity’s children becoming Europe’s ‘lost generation’ | Toronto Star | Economics | Scoop.it
Three out of every 10 children in Greece, Ireland, Portugal, Italy and Spain are in or have been pushed to the brink of poverty, says global charity Caritas.
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EU financial transaction tax triggers ire of financial industry @Euromoney

EU financial transaction tax triggers ire of financial industry @Euromoney | Economics | Scoop.it
Core EU nations pushed ahead with a controversial financial transaction tax last week, triggering the ire of financial participants, who argue the tax will drain much-needed liquidity and capital.
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Phil Mickelson Taxes: Golfer Plans 'Drastic Changes' - Huffington Post

Phil Mickelson Taxes: Golfer Plans 'Drastic Changes' - Huffington Post | Economics | Scoop.it
LA QUINTA, Calif. -- Phil Mickelson said he will make "drastic changes" because of federal and California state tax increases. "It's been an interesting offseason," Mickelson said Sunday after the final round of the Humana ...
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You're Rich. How Much More Tax Will You Pay In 2013? - Forbes

You're Rich. How Much More Tax Will You Pay In 2013? - Forbes | Economics | Scoop.it
You're Rich. How Much More Tax Will You Pay In 2013?
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It hasn't been the greatest year for the rich: Obamacare upheld. No snow in Aspen. Romney loses. J.R. Ewing dies.
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The impact of tax increases on taxpayers - Washington Post

The impact of tax increases on taxpayers - Washington Post | Economics | Scoop.it
The impact of tax increases on taxpayers Washington Post Although the deal approved by the Senate early Tuesday would prevent income tax rates from increasing for all but the wealthiest Americans, most households would see a higher tax bill in 2013...
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7 pricing tricks that get you to spend - MSN Money

7 pricing tricks that get you to spendMSN MoneyKnown as "charm prices," prices ending in 9, 99, or 95 make items appear cheaper than they really are.
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Witch Doctor Tax In Swaziland - Business Insider

Witch Doctor Tax In Swaziland - Business Insider | Economics | Scoop.it
Swaziland considering hiking its witch doctor tax to help counter the budget deficit.
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Ripped-off Britons: Liebrary - Does giving the 1% greater rewards benefit everyone? Compare data for Britain and France to see this is not true

Ripped-off Britons: Liebrary - Does giving the 1% greater rewards benefit everyone? Compare data for Britain and France to see this is not true | Economics | Scoop.it
RT @RippedOffBriton: Mr.Osborne over last 25yrs the top 0.1% got 40% more in France but 362% more in Britain.
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Consumers Unhappy with Apparel Fiber Bait-and-Switch - Sourcing Journal Online

Consumers Unhappy with Apparel Fiber Bait-and-Switch - Sourcing Journal Online | Economics | Scoop.it

Scrambling to keep costs low in the face of historic cotton price highs several years ago, retailers and manufacturers began swapping out cotton for synthetics.


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Radical Economist Emerges as Leading Central Bank Contender | Business

Radical Economist Emerges as Leading Central Bank Contender | Business | Economics | Scoop.it
A controversial economist and former presidential candidate who accuses the West of conspiring to turn Russia into an economic colony has emerged, sources said, as a leading contender to take charge at the country's Central Bank.
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Communications Expenses Could Be Used to Measure Cost of Living | Business

Communications Expenses Could Be Used to Measure Cost of Living | Business | Economics | Scoop.it
The cost of mobile communications and Internet access may be added to the basket of consumer goods used as a bench mark for the cost of living, Communications Minister Nikolai Nikiforov said Friday.
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How 99 cents became a retailing standby | Toronto Star

How 99 cents became a retailing standby | Toronto Star | Economics | Scoop.it
With the Canadian penny being taken out of service, what will supplant prices ending in 99 cents, with the savings they they suggest?
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Apple reveals new supply chain details - San Francisco Business Times

Apple reveals new supply chain details - San Francisco Business Times | Economics | Scoop.it
Apple reveals new supply chain details San Francisco Business Times One supplier, Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., made headlines last year because of a number of accidents and suicides at its facilities.
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Apple finds underage labor in its Chinese supply chain - Marketplace.org

Apple finds underage labor in its Chinese supply chain - Marketplace.org | Economics | Scoop.it
Marketplace.org Apple finds underage labor in its Chinese supply chain Marketplace.org And with this year's report, Apple has gone deeper than ever into its Chinese supply chain.
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The Junk Food Debate

A series of tweets with links to BBC video/audio clips in which the issues and potential policies are discussed.

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Matt Smith's curator insight, January 8, 2013 1:15 PM

This is really useful. Lots of evaluation here.

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Wind Tax Credits Breathe New Life Into Our Economy - Huffington Post

Wind Tax Credits Breathe New Life Into Our Economy - Huffington Post | Economics | Scoop.it
FuelFix (blog) Wind Tax Credits Breathe New Life Into Our Economy Huffington Post As we launch into this new year, one of the best pieces of news I've heard was the decision by Congress last week to extend important tax credits to one of America's...
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Philippines OKs sin tax, free condoms - San Francisco Chronicle

Philippines OKs sin tax, free condoms - San Francisco Chronicle | Economics | Scoop.it
San Francisco Chronicle Philippines OKs sin tax, free condoms San Francisco Chronicle Manila --.
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Tennis ace Djokovic buys entire 2013 supply of world's dearest ...

Tennis ace Djokovic buys entire 2013 supply of world's dearest ... | Economics | Scoop.it
TENNIS superstar Novak Djokovic has bought the entire 2013 supply of the world's most expensive cheese — which costs £800 a kilo.
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FedEx CEO: Raise Individual Tax Rates, Cut Corporate Rates - Wall Street Journal (blog)

FedEx CEO: Raise Individual Tax Rates, Cut Corporate Rates - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Economics | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal (blog)FedEx CEO: Raise Individual Tax Rates, Cut Corporate RatesWall Street Journal (blog)Such a deal would avoid across-the-board tax increases and would spur job creation and economic growth, he said in a speech Thursday to...
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