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Problems of a strong Currency: Ford to shut Australian production

Problems of a strong Currency: Ford to shut Australian production | e-conomics | Scoop.it
Ford Motor says it will shut all its Australian manufacturing plants by October 2016, after more than 85 years making cars in the country.
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China unveils electric car subsidies

China unveils electric car subsidies | e-conomics | Scoop.it
China unveils a new round of subsidies for fuel-efficient vehicles in a bid to combat rising air pollution in its major cities.

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Inflation, slowdown and rise in taxes make liquor consumption in India a ... - Economic Times

Inflation, slowdown and rise in taxes make liquor consumption in India a ... - Economic Times | e-conomics | Scoop.it
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Inflation, slowdown and rise in taxes make liquor consumption in India a costly affair.

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Economy lifts 0.2 per cent - Economy - NZ Herald News

Economy lifts 0.2 per cent - Economy - NZ Herald News | e-conomics | Scoop.it
The economy eked out growth of 0.2 per cent in the June quarter as a buoyant services sector offset the toll the drought took on agricultural production and manufacturing. - New Zealand Herald
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The Economics of Happiness

The Economics of Happiness | e-conomics | Scoop.it
We talk a lot on Asia Rising about the incredible migration from rural countryside to urban metropolis. Fueled by a desire to seek their own Asian Dream millions of people leave their remote areas ...
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What a floating currency gives and what it does not - FT.com

What a floating currency gives and what it does not - FT.com | e-conomics | Scoop.it
The crisis has brought important lessons about the benefits of possessing a freely floating currency. One benefit, UK experience suggests, is monetary and fiscal policy autonomy.
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Spain young jobless rate hits 55%

Spain young jobless rate hits 55% | e-conomics | Scoop.it

Spain's unemployment rate jumped to a record 26% in the last three months of 2012, with the rate for young people out of work topping 55%.


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Protectionism: China launches EU wine dumping probe

Protectionism: China launches EU wine dumping probe | e-conomics | Scoop.it
China launches an anti-dumping probe against wine imported from the European Union (EU), a day after EU levied duties on Chinese solar panels.
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Brickies secure huge pay rises on back of new homes demand - The Independent

Brickies secure huge pay rises on back of new homes demand - The Independent | e-conomics | Scoop.it
Brickies secure huge pay rises on back of new homes demand The Independent Bricklayers' pay has surged 20% in the past six months as housebuilders struggle to keep up with a surge in demand for homes driven by the Government's Help to Buy scheme,...

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Current account gap widens on drought impact - Economy - NZ Herald News

Current account gap widens on drought impact - Economy - NZ Herald News | e-conomics | Scoop.it
New Zealand's current account deficit came in at a seasonally adjusted $2.2 billion for the three months to June 30, reflecting the impact on agricultural exports of the late summer - New Zealand Herald...
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Economics is easy to understand - a ten-year-old explains

Economics is easy to understand - a ten-year-old explains | e-conomics | Scoop.it
During the 2010 election campaign I heard the Sun columnist Kelvin Mackenzie talking about economics. “Economics is very complicated,” he said. “You have to be a genius to understand economics.” Th...

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Eurozone unemployment at new record

Eurozone unemployment at new record | e-conomics | Scoop.it

The unemployment rate in the eurozone reached a new record high of 12.2% in April, with 19.38 million people now out of work.


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Australia's good life comes at a price

Australia's good life comes at a price | e-conomics | Scoop.it

The high cost of living in one of the only countries to come out of the financial crisis without a recession.


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Who Makes Up the ‘Working Poor’ in America?

Who Makes Up the ‘Working Poor’ in America? | e-conomics | Scoop.it
Roughly 46 million people in the U.S. lived below the official poverty line in 2011.
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