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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5 - SSA: The Issues Affecting Poverty: Trade & Investment

A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5 - SSA: The Issues Affecting Poverty: Trade & Investment | F585 | Scoop.it
Trade that creates economic growth and opportunities for the poorest people is key to fighting poverty. Read more about trade and investment.

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A MUST read article on SSA and it's reliance upon trade.

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5: FDI in Africa

A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5: FDI in Africa | F585 | Scoop.it
Revision blog on the economics of foreign direct investment in Africa with a special focus on investment from China and other BRIC countries.

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UK austerity measures likely to hurt society's poorest, OECD warns

UK austerity measures likely to hurt society's poorest, OECD warns | F585 | Scoop.it
Organisation says pace of cuts likely to intensify over next year and urges government to do more to tackle inequality
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A2 Macro Pre-Release Material Extract 5: Trade replacing African aid

A2 Macro Pre-Release Material Extract 5: Trade replacing African aid | F585 | Scoop.it

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Material Extract 5 - Europe: less important to Africa than you might think

A2 Macro Pre-Release Material Extract 5 - Europe: less important to Africa than you might think | F585 | Scoop.it
When it comes to trade, sub-Sarahan Africa is highly exposed to the eurozone, isn’t it? You would think so, given the warnings from the IMF to that effect. But park your assumptions for one minute. Yes, any eurozone slowdown hurts African trade. But not by as much as a slowdown from other parts of the world, and the eurozone dependency is falling.

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A million more people pay 40p income tax rate after coalition ...

A million more people pay 40p income tax rate after coalition ... | F585 | Scoop.it
The coalition's changes to income tax brackets mean that an additional one million people are in the higher tax band.

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Quantitative easing explained

Quantitative easing explained | F585 | Scoop.it
QE is a means of creating electronic money to buy in a government's own bonds from the market

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Phil Hensman's curator insight, February 24, 2014 3:54 AM

QE explained

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Useful to take your monetary policy knowledge further.

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QE EXPLAINED 

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 1 & 2: UK debt and deficit: All you need to know

A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 1 & 2: UK debt and deficit: All you need to know | F585 | Scoop.it
Even commentators and politicians get confused about debt and deficit levels, but follow the basics to work out for yourself who's right and wrong.

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A Level Revision - Floating Exchange Rates

A Level Revision - Floating Exchange Rates | F585 | Scoop.it
In theory, an advantage of a floating exchange rate is that it will automatically correct any tendency for the balance of payments to move into surplus or deficit. The following sequence of events ...

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Inflation Is Especially Painful in Developing Countries - Real Time Economics - WSJ

Inflation Is Especially Painful in Developing Countries - Real Time Economics - WSJ | F585 | Scoop.it
Inflation may lead to social unrest in developing countries because rising prices are especially painful for households that rely heavily on cash as a store of wealth, according to recent research from the St.

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, February 19, 2014 5:12 AM

Relevant to any discussion about growth and development constraints - especially the impact on real consumption of the poorest households - most of whose financial wealth is held in cash

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Mexico debates benefits of free trade deals

It was a deal that created the largest free trade region in the world, but 20 years on there is still debate over the benefits of the North America Free Trad...

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A2 Macro - Pre-Release Material Extract 2: UK productivity gap with G7 largest since 1994 - Telegraph

A2 Macro - Pre-Release Material Extract 2: UK productivity gap with G7 largest since 1994 - Telegraph | F585 | Scoop.it
Britain's productivity gap with the world's most developed nations has reached its widest level since 1994, official data show.

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Bank of England's method of setting interest rates needs reviewing

Bank of England's method of setting interest rates needs reviewing | F585 | Scoop.it
“ Larry Elliott: Under governor Mark Carney's forward guidance policy, setting interest rates has been coupled to the level of unemployment”
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A2 Macro Pre-Release Material Extract 5: Deficit fears cast shadow on Ghana’s economic star - FT.com

A2 Macro Pre-Release Material Extract 5: Deficit fears cast shadow on Ghana’s economic star - FT.com | F585 | Scoop.it
Anyone seeking proof of Ghana’s status as one of Africa’s economic stars may be impressed by a giant billboard in Accra advertising Hublot luxury watches. The fancy shopping malls, hotels and new apartment complexes in the capital might reinforce

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Material Extract 5: UN Millennium Goals 2013 Report on SSA


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The accelerator effect and the time lag with unemployment: Manufacturers plan recruitment boom as recovery becomes more entrenched

The accelerator effect and the time lag with unemployment: Manufacturers plan recruitment boom as recovery becomes more entrenched | F585 | Scoop.it

Survey shows improving economic conditions in eurozone and rising customer demand fuelling optimism in sector


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The accelerator effect and the time lag with unemployment: Manufacturers plan recruitment boom as recovery becomes more entrenched

The accelerator effect and the time lag with unemployment: Manufacturers plan recruitment boom as recovery becomes more entrenched | F585 | Scoop.it

Survey shows improving economic conditions in eurozone and rising customer demand fuelling optimism in sector


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Lack of investment is stifling the global economy

Lack of investment is stifling the global economy | F585 | Scoop.it
Mohamed El-Erian: If advanced economies are to prosper, it is necessary that the corporate sector's willingness to invest match its considerable wallet

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, March 4, 2014 4:20 AM

Six reasons for low business investment are advanced in this article - private sector capital spending is a key driver of growth - why have companies been reluctant to authorise investment projects despite an environment of low interest rates?

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A2 Macro Pre-Release - Extract 2: Estonia's transition from central economy to a free market economy


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A2 Macro - Pre-release Extract 5: Equatorial Guinea: Squandered riches - FT.com

A2 Macro - Pre-release Extract 5: Equatorial Guinea: Squandered riches - FT.com | F585 | 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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Saint Martin's - Economics 's curator insight, February 4, 2014 9:04 AM

A MUST READ article towards Extract 5. Superb data and an insight into the issues of having resources but not necessarily having growth or equality within Sub-Saharan Africa.

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 2 & 3: Data on UK output gap post recession

A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 2 & 3: Data on UK output gap post recession | F585 | Scoop.it
Another reminder: the UK is 15% below where it would have been if productivity had grown at 97-08 trend: pic.twitter.com/H1IKXB2k8x

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 2 & 3: Data on UK output gap post recession

A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 2 & 3: Data on UK output gap post recession | F585 | Scoop.it
Another reminder: the UK is 15% below where it would have been if productivity had grown at 97-08 trend: pic.twitter.com/H1IKXB2k8x

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A2 Macro - Pre-Release Extract 1: IMF Surveillance


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