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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5: Must read article from The Economist on commodities in Africa

A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5: Must read article from The Economist on commodities in Africa | F585 The Global Economy SM 2014 | Scoop.it
THE true extent of Africa's vast wealth of resources is hard to guess. Geologists have picked over most of the rest of the globe in search of minerals, yet huge...

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5: ▶ TED Paul Collier - How the Bottom Billion can harness the Resource Boom? - YouTube

The Trade Trap Sub Saharan Africa does trade help or hurt economic development? With Paul Krugman

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5: Importance of Trade to Sub-Saharan Africa (a MUST READ)


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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5: Commerzbank research into SSA (Pg. 10 is a MUST read)


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Gives a useful insight into SSA and possible threats to economic growth.

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5 - Angola HDI stats


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Saint Martin's - Economics 's curator insight, May 15, 2014 8:20 AM

Useful data to give evidence of the non-existent link between economic growth extraction of resources and economic development.

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A2 Macro Pre-Release - When will the UK pay its way in the world?

A2 Macro Pre-Release - When will the UK pay its way in the world? | F585 The Global Economy SM 2014 | Scoop.it

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A2 Micro Pre-Release Extract 5 - China media: Africa ties

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Eurozone debt web: Who owes what to whom?

Eurozone debt web: Who owes what to whom? | F585 The Global Economy SM 2014 | Scoop.it
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Who owes money to the UK? Who does the UK owe money to?

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Bank of England | Education and Museum | Quantitative Easing - How it Works

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Extract 1: What is QE? B of E

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The Most Volatile Commodity of 2012: Copper

The Most Volatile Commodity of 2012: Copper | F585 The Global Economy SM 2014 | Scoop.it
We don't make this pronouncement lightly. Nor do we do so in a truly scientific manner. Yet according to our sister site, MetalMiner, copper takes the metals cake as the most volatile commodity of ...
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Extract 5: Volatile copper prices. Find out the SSA countries that rely heavily on the copper industry.

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Human Development Report 2013 Media Toolkit | Human Development Reports

Human Development Report 2013 Media Toolkit | Human Development Reports | F585 The Global Economy SM 2014 | Scoop.it
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Extract 5: HDI report 2013. Pick a SSA country of your choice as a point of reference.

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Latvia | Economic Indicators

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This page includes a list of indicators for Latvia. Latvia | Economic Indicators - provides data from several countries including actual values, consensus figures, forecasts, historical time series and news. 5/14/2014
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Latvia economic indicators

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The Invisible Side of Latvia’s ‘Success’ Story: Life with ‘God’s Mercy and the Goodness of Others’ - Re:Baltica

The Invisible Side of Latvia’s ‘Success’ Story: Life with ‘God’s Mercy and the Goodness of Others’ - Re:Baltica | F585 The Global Economy SM 2014 | Scoop.it
Latvia’s painful austerity program and recent economic growth is presented to the world as a success story and a model for other struggling countries resisting cuts. Re:Baltica’s investigation finds that Latvia has some of the highest poverty, unemployment and income inequality rates in the EU. What can other countries learn from Latvia to avoid the high human costs of its political choices?
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What it is to be poor in Latvia. Easy evaluation marks can be gained by referring to stakeholders and the winners and losers of policy decisions.

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Material Extract 5: Excellent MUST read Economist article on link between China, Africa and falling commodity prices

A2 Macro Pre-Release Material Extract 5: Excellent MUST read Economist article on link between China, Africa and falling commodity prices | F585 The Global Economy SM 2014 | Scoop.it
AFRICA has done well out of China’s economic rise. Twenty years ago its exports to China were negligible. Today China is Africa’s biggest trading partner. Around...

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5: Let Africa Trade With Africa - YouTube

In Africa, non-tariff trade barriers raise transaction costs and limit the movement of goods, services, people and capital across borders. To further develop...

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5: A MUST READ Economist article - "Sorry, no vacancies"

A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5: A MUST READ Economist article - "Sorry, no vacancies" | F585 The Global Economy SM 2014 | Scoop.it
A grain of hope AFRICAN businesses are reluctant employers. A given firm in Sub-Saharan Africa typically has 24% fewer people on its books than equivalent firms...

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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5 GOLD: IMF Report on SSA Resource Curse/Blessing (a MUST read)


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A2 Macro Pre-Release Extract 5: Must read report from Deutsche Bank on SSA


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A2 Macro Pre-Release Exatract 5: China to build new Africa railway

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A2 Micro Pre-Release Extract 5: The scramble for business in Africa

A2 Micro Pre-Release Extract 5: The scramble for business in Africa | F585 The Global Economy SM 2014 | Scoop.it

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The domino effect in Europe's debt crisis

The domino effect in Europe's debt crisis | F585 The Global Economy SM 2014 | Scoop.it
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Interesting piece with links to globalisation and the increasing risks of interdependence.

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Volatile Copper Prices a Sign of the Times - Breakbulk

By Mark Willis Fundamental changes in the global economy have had wide-ranging ramifications for commodities such as copper after a 10-year “super-cycle” of rising demand and elevated prices. Most significant is the gradual but crystal-clear slowing of economic growth in China as the political leaders of the world’s second-largest economy and principle growth driver of …
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Extract 5: Volatile commodity prices caused by external shocks and low PED and PES values.

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GDP Annual Growth Rate - Countries - List

GDP Annual Growth Rate - Countries - List | F585 The Global Economy SM 2014 | Scoop.it
The GDP Annual Growth Rate shows a percentage change in the GDP value compared to the same quarter in the previous year for countries with quarterly data frequency. It shows a percentage change in the GDP value compared to previous year for countries with yearly data frequency. GDP Annual Growth Rate - Countries - List - Provides a table with economic indicators data for several countries including actual values, consensus figures, forecasts, statistics and historical data time series. 5/14/2014
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GDP growth rates in Africa

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Iceland GDP Growth Rate | Actual Value | Historical Data | Forecast

Iceland GDP Growth Rate | Actual Value | Historical Data | Forecast | F585 The Global Economy SM 2014 | Scoop.it
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Iceland expanded 0.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 over the previous quarter. GDP Growth Rate in Iceland averaged 0.72 Percent from 1997 until 2013, reaching an all time high of 10.20 Percent in the second quarter of 1998 and a record low of -6.50 Percent in the second quarter of 2013. GDP Growth Rate in Iceland is reported by the Statistics Iceland. Iceland's Scandinavian-type social-market economy combines a capitalist structure and free-market principles with an extensive welfare system, including generous housing subsidies. Prior to the 2008 crisis, Iceland had achieved high growth, low unemployment, and a remarkably even distribution of income. The economy depends heavily on the fishing industry, which provides 40% of export earnings and employs 5% of the work force. Iceland's economy has been diversifying into manufacturing and service industries in the last decade, with new developments in software production, biotechnology, and tourism. This page provides - Iceland GDP Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.
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Extract 3: Iceland economic data

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