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China’s economic woes risk trickling down to civil society

The country’s recent clampdown suggests deep concern over future levels of unemployment, writes Jessica Toale.

Filed in: China Economics United Kingdom

Brazil, don't panic. Capitalism has an unfixable bug

Capitalism is falling across the globe, not just in the South American country, argues Bruno De Oliveira.

Filed in: Brazil Economics Media

Serving the super-rich

The December podcast from the Tax Justice Network provides insights into the closed world of wealth managers.

Filed in: Economics Finance

Developing countries urged to pull out of the WTO

Moses Wasamu reports on activists’ concerns as the World Trade Organization meets in Kenya.

Filed in: Corporations Economics Kenya Trade

Myth 7: Financial regulation will destroy a profitable banking sector

Why should financial markets be accountable only to themselves? asks David Ransom.

Filed in: Economics Finance

Myth 6: Fossil fuels are more economically viable than renewables

Not if you look at the environmental costs, says Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Economics Energy Finance Sustainability

Myth 5: The private sector is more efficient than the public sector

There is no evidence of greater efficiency, explains Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Economics Finance

Myth 4: Economic migrants are a drain on rich world economies

Migration follows a demand for labour - and benefits the receiving country, writes Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Economics Finance Migration

Myth 3: Taxing the rich scares off investors and stalls economic performance

Taxation creates prosperity just as much as private enterprise, says David Ransom.

Filed in: Economics Finance

'I predict...'

Economists don’t always get it right…

Filed in: Economics Finance

Economic Myth 2: Deficit reduction is the only way out of a slump

Don’t rely on those who caused the crash to resolve it, argues David Ransom.

Filed in: Economics Finance

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