Economics

Economics () is the social science that studies how people interact with value; in particular, the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.Economics focuses on the behaviour and interactions of economic agents and how economies work. Microeconomics analyzes basic elements in the economy, including individual agents and markets, their interactions, and the outcomes of interactions. Individual agents may include, for example, households, firms, buyers, and sellers. Macroeconomics analyzes the economy as a system where production, consumption, saving, and investment interact, and factors affecting it: employment of the resources of labour, capital, and land, currency inflation, economic growth, and public …

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The American Jobs Plan’s tax provisions are valuable but not the limit …

Economic Policy Institute · 4 December 2021 English

Yet the tax provisions in the AJP are also smart and valuable. This post discusses some of the economics of the AJP, with a special focus on these tax provisions. Its main findings are: The bulk of these

 Working Economics Blog Posted April 12, 2021 at 3:31 pm by Josh Bivens The American Jobs Plan’s and valuable. This post discusses some of the economics of the AJP, with a special focus on these tax No Reason to Think That Will Change," Working Economics (Economic Policy Institute blog), October 31,


Job openings and hires ticked up in February

Economic Policy Institute · 4 June 2021 English

Today’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) reports a promising pickup in both job openings and hires in February 2021, a sign that the recovery is finally moving ahead. …

 Working Economics Blog Posted April 6, 2021 at 11:22 am by Elise Gould Job openings and hires


Calls to establish a regionally adjusted federal minimum wage are dangerously misguided

Economic Policy Institute · 4 May 2021 English

We need to raise the federal minimum wage. Its deterioration in value over the past five decades has exacerbated poverty, widened inequality, and lowered wages for the bottom third of …

 Working Economics Blog Posted April 5, 2021 at 1:46 pm by David Cooper and Lawrence Mishel Calls


Evidence to Inform Policy : What Works to Close the Gender Gaps …

World Bank Group · 1 May 2021 English

The traditional unequal division of household chores and caregiving hinder women from entering the labor market. Women in Egypt spend 9.5 hours more on unpaid household chores for every hour …

Egyptian Arab Spring.” Journal of Development Economics 141: 102379. Barsoum, Ghada, and Dina Abdalla Bivariate Selection Model.” Journal of Public Economics 35 (1): 25–56. Havnes, Tarjei, and Magne Mogstad IZA Discussion Paper 4504, Institute of Labor Economics, Bonn. Hoynes, Hillary. 1996. “Welfare Transfers Experiment in the French Financial Sector.” Labour Economics 14 (3): 371–391. Samman, Emma, Elizabeth Presler-Marshall


Evidence to Inform Policy : What Works to Close the Gender Gaps …

World Bank Group · 1 May 2021 English

The traditional unequal division of household chores and caregiving hinder women from entering the labor market. Women in Egypt spend 9.5 hours more on unpaid household chores for every hour …

during the COVID– Journal of Development Economics 141: 102379. 19 pandemic and other crises. Economics 14 (3): 371–391. worldbank.org/handle/10986/29000 Overseas Development Model.” Journal of Public Economics 35 (1): 25–56. IZA Discussion Paper 4504, Institute of Labor Economics,


Money Following Patients: A Better Way to Pay for Universally Accessible Hospital …

Fraser Institute · 29 April 2021 English

Main ConclusionsOver the last 30 years, nearly all of the world’s developed nations with universally accessible health-care systems have moved to at least partially having money follow patients for hospital …

University of Calgary and received an M.A. in Economics from the University of British Columbia. Acknowledgments


Ted Cruz Says the Quiet Part Out Loud

Cato Institute · 29 April 2021 English

advised him to cut off the export subsidies on principle). He is thoroughly familiar with law and economics. So he knows just how bad his admission is, how corrupt he would declare it if a Democrat said something

principle). He is thoroughly familiar with law and economics. So he knows just how bad his admission is, how


New Cato Book Administers Dose of Evidence to Med Mal Reform Debate

Cato Institute · 29 April 2021 English

TAGS Constitution and Law, Health Care, Law and Economics https://www.cato.org/books/medical-malpractice-litigation cato.org/health-care https://www.cato.org/law-economics


Reimagining the Anglo-India partnership

ORF · 29 April 2021 English

Amidst the rapid momentum of geopolitical changes across the world, India and the United Kingdom share a special relationship that has immense potential to not only realise contemporary strategic opportunities …

Partnerships Domestic Politics and Governance Economics and Finance Energy Gender Healthcare International -governance/ https://www.orfonline.org/topic/economics-finance/ https://www.orfonline.org/topic/energy/


New Tools, Old Tricks: Emerging Technologies and Russia’s Global Tool Kit

CEIP · 29 April 2021 English

Russia has long struggled to overcome its inability to retain talent for homegrown innovation and R&D. As a result, Russia’s global activism leans heavily on tried-and-true tactics.

According to a recent report by the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, the country’s failure to develop advanced production markets] (Moscow, Russia: Higher School of Economics, 2021), 6. 16 Alexander Sokolov, “Instituty Vedomosti, March 2, 2021, https://www.vedomosti.ru/economics/ articles/2021/03/01/859742-instituti-razvitiya vedomosti.ru/economics/articles/2021/03/01/859742-instituti-razvitiya https://www.vedomosti.ru/economics/arti


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