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The Economic Impacts of Leisure Activities

Recreational activities bring along numerous benefits to the surrounding community, and they vary from one country to another.

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ILO: COVID-19 Lockdowns and the Global Labor Force

Amidst our concerns about jobs in the local or national labor market, spare a thought for the effects of COVID-19 lockdowns on the global labor force.

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Massive Stimulus May Boost Inflation The Wrong Way: Stagflation

All over the world governments and central banks are addressing the pandemic crisis with three main sets of measures:

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A Rose by Any Other Name - Corona Bonds and the Future of the Eurozone

·        A European fiscal spending package worth Euro 540bln has been agreed ·        Eurozone bonds have crashed and recovered ·        Corona Bonds have been found unnecessary ·        The issue of Eurozone backed Eurobonds will not go away

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How to Manage Employees That Work From Home

It’s becoming increasingly common for people to spend some, or even the majority, of their time working from home.

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COVID-19 : Production Possibility Frontiers

In an unsettled and uncertain time, Joshua Gans and MIT Press are trying an intriguing experiment: A complete draft of a new book by Gans, Economics in the Age of COVID-19, is freely available on-line.

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How the US Economy Pays Low and Earns High

Here's an odd fact: Even though the total assets of US investors abroad is smaller than the total assets of foreign investors in the US economy, the total returns earned by US investors abroad has historically been larger than what is earned by foreign investors in the US economy. How does that happen?