Economics2018-12-21T20:01:20+00:00

Electric Pace: Is India ready for the EV revolution?

This article has been republished, with permission, from EcoTalker, HERE. ~~~ Often hailed as a solution to rising pollution in the urban areas, the adoption and use of Electric Vehicles is rising steadily across the world. Backed by technological advancements and government [...]

By |September 15th, 2019|Categories: Economics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why ‘Abolishing Eton’ Could Devastate Education in the UK

The following is an excerpt of an article by Hattie Faulkner, Policy Lead at Young Blue Northeners. This features in our fifth print issue, available from the 15th September. Find out how to get your own copy of the issue here. [...]

By |August 26th, 2019|Categories: Economics|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Bankers, Bureaucrats and Backbiting: The 1MDB Story

This article has been republished, with permission, from EcoTalker, HERE. ~ ~ ~ In what is considered one of the world’s biggest financial scandals, billions of dollars meant to aid the development of a nation disappeared into the shadows of the [...]

By |August 24th, 2019|Categories: Economics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Making An Offer They Can’t Refuse

This article has been republished, with permission, from EcoTalker, HERE.  ~ ~ ~ In 1973, Stanley Adams, an executive at the Swiss pharmaceutical firm Hoffman-LaRoche discovered incriminating documents about the company being a part of a price-fixing scam in the international [...]

By |August 11th, 2019|Categories: Economics|Tags: |0 Comments

India | Nudging Towards a Better Economy – EcoSurvey’19

This article has been republished, with permission, from EcoTalker, HERE. ~ ~ ~ As articulated by the Indian Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, India aims to grow into a USD 5 trillion economy by 2024-25, thus making India the third-largest [...]

By |August 3rd, 2019|Categories: Economics, World|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Bernie Sanders Minimum Wage Saga

Almost four months ago, I wrote an article staunchly attacking minimum wage laws, revealing the economic illiteracy behind such proposals and showed how minimum wage increases had a detrimental impact on employers, employees and consumers. Now, the Democratic Presidential Primaries [...]

By |July 30th, 2019|Categories: Economics, World|Tags: , , |0 Comments

UK Infrastructure: The Problems and Their Solutions

The following is an excerpt of an article by Economics section editor Oliver Stanley. This features in our fourth print issue, available NOW. Find out how to get your own copy of the issue here. … Infrastructure. It's something the man [...]

By |July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Economics|Tags: , |0 Comments

The Case Against Minimum Wage Laws | Online Exclusive

Luke Perry argues that 'whilst minimum wage laws are altruistic in intent by seeking to help the poorest in society, its supporters are ignorant to its elitist effects which are that it traps the disadvantaged into unemployment and poverty whilst playing into the hands of wealthy big businessmen.'

By |April 6th, 2019|Categories: Economics|Tags: |0 Comments