New ideas about overseas aid may offer lessons for Eurozone debt.


It is a brave person who dares to question the appropriateness of developed countries donating billions of dollars a year to nations deemed to be poor. Hence the fact that Britain’s Coalition Government, while imposing “austerity policies” at home, has protected the country’s aid budget in a move that will see it rise to £11.5bn [...]

Trade moves beyond supply meets demand

trade war

Trade – the lifeblood of the connected economy – has become something of a vexed issue in recent years. And there is no reason to believe that the tensions will ease. As an article in the Financial Times (10 November 2010) points out, at the heart of the problem is a growing imbalance in trade [...]


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