Business and Economics — Mon, Dec 5, 2016
FTN Daily #54 — Sending money home — Hope for North Korea— And more
Productivity Makes You Richer
The more productive an economic sector gets, the more employees earn. Julián Messina, Mikael Carlsson and Oskar Nordström Skans for LSE Business Review.
Migrants sending money home are a huge economic factor: 500,000,000,000$ were sent last year. Simon Torkington for the WEF.
Government vs Growth
An OECD study found that government activity harms economic growth. Daniel J. Mitchell for the Cato Blog.
Trade Can Open North Korea
Trade might achieve in North Korea, what sanctions couldn’t. Kevin Gray for CapX.
Europe’s Secret Bailout
The European Central Bank’s Quantitative Easing program hides economic fault lines and bears huge risks in case of a crash. Hans-Werner Sinn for Project Syndicate.
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