Business and Economics — Mon, Dec 5, 2016

FTN Daily #54 — Sending money home — Hope for North Korea— And more

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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.

When productivity goes up, firms raise salaries


Migrant Money

Migrants sending money home are a huge economic factor: 500,000,000,000$ were sent last year. Simon Torkington for the WEF.

When productivity goes up, firms raise salaries


Government vs Growth

An OECD study found that government activity harms economic growth. Daniel J. Mitchell for the Cato Blog.

When productivity goes up, firms raise salaries


Trade Can Open North Korea

Trade might achieve in North Korea, what sanctions couldn’t. Kevin Gray for CapX.

When productivity goes up, firms raise salaries


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.

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/risky-eurozone-debt-buybacks-by-hans-werner-sinn-2016-11


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