economy

31 May 2016
At the referendum on whether the UK should leave the European Union a key issue will be the economy. Many voters will ask themselves whether they personally...
7 Nov 2013
Low unemployment is not only crucial for a functioning economy, but for a society. After the 2007 financial crisis and start of the Eurozone crisis in 2009,...
4 Jan 2013
The creative arts might be considered to include painting and sculpture but also drama, poetry and creative writing, dance, composition and music, and others....
8 May 2012
On Saturday 5th May the French and Greeks went to the polls and both countries voted against austerity. In France President Sarkozy became the 11th European...
1 Mar 2012
The concept of mandatory retirement arises most frequently in debates centring on access to closely integrated, self-regulating professions such as medicine or...
27 Feb 2012
An Amnesty can be defined as ‘a general pardon, esp for offences against a government’.[1] In the case of illegal immigrants this would be for the offence of...
21 Feb 2012
The American Jobs Act was written by the Obama Administration and unveiled in a high-profile speech by the President before a joint session of Congress on...
20 Feb 2012
Tourism accounts for a significant and growing source of global economic activity: receipts from international tourism grew to a total value of $919 billion in...
20 Feb 2012
AN ARTFUL taxman, according to Jean-Baptiste Colbert, treasurer to Louis XIV, so plucks the goose as to obtain the most feathers for the least hissing.[1] The...
20 Feb 2012
High-speed rail (HSR) is a type of passenger rail transport that operates significantly faster than the normal speed of rail traffic. Specific definitions by...
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