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The World Cup’s Empty Economic Promises

The World Cup’s Empty Economic Promises

Brazil and South Africa all stood to benefit from the immense expansion of infrastructure that came with hosting the World Cup. In Brazil and South Africa there was an increase in gross domestic product following the competition. Qatar, which is slated to host the next World Cup, there is a[Read More…]

by March 11, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
Enforcing Corporate Ethics

Enforcing Corporate Ethics

The Trump administration plans to sign an executive order to suspend the section of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that prevents U.S. companies from selling and trading conflict minerals Feb. 14. Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank law required companies to disclose any resources in their supply[Read More…]

by February 16, 2017 1 comment Business, Business - Top
The TPP Needs to Continue Without the U.S.

The TPP Needs to Continue Without the U.S.

“The thinking is that it’s better to have a weakened TPP than no TPP at all,” Eugene Tan, a former member of Singapore’s parliament, said. Other Pacific Rim countries seem to agree. The question that remains is: Can smaller economies partner after the departure of the United States to salvage[Read More…]

by February 2, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top
India’s Modern Money

India’s Modern Money

On Nov. 8 2016, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi demonetized India overnight, announcing that the old 500-rupee and 1,000-rupee notes from the Mahatma Gandhi Series would be obsolete except for a few essential services such as hospitals, pharmaceutical shops, gasoline stations, etc., which could still accept the currency. Modi then[Read More…]

by January 19, 2017 0 comments Business, Business - Top