Markit Economics will release its preliminary report on the US services sector during October at 9:45 a.m. ET. The flash services purchasing manager's index (PMI) is forecast at 52.5, according to Bloomberg, up from 52.3 last month.Show More Summary
CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 22: A supporter of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds up a 'Make America Great Again' sign as the candidate addresses supporters during a campaign stop at the International Exposition Center on October 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton continue [...]
NEW YORK, Oct 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Efforts to close gender gaps in pay and workforce participation slowed so dramatically in the past year that men and women may not reach economic equality for another 170 years, the World Economic Forum said on Tuesday. Show More Summary
TOKYO ? Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sought to assure Japan on Wednesday that his high-profile visit to China last week was about economics, not security, and vowed to stand on Tokyo’s side over the disputed South China Sea when...Show More Summary
The Navajo tribe recently signed their first contract to begin growing industrial hemp, a move that is expected to provide much-needed economic stimulus. Partnering with CannaNative, the tribe plans to sell hemp for rope, oil, and construction materials and shrink chronic unemployment and poverty rates. Show More Summary
Revising 2015's estimate of 118 years, the World Economic Forum says progress in gender wage equality has decelerated.
The World Economic Forum’s annual report on gender disparity was released Tuesday, showing an increase in the gap between men and women in the United States. The annual Global Gender Gap Report found a decline in gender equality in the U.S. over the past year, with the country ranking 45th out of...
Trump’s trade policies are meant to help down-market workers claw back some economic power. They’d do just the opposite.
After economic optimism based on "soft" surveys and stronger than expected earnings lifted stocks around the globe in the first two days of the week, it was the turn of earnings to push them down again. European, Asian stocks and S&P...Show More Summary
Why Trump's tax policies and Clinton's immigration policies are both deficient in terms of their stated objective of promoting growth.
The proportion of Russians who want to leave their country for other nations has unchanged over the past five years according to a recent research, despite economic sanctions and political pressure applied from abroad. Read Full Article at RT.com
By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Efforts to close gender gaps in pay and workforce participation slowed so dramatically in the past year that men and women may not reach economic equality for another 170 years,...Show More Summary
Evil is powerful, palpable, and very real. Rationalism would wish to reduce it to a poetic expression of something else - social, psychological or perhaps economic stresses and currents. In our age of postmodern cacophonies of competing voices, narratives and viewpoints, evil seems a leftover, a relic of an earlier, religious age. Show More Summary
Apparently, a richer diet is associated with an increase in the middle class, which tends towards economic and political independence and democracy-fostering values, according to Andrey Shcherbak, senior research fellow at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research of the Higher School of Economics.
Migrants drive up economic growth and boost productivity in advanced economies, according to new research. The IMF report titled "Spillover: Impact of Migration on Income Levels of Advanced Economies" found that a 1% increase in migrant...Show More Summary
Trend Job Growth: Where’s Normal? Rhys Bidder, Tim Mahedy, and Rob Valletta FRBSF Economic Letter 2016-32 | October 24, 2016 With the U.S. labor market at or near maximum employment, assessing trend job growth has become increasingly important. Show More Summary
The World Economic Forum tells us that true gender parity is going to be some century and a half away. Something we think we're rather grateful for to be honest. For we strongly disagree with the definitions of parity being used here. Show More Summary
TOKYO (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gave his assurances to Japan on Tuesday that his high-profile visit to rival power China last week was all about economics, but again suggested defense ties with longtime ally Washington may be overhauled.
‘Australia’s Second Chance: What our history tells us about our future’ 2016, 292 When I did HSC Australian History back in 1973, one of the books we had to purchase was A.G.L. Shaw’s The Economic Development of Australia. With its … Continue reading ?
The London School of Economics US Centre’s USAPP blog spotlights research by three University of Maryland academics on the impact of replacing gas taxes with income-based VMT fees. The researchers maintain, “VMT fees often raise equity...Show More Summary