Economics

2009 and 2010 Economic Outlook for Nonprofits

A recent 2009 survey from the Foundation Center determined nonprofit giving will likely decline by more than 10 percent since 2008. The survey, the result of interviewing and obtaining the responses of 600 foundations, also said that continued reductions are expected throughout 2010.
Nov 12, 2014 |

Special Economic Zone

Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are specific geographical regions that have economic laws different from and more liberal than a country's typical economic laws. The goal is usually an increase in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country.
Nov 12, 2014 |

Go for taking all The Updates of Global Economic news

You can hardly find any person who is not well-known about the news. Many types of news are there. Most of the people want to be updated with every kind of news. Media is very active in the whole world.
Nov 12, 2014 |

Hogwash and Growing Economic Concerns

In news from NASDAQ, US home prices fell in almost 75% of the metropolitan areas in the US. Third quarter numbers revealed that renewed weakness in the market the second half of this year, median house prices dropped on a fairly massive scale.
Nov 12, 2014 |

World Bank Economic Review

The mission of The World Bank Economic Review is to encourage and support research in the field of development economics. We seek to publish and disseminate innovative theoretical and empirical research that identifies, analyzes, measures, and evaluates the macro and micro-economic forces that promote or impede economic development with a view...
Jan 6, 2016 |

Public economics

Research in this area address effects of tax policy changes, government transfers and public service organisation. The effects on labour supply and income distribution are key issues in most studies. Statistical methods are applied to microdata to identify causal connections, whereas simulation models are applied to describe effects of changes in...
Apr 17, 2014 |

In a young country's conflict, future may pay heavy price

Beatrice was only 11 years old when her parents died within months of each other, leaving four children between 2 and 12. “It was not easy for me to care for them,” Beatrice – whose name has been... Read More

Portugal's forest fires, though never before as deadly, are all too familiar

Every year, it would move closer and closer to villages where my relatives grew up, closer and closer to the houses of third cousins I had never seen. “No one could have predicted these many... Read More

How helping whistle-blowers could cut health-care costs

Elin Baklid-Kunz never wanted to be a whistle-blower. “I just thought if I worked harder they would see how bad this was and do something about it,” says Ms. Baklid-Kunz in an interview. As... Read More