Dan Mitchell analyzes whether Joe Biden’s increased childcare spending makes sense from an economic perspective.
Calogero Selvaggio discusses the current inflationary period and what the economic data tells us.
Dan Mitchell dives into an OECD study on different type of taxes.
Vincent de Haes argues where sustainability in the aviation sector should come from and potential solutions to drive sustainable innovation in this industry.
Affordability was the political and economic issue of 2019. The riots and uprisings in Hong Kong, Chile, France and other countries have been at least partly driven by the fear among many that a middle-class lifestyle is moving out of reach. In Canada, the recent federal election saw all major parties focusing on the issue, with the Conservative Party even highlighting it in their slogan “It’s time for you to get ahead.” While we all can agree that there is a crisis of affordability, where is it centered and what are its causes?
In this guest article Luca Davoli discusses an undiscovered potential bull market. With a clear analysis he explains that there might be some indicators for potentially large gains in the uranium market.
The vast increase in government spending in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has caused many people to question their understanding of money. With any luck, such questioning will lead to a better understanding of money’s proper function and its potential for abuse.
In this article Dan Mitchell examines some results under the Trump Presidency and evaluates Trump’s best year yet. The numbers look good, but there are some pitfalls to them.
In this article Dan Mitchell discusses the problems Italy is facing, using the most interesting articles on the Italian economy. With this republished article The Golden Investor dives further into Italy’s troubles.
Richard Schaefer, Vice President Sales and Marketing of the AMG Fonds provides his personal view on the short term and long term growth potential for gold. Especially gold miners have far more room for growth.
This week’s guest writer Jeroen van Alst writes about the importance of institutionalism and how it affects our economic behaviour, mainly through geography and culture.
In this guest article Omar AbouZeid discusses the blind search for high yield by firms claiming to invest ethically. In reality many of those firms invest in perverse high yielding investments in countries which lack environmental, social and healthy governmental structures and policies.