Britain’s international aid budget costs the equivalent of 22 days of national borrowing from international markets. By 2015, British Aid will have increased by 34.2% to £11.5 billion per annum. Including personal donations and state spending, Britain gives 0.8% of GDP in international aid. With state aid increasing, more people should ask: Why . . . → Read More: Maybe It’s Time to Give Up on Africa
The recent tumultuous downturn in stocks has created deeper values and new opportunity in the agricultural space. Dahlman Rose & Co. Managing Director Charles Neivert is a near-term bull on fertilizer companies, but the window could close and diminish prospects in the not too distant future. In this exclusive interview with The Energy . . . → Read More: Charles Neivert: Fertilizer Companies with Value
Financial Express recently did a special feature about 20 interesting people in India’s economic reforms. In that, I wrote this profile of Vijay Kelkar.
Vijay Kelkar’s is a fascinating story in Indian public policy. He started out as an economics Ph.D. and turned himself into a consummate policymaker. While he did many interesting things . . . → Read More: Vijay Kelkar
The Mortgage Bankers’ Association purchase index will be released at 7:00 AM EDT, providing an update on the quantity of new mortgages and refinancings closed in the last week.
The Challenger Job-Cut Report will be released at 7:30 AM EDT, providing an estimate of the number of layoffs in August.
At 8:15 AM EDT, . . . → Read More: Economic Events on August 31, 2011