All posts by Aimée Allam

US Labour Share of GDP

The world economy cannot sustain itself if the majority of its participants are experiencing a decline in real income. Since inequality is not a self-evident vice, this raises the stakes...

/ February 14, 2019
Indian Consumption and Investment as a Percentage of GDP

Indian Consumption and Investment as a Percentage of GDP

With elections looming in April/May, the Modi administration has recently released an interim Union Budget proposing policies that offer a rebate to taxpayers earning up to 500,000 rupees (7000 USD), benefitting...

/ February 7, 2019
Change in Corruption Perception Index of Selected Nations

Change in Corruption Perception Index

In the midst of a turbulent international political landscape, the United Kingdom and United States are deemed major casualties of increasing corruption, according...

/ January 31, 2019

Shrinkflation and the Importance of Measured, Honest Analysis

Caution must always be exercised when making definitive statements about economic developments, something especially true of unwieldy, nationwide aggregations of trends in markets as large and diverse as consumer goods. Headlines such as...

/ January 24, 2019