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Central Asian Republics' GDP since 1990

Central Asian Republics’ GDP since 1990

Following independence in 1991, rapid inflation and the disintegration of Soviet welfare programs plagued the countries. To make matters worse, much of the existing infrastructure across central Asia including air and road transport, waterways and petroleum pipelines were centralised around...

/ July 18, 2019
On Global Drug Revenue and Patents

On Global Drug Revenue and Patents

President Trump has stated that the inflated costs faced by American patients are a result of ‘freeloading’ by foreign social healthcare services. Coupled with his aversion to any single-payer system in the US, it is likely that he would seek...

/ June 27, 2019
Assessing the Impact of US Tax Cuts

Assessing the Impact of US Tax Cuts

Recent empirical evidence can do well to inform the debate on UK public policy, especially in the midst of the contest for the selection of a new Prime Minister.

/ June 13, 2019
10 Biggest Wealth Markets: 2018 Wealth vs Growth 2008-2018

10 Biggest Wealth Markets: 2018 Wealth vs Growth 2008-2018

As much as one could look to political differences or motivations, the single biggest boon for wealth growth has been global loose monetary policy with near zero interest rates and significant QE, which serves ...

/ May 24, 2019