Constituent policy

SBP urged to consider the effects of monetary policy on the life of the common man – Business & Finance

LAHORE: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) should consider the effects of monetary policy on the everyday life of the common man, including its effects on poverty, inequality and other social outcomes. This was according to the report “Monetary Policy for All: Understanding the Social Footprint of Monetary Policy in Pakistan” authored by SDPI Researcher […]

Distributive policy

Deepesh Nanda, CEO, GE Gas Power South Asia, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

New Delhi: In an exclusive interaction with SUMMEREnergyWorld, Deepesh Nanda, CEO of GE Gas Power South Asia, talks with us about recent developments in green hydrogen, his company’s plans for it, how to scale up production in India and more. Edited excerpts: What do you think of the green hydrogen policy announced recently? The announcement […]

Redistributive policy

Policy for American Children in Low-Income Households

When it comes to public policies concerning children, two questions always arise. The first is that children do not have the right to vote, while other groups such as the elderly vote in large numbers. The other is that when we start talking about the situation of children, the discussion often slides to the effects […]

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The war in Ukraine has raised long-term inflation expectations

Inflation continues to rise in many countries. Until recently, central banks such as the ECB or the Swiss National Bank viewed the current rise in inflation as temporary, albeit more persistent than expected. They attributed the high inflation rates to base effects, supply bottlenecks and demand shifts, all related to the pandemic, and expected these […]

Regulatory policy

[Election 2022] How Moon’s failed housing policy impacted the election

SEJONG — A series of failed policies by the Moon Jae-in administration aimed at taming South Korea’s housing market have been at the center of this year’s presidential election, with candidates putting housing-related programs front and center of their campaigns. Obviously, housing policy will be included in the first batch of President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol’s to-do […]

Distributive policy

War between Ukraine and Russia forces EU to reverse refugee policy | European | News and current affairs from across the continent | DW

Just six weeks ago, Poland began building a wall along its border with neighboring Belarus. It was intended to ward off refugees, asylum seekers and migrants from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan trying to reach Europe via Minsk. The fate of thousands of individuals had been unresolved for many days, stranded along the border in freezing […]

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Cost of social policy

ISLAMABAD: Wellness is an elusive term. Politicians talk about welfare all the time and demand votes based on the welfare of the masses. There is a popular concept of a welfare state, which is supposed to take care of the masses, for example by providing them with unemployment benefits, subsidies or food. However, it is […]

Redistributive policy

Budget 2022: What are the policy challenges in a post-pandemic Singapore?

One thing that set the 2022 budget apart from previous ones was its outline of a vision for post-pandemic Singapore reconstruction, even if Finance Minister Lawrence Wong did not express it in such grandiose terms. Taxes and their impact on business figured prominently, underscoring the government’s watchful eye on global developments. Proactively exploring a corporate […]

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Commentary on Budget 2022: What are the policy challenges in a post-pandemic Singapore?

One thing that set the 2022 budget apart from previous ones was its outline of a vision for post-pandemic Singapore reconstruction, even if Finance Minister Lawrence Wong did not express it in such grandiose terms. Taxes and their impact on business figured prominently, underscoring the government’s watchful eye on global developments. Proactively exploring a corporate […]

Regulatory policy

HCAOA highlights 6 key policy priorities for the home care industry

Home care policy and regulation has not kept pace with the growing demand for services and the increased overall visibility of the sector. For policymakers looking to address industry challenges and ultimately increase access to home care, six policy priorities need to be considered, according to a new report released Wednesday by the Home Care […]

Regulatory policy

Why funding for crypto startups has surged despite politics and legal issues

Funding for global and Indian crypto businesses hit an all-time high in 2021 despite uncertainties on legal and political fronts. The Polygon blockchain platform recently raised $450 million. What has caused the surge in investment over the past two years? What is the strategy behind the bets of private equity and venture capitalists in this […]

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Two UNM students selected as winners of ESA Graduate Student Policy Award: UNM Newsroom

Two students from the University of New Mexico have been nominated to participate in the 2022 cohort of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA). This award offers graduate students the opportunity to participate in a virtual day of Congress tours. Recipient of the 2022 ESA Award for […]

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New Zealand’s summer harvest woes

When quarantine-free one-way travel (QFT) was introduced in October 2021 for Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu – three countries participating in New Zealand’s Recognized Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme – it was considered that the arrangement would bring significant relief to horticulture and viticulture. grape growers seeking seasonal labor for the 2022 season. Thanks to a series […]

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How the euro could benefit from policy differences between the ECB and the Fed

The ECB is preparing to emerge from the era of negative rates EQ & active programs posing a final challenge Solution Distinguishes ECB Policy But Supports EUR Image ©Adobe Images The euro’s exchange rate against the dollar benefited considerably when the European Central Bank indicated in February that a historic change in its monetary policy […]

Redistributive policy

Housing policy should focus on the poor

Housing interventions in Namibia should focus on the neglected lower segment of the market which accounts for nearly 90% of households nationally. Phillip Luhl, a member of the National Housing Policy (NHP) Review and Development Task Team of Namibia, said this during the Stakeholder Consultative Workshop for the review of the draft National Policy of […]

Regulatory policy

Biden rule could help prevent revival of Trump’s key immigration policy

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said Thursday it would propose a settlement that some say will make it harder for future administrations to restore the Trump-era “public charge” policy that allowed authorities to deny permanent residency to immigrants who received or were most likely to need public benefits. Immigration advocates, who have criticized President Biden’s […]

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California adopts first national ‘endemic’ virus policy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday announced a state’s first shift to an “endemic” approach to the coronavirus pandemic that emphasizes prevention and rapid responses to outbreaks over mandates , a milestone nearly two years in the making that heralds a return to a more normal existence. Newsom said the approach – […]

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Canadian arbitrator upholds mandatory vaccination policy for employees who work indoors | Smaller

In Power Workers’ Union v Elexicon Energy Inc., 2022 CanLII 7228 (ON LA) (Elexicon Energy), a union challenged the reasonableness of an electric utility’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy (Policy). Arbitrator Mitchell found the policy reasonable “for employees who work indoors, even occasionally.” He determined, however, that the policy was not reasonable since it applied to […]

Redistributive policy

Middle class dynamics for American foreign policy?

Orbis Issue revisited: Spring 2021 (65:2), “Challenges Facing the Biden Administration A focus on foreign (economic) policy for the middle class remains a key organizing principle for the Biden administration, but so far it has seemed more powerful in terms of rhetoric than implementation. This partly reflects the fact that a key element of foreign […]

Redistributive policy

What a good national tax policy should involve

Columnists What a good national tax policy should involve Monday, February 14, 2022 By ROBERT MAINAMore from this author Summary Taxes perform specific functions which include, but are not limited to, raising funds to fund public services, providing economic stimulation, promoting equality in society through the redistribution of resources, and encouraging change. of behavior. A […]

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Rahul Bajaj: If India pursues a policy of enlightened self-interest, its relevance in the world, not just in Asia, will only increase

Questions like this – Is India relevant for the Asian century? – understand two things. Firstly, will it be an Asian century and secondly, how relevant is India in this respect. As a businessman, I believe in being positive but realistic. That’s what I’m going to try to be by looking into this question, without […]

Regulatory policy

Telehealth policy after the pandemic

This week, Senators Catherine Cortez Masto and Todd Young introduced bipartisanship legislationthe Telehealth Extension and Evaluation Act, to pursue COVID-19-related changes to Medicare coverage of telehealth services beyond the public health emergency (PHE). Expanded access to telehealth has been one of the silver linings of the pandemic, and lawmakers are eager to build on these […]

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With a policy strongly focused on renewable energies, measures remain positive to support investments

Union budget 2022-23: Sovereign green bonds for public sector projects remain positive for core public sector companies Rooftop solar system installed in a private institution. image creditAjinkya Machale The policy of the Government of India (GoI) focused on renewable energy (RE) investments and reducing the carbon footprint in the country remains strong. At the policy […]

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The New Normal Workplace (pt. 2) – Training and Policy Management | NAVEX France

[author: Ingrid Fredeen] A year ago at this time, we look forward to a year that should be more polarized, more distributed, and marked by more objections to training content. The past year has undeniably delivered on that prediction – whether it’s training on diversity, harassment, workplace violence and abusive behavior, active shooter training, or […]

Redistributive policy

Why Piketty’s plea to limit shareholder power won’t reduce inequality

Renowned French economist Thomas Piketty has come out with another book, this time examining polarization in modern democracies (Political Divides and Social Inequalities, Harvard University Press 2022). The vast amount of data collected shows that identity wars are not inevitable, he argues, as long as ambitious redistribution policies are in place. Piketty himself has proposed […]

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The laissez-faire monetary policy is here to stay

In today’s Money Morning…how much inflation is good inflation?…making hay while the sun is shining…if you thought the speculative frenzy was over, don’t count on it…and more… Yesterday RBA Governor Philip Lowe described ‘the year ahead’. In a lengthy speech to the National Press Club, Lowe detailed his thoughts on the Australian economy and the […]

Regulatory policy

New Jersey LCV Rolls Out Joint Agenda of Bold Environmental Policy Priorities

Trenton, NJ – New Jersey League of Conservation Voters Education Fund (New Jersey LCVEF) has joined more than 25 advocacy partner organizations from across New Jersey to advance a bold joint agenda designed to keep New Jersey at the forefront of the national movement to achieve climate and justice action that will protect our families […]

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FM must focus on a long-term policy to promote investments and financing of electric vehicles

The Indian electric vehicle (EV) market is in its infancy and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 90% over this decade, reaching $150 billion by 2030. Market penetration in EV sales is around 1.3% of total vehicle sales in India in 2020-21 and is expected to grow faster in […]

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Union Budget 2022: Telecom sector expects government to put in place policy framework for 5G and digital media | Tech News

New Delhi: As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is set to present the Union Budget on Feb. 1, experts have urged the government to activate the policy framework for 5G, digital media. They also sought a separate line item for the creation of national champions to increase GDP growth. Hari Om Rai – Chairman and Managing […]

Redistributive policy

Economic inequality in Germany: a long-term view

Recent years have seen a flourishing of studies on pre-industrial inequality and the factors leading to increases or decreases in inequality. The Great Recession made inequality a hot topic in political debates (Wade 2014, Piketty 2015). The current Covid-19 crisis, which seems likely to exacerbate inequalities within countries across the West and probably across countries […]

Regulatory policy

High time to accelerate and implement national retail policy to streamline growth

Union Budget 2022-23: Retail sector is a major contributor to India’s GDP The pandemic, which has been going on for almost two years now, has been extremely trying and difficult for economies around the world, India being no different. The lockdown and restrictions imposed for brief periods, imposing limitations on retail hours, movement of people, […]

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The impact of maritime piracy on trade and transport

Maritime piracy has long haunted both global shipping and people living near coasts (e.g. Accetture et al. 2020). However, in times of pandemic-induced port closures, the blocking of the Suez Canal by the Ever Given, and conflicts between rival governments in the Strait of Hormuz and Southeast Asia (Cosar and Thomas 2021) , it does […]

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Policy Settings for 2022 A Tricky Choice -Indranil Pan

India’s growth recorded exceptional growth of 20.1% for Q1FY22 and 8.4% for Q2FY22. Most forecasters predicted real growth of 9.5% or thereabouts for the year, following a contraction of 7.3% the previous year. 2021 has therefore been a period of reconstruction for the economy. India is like a child, seriously injured in an accident and […]

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The Role of Fiscal Policy – IMF Blog

By Nikolay Georgiev and Ryota Nakatani Careful calibration of spending and tax policies can reduce the inequalities caused by automation. For many observers, automation has been responsible for both strong economic growth and rising inequality in many countries in recent decades. Automation increases productivity, but it can exacerbate inequalities. In effect, it replaces low-skilled workers […]

Redistributive policy

Wealth and history: questioning

A significant literature has studied the historical development of wealth accumulation and distribution in Western countries (e.g. Atkinson and Harrison 1978, Goldsmith 1985, Lindert 2000, Soltow and Van Zanden 2001, Roine and Waldenström 2015, Scheidel 2018 ). Particularly notable contributions are Piketty (2014) and Piketty and Zucman (2014), who document and interpret trends in aggregate […]