German economy is sickened by more than the virus

by Rashmee

Posted on May 15, 2020


What does it mean that Germany, Europe’s biggest economy has plunged into a recession? That times are hard, to use the platitude doing the desperate rounds on email, in Twitter DMs and in conversations, as people lose their jobs in so many sectors, in so many parts of the world. Last month, German economy minister … Continue reading “German economy is sickened by more than the virus”

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Why the Sychronized Slump might be a thing

by Rashmee

Posted on August 16, 2019


Axios might’ve had it first: We seem headed for the Synchronized Slump, it said on August 15, as global economic data worsened. Quite so. The numbers are going down; things are going south. Some of the high points as cited by Axios: ** Japan and three of Europe’s four largest economies — Germany, Italy and the … Continue reading “Why the Sychronized Slump might be a thing”

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Is China literally reinventing the theory & practice of macroeconomics?

by Rashmee

Posted on August 11, 2018


Did you know China hasn’t had a recession in 25 years? Me neither. Did you know that it has grown at least six per cent in that same period? Me neither. It could be that this is Chinese government propaganda –Qinghai, Yunnan, Chongqing, Guizhou, and Shaanxi are supposed to have the most questionable growth data … Continue reading “Is China literally reinventing the theory & practice of macroeconomics?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK