The lockdowns’ greater economic impact

The differential impacts of the pandemic and its lockdowns are now unmistakable. Originally, the pandemic, lockdowns and recession so closely overlapped that it was possible to mistake cause for effect. Only as they have extended and altered, has the true relationship become distinguishable: The lockdowns’ have had the greater economic […]

Lead Generation Solutions During Economic Hardships

Jessica is a digital expert & founder of Valux, LLC, a digital marketing company that helps businesses complete the digital transformation. getty It’s no secret to businesses of all sizes that the Covid-19 pandemic has been detrimental to the economy’s health. We’re facing the worst economic recession since the Great Depression. […]

Dawn breaks on a new age of economic thinking

The deepest economic crises are also crucibles for new economic thinking. The Depression led to Keynesian macroeconomics. The second world war cemented support for the welfare state and the mixed economy. The inflationary 1970s and the oil shocks propelled free-market ideas to power. We should expect the coronavirus pandemic, which […]

Trump’s economic advisor was caught on camera slamming the president’s ‘crappy’ debate performance

© Samuel Corum/Getty Images Stephen Moore. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Stephen Moore, a senior economic advisor to President Donald Trump, was filmed slamming Trump’s performance at the presidential debate last month. In footage published by HuffPost, Moore said at an event in Washington organized by a pro-Trump group that Trump’s performance […]

Trade, Saving And An Economic Disaster

The UK is running a trade surplus. No, really, I am not joking. This is from the ONS’s latest trade statistics release: The UK total trade surplus, excluding non-monetary gold and other precious metals, increased £3.8 billion to £7.7 billion in the three months to August 2020, as exports grew […]