Using mathematical approaches to optimally manage public debt

While most countries around the world rely on debt to finance their government and economy, keeping this debt under control is a financial imperative. Large government debt negatively impacts long-term economic growth. Increase ...

Could inflation bite back?

In her new book Professor Brigitte Granville warns governments not to think of inflation as yesterday's problem. Present unsustainable levels of public debt could end up leading to high inflation – especially in the Eurozone.

US global competitiveness rising once again

The United States' competitiveness among global economies is rising again after four years of decline, though northern European countries continue to dominate the rankings published annually by the World Economic Forum.

Can solar energy help save Greece?

What happens to renewable energy programs in a country that gets whacked by a full-scale debt crisis, like the one that struck Greece beginning in 2009—do the programs whither and die in the winds of austerity? And how ...

Greece could be broke by June, economist says

(Phys.org) -- If international lenders refuse to renegotiate substantial reductions in Greek public debt, chances are that whatever government emerges in Greece in the next few weeks will run out of cash by the end of June, ...

Why this love triangle works

The carnage on global stockmarkets following the US's debt ceiling fiasco and credit downgrade will only make Australians think about the country's future even less in terms of the US and even more in terms of China.

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