Mexican Regulator Says Credit, Debit Processing Too Highly Concentrated

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Because of the lack of competition, the federal Commission on Economic Competition said the processing fees have gotten too high and incentives have been lowered for investing in new systems that could be safer for handling transactions and avoiding breakdowns.

Chinese Antitrust Policy: Politics Over Economics

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Since Deng Xiaoping’s reform and opening in 1978, economic policy always followed the political concerns of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). Beijing’s antitrust doctrine is not just grounded in objective notions of law and economics, but the political priorities of the CCP. .

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#FA Success Ep 293: Jumpstarting Growth By Showing Up Differently Where Prospects Are (Digitally) Concentrated, With Anna N’Jie-Konte

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Welcome back to the 293rd episode of the Financial Advisor Success Podcast ! My guest on today's podcast is Anna N’Jie-Konte.

Concentration Risk on the Buy-Side of Credit Markets: The Causes

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What are the effects of buy-side concentration on the structure of the corporate bond market? Economics Fixed Income Risk Management Standards, Ethics & Regulations (SER) bonds central banks ETFs fixed income Investment Products and Asset Classes Monetary Policy Quantitative Easing

Executive Order on Promoting U.S. Economic Competition

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His goal: to promote a fair, open, and competitive marketplace to give entrepreneurs, consumers, and workers more economic power. The EO further stipulates that agencies should concentrate on labor markets, agricultural markets, healthcare markets, and the tech sector.

The Economic Impact of a Hybrid Office

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Of course, hybrid work will have its own economic pros and cons. As with any widespread upheaval, the shift to a hybrid model will create economic winners and losers.

Joe Biden’s Economic Plan Explained

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President Joe Biden campaigned on an economic platform to shore up the middle class, extend healthcare, raise taxes on the wealthy, and invest trillions of dollars in green energy infrastructure, among other issues. Address market concentration in the industry.

Why The Coronavirus May Dwarf SARS’ $40B Economic Toll

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And through the authors’ models, the global economic loss from SARS came close to $40 billion in 2003. To be sure, economic growth rebounded quickly, from 2.9

Strong rebound in Asia Pacific masks deep economic scars  

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The economic rebound, fuelled in large part by China (A1 stable), masks a range of output losses across the region, the credit rating agency noted. Economies with the deepest scarring generally have concentrated economic structures or weaker institutional capacity, said the firm, adding that these are economies with lower-middle incomes, with deep scarring likely to increase social risks. Business Insights Risk and Regulation Asia Pacific economic forecast Moody's

Dear President Biden and Democrats, here’s your economic message • The Berkeley Blog

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As America slouches toward the midterm elections, you need an economic message that celebrates your accomplishments to date – job creation and higher wages – yet also takes aim at the major abuses of economic power that are fueling inflation and widening inequality. Economics

Four Techniques Companies Use To Advance In Today’s New Economic Environment

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Companies looking to advance in this new economic environment will continue to rely on the same four strategies that have proven successful over the past 16 months. Concentrate on particular areas of improvement.

ECB Says EU Banks May Be In Trouble If Economic Crisis Worsens

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The European Central Bank (ECB) is warning its members could face more challenges if the economic crisis deepens, CNBC reported. But if the economic crisis persists, the depletion of bank capital could be significant.

White House Sees Hearing Aids as Chance to Lower Prices Through More Competition

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At present, just four manufacturers control 84% of the hearing-aid market, according to the Open Markets Institute, a think tank critical of corporate concentration. Has corporate concentration raised prices for you? Getting a pair of hearing aids can cost up to $5,000.

Postmates Says It’s Generated $1.2B In Economic Activity

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Postmates — in cooperation with Edelman Intelligence — set out to determine what effect the company has had, economically speaking, in the cities in which it operates. There’s a bifurcation between big metropolitan areas, where there is a higher concentration of digitally minded industries and the rest of the world.”.

Latest Covid-19 wave had muted impact on growth, business activity back to pre-third wave level, report says

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Trends in ultra-high frequency data suggest a more muted impact of the third wave on growth overall, the impact is concentrated among contact-intensive services, and is not broad-based; and growth is likely bottomed at end-January and appears set to rebound in February, the brokerage said.

Facebook Fact-Checks Recession Analysis | Phillip Magness on Fox…

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Magness is Senior Research Faculty and Research and Education Director at the American Institute for Economic Research. He also maintains active research interest in higher education policy and the history of economic thought. The Economic Journal (March 2022). “ Economics

Bad Explanations for Inflation | AIER

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In economics, “market power” means the ability of firms to charge prices in excess of marginal costs. Proponents of market-power explanations for inflation point to increased concentration in several industries over the last two years. . in Economics at Occidental College.

Professors Are Not “Priests of Democracy”

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Garion Frankel is a graduate student at Texas A&M University’s Bush School of Government and Public Service with a concentration in education policy and management. EconomicsOn Nov.

The Inflation Reduction Act Won’t Reduce Inflation

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But because the deficit reduction is concentrated at the end of a 10-year period, only about a tenth of this reduction, 0.12% of GDP, would materialize in the next year. Senate Democrats’ latest party-line attempt to push their social agenda through Congress lifts Orwellian naming conventions to new heights. The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022? They might as well add “World Peace” and “Global Democracy,” since the bill has roughly the same odds of achieving those ends.

‘This is a watershed moment,’ says PM Modi as India, Australia sign trade pact

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India and Australia on Saturday signed an economic cooperation and trade agreement under which Canberra would provide duty-free access in its market for over 6,000 broad sectors of India, including textiles, leather, furniture, jewellery and machinery.

The Night of the Murdered Poets

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Reprinted from the Foundation for Economic Education. On its 70th anniversary, let us remember both the victims and the larger lesson, namely, that concentrated and unrestrained power is ghastly, criminal business. in economics from Grove City College (1975) and an M.A.

Weekly Initial Claims for Unemployment Benefits Ticked Up but Remain Very Low – AIER

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The gain was concentrated in the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program and the Pandemic Emergency UC program, which accounted for 93,338 of the 107,674. Robert Hughes joined AIER in 2013 following more than 25 years in economic and financial markets research on Wall Street.

No History of Education Vouchers Is Complete without Thomas Paine

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The targets of Paine’s voucher proposal were farmers, who, while they were not starving, still couldn’t provide their children with an education, which Paine saw as essential to children’s economic vitality. EconomicsNobody really seems to understand where school choice comes from.

Biden Borrows the Nixon Playbook on Recessions

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As news of the second quarterly decline in real GDP growth hit last week, Biden’s economic advisors launched an aggressive media campaign to deflect any attention from signs of an impending economic downturn. It appears in almost every mainstream economics textbook. Economics

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Call It What You Will

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As news of the second quarterly decline in real GDP growth hit last week, Biden’s economic advisors launched an aggressive media campaign to deflect any attention from signs of an impending economic downturn. It appears in almost every mainstream economics textbook. Economics

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The Grain Giants Have Made a Bonanza from Hunger. Time to Take Them Apart

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The global grain markets are more concentrated than the energy sector and even less transparent. This entry was posted in Commodities , Doomsday scenarios , Economic fundamentals , Globalization , Guest Post , Income disparity , Permaculture , Politics on October 28, 2022 by Yves Smith.

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Budget 2022 focuses on futuristic growth: Vidit Aatrey, CEO, Meesho

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lakh crore in the next fiscal will percolate down to the real engines of our economic growth — the MSMEs. While the Budget delivers on many fronts, achieving this completely would require a concentrated effort spanning multiple years and further reforms. Stepping up capex to Rs7.5

How Milton Friedman Fought Segregation through the American…

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In 1957, the executive committee of the American Economic Association (AEA) faced a moral dilemma. As Friedman later observed, economic decision-making could be used as a powerful weapon against discriminatory practices. This view, Friedman continued, rested on an economic fallacy.

A Seat at the Table: The Risks of Complacent Data Privacy Governance

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Beijing’s economic weight means that many of its domestic regulations will affect foreign actors who need to do business in, or with, China. and is a recipient of the 13th Annual International Vernon Smith Prize from the European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation. Economics

Rethinking Regulatory Capture | AIER

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Regulatory capture partly occurs because regulated firms have a concentrated interest in regulatory outcomes. Holcombe is DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics at Florida State University. EconomicsReprinted from the Independent Institute.

What Can Healthcare Prices Teach About Inflationary Woes?

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Examining the US’s healthcare industry through the lens of public choice economics provides evidence. Public choice economics reminds us that political exchanges, like those between politicians and healthcare providers, result in concentrated benefits, but dispersed costs.

Is The Fed Trying To Inflate Away US Debt?

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Our debt is therefore highly concentrated at the short end of the yield curve. More importantly, though, debt deflation via inflation threatens the economic health of citizens no less than three times in one fell swoop. EconomicsInflation has risen for nearly two years now.

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Income Distribution and Inequality | AIER

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The rationale for the Kuznets curve is that the individuals who implement emerging technologies during early-stage industrialization initially capture most of the benefits of economic growth. Economics

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Links 11/6/2022 | naked capitalism

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This is a true reflection of what we’re seeing as far as the virus concentration in our population.’”. Economics

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A Blueprint for the Reconstruction of Ukraine • The Berkeley Blog

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Despite the massive economic disruption and mounting fiscal challenges, government functions are largely operational. This agency may be similar to the Economic Cooperation Administration that administered the Marshal Plan. EconomicsOn 24 February 2022, Russia invaded Ukraine.

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