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North America Outlook for 2017 Technology and infrastructure

Can Trump’s infrastructure plan work?

President Trump campaigned on fixing America’s infrastructure so that it would be “second to none.” However, upon closer examination of the details, there are financial problems with his plan in

Economics North America Technology and infrastructure

Can U.S. manufacturing really become great again?

Donald Trump promised to revive U.S manufacturing. If these jobs return, and there is no guarantee they will, then certain key factors must be addressed.

Economics North America

Trump’s budget proposal: Winners, losers, and economic ramifications

President Trump’s 2018 federal budget proposal has serious long and short term ramifications for the American people, economy and global stability.

Economics North America

Immigrants: an economic necessity in the US

Immigrants have always been vital for economic growth – and this isn’t going to change. Trump’s policy has negative implications for all aspects of society.

Economics International

An aging global population and its economic implications

Nations will have to make many changes or face slower economic growth and increased social costs to deal with aging populations.

Finance North America

Under Trump, the national debt has the potential to grow

Donald Trump faces a myriad of problems upon inauguration this month. Among the financial and economic dilemmas is the national debt.

Economics International

The economic implications of global water scarcity

Water is vital to human existence — and a big concern for policymakers, business leaders, and economists is its heightened scarcity.

Europe Politics

Italy and the consequences of the “No” vote

Italy voted “No” to the national referendum on Sunday, December 4th resulting in important economic and political consequences for the nation and the European Union (EU).

Economics International

The financial implications of negative interest rates

Negative interest rates, a largely unknown and rarely used financial tool, are increasingly being considered by central banks around the world. GRI looks at how they work.

Economics Europe

Italy’s banking problem: a bigger dilemma than Brexit

Current concerns over the solvency of Italy’s debt are raising concerns over the country’s economic and financial stability.