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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.

Middle East/North Africa Natural resources and energy

Who is funding ISIS?

While Al-Qaeda-like groups are relying on donations and convincing Muslim opinion worldwide, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) is exploiting both the local population and resources on

Debate Corner Economics North America

US presidential election 2016: Are Democrats or Republicans better for the economy?

GRI Debate: Which party offers the best economic vision for America? As the US presidential campaign to elect a successor to President Obama kicks into high gear, pundits hotly debate

North America Politics

Why Republicans have the best economic vision for 2016

In this debate series, GRI asked whether the Democrats or Republicans have a less politically risk vision in the 2016 presidential election. Jeff Moore presents why the Republicans’ vision of

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Tapping Africa’s Beer Market

Leading breweries are racing to capitalize on Africa’s massive potential consumer market, but risks remain for both investors and host countries Across Europe and North America, leading breweries must contend

Economics Latin America

Long road to economic recovery in Puerto Rico

Economic recession and high unemployment rates has left Puerto Rico, known as the “Greece of the Caribbean”, to find other means to generate revenue. In recent years, Puerto Rico has

Economics North America

US Cities Series: Minneapolis excels with public investment philosophy

Having avoided a race-to-the-bottom of tax breaks to lure businesses, Minneapolis-St. Paul’s long-term approach to public investments is key to its economic success. For the coldest metropolitan area in the

Economics International

Will we ever see a land value tax?

One of economics’ most elegant taxes is also its least understood. For a more efficient and equitable tax system, this should, but probably won’t, change. “The annual produce of the