Economics

The Positive Growth of ASEAN FDI Inflow
The Positive Growth of ASEAN FDI Inflow

The foreign direct investment (FDI) flows into ASEAN are at an all-time high in 2019 with US$180 billion invested. Even though it fell by 25% to US$135 billion in 2020 given the impact of the…

Combining Geospatial Data for Analysis with R
Combining Geospatial Data for Analysis with R

Combine and Map multiple geospatial data for analysis in R using sf and open access data

Global Food Crisis | Climate Change | Hunger: Agricultural Subsidy Raffle for Food Security
Global Food Crisis | Climate Change | Hunger: Agricultural Subsidy Raffle for Food Security

More than 800 million people around the world are at risk of food insecurity with about 44 million living with hunger. There are efforts for global food security but in the short term, a different…

Mechanic
Mechanic

Сразу же за Робертом Ловеттом министром обороны США стал Чарльз Эрвин Уилсон. Это еще один персонаж, о котором все благополучно забыли. В основном из-за непонимания масштаба бюрократических…

Which EU country has the most cars?
Which EU country has the most cars?

Owning a car is an important (and often necessary) part of life. Car ownership varies across different countries. It is often the result of its infrastructure, income level, geography, and even…

Fabric of the modern economy
Fabric of the modern economy

With the troubled stories of Kilometer long queues, empty shelves and bank notes valued in the millions, the strong anti-socialist rhetoric is still ringing loudly in my ears as I spent a large…

China Is Becoming Scientifically Dominant
China Is Becoming Scientifically Dominant

The science journal Nature keeps tabs on which researchers are publishing in their journal, and 81 other top journals in the natural sciences. Each year, they compile this data and put out the annual…

Pakistan Shows the Limits of China’s Economic Power
Pakistan Shows the Limits of China’s Economic Power

Pakistan should be the flagship success of China’s economic aid and investment programs abroad. Instead, it casts doubts on the viability of a Chinese economic world order. From the Bismarck Brief, a…

Book Review: We Came, We Saw, We Left
Book Review: We Came, We Saw, We Left

We Came, We Saw, We Left is a chronicle of author Charles Wheelan and his family’s voyage and explorations across the globe. The Wheelan family, two parents and three teenagers, left their New…

Do Not Be Content With Less
Do Not Be Content With Less

While maintaining perspective in life is important, it should not be maintained in order to justify an injustice. Typically, civilization is evaluated based on progress. We create new technologies…

Timeless Principles for Uncertain Times
Timeless Principles for Uncertain Times

Over the last few months, the changes in the economy have caused many to lose money in the markets, pay more for daily goods and services, and overall have less confidence about the future. We’re in…

Rate hikes, eurodollar futures, and why being bullish towards TLT may be a smarter move than it…
Rate hikes, eurodollar futures, and why being bullish towards TLT may be a smarter move than it…

Since all of the headlines nowadays are about the “inflation”, or — what is certainly less arguable — the increase in CPI, I’ve decided to share a TLT trade I’m keeping my eye on for a few months…

3 Expenses on Credit Cards They Don’t Want You To Know
3 Expenses on Credit Cards They Don’t Want You To Know

Credit cards are nothing less than Aladdin's Genie: Be careful of what you wish for. Being aware of the dynamics, enable you to use it like a pro. How many of the below technicalities did you already…

In Biden’s America: “You’re On Your Own.”
In Biden’s America: “You’re On Your Own.”

Yesterday was the longest day of the year. The day that summer begins on some calendars. A time we celebrate the sunny days and warm weather of this popular time of the year. It will be six long…

Macroeconomics🌍
Macroeconomics🌍

Economics — which is the branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consumption, and transfer of wealth. Combined they make the word Macroeconomics, which can be interpreted as the branch of…

Goldman Sachs’ economists now see an increased risk of a U.S.
Goldman Sachs’ economists now see an increased risk of a U.S.

Goldman Sachs’ economists now see an increased risk of a U.S. recession. “We are increasingly concerned that the Fed will feel compelled to respond forcefully to high headline inflation and consumer…