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  1. How Negative Interest Rates Can Affect Consumers

    Negative interest rates encourage banks to lend but not consumers to spend.
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  1. Which countries have the highest tariffs?

    Find out which countries have the most restrictive import tariffs on international products as ranked from data collected ...
  2. What do economists believe causes economic growth?

    Learn the different theories for what economists believe causes economic growth, including the big differences between supply-side ...
  3. What is the difference between a capital good and a consumer good?

    Learn to differentiate between capital goods and consumer goods, and see why capital goods require savings and investment ...
  4. What's the difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics?

    Microeconomics is generally the study of individuals and business decisions, macroeconomics looks at higher up country and ...
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