Government & Politics

  1. How The GDP Of The US Is Calculated

    The US GDP may not be a perfect economic measure, but the ability to compare it to ...
  2. Are Taxes the Solution for Income Inequality?

    Income inequality continues to increase. Why? And are taxes the solution?
  3. Presidential Candidates And Wall Street In 2 ...

    Wall Street's influence will play a large role in the 2016 presidential race. As ...
  4. Presidential Candidates For Students In 2016

    Early 2016 Presidential candidates are already making clear their intended strategies ...
  5. China And The Maritime Silk Road

    We provide an overview of China's planned Maritime Silk Road.
  6. What Is A Currency War And How Does It Work?

    We look at what a currency war is, what factors may lead to it, the impacts of such ...
  1. Presidential Candidates And Wall Street In 2 ...

    Wall Street's influence will play a large role in the 2016 presidential race. As ...
  2. A New Economic Threat: State-Sponsored Hacking

    State sponsored hacking attempts are becoming a major cause of concern to the US. ...
  3. Hillary's Many Wall Street Connections

    Hillary Clinton is one of the most high profile potential 2016 presidential candidates, ...
  4. Election News Is A Huge Positive For Indian Equities

    After a few years of disappointment, change may be coming to India. A major election ...
  5. Obamacare Is Coming, Ready Or Not

    There’s going to be plenty of money to be made in Obamacare, but investors need to ...
  6. Goldman Sachs Gets Into The Loan Business

    Goldman Sachs’ decides to list a piece of Liberty Harbor Capital subsidiary as a ...
  1. In what types of economies are regressive taxes common?

    Understand the three main taxation systems, regressive, proportionate and progressive, and learn where regressive tax systems ...
  2. What causes politicians or governments to begin "pork barrel" spending?

    Find out how politicians and special interest groups siphon taxpayer money into pork barrel spending projects, and why taxpayers ...
  3. What are some examples of "pork barrel politics" in the United States?

    Learn the meaning of the term "pork barrel politics" and explore examples of the practice throughout American politics since ...
  4. How is the principle agent problem manifested in the government?

    Learn more about the principal-agent problem and challenges this problem may create in the relationship between government ...
  1. Members Of Congress With The Highest Net Worth

    Members of Congress make much more than the average American citizen. Here are the ...
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