Tag Archives: Labour economics

Surging wages threaten Chinese competitiveness

Originally posted on China Daily Mail:
China’s surging wages and costs are showing signs of undermining the competitiveness of the nation’s economy, threatening its growth potential, the Asian Development Bank said. Average inflation-adjusted wages have more than tripled in a…

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Dependance a factor of weakening

With the years many countries tried to make arrangements with other nations and create commercial agreements so they could get some shared industry and shared markets. Many countries gave up their independence and even stopped producing some goods themselves. They … Continue reading

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Problems by losing the borders

That, indicating that continued violence is what we can likely expect, can be interpreted as being itself a treat, shows certain international reactions on what the writers of the Brussels Journal write. Though we should  recognize the world for what … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #9 Consumption

Poverty evolution in Flanders 9.     Consumption People with higher incomes are likely to consume more goods and services, and to attribute a far higher proportion of their expenditure to ‘non-essentials’ such as holidays, visits to restaurants, or other leisure activities. … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #7 Education

Poverty evolution in Flanders 7.     Education Education, which can directly provide the skills, knowledge and qualifications that are important in social and labour market participation, in Flanders seems very well taken care off. It starts at age 2.5 when almost … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #4 The Family pact

Poverty evolution in Flanders 4.     The Family pact Family and poverty: there is a narrow mutual connection between both terms. Poverty makes humans vulnerable and can destroy families. Sometimes the poverty goes so far that they take away the revenue … Continue reading

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