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Why are you paying more for less? | USA Today

Posted February 15, 2018 12:13:52It’s time to reevaluate the role of the free market in the economy.It’s not just about the bottom line.If we are to have a functioning economy, it’s time for our government to take a harder look at how the market works, and what its consequences are.In this case, the market is

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How to read the economic Freedom Index

India’s Economic Freedom Index is the only indicator of economic freedom that India has used for more than 40 years.The index, which tracks the extent to which economic growth and inequality are perceived by people, is widely used across the world.The most recent update of the index, released in October this year, saw the United

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‘A lot of pain’ for businesses, economists say in report

Businesses in the US and Europe are reporting some of the largest economic contraction in their lifetimes.In its annual economic freedom index, the International Monetary Fund said this year’s contraction in the eurozone and Japan was “a big deal.”“The decline in output and prices in the Eurozone and the Japanese economy is the largest since

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China economy is slowing, economists warn

China’s economy grew by 7.2% in the first quarter, compared with a 6.7% gain in the previous quarter.The Communist Party’s central bank is expecting growth of 7.1% this year, up from 6.9% in 2016, as the country seeks to cut its dependence on exports to the rest of the world and reduce its reliance on