Which Brexit Forecast Should You Trust The Most? An Economist Explains


from The Conversation

-- this post authored by Nauro Campos, Brunel University London

It seems that not a day goes by without another Brexit economic forecast - whether it is one from the Treasury, the OECD or Economists for Brexit. Some say it will cost Britain to leave; others say it will be beneficial to the UK economy.

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What We Read Today 30 May 2016

Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary 'reading list' which will include very brief summaries (and sometimes longer ones) of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for 'reading list' items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.

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The Countries Most Welcoming To Refugees

by Felix Richter,

-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy

Which countries are the most and least welcoming to refugees around the world?

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Infographic Of The Day: BYOD - Bring Your Own Device

(BYOD) Bring Your Own Device is a new policy that has grown in the enterprise.

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Why China Still Can't Make Sense Of The Cultural Revolution

from The Conversation

-- this post authored by Kerry Brown, King's College London

If there is one certainty in contemporary Chinese politics, it's that any mention of the Cultural Revolution, which began half a century ago in May 1966, must always be negative.

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June 2016 Economic Forecast: Outlook Continues Slightly Recessionary (Or Simply Snails Pace Growth)

Written by Steven Hansen

Econintersect's Economic Index marginally dropped into contraction. The index is at the lowest value since the end of the Great Recession. Note that an industrial output non-monetary data set used to build the index has been swapped as it became too volitile for accurate trending.

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