Tag archive for ‘recession’
By Justin Frewen On Monday, August 23rd, 2010

The Socio-Economic Realities of Mental Health in Europe – Part 2: The Social Determinants

In the first part of this piece, we considered the significant economic cost implications of mental health problems. In this second part, we look at the importance of identifying and tackling those negative social More...

By Justin Frewen On Saturday, August 14th, 2010
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The Socio-Economic Realities of Mental Health in Europe – Part 1: The Economic Costs

When discussing mental health, it is common to focus on the distress and suffering mental health problems may cause together with the most appropriate manner by which society might respond. The human rights entitlements More...

By Andrey Alexandrov On Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

The Future of the U.S. Dollar

The World is concerned that the dollar cannot play the role of the main reserve currency any longer after the financial crisis sparked by the collapse of the U.S. mortgage market led to the worst global recession More...

By Stefano Guttierez On Monday, January 25th, 2010

1.3 million lost jobs during the UK recession

A recent report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) reveals that 1.3 million people have lost their jobs during the recession in the UK, more than double the official figure quoted by More...

By Rajat Anand On Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Dubai brings down the world

The Dubai government stirred up markets this week by its decision to delay the debt payments which its flagship holding company and corporate biggie, Dubai World owes. The company is under heavy debts tallying More...

By Rajat Anand On Sunday, November 15th, 2009

US policies creating speculation: China

The constant decline in the dollar and the Federal government’s policies of keeping interest rates low has created great speculation in the foreign exchange, property and stock market, and has dramatically affected More...

By Rajat Anand On Friday, November 13th, 2009

European economy out of recession

The euro-area economy came out from recession in the third quarter as consumers’ unwillingness to increase spending was compensated by growth in exports from France and Germany. Gross Domestic Product rose 0.4 More...

By Rajat Anand On Friday, November 6th, 2009

US jobless rate at 26 year high, crosses 10 percent mark

Unemployment in the US increased more than expected last month to record a 26 year high as employers continued to cut jobs, showing signs that that the struggle in the labor market carries on as the country’s More...

By Rajat Anand On Monday, November 2nd, 2009

British Airways facing record losses

According to City analysts, British Airways is set to face a 252 million pound pre-tax loss for the initial half of this year, due to which it might end a second consecutive year without any profit. 2,500 workers More...

By Rajat Anand On Friday, October 30th, 2009

US out of recession as economy grows by 3.5 percent

After four successive quarters of contraction, the US economy grew by 3.5 percent in the third quarter from July to September this year, signaling the end of the recession. The growth is mainly attributed to the More...