Economy International Policy

Game Theory and the US-China Trade War

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The US/China trade war has quickly escalated as a result of new tariffs and the threat of increasing existing ones. Both countries continuously retaliate against each other for what they believe to be unfair trade practices. The trade war has had an impact on all countries involved, triggering inflation and reducing international trade by 65%. […]

Economy International

India’s Future in the Post-COVID World

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All nations have greatly been impacted during the pandemic, though India has a unique case during this situation. The sheer size of India presents a logistical nightmare during the process of recovery and rebuilding its economy. Additionally, having close to 100 million people living in poverty do not help. Economic Impact During 2019, India’s GDP […]

Economy International People

Microfinance, Muhammad Yunus, and Global Poverty

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Global poverty is an issue. It’s not that hard to recognize this fact. The trouble comes in identifying solutions. Charities are one angle by which the world is tackling the issue. Education, infrastructure, and ending political conflict are others. In the 1980s a new, novel idea grew prominent. Microfinance promised a sustainable way to elevate […]

Economy International Policy

Coronavirus: Creating An Economic Pandemic

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Originating in Wuhan, China, the coronavirus epidemic has headlined international news for the better part of the last two months. Global health concerns over the spread of the virus have been especially heightened with the presence of Lunar New Year celebrations, the virus’s long incubation period, and the fact that Wuhan is a major transportation […]