Israel Increases Interest Rates for the 8th Time in a Row

Yahoo Finance: Israel Outpaces Fed With Hike and Leaves Open Next Steps Article published: 20 February,  2023 IB Economics syllabus: Macroeconomics (monetary policy, inflation) Inflation rising in Israel The Bank of Israel has raised its benchmark interest rate to 4.25% from 3.75%, its eighth consecutive increase since April 2021. The hike is the first [...]

By |2023-02-22T13:30:03+00:00February 22nd, 2023|Macro|Comments Off on Israel Increases Interest Rates for the 8th Time in a Row

Gender inequality in the US tariff system

The Washington Post: What women’s underwear tells us about our trade system Article published: 9 February,  2023 IB Economics syllabus: The Global Economy (trade protectionism, tariffs), Macroeconomics (inequality) Sexist and regressive tariffs in the US "U.S. trade barriers appear unusually sexist and regressive, and have been for many, many decades." A trade researcher, Ed [...]

By |2023-02-15T08:45:04+00:00February 15th, 2023|Global economics, IB Economics Revision Notes, Macro, Micro, Real World Example (RWE)|Comments Off on Gender inequality in the US tariff system
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