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  • Austerity for the sake of fairness?

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    I do believe in the broader European Union including almost everything that comes with it. That also means that I uphold the idea of solidarity among members of the EU. Solidarity, however, is not supposed to be lopsided. Take a closer look at recent developments and the financial support given […]

  • The Implications of Economic Liberalization for Egypt

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    No state in today’s world can escape globalization. The socialist policies adopted by former Egyptian president Nasser in the 1960s might have been suitable for his time. However, the present international system requires the removal of all trade barriers between states. In Egypt, some intellectuals are criticizing Egypt for taking […]

  • The Economics of GMO food

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    The European Union already has some trade agreements and is currently having talks about others with some of the key regional and global economies. The US is the EU’s largest trading partner accounting for 14.3 percent of EU trade. So it seems only logical to establish a free trade agreement […]