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Cette île doit être secouée : le besoin de rêver

2020-12-22T09:57:07+04:00December 22nd, 2020|Economy, News|

Par Amit Bakhirta « Inventez-vous, puis réinventez-vous. » Charles Bukowski L’année 2020 a indubitablement été une année qui a ramené notre monde à une réalité oubliée mais aussi brutalement réelle : celle de la supériorité de la nature sur l’humanité. Elle nous a très certainement rappelé que nous restons humblement vulnérables à son évolution, à [...]

Does velocity of money explain growth and inflation?

2020-12-22T09:47:20+04:00December 22nd, 2020|Economy, News|

By Eric Ng Ping Cheun Policymakers, in Mauritius as elsewhere, have been pumping money into the economy in a bid to mitigate the disastrous impact of the Covid-19, let alone to restore economic growth. Such a policy is based on the monetarist assumption that more money always leads to more spending. Still, Mauritius’ real [...]

Money printing is not generating a lot of growth

2020-12-22T09:38:11+04:00December 22nd, 2020|Economy, News|

By Sameer Sharma As we look forward to 2021 and to the prospect of vaccines allowing us to get our lives back in order, from an economic standpoint at least, the world economy has recovered well and the COVID impact is looking shallower than what was initially thought. When applying non-linear machine learning ensemble [...]

The resilience of the sugar industry

2020-10-19T15:23:03+04:00October 19th, 2020|Economy, News|

By Devesh Dukhira This year has been especially marked by the Covid-19 lockdown and its severe impact on the Mauritian economy. We should, at the outset, highlight the resilience shown by the sugar industry during these difficult times: not only the cane continues to grow, but market demand has been least affected. We shipped [...]

La bulle économique du coronavirus

2020-10-19T15:00:33+04:00October 19th, 2020|Economy, News|

Par Eric Ng Ping Cheun La crise due au Covid-19 est sans précédent. C’est une crise dense et à plusieurs facettes, culturelle, sociale et économique, avec des effets pérennes. Culturelle, parce que le coronavirus nous oblige, par les gestes barrières (distanciation sociale et port du masque), à reconfigurer notre vie personnelle et professionnelle. Sociale, [...]

Proposals for meaningful structural reforms of the economy

2020-10-19T14:28:37+04:00October 19th, 2020|Economy, News|

By Sameer Sharma The restart of economic activity globally has broadened and is still running moderately ahead of expectations in developed markets. This is reflected in trends seen in high frequency economic and alternative data which pushed the likes of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to upgrade the near term global growth outlook for developed economies in particular in [...]

Fixing the illiberal democracy that is Mauritius

2020-08-17T12:38:32+04:00August 17th, 2020|Economy, News|

By Sameer Sharma Aristotle’s favoured form of government was the rule by the best over the rest, an aristocracy based on merit rather than blood. The philosopher even thought that a good monarchy was better than a democracy. Aristotle’s key objection to democracy was that it undermined the rule of law. To say that a state [...]

The holy alliance between democracy and capitalism

2020-08-17T15:05:13+04:00August 17th, 2020|Economy, News|

By Mubarak Sooltangos Numerous economists have said that the juxtaposition of democracy and capitalism is the best combination the world has had so far because of its capacity to generate growth and produce wealth. Yes, wealth has undeniably been created, but why is this contemporary world in such a mess, and why has this [...]

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