Economic Research Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Economic Research Institute
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Sales outlook strengthens for Johnson County housing market

Johnson County’s housing market was relatively stable in May, but one indicator of future sales activity surged, according to the latest monthly survey by the County Economic Research Institute.Building permits for new single-family homes climbed nearly ... [Published KansasCity.com - 10 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

ELI offers good news on Erie economy

The stock market has been rising, local manufacturing employment is holding steady and workers in Pennsylvania factories are putting in longer work weeks.If past performance is any indicator, that adds up to good news for the Erie economy.That's the message ... [Published Erie Times-News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

City raises salary range for new city manager

The Davis City Council voted unanimously Thursday, with Councilman Brett Lee absent, to raise the proposed salary range for a new city manager by $36,000 to $60,000.The move came at a special meeting that required only 24-hour notice by law, which the ... [Published Davis Enterprise - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Water changes and tax changes in pre-Budget submission by trade unions

TRADE unions have called for a reduction in water charges and refundable tax credits in their pre-budget submission. Ictu has also dismissed the stated target of a €2bn adjustment in 2015, insisting €800m would be enough to reach the 3pc deficit targ ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Korea's biz community opposes gov't move to tax cash reserves

South Korea's business community on Thursday protested proposals by the government to tax corporate cash reserves, stressing that such actions will only hurt investment and not benefit the economy.The Federation of Korean Industries (FKI), which represents ... [Published Korea Herald - Jul 17 2014]
Entities: FKI, Taxes, Chaebol, Dividend
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Is August Rate Cut Likely? 65% of "Hankyung Economist Club" Members Say So

As new Finance Minister-nominee Choi Kyoung-hwan remarked in his inauguration, "Expansionary policy measures will be aggressively taken until the economy revives," market watchers are keenly interested in whether the Bank of Korea would respond by cutting ... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Finance minister peppers growth with caution

Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwanBy Yoon Ja-youngNew Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan stopped short of announcing the adoption of a supplementary budget, Wednesday."The government will help boost the economy through expansion of diverse fiscal resources ... [Published Korea Times - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

S.Korea's carbon trading to cost $27 bln; should be delayed -business

By SEOUL, July 16 (Reuters) - South Korea's emission trading to start next year will cost a total of 27.5 trillion Korean won ($26.64 billion) for the next three years and should be delayed to 2020, a business lobby group said. The scheme is due to start ... [Published Sharenet - Jul 16 2014]
Entities: Emission, FKI, Carbon
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

October budget may be too early to lower tax, warn economists

A number of economists have warned that October’s budget may be too early for the Government to take action to lower the amount of tax paid by people at the top rate of 52 per cent.Following the Cabinet reshuffle last Friday the Coalition published a ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Won overvalued by 10%, similar to right before 1997 crisis: seminar

The South Korean currency won is 10.2 percent higher than the equilibrium exchange rate and if the local currency keeps gaining strength in the mid-term, this could trigger another financial crisis, according to an analysis.The analysis was made by Asia ... [Published Maekyung - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 3 reports

Call for €800m Budget adjustment

The Nevin Economic Research Institute made the callThe Nevin Economic Research Institute think-tank has recommended that the Government raise €800m in the Budget.The organisation has recommended measures to raise taxes and a stimulus package to boost ... [Published RTE Online - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

€1.8bn savings enough to reach 3% deficit goal, says think-tank

A fiscal adjustment of €800m and a spending stimulus of €1bn in October’s budget would be enough to reduce the deficit below 3% by 2015, according to the Nevin Economic Research Institute.The institute’s economist Tom McDonnell, says a €2bn budget adjustment ... [Published Irish Examiner - Jun 25 2014]

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"There is a need to approach taxation issues very carefully, and it is wrong to think that companies are hoarding excessive sums of money, when in fact they are not" the lobbying group for the chaebol said in a press release
Yoon Yeo-sam, KDB Daewoo SecuritiesSecurities analyst, said, "In the previous Monetary Policy CommitteeCommittee meeting a dissenting opinion came out for the first time in 14 months, with the governor using the word 'downside risk' nine times in his remarks in the press conference. In a situation where no revised supplementary budget is possible because of parliamentary gridlock, rate cut would be the only option left for the policymakers."
Choi said both the LTV and DTI will be eased. "They have problems as they are applied disproportionately, depending on the region or the type of the financial institution...We will discuss the issue with related ministries to rationalize both LTV and DTI" he said
...It aims to cut emission in 2020 at 30 percent below business-as-usual levels. "Given unfriendly domestic and overseas business environment, the scheme if launched in January of 2015 would hurt industrial competitiveness severely" the Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) said in a statement on Tuesday...

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Sales outlook strengthens for Johnson County ho... [Published KansasCity.com - 10 hours ago]
ELI offers good news on Erie economy [Published Erie Times-News - Jul 21 2014]
Is ASEAN Economic Community a top Jokowi priori... [Published Malay Mail - Jul 20 2014]
Despite legal challenges, NYS implements restri... [Published Lexology - Jul 18 2014]
City raises salary range for new city manager [Published Davis Enterprise - Jul 18 2014]
Water changes and tax changes in pre-Budget sub... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 17 2014]
Korea's biz community opposes gov't move to tax... [Published Korea Herald - Jul 17 2014]
Is August Rate Cut Likely? 65% of "Hankyung Eco... [Published The Korea Economic Daily - Jul 17 2014]
Companies oppose carbon plan [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 16 2014]
WB country director to keynote CSR expo [Published Philippine Star - Jul 16 2014]
Finance minister peppers growth with caution [Published Korea Times - Jul 16 2014]
S.Korea's carbon trading to cost $27 bln; shoul... [Published Sharenet - Jul 16 2014]
Southeast Asia set for e-commerce boom [Published Red Herring - Jul 15 2014]
October budget may be too early to lower tax, w... [Published Irish Times - Jul 15 2014]
Datang Intnl Pwr Gen Notice of 2014 Third Extra... [Published ADVFN UK - Jul 14 2014]
Park’s South Korea Stimulus Plans at Risk as Vo... [Published Bloomberg - Jul 13 2014]
China’scottonbase [Published Global Times - Jul 13 2014]
Data shows more youth find marriage optional [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 10 2014]
WB, ASEAN officials lead speakers in CSR Expo [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 10 2014]
History Lessons For China: Rule Of Law Before D... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 10 2014]
National chains flocking to SWFL [Published WINK TV - Jul 10 2014]
NERI Seminar - Pension Policy in Ireland [Published Irish National Teachers Organisation - Jul 09 2014]
Won overvalued by 10%, similar to right before ... [Published Maekyung - Jul 09 2014]
China Development Bank set to open Dubai rep of... [Published Khaleej Times - Jul 09 2014]
Government-driven stock rally in Japan running ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 07 2014]
Time for stimuli [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Jul 07 2014]
DATANG INTERNATIONAL POWER GENERATION COMPANY L... [Published InvestorPoint.com - Jul 07 2014]
One in five workers earns less than basic stand... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 07 2014]
KEXIM: Exports to Surge 7% in 3Q from Same Peri... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 07 2014]
S. Korea: Record pear exports [Published Fresh Plaza - Jul 04 2014]
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Economic challenges on agenda ahead of ASEAN su... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - May 06 2014]
PARIS — Ken Zaw, Burma’s Minister of National Planning and Economic Development, yesterday outlined challenges awaiting the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) as the region moves closer to regional economic integration. Those challenges, ...
Japan Inc. Doubts BOJ’s Inflation Target [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Apr 02 2014]
One year since introducing a radical monetary easing program to defeat falling prices and spur 2% inflation, the Bank of Japan on Wednesday received a disappointing score card from business managers at home. BOJ Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda has been saying ...
February Inflation Reading Isn’t Necessarily Ba... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Mar 28 2014]
One major reason few believe in the Bank of Japan ’s bullish price outlook is inflation in imported energy, which is widely expected to moderate now that the yen has stabilized. From that perspective, Friday’s data may not be so bad for the central ...
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