Economic Research Institute

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Name: Economic Research Institute
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Falling Won-to-Yen exchange rate could put S. Korean economy at risk

Posted on : Sep.30,2014 17:24 KSTCalls now coming for Bank of Korea to cut benchmark interest rate to reduce Won’s value By Kim Kyung-rok, staff reporterThe Bank of Korea is in a quandary over the Won-to-Yen exchange rate, which has plummeted over the ... [Published Hani.co.kr - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Democratic People's Republic of Korea: N.Korea Launches Farming Reforms

Source: Chosun IlboCountry: Democratic People's Republic of Korea The North Korean regime has recently decided to hand over about 3,300 sq.m of land to each farmer and change the crop-sharing ratio between the state and individual farmers from 7:3 to ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

ELI indicators point to slow improvements in Erie economy

The Erie Leading Index, a group of eight economic indicators designed to predict changes in the Erie economy, continues to rise, but ever so slowly.And that's a pretty accurate reflection of the Erie economy.The latest edition of ELI, released Monday ... [Published Erie Times-News - 6 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Business officials, experts oppose the budget update

cture: Пресцентър МВР Sofia. Representatives of the local business and financial experts raised voices against the budget update proposed by the interim government, Duma Daily reads. The newspaper quotes Association of Industrial Capital in Bulgaria ... [Published Focus Bulgaria - 13 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Strong Tourism Industry Helps Spur Local Job Growth

- Sep. 29, 2014 - FORT MYERS, Fla. -- According to the SW FL Regional Economic Indicator Report released this past week by the FGCU Regional Economic Research Institute, tourist tax revenues for Lee, Charlotte and Collier coastal counties increased 17% ... [Published Prlog - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Asian markets rise amidst political unrest

Asian markets mostly rose even as political unrest in Hong Kong hit investor sentiment and dragged down shares of Chinese financial firms.Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index fell nearly 2% while its currency hit a six-month low against the US dollar.Riot police ... [Published Spy Ghana - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Creating a virtuous cycle of growth and finance

Lately, the Korean economy is struggling as economic recovery slows down. In the second quarter, the economy grew by 0.5 percent compared to the previous quarter, the lowest in seven quarters. The continued low-price trend is worrying. Moreover, the decrease ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

S.Korean won hits 5-1/2 mth low as dollar rides on U.S data; shares flat

* Won tracking falls in other currencies as dlr touches 4-yr * KOSPI flat as U.S and China data point to contrasting SEOUL, Sept 29 (Reuters) - The South Korean won fell to a 5-1/2 month low against the dollar on Monday, as the greenback surged on data ... [Published Sharenet - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Minimum wage, maximum outrage

Few dispute that those stuck on low wages are struggling to make ends meet. But there are sharp differences of opinion over who is responsible for improving workers’ living standards.Many employers and business groups see the campaign for a living wage ... [Published Irish Times - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

New leadership at Economic Research Institute of Erie

There's a new boss at the Economic Research Institute of Erie.But Ken Louie, associate professor of economics at Penn State Behrend, is hardly new to Erie or the institute, which is an outreach of the Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Behrend ... [Published Erie Times-News - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

South Korea monitors falling yen, tells exporters to take insurance

South Korea is closely monitoring the won-yen exchange rate that financial authorities say has reached a worrisome range and is encouraging exporters to take some hedging measures, officials said Sunday."The low-yen trend has entered its third year, but ... [Published Korea Herald - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 3 reports

There’s “no room” in the Irish economy for tax cuts – we should be investing instead

AN ECONOMIC THINK-TANK has yet again warned against introducing any tax cuts in Budget 2015.Instead, we should be focusing on the “real economy” with large-scale public investment.Nevin Economic Research Institute believes that an adjustment of €800 million ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 24 2014]

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"Everybody can buy the equivalent size of land for 300 yuan (about W50,000 in South Korean currency), where they can build a house or do farming" the source said
"I would say we can focus on the positive because the index does not seem to indicate a turning point in the negative direction" said Ken Louie, professor of economics at Penn State Behrend, where he is director of the institute at the Sam and Irene Black School of Business
"You can imagine our pain," said ERI's Sam Gilliss. "There's a number of servers that can't communicate — it's a nightmare for us. We're still down and there's no ETA."
"I want to take advantage of his expertise," said Louie, who has worked closely with Kurre and presented papers with him around the world. "He is going to be a very important partner with us."

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Falling Won-to-Yen exchange rate could put S. K... [Published Hani.co.kr - 2 hours ago]
Democratic People's Republic of Korea: N.K... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
ELI indicators point to slow improvements in Er... [Published Erie Times-News - 6 hours ago]
Business officials, experts oppose the budget u... [Published Focus Bulgaria - 13 hours ago]
Strong Tourism Industry Helps Spur Local Job Gr... [Published Prlog - 16 hours ago]
Asian markets rise amidst political unrest [Published Spy Ghana - 17 hours ago]
Small business and Asean integration [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 18 hours ago]
Creating a virtuous cycle of growth and finance [Published Korea Joongang Daily - 19 hours ago]
Gov’t sits idle on weakening yen [Published Maekyung - 22 hours ago]
Frontier to hold community meeting tonight to a... [Published Arlington Times - Sep 29 2014]
S.Korean won hits 5-1/2 mth low as dollar rides... [Published Sharenet - Sep 29 2014]
Gujarat Technological University (GTU) Invited ... [Published PR.com - Sep 28 2014]
First-year assessment: expectations, reality st... [Published Shanghai Daily - Sep 28 2014]
Minimum wage, maximum outrage [Published Irish Times - Sep 28 2014]
New leadership at Economic Research Institute o... [Published Erie Times-News - Sep 28 2014]
South Korea monitors falling yen, tells exporte... [Published Korea Herald - Sep 28 2014]
Many in Johnson County say prosperity comes fro... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 27 2014]
Our neglected middle class [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 27 2014]
Fear, hope mixed for more earnings downgrades b... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 26 2014]
Roundup: Nikkei drops 0.88 pct as U.S. shares r... [Published China.org.cn - Sep 26 2014]
$480mn “Kidult” market becomes blue ocean [Published Maekyung - Sep 26 2014]
Markets Live: Miners hit hard [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 26 2014]
Markets Live: CBA flirts with correction [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 26 2014]
Report sees no relief from persistent decline o... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 25 2014]
Camping gear means projectors, speakers [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Sep 25 2014]
The 28th CIIS-JIIA Dialogue Held at CIIS [Published China Institute of International Studies - Sep 25 2014]
Lao-Singapore transmission line can save billions [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 25 2014]
Budget 2015: Nevin Institute calls for €800m in... [Published Accountingnet.ie - Sep 24 2014]
NERI Calls For Large Scale Public Investment [Published Irish National Teachers Organisation - Sep 24 2014]
[Column] Ignoring the problem of inequality won... [Published Hani.co.kr - Sep 24 2014]
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Democratic People's Republic of Korea: N.K... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
Source: Chosun IlboCountry: Democratic People's Republic of Korea The North Korean regime has recently decided to hand over about 3,300 sq.m of land to each farmer and change the crop-sharing ratio between the state and individual farmers from 7:3 to ...
The Samsung way shows how to make change stick ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Sep 21 2014]
“Change everything, except your wife and children.” The casual sexism of the era aside, these were the bold words of Samsung Group chairman Lee Kun-Hee to his senior management team in 1993. Decades of growth had turned Samsung from a trader of fish, ...
China economic rebalancing will take at least 1... [Published Chemicals & The Economy - Aug 21 2014]
We must all hope that new economic policies now being implemented in China are successful.  The alternative, of a debt implosion, is too awful to contemplate.  But as China’s state-owned media continually remind us, the transition is likely to prove ...
China’s housing market enters New Normal ... [Published Chemicals & The Economy - Aug 10 2014]
Markets appear to be continuing to move, slowly but surely, into their expected ‘scary phase’ .  The reason is the massive distortions that have been created in financial markets, and in China’s housing market, by the $35tn+ of stimulus from ...
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, ...
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