The Proposed US Corporate Tax Rate Compared To Other Countries

The US corporate tax rate is one of the highest in the world especially among developed countries. President Trump has proposed to cut this rate to 19% to make the country competitive globally. However according to a report at Schroders the eventual rate is likely to be in around 25%. The chart shows the current …

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Which Emerging Countries Are Most Exposed To The US ?

Global trade has become the focus of attention in recent weeks with President Trump’s proposed plan to implement 20% tariffs on good imported into the US from Mexico. Emerging countries depend on exports to developed countries since developed countries are major consumers of goods produced cheaply in emerging countries. Countries such as China are major …

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Comparing Union Membership Rates in Europe and USA

The Union Membership Rate of employees vary widely across countries in Europe and the USA. In Europe, the Scandinavian countries of Finland, Sweden and Norway have the highest union membership rates. The US has one of the lowest union membership rate when compared to most European countries. The chart below shows the union membership rate …

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Which Countries are The Winners and Losers of Globalization?

Globalization has become a major topic of discussion and analysis for media and individuals alike in recent years. After a few decades of accepting the process of globalization as being the “new normal” many are now starting to question the concept. The recent election of President Trump is in due in part to voter’s reject …

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