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The Evil of Agricultural Subsidies: the Case of EU Common Agricultural Policy, Netherlands and New Zealand

by Mohamed Moutii    21 October 2020    0

Although we live today in an interconnected global economy, where international trade is the norm, and most of the products we use daily are manufactured abroad, agriculture remains one of the most protectionist industries. All over the world, the agriculture sector is heavily subsidied and (...)

Covid-19 in North Africa: economic challenges and opportunities

by Mohamed Moutii    18 November 2020    0

The Coronavirus has infected more than 48 million people and caused more than a million deaths. Numbers are still on the rise. This virus has not only taken people’s lives but also people’s jobs, businesses, and wealth. In a sentence, it has created an unprecedented global economic crisis. The (...)

The EU minimum wage plan will do more harm than good

by Mohamed Moutii    27 January    0

When we see social interactions that seem unfair, people usually demand legislation that would prohibit the behavior they dislike. But this kind of intervention does not come without a price and has unintended consequences. On October 28th, the European Commission initiated a legislative (...)

The African Continental Free Trade Area: A possible game-changer in African regional and international trade

by Mohamed Moutii    17 February    0

In 2018, the African heads of state signed an agreement that has eventually brought to life the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). In July 2019, 54 of the 55 African Union states signed the Agreement, with Eritrea the only country staying out. Finally, on January 1st, 2021, the (...)

Joe Biden’s New Economic Plan will have devastating economic consequences

by Mohamed Moutii    31 March    0

In recent months, the USA has known exceptional tensions: the country has experienced outbreaks of violence and is deeply divided. On January 15, President Joe Biden announced his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus plan titled the “American Rescue Plan”. He described it as an emergency package to (...)