The Cost Of College Dropouts

February 13, 2013

The American Institutes for Research (AIR) published a report in August this year taking a look at the economic impact of college dropouts. The AIR analysis estimated that the cost to the nation from students who started college in fall of 2002, but failed to graduate six years later amounted to $4.5 billion per year […]


The Great Recession

January 9, 2013

America’s financial crisis has left a devastating wake on our economy. From 2007 till now, Americans are suffering the highest figures of unemployment sinc The Great Depression in the 1930’s. Here is the lowdown on America’s unemployment. Source

Effective EU Corporate Tax Rates

Effective EU Corporate Tax Rates

December 13, 2012

We have covered the European Commission’s proposals on corporate tax harmonisation in detail on this blog previously (see for example here and here and also this video here). Recent events make the CCCTB proposals even more unlikely to pass but we thought it would be useful to visualise some information relating to the levying of […]

Payday Loans

Payday Loans

October 2, 2012

Top 10 reasons a payday loan is denied. Source