Articles by: Ankur Mahesh

Source: World Economic Forum


In 1933, the U.S. economic outlook reached its lowest point in history. With unemployment at 24% during the trough of the Great Depression, President Franklin D. Roosevelt instituted the New Deal in an effort to provide government-funded jobs to combat poverty.  Indeed, programs such as the Federal Relief Emergency Act […]

by · September 16, 2013 · World
An Unbalanced Budget

An Unbalanced Budget

Will Rogers once said, “I do not make jokes about the government. I just watch the news and report the facts.” Unfortunately, it seems as if the U.S. Congress has been undergoing many political fiascos on a wide range of issues, from health care, to gay rights, to the economy. […]

Peru has adapted its economy to be more competitive in an era of globalization. Source: Emmanuel Dyan

Peru’s Exploding Economy

In his book The World is Flat, journalist Thomas Friedman describes a leveling of the playing field, where dominant superpowers such as the United States no longer hold the upper hand over developing countries like India and China.  One such country that has been seeing strong periods of economic growth […]

by · February 14, 2013 · World