Is Free trade good?

There is a consensus amongst economists that free trade is mutually beneficial. Yet, the rise of populists and nationalists globally coincides with the growing popularity of protectionism. In 2016, Donald Trump ran a campaign that focused on the US trade deficit, promising to restrict imports from abroad to boost domestic manufacturing. Once in office, theContinue reading “Is Free trade good?”

Swiss inflation shortage?

As cries of hyperinflation arise amidst a seemingly never-ending inflationary spiral in major economies such as the US and UK, Switzerland emerges as one of the only nations enjoying continued growth in living standards and prosperity in 2022. An economy heavily dependent on the financial and services sector, the Swiss has historically witnessed strong economicContinue reading “Swiss inflation shortage?”