Singapore’s success

Touted as the second freest economy in the world behind Hong Kong in 2014, Singapore enjoys an exceptionally high standard of living with one of the world’s strongest economies. A GDP (PPP) per capita of $95,000 in 2017 – over twice that of the UK, GDP growth has averaged 7% since 1970 – far exceedingContinue reading “Singapore’s success”

Macron’s reforms

Elected with the promise of liberalising the French economy, Macron has brought a wave of economic growth and prosperity to a previously fraught economy. Following the 2008 Financial Crisis, France suffered under successive Presidents who struggled to grapple with its aftermath; the unemployment rate refused to fall below 9%, rising to 11% under Socialist PresidentContinue reading “Macron’s reforms”