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Letter: Alaska doesn't have to be a one-trick pony

...corporate income. It has one of the highest consumption taxes in the world. Its financial success is measured by the fact that GDP per capita is the highest in the world.Alaska has depended on oil for most of its revenue for more than 30 years. With the...
Miller would help build prosperous nation

The United States holds a debt-to-GDP ratio of 94 percent. In addition, GDP cannot be entirely devoted to debt repayment; some must be spent on survival needs. When we reach 100 percent, we will be in the same sinking boat as Greece. How...
India clamping down on critics, activist groups

...working on the orders of foreign powers to undermine India's economic growth. The report said India lost up to 3 percent of GDP when groups like Greenpeace rallied communities against polluting industries.Greenpeace India said its bank account has been...
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My Turn: A model for Alaska's road to economic growth: Boutique steps a ripple effect of $67.7 million to Alaska's economy. That is huge.There appears to be direct correlation between GDP growth and broadband penetration according to studies of the countries in the Organization of Economic Cooperation & Development...
Earn your pay

...that the economy will continue to recover slowly, with real GDP growing by 2.0 percent this year and 1.1 percent next year...CBO says debt held by the public would rise to 94 percent of GDP in 2022 - the highest figure since just after this financially...
Red tape rising: 2010's record flood of regulation

...43 major rules that will cost Americans a whopping $26.5 billion annually - the highest amount on record and more than the GDP of some 90 countries. This torrent of regulation would be problematic under any circumstances. But it is particularly detrimental...
Greek banks reopen: Cash limits remain, taxes soar

...deficit has been reduced dramatically, the country's debt burden has actually risen to around 180 percent of Greece's annual GDP as the country's economy contracted around 25 percent.The higher taxes formed a key plank of last week's bailout agreement...
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Clashes break out as Greek lawmakers debate austerity bill

...released late Tuesday, the IMF said Greece's debt was now "highly unsustainable" and would reach "close to 200 percent of GDP in the next two years."On Wednesday, the European Union's executive Commission echoed that analysis, saying there are...
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Talks with skeptical creditors resume

...restructuring of Greek debt, which stands at around 320 billion euros, or a staggering 180 percent or so of the country's annual GDP. Few economists think that debt will ever fully repaid. Last week, the International Monetary Fund said a restructuring was...
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...contribution to the Greek economy was more than $32 billion in 2014, accounting for just over 17 percent of the country's GDP.As such, the Greek National Tourist Board is taking steps to reassure tourists that their credit cards and bank cards will...
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