immigration
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A burden or an asset? The economic impact of immigration in Italy

This article was written by TORTUGA: a student led think-tank of Economics students from Bocconi and LSE University. Its current members are Andrea Cerrato, Francesco Chiocchio, Marco Felici, Francesco Filippucci, Giulia Gitti, Alessandro Greco,Cecilia Mariotti, Alberto Mola, Marco Palladino, Benedetta Pavesi, Isabella Rossi, Matteo Sartori, Giulia Travaglini, Francesca Viotti, Alessandro Zhou e Alessandro Zona. …

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Photo Credits: Banner in Beiing for the November 1996 w:Forum on China-Africa Cooperation by Stephen Walli - Licensed under Creative Commons via Wikimedia Commons
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The China-Africa Summit: Chinese Expansionism?

China has pledged $60bn to African development in the China-Africa Summit on 4 December. Since 2009, China has become Africa’s leading trading partner, with exports and imports of commodities, technology, oil, textile and cars. Optimists say the weighty business deals will bring common prosperity, but should the West worry about China’s …

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Jean Tirole
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Who is Jean Tirole?

Earlier this month, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for 2014 to Jean Tirole of Toulouse University “for his analysis of market power and regulation”. If you have never heard of Jean Tirole, start by staying on topic and honor the scientific method: …

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