OPEN ECONOMY: How good is corporate Zimbabwe?
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OPEN ECONOMY: How good is corporate Zimbabwe?

Texas Instruments is an American company that designs and makes semi-conductors and sells them to…

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OPEN ECONOMY: Keep China even closer
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OPEN ECONOMY: Keep China even closer

In 2005, renowned economist Thomas Friedman made a declarative pronouncement that the world is flat!…

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Open Economy: National Budget lacks progressivism
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Open Economy: National Budget lacks progressivism

At a post-Budget breakfast on Friday, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa again pleaded with business to…

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Open Economy: Offer some clarity, Minister Chinamasa
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Open Economy: Offer some clarity, Minister Chinamasa

Economic observers could only watch as mainstream business reporting over-played the liquidity crisis. The time…

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OPEN ECONOMY: The truth about salaries in Zim
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OPEN ECONOMY: The truth about salaries in Zim

An argument you may come across in Zimbabwe is that salaries are too high. As…

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Open Economy: An urgent matter to be dealt with
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Open Economy: An urgent matter to be dealt with

In economic theory, the importance of specialisation and the division of labour has been well…

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Open Economy: The other weak institution
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Open Economy: The other weak institution

Numerous political economists across Africa have advanced the notion that many of the governance and…

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Open Economy: Who should get the 2 million jobs?
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Open Economy: Who should get the 2 million jobs?

For over a century, mass job-creation has been the byproduct of a certain kind of…

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OPEN ECONOMY: A little advice to Moyo, Zhuwao
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OPEN ECONOMY: A little advice to Moyo, Zhuwao

Get ready for next commodity boom!
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Get ready for next commodity boom!

Chris Chenga Open Economy Fundamentally, understanding an economy is meant to be simple. A guiding stick is…

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When fairness is vague
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When fairness is vague

Chris Chenga Open Economy One of the brighter developments for us as an economy this year…

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It’s not about the US dollar
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It’s not about the US dollar

Chris Chenga Open Economy Sometimes convenient common speech, perhaps through an assumed understanding by those we…

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OPEN ECONOMY: FDI and the art of deal-making
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OPEN ECONOMY: FDI and the art of deal-making

Foreign Direct Investment can be categorised into the establishing of operations or the acquisition of…

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Open Economy: Why nations struggle to design their own economies
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Open Economy: Why nations struggle to design their own economies

There are many ways to design an economy. There is a Nordic model of welfare…

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OPEN ECONOMY: The Indigenisation puzzle, technology excludability
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OPEN ECONOMY: The Indigenisation puzzle, technology excludability

The analogy of a jigsaw puzzle seems fitting when referring to indigenisation. 2,134 total views, no…

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