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2014/08/27 10:30
2014/08/27 10:30
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Before, during and after the US Africa summit one of the most frequently repeated factoids supporting the Africa Rising meme was that 'seven out of ten fastest growing economies are in Africa.' In...
2014/08/27 10:30
2014/08/27 10:30
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2014/08/25 12:45
2014/08/25 12:45
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The economist John Kenneth Galbraith once said that meetings are indispensable when you don't want to do anything. That's a sentiment many of us are likely to understand. Meetings are widely...
2014/08/24 05:15
2014/08/24 05:15
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A large portion of the public doesn't even bother voting. Only 57.5 percent of eligible voters cast their ballots in the 2012 presidential election. Put simply, most Americans feel powerless, and...
2014/08/21 00:56
2014/08/21 00:56
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Would Salvador Dali make a better Federal Reserve Chairman than Janet Yellen or Ben Bernanke before her? If that seems far-fetched to you, read on to understand the benefits Salvador Dali might...
2014/08/20 17:53
2014/08/20 17:53
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Americans are sick of politics. Only 13 percent approve of the job Congress is doing, a near record low. The president's approval ratings are also in the basement. A large portion of the public...
2014/08/19 11:29
2014/08/19 11:29
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Stories of Africa's economic boom rest on shaky foundations. John Kenneth Galbraith can help. This US-Africa Leaders Summit, held at the start of this month, fell at a time of rising concern over the...
2014/08/18 13:30
2014/08/18 13:30
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Exactly 30 years ago, soon after I returned from Harvard, I undertook a long journey through Bihar and eastern Uttar Pradesh to understand what the situation there was and why? This was “The Children...
2014/08/17 15:18
2014/08/17 15:18
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The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits. – Albert Einstein Genius is a rising stock market. – John Kenneth Galbraith Any plan conceived in moderation must fail...
2014/08/17 01:42
2014/08/17 01:42
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Below is the August 16th Thoughts from the Frontline, republished in full. The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits. – Albert Einstein – John Kenneth Galbraith Any...
2014/08/14 02:37
2014/08/14 02:37
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Is Selangor ready for its first female MB? – Danny Lim Kooi Yuen Published: 14 August 2014 With the ongoing discussion on whether Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is qualified to lead the...
2014/08/09 19:42
2014/08/09 19:42
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A former editor for Forbes and the Financial Times, Eamonn Fingleton spent 27 years monitoring East Asian economics from a base in Tokyo. In September 1987 he issued the first of several predictions...
2014/08/07 05:05
2014/08/07 05:05
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Forty years ago this month, President Richard Milhous Nixon resigned from office. Since that time, his actions and words have been scrutinized in an attempt to make sense of his tragic legacy. For...
2014/07/30 14:38
2014/07/30 14:38
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The BoE has revealed plans to allow bonuses to be 'clawed back' up to 7 years after issuance, alongside criminalizing excessive risk taking. The Bank of England has revealed plans, due to be...
2014/07/30 13:47
2014/07/30 13:47
28d
Through much of the post-war period in the West, the formation of economic policy was dominated by Keynesian activism on the part of governments seeking an increasing role in providing public...
2014/07/28 23:48
2014/07/28 23:48
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In a bind: Inequality in Australia is rising, with the dole continuing to fall well below the poverty line. Photo: Getty Images The room was already full at Trades Hall in Carlton on a cold July...
2014/08/27 10:30
2014/08/27 10:30
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