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2014/07/25 07:56
2014/07/25 07:56
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Published: Friday, July 25, 2014, 12:01 a.m. If you’re fed up with the Fed, how do you feel about Congress? By James McCusker, Herald Columnist The Jesse Stone character was created by Robert B....
2014/07/25 07:56
2014/07/25 07:56
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2014/07/25 05:17
2014/07/25 05:17
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In 1986, the U.S. Defense Department funded a 2 year study by the RAND corporation which found that the use of the military to interdict drugs coming into the U.S. would have little or no effect on...
2014/07/25 04:26
2014/07/25 04:26
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One afternoon in the spring of 2006, Damany Lewis, a math teacher at Parks Middle School, in Atlanta, unlocked the room where standardized tests were kept. It was the week before his students took the...
2014/07/24 21:55
2014/07/24 21:55
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The Financial System Inquiry’s interim report recognised that the Reserve Bank and the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority have considerable scope to manage risks to financial stability without...
2014/07/23 04:49
2014/07/23 04:49
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Sometime after the Great Crash of 2016, Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen will be testifying before Congress, just like Alan Greenspan was forced to do in 2008. She will be explaining why America has...
2014/07/20 04:33
2014/07/20 04:33
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Is it naïve to expect corporations to assist in addressing the social, economic and environmental challenges of the day? In 1929, several years before Social Security and the National Labor Relations...
2014/07/20 02:53
2014/07/20 02:53
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I’ve been a Milton Friedman fan since I was an undergraduate and I am honored to be a Fellow at the Friedman Foundation. He has influenced me and influenced national policy. The legacy Friedman chose...
2014/07/19 08:45
2014/07/19 08:45
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... is one and only one social responsibility of business-to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits so long as it stays within the rules of the game, which is...
2014/07/19 04:06
2014/07/19 04:06
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The crisis along the southern U.S. border has politicians and immigration officials scrambling. More than 52,000 children, mostly from Central American nations, have arrived so far this year. The...
2014/07/18 10:06
2014/07/18 10:06
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Yves here. This post looks at how little has been done in the wake of the global financial crisis is instructive because it takes an international view. The Australian writer, Catherine Cashmore, is...
2014/07/18 03:56
2014/07/18 03:56
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Before you watch the video, I want to highlight an excellent article published this morning by Yves Smith over at Naked Capitalism titled, Yellen Tells Whoppers to the New Yorker. The title doesn’t do...
2014/07/17 16:43
2014/07/17 16:43
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There is a point at which firmness of conviction becomes obstinacy, and there is a point at which obstinacy becomes comedy. The latter was on spectacular view the other day when a prominent inflation...
2014/07/17 13:05
2014/07/17 13:05
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As long as U.S. intelligence agencies are hell-bent on spying on Germany, why can’t they turn up some truly useful secrets? For instance, how to have an economy that bolsters a nation’s power and...
2014/07/16 20:03
2014/07/16 20:03
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I've kept out of this debate because it’s so sensitive, and I tread on enough toes without going into this as well, but I feel this had to be posted. It is long, but if you persevere, worthwhile. The...
2014/07/16 04:03
2014/07/16 04:03
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The search for better economic policy. Every three years, Americans wring their hands over the state of our schools compared with those in other countries. The occasion is the triennial release of...
2014/07/16 00:13
2014/07/16 00:13
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... repeated failure of well-intentioned programs is not an accident. The failure is deeply rooted in the use of bad means to achieve good objectives." — The late University of Chicago economist...
2014/07/14 18:44
2014/07/14 18:44
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This would represent a major departure from the current ad hoc arrangement, wherein RBI targets some combination of a number of different nominal variables, such as nominal gross domestic product...
2014/07/14 06:06
2014/07/14 06:06
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A recent post by Lord Keynes inspired me to write up some very general thoughts on the state of mainstream economics. Today, I believe, mainstream economics is completely incoherent. What do I mean by...
2014/07/12 11:49
2014/07/12 11:49
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Seven years ago we said Naomi Klein’s “Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism,” was the best book on economics of the new century. America was at the peak of its power. Charging forth with a...
2014/07/09 16:40
2014/07/09 16:40
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History will look poorly on Obama’s presidency if he does not work harder to win Asia. Consider these names: David Ricardo. Adam Smith. Karl Marx. Joseph Schumpeter. John Maynard Keynes. Milton...
2014/07/25 07:56
2014/07/25 07:56
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