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2014/09/20 23:48
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There is an old joke that is often told about economists: Three economists are hunting ducks. The first shoots 20 meters ahead of the ducks, the second shoots 20 meters behind the ducks, and the third...
2014/09/20 23:48
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2014/09/19 00:48
2014/09/19 00:48
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Alban William Phillips was an economics professor who studied the relationship between inflation and unemployment. Phillips examined economic data reflecting wage inflation and unemployment rates in...
2014/09/18 10:26
2014/09/18 10:26
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The following narrative is part of a series of articles on issues affecting both the global economy and the Virgin Islands. It assesses aspects of the United States economy that are relevant to this...
2014/09/17 20:48
2014/09/17 20:48
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At the end of World War II, much of Germany was in ruins. Large parts of its infrastructure was attacked or bombed by the Allied Forces. The city of Dresden was completely destroyed. The population of...
2014/09/16 16:12
2014/09/16 16:12
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By Nicolas Bonnal If there is nowadays so much western hatred against Vladimir Putin, why was there so much adoration and backing for Yeltsin in the nineties? We have to recall some facts about...
2014/09/16 12:34
2014/09/16 12:34
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APFocusing on a physical exchange between things (commodities, prices, wages, profits, among others) disguises the fact that this is a social relation between people, which is determined by relations...
2014/09/16 04:49
2014/09/16 04:49
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What was the most important document published in 1776? The Declaration of Independence is the easy answer for Americans, but many would argue that Adam Smith's "The Wealth of Nations" had a more...
2014/09/15 12:48
2014/09/15 12:48
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As the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine flared up, clashes involving Ukrainian government forces broke out on May 9 in Mariupol – a Ukrainian town on the Sea of Azov, dozens of miles west of the...
2014/09/13 00:56
2014/09/13 00:56
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When I entered the Fed-watching business over three decades ago, a clichéd phrase of advice from graybeards was: “Watch what they do, not what they say.” Thinking back, there was not actually much Fed...
2014/09/12 14:29
2014/09/12 14:29
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President Jacob Zuma recently returned from Russia, a strange place to be for many when you're in the middle of a crisis at home, as many a commentator here in South Africa has observed. Maybe he and...
2014/09/12 14:29
2014/09/12 14:29
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But economics was not only considered to be "the dismal science". It was hardly considered to be a science at all. There was no Nobel Peace Prize in Economics until the late 1960s. It was US...
2014/09/12 07:09
2014/09/12 07:09
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First, the Yes campaign has assembled a disparate grouping that includes factions of the far left and the Greens, both of whom have had little electoral success at Holyrood but view a Yes vote as a...
2014/09/10 10:29
2014/09/10 10:29
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For the past 40 years, a one-dimensional belief has prevailed that the purpose of a corporation is to maximize shareholder value. This belief, developed through the skillful advocacy of economists...
2014/09/10 02:20
2014/09/10 02:20
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Joan Rivers passed away last week. The 81-year-old actress and TV host had suffered complications following a routine medical procedure on her vocal cords. She could be best described as a...
2014/09/09 23:10
2014/09/09 23:10
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... Mamata Banerjee leaves Nabanna without saying anything in public on Tuesday ENTER, THE LADY Into the vacuum is parachuted the late Margaret Thatcher, courtesy Trinamul national spokesperson Derek...
2014/09/07 16:42
2014/09/07 16:42
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I am Chairman of Investments and Global Chief Investment Officer of Guggenheim Partners, where I guide our investment strategies and lead our research on global macroeconomics. As an asset manager,...
2014/09/05 18:56
2014/09/05 18:56
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Useful Idiots and the Something For Nothing Society - Part 5 of 5 In this final chapter of Useful Idiots and the Something for Nothing society, we show the final elements leading to the societal and...
2014/09/03 19:09
2014/09/03 19:09
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Both Arthur’s real parents had died in the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1919 and he had been brought up by a series of adoptive fathers, mostly living in poverty in the East End. The traumas of his early...
2014/09/03 16:33
2014/09/03 16:33
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Why the IRS will have a tough time taxing Google’s free meals Milton Friedman, the economist most closely association with free market capitalism, once wrote a book called “There’s no Such Thing as a...
2014/09/03 14:43
2014/09/03 14:43
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MANILA - Imagine a helicopter dropping P144 billion in paper bills for people to gather down below. That, economist Benjamin Diokno half-jokingly said, is one way to stimulate a sluggish economy,...
2014/09/20 23:48
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