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Next rate move down, economist

Low interest rates have, so far, failed to spark an economic recovery through a more active housing sector, says economist Guy Bruten.

Next rate move down, economist

Elinor Ostrom

Economics is believed to be one of the unfriendliest sectors for women. This belief is strengthened by the lack of female economists at the higher echelons , as well. 190 more words


Why China is creating a new "World Bank" for Asia

Economist, by S.R., Nov 11th 2014,

TO THE alphabet soup of international development banks (ADB, AfDB, CAF, EBRD, IADB), add one more set of initials: AIIB, or for the uninitiated, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. 530 more words

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Europe and Islam: Degrees of separation | The Economist

Interesting overview of some of the debates in Europe over the role, or not, of the state, in training of Imams:

In addition to all these ideological issues, there is a hard reality to consider. 

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Artists and Hackers Create “Parallel” Economy at Cryptoanarchy Institute


In 2003, a group of Czech guerilla artists called Ztohoven began leaving their marks on government-claimed property in Prague. They turned a neon heart on a castle into a question mark. 544 more words