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Danny Blanchflower is Wrong Again

Poor Danny Blanchflower. Gordon Brown’s favourite former appointee to the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has proved he knows as much about libel law as he does about predicting unemployment: 54 more words

Guido Fawkes

Because They Can . . .

The New York Times published a, well, amazing piece yesterday: At Rikers Island, Union Chief’s Clout Is a Roadblock to ReformIt’s ostensibly about the head of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, a political bully right out of Tammany Hall –  except he’s black and it’s 2014. 577 more words

Commentary

book review: life, sentiments & realities by Chris Uyi

Christopher Uyi is an Economist, Business Strategist and Life Coach.  He is currently the Principle Partner of i54 Consulting Ltd.   A strong believer in educational excellence and philanthropy, he is the founder of Uyi Christopher Ibhazehi-oria Foundation. 294 more words

Book Review

Economic consequences of drug resistance..

Jim O Neill of Goldman Sachs has this important piece on the topic.

The bacteria and parasites in future are likely to develop resistance to these existing drugs and medicines. 385 more words

Economics - Macro, Micro Etc

Are people really afraid of immigration or are they afraid of change?

Immigration is a hot topic – so hot indeed that according to recent research it could decide who runs the country in two years’ time. But, as recent research from… 302 more words

Society

Obesity becoming a global economic issue..

So far the attention has mostly been on underweight/undernourishment of large number of people in the world. There has been some progress on this front but still a long way to go. 92 more words

Economics - Macro, Micro Etc

Book Review: The World's First Stock Exchange

Imagine going out in 1600s and getting a glimpse of a world of finance in a country like Netherlands. Even more so, the world is not very different from the world today in the area of finance. 637 more words

Economics - Macro, Micro Etc