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How law and economics as a stream/subject developed?

Martin Gelter of Fordham University School of Law and  Kristoffel R. Grechenig of Max-Planck-Institute have this nice paper on the topic.

Economics - Macro, Micro Etc

Post crisis, will economic history see a revival or continue to decline?

Jessie Romero of Richmond Fed has a short article on the issue of decline in econ history. And more importantly, whether the subject will pick up post-crisis as we realise how things rhyme/repeat from the past. 145 more words

Economics - Macro, Micro Etc

Payment Choice and the Future of Currency...

An interesting paper by Zhu Wang and Alexander L. Wolman of Richmond Fed.

They pull a large panel dataset from a retailer over three years (2 billion transactions). 155 more words

Economics - Macro, Micro Etc

Economist: China's economic liberalisation

“When China started its economic liberalisation in the late 1970′s, fewer than 18% of its citizens lived in cities, now more than half do…”

“China is becoming wealthy and urban, but with people left behind..” 200 more words


"Free to Protest, Just a Bit" (by The Economist)

“Economist– A RARE flicker of political protest graced the streets of Ethiopia’s otherwise regimented capital, Addis Ababa, on June 2nd. Demonstrators marched peacefully through the city, many carrying pictures of imprisoned loved ones. 366 more words

The backlash against big data

Date: 21-04-2014
Source: The Economist

“BOLLOCKS”, says a Cambridge professor. “Hubris,” write researchers at Harvard. “Big data is bullshit,” proclaims Obama’s reelection chief number-cruncher. A few years ago almost no one had heard of “big data”. 505 more words

Information Management & Technology

Union Bank of India Recruitment 2014- Specialist Officers

Union Bank of India invited application for recruitment to the post of Specialist Officer. The candidates eligible for the post can apply through prescribed format before 05 May 2014… 66 more words

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