I said last time that I didn’t have much to write about, so I hadn’t updated anything in a while. Well, I think it’s because I’ve been in the house so much that I’m fresh out of any stories to discuss. 2,193 more words
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With a gain of 200,000 jobs per month, the US labor market will return to the previous peak employment level in three months. With a more modest 125,000 jobs per month it will take almost two years, but this is still an attainable gap.
–from Calculated Risk
Today marks the 50th Anniversary of Kenyan Independence from Great Britain. Celebrations began at midnight, with the Kenyan flag raised in Uhuru Gardens – meaning “freedom” in Swahili – in a re-enactment of the moment 50 years earlier when Britain’s rule since 1895 came to a close. 537 more words
IEG Working Paper No. 327, 2013
This paper focusses on two Indian laws that seek to guarantee socioeconomic rights: the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), an important example of India’s recent history of legislation of social and economic rights, and the proposed National Food Security Act (NFSA), currently in Parliament. 154 more words