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Has GDP outgrown its use?

July 7, 2014

Has GDP outgrown its use?

By David Pilling, July 4, 2014@ http://www.ft.com

Governments and the media obsess about it while statisticians endlessly fiddle – but what is the real point of GDP and can it ever be accurately measured? 1,262 more words

Economics

The Myth of the Strong Leader by Archie Brown – Book Review

July 6, 2014

The Myth of the Strong Leader by Archie Brown – review

by Richard Reeves — The Guardian, Thursday 3 July 2014 10.00 BS… 1,390 more words

Politics

Inequality Is Not Inevitable

July 2, 2014

Inequality Is Not Inevitable

By Joseph E. Stiglitz, June 27, 2014 6:16 pm
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/06/27/inequality-is-not-inevitable/?ref=opinion

AN insidious trend has developed over this past third of a century. 1,660 more words

Governance

Mustapa Mohamed:Malaysia's Productivity grew by 2.3% in 2013

June 26, 2014

Mustapa Mohamed: Malaysia’s Productivity  grew by 2.3% in 2013

Report by BERNAMA dated June 25, 2014

Malaysia registered a productivity growth of 2.3% last year to a productivity level of RM60,437 from RM59,064 in 2012… 364 more words

Economy

Malaysia's Top Economist and Mr.Transformer speaks

June 24, 2014

Malaysia’s Top Economist and Mr. Transformer speaks

I missed this one dated June 20, 2014, posted in Malaysiakini because Dr. Kamsiah and I were away in Taipei. 1,251 more words

Politics

Wajarkah Tengku Adnan Rob Malay Businesses ?

June 22, 2012

WAJARKAH TENGKU ADNAN ROB MALAY BUSINESSES?

by Din Merican

On  June 6, 2014, Utusan Malaysia exploded a story about Sultan Johor’s interference in the Johor State Assembly (Dewan Undangan Negeri) by seeking to have executive control over the Johor Housing Board. 1,286 more words

Leadership

On Taiwan

June 20, 2014

Taipei, Taiwan

On Taiwan

by Din Merican

My wife, Dr. Kamsiah, and I spent the last few days in Taipei and its surrounds and met a number  of her Taiwanese counterparts. 128 more words

Politics