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Financially Struggling District To Close Only High School In Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. (WWJ/AP)  – Continued slumping enrollment has forced the Detroit enclave of Highland Park to close its only high school, an emergency manager appointed by the state said Thursday. 440 more words


Indonesia needs more fiscal stimulus

Alhamdulillah, in two consecutive days my articles have been published in Indonesian newspapers. Today (Thu, 28th May 2015), my opinion is published by the Jakarta Post. 807 more words


Can governments defy the basic economic principle of scarcity? : The genesis of the World’s Debt Crises

In the field of economics scarcity is considered the basic concept which arises because people have unlimited wants and limited resources. For instance, theoretically a government only has limited resources available to finance its expenditures on items such as the military, education, healthcare and the construction of infrastructure. 579 more words

Budget Deficit

Further legal aid cuts risk eroding access to justice

In Franz Kafka’s parable Before the Law, a poor man from the country seeks access to the law. To do so, he must gain entry from a gatekeeper. 586 more words

Macro Stats Update

With the Leaving Cert exam on the horizon I have updated all the macroeconomic variables. You can access them from the usual menu on the left.

Economic Growth

Kansas Senate's GOP leaders cancel debate on tax increases

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) –  Republican leaders in the GOP-dominated Kansas Senate have cancelled a debate over raising taxes to close a state budget shortfall.

Senate Majority Leader Terry Bruce confirmed the decision shortly before the debate was to begin Thursday. 91 more words


Fool’s Paradise

“I’d rather welcome change than cling to the past.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki

In his book, Rich Dad Poor Dad, American businessman Robert Kiyosaki passes on his financial knowledge. 625 more words

Assets Versus Liabilities