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Changes needed in National Fiscal Policy

This article first appeared in my weekly column in the Business Daily on March 26, 2017

This week the National Budget for FY 2017/18 will be read, and being an election year this budget may indicate how fiscal policy will be approached post-election. 487 more words

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Unicorns, Guardians, and the Concentration of U.S. Equity Markets

Developments in private and public markets are changing the role equity plays in the United States, i.e., what “stock” means as a matter not only of investment and corporate governance, but also of political economy.  1,456 more words

Corporate Governance

The effect of formation rules on the functioning of capital markets: lessons from history

An earlier post (in Dutch) discussed the risk of moral hazard when limited liability allows company owners to take excessive risks without needing to fear personal losses. 487 more words

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Anti-Trump protest draws about a dozen at LPGA event in Phoenix

PHOENIX — About a dozen people protesting the U.S. Women’s Open being played at a course President Trump owns left peacefully Saturday after security officials asked them to leave the front entrance of the LPGA Tour’s Bank of Hope Founders Cup. 229 more words

LPGA Tour

The effect of the interest cap on monetary policy

This article first appeared in my weekly column with the Business Daily on March 12, 2017

Last year I opposed the interest rate cap before it was approved and came into effect. 648 more words

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You'll now be able to eat this when flying

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