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Douglass North, An Economist's Historian

Sad news today arrives, as we hear that Douglass North has passed away, living only just longer than his two great compatriots in Cliometrics ( 1,662 more words

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The Financial Crisis and the Great Recession: How's the Recovery?

Free and Open to the Public

Date:  Sunday, December 13, 2013
Speaker:  William T. Carlisle, Ph.D.
Time:  Meet & Greet: 1:45 pm •  Presentation: 2:00 pm   • Meeting Closes: 3:30 pm…
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Stupid, Stupid Economics

Whenever I open the paper I read yet another article that makes me despair of the competence of our politicians in managing our affairs. The latest example occurred when I read that our Chancellor of the Exchequer was going to fund the increase in spending on the National Health Service (NHS) by ending grants given to student nurses to fund their training and instead make them fund their own training by forcing them to take out loans. 1,340 more words