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Spotify is causing a major problem for economists 

In the old days, economists could count cars coming out of an automobile factory. They could count freight containers on ships in ports, and get an idea of whether trade was growing, and where exports and imports were headed. 62 more words

Technology

Price Gouging and Market Price

I’ve wondered about price gouging and read a few articles and arguments for permitting it. Most of these have been from Austrians. The arguments typically focus upon the extrinsic consequences of (il)legalizing price gouging in times of crisis. 258 more words

Economics

En Defensa De Nuestro Futuro

Actuaciones En Favor Del Medio Ambiente Europeo

Collective

_European Commission / 2002 / Third edition

Spanish

Cond. As New / Paperback / (#PA0472)/ image… 29 more words

Old Books

Mexico’s Currency Declares Hillary Clinton Last Night’s Winner

According to the Mexican peso, there was a clear winner in last night’s presidential debate. It wasn’t Republican Donald Trump.

The value of the Mexican currency has been trending in the opposite direction from Trump’s chances of winning the Oval Office. 176 more words

The Cable

The U.S. foreign-aid budget, visualized

This money (US taxpayer money) often just goes to the crony classes within these countries. Those positioned to take advantage of the USA’s largess do well. 88 more words

Economics