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A Brazilian Adam Smith: José da Silva Lisboa as the Founding Father of Political Economy in Brazil

Interesting paper on how ideas transcend borders.

Paulo Roberto de Almeida (Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Relations; Centro Universitário de Brasília (UniCEUB)) points to works of José da Silva Lisboa> He brought Adam Smith teachings to Brazil: 354 more words

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“Space isn’t remote at all. It’s only an hour’s drive away if your car could go straight upwards.”

—Fred Hoyle


Killion Munzele Munyama // Zambia

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Killion Munzele Munyama // Zambia

Polish economist, academic lecturer, politician and a delegate to the Polish parliament.

Born: July 10, 1961

He graduated from the Poznań University of Economics in 1987. 198 more words

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Varroa Mite Damage to Honey Bee Colonies

An economist who worked as an assistant professor at Colby College in Waterville, Maine and as an environmental analyst at GeoSouce Capital, Philip H. Brown specializes in employing sophisticated econometric techniques to address a range of problems in applied microeconomics. 120 more words


experience has shown that there is no innovation, however seemingly benign, that the finance sector cannot overcomplicate and overextend. Securitisation was a good idea when first adopted, but ended with the mess of subprime loans that were sliced and diced into a dog’s breakfast.

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In the last year there have been several developments that have had or will have a significant impact on this island’s financial system.

Deputy Governor (Ag) of the Central Bank of Barbados, Michelle Doyle-Lowe, said these include the economy suffering a further loss of international reserves that requires a tightening of fiscal policy and a compression of domestic demand, and commercial banks being asked to increase their holdings of government securities from 10% to 20% of their domestic deposits. 237 more words


See young pictures of ngozi okonjo iweala as she celebrated her birthday yesterday (Photos)

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (born 13 June 1954) is a Nigerian, an economist and
the first female Minister of Finance.
She served two terms as Finance Minister of Nigeria (2003-2006, 71 more words