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Last summer the firm added a range of ice-creams for dogs, including Carrot Crunch and Old Sock flavours, to the desserts on sale in its pubs, and ended up selling more ice-cream to canines than to human customers.

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Is it just coincidence that the US states that lean democratic and are more progressive in their policies are the same states that are being the most penalized by the current US congressional tax cuts proposals under review for passage by January 2018? 850 more words

Republican Party

7 Dec 2017 (AFR) - Recovery has taken hold across the global economy, so it's time to cut debt

(7 December 2017, AFR, p26, by Martin Wolf, Financial Times)

‘The world economy is enjoying a synchronised recovery. But it will prove unsustainable if investment does not pick up, especially in high-income economies. 98 more words

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*Destacados: Planta solar Argentina ahorra 185mil barriles de petróleo anuales y 50mil toneladas de carbono

ENERGIA LIMPIA XXI. “Esto tiene que ver con un compromiso que hemos asumido los argentinos, que es desarrollar las energías renovables, que no contaminan y aseguran la calidad de vida para nuestros nietos, bisnietos y todos los que habitarán este planeta”, subrayó el Presidente. 488 more words

Economist Tyler Cowen talks about the value of despair

(Source: techcrunch.com)

In this episode of Technotopia I talk to Tyler Cowen, a professor of Economics at George Mason University and an editor at one of my favorite sites, … 113 more words

Technology

An interdisciplinary model for macroeconomics

Andy Haldane and Arthur Turrell of Bank of England in this paper:

Macroeconomic modelling has been under intense scrutiny since the Great Financial Crisis, when serious shortcomings were exposed in the methodology used to understand the economy as a whole. 99 more words

Economics - Macro, Micro Etc

Use till the last drop...

One of my former colleague once told me I’m an economist when I that day filled the washing-up liquid bottle with some water, so that we would be able to use the last of the liquid that usually sticks to the bottle’s inside and not coming out even though you turn the bottle up-sid-down. 223 more words

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