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Overall, CEOs don't earn their big paychecks

The following is by Mark Symonds for Forbes

It isn’t every day that academic research comes along to tell you something you really wanted to hear and that you suspected was the truth all along.  524 more words

Economy And Business

Chipotle profits by investing in employees

The Chipotle Mexican-style restaurant chain enjoys good profits and good growth, while paying its employees generously and promoting from within.

Its current policy began about nine years ago when founder Steve Ells and then-COO Monty Moran visited the restaurants, and notice that the one that were best-run were all managed by employees who had started as restaurant crew members and worked their way up. 176 more words

Economy And Business

Free enterprise vs. capitalism

I define “free enterprise” as the “system of natural liberty” advocated by Adam Smith, in which people are free to pursue their own goals in their own way, “subject only to the law of justice.” 385 more words

Economy And Business

US Slams Nigeria: Corruption is extremely high in this country

US Slams Nigeria: Corruption is extremely high in this country ~ Dep. Asst. Secretary of State

Date: April 06, 2014
Source: Vanguard
By Vera Samuel Anyagafu and Prisca Sam-Duru … 1,570 more words

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Piketty's formula: its scope and limits

http://gabriel-zucman.eu/files/SaezZucman2014Slides.pdf

http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2014/04/02/wealth_inequality_is_it_worse_than_we_thought.html

The brilliant French economist Thomas Piketty has an economic formula which shows why, most of the time, the wealthy elite captures a larger and larger share of a nation’s income, and also why, some of the time, the rest of the nation catches up. 820 more words

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Why the rich will probably get richer

CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY by Thomas Piketty (2013) translated by Arthur Goldhammer (2014)

Thomas Piketty of the University of Paris is the world’s foremost authority on income distribution and the super-rich. 2,326 more words

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1.8M PEOPLE ENTER JOB MARKET YEARLY, SAYS OKONJO-IWEALA

1.8M PEOPLE ENTER JOB MARKET YEARLY, SAYS OKONJO-IWEALA

Date: April 01, 2014
Source: News Agency of Nigeria (NAN-HE-8)

 Jobs

Abuja, April 1, 2014 (NAN) The Minister for Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Tuesday in Abuja said no fewer than 1.8 million graduates in the country move into the labour market every year.Okonjo-Iweala, who is also the Coordinating Minister for the Economy, made this known during  a meeting with delegates of the Arewa Youth Forum on issues of youth development in the Northern part of the country. 566 more words

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