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Why Growth Matters

There have been some interesting developments on the climate front in the past few days in Canada. First, Greg Clark, leader of the Alberta Party, released his party’s Climate Change Plan. 2,335 more words

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Hillary Clinton Was Right in That Minimum Wage Fight and Her Rivals Were Wrong - By Helene Olen NOV. 15 2015 12:48 AM

Who is Alan Krueger and why did his name come up when Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, and Martin O’Malley were arguing over the minimum wage Saturday night at the Democratic debate on CBS? 361 more words

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The Democrats' wage problem - By TIMOTHY NOAH 11/14/15 07:50 AM EST

Americans’ incomes have declined during Obama’s presidency.

Democrats were gleeful this week when Donald Trump blurted out in Tuesday’s debate that “wages too high.” But as Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley prepare to debate Saturday night, the Democrats have a wage problem of their own: American incomes have dropped during the Obama presidency. 256 more words


Bloomberg: There’s a gender gap in MBA pay … and, it’s a big deal!

Biennially, Bloomberg (Business Week) ranks MBA schools based, in part, on surveys of employers, current students, and alumni.

This year, they used the alumni sample to assess career progression – how well MBAs are doing (and getting paid) a few years after their b-school graduation. 430 more words

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A Liberal government in Canada: prospects for freedom and prosperity?

Last week’s landslide victory of the left-of-center Liberal Party in the Canadian parliamentary elections after almost 10 years of Conservative government prompted me to reflect on the implications for business. 757 more words


The Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics Has Deep Concerns About Income Inequality - By Alison Griswold OCT. 12 2015 2:13 PM

On Monday, Angus Deaton, a British-American economist and professor at Princeton University, won the 2015 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for his work on “consumption, poverty, and welfare.” As that description might suggest, Deaton’s academic interests are quite vast. 327 more words

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Barry Schwartz: The way we think about work is broken TED2014 · 8:02 · Filmed Mar 2014

What makes work satisfying? Apart from a paycheck, there are intangible values that, Barry Schwartz suggests, our current way of thinking about work simply ignores. It’s time to stop thinking of workers as cogs on a wheel.