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Singing songs and carrying signs

My Congressional representative, Yvette Clarke, is not attending the inaugural. Yay!

My senators, Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer, are attending. And that’s fine, too.

I have, over the years (decades. 222 more words

Musing

the principal-agent problem: what it is, why it's important, and how it can be solved

The principal-agent problem is a common problem that arises whenever there is a contractual relationship between two parties – the principal, who in accordance with agreed upon terms, assigns a task to an agent, who then executes the task for the principal. 334 more words

Economics

On Hold: The Met Postpones Drinking The Art Kool-Aid

The continuing woes of The Metropolitan Museum of Art seem to keep on coming. With continued layoffs, deficits, leasing the old Whitney Museum, and lawsuits about all sorts of things, the white elephant of 5th Avenue has been going through some hard times of late. 467 more words

Art

14 financial institutions in Singapore to participate in debt consolidation plan

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

FOURTEEN financial institutions in Singapore will participate in a debt consolidation plan this month, said the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) on Tuesday. 102 more words

Money Matters

Indonesia di Tengah Arus Populisme Dunia

Acara bertajuk “Kebangkitan Populisme” yang digelar dalam rangka ulang tahun Indonesian Democracy Monitor (inDEMO) ke-17 dan peringatan 43 tahun peristiwa Malari berlangsung pada 15 Januari 2017 di Balai Kartini. 42 more words

Makroekonomi

Seberapa Inklusif Pembangunan di Indonesia?

World Economic Forum baru saja menerbitkan laporan berjudul The Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017. Ada tiga indikator kunci dalam mengukur kinerja pertumbuhan dan pembangunan yang inklusif sebagaiamana tertera pada peraga di bawah. 352 more words

Public Policy

On Institutions

Why do institutions matter?  Why do they need to remain stable?  These are important questions in the field of both economics and law, but it can become a very confusing, convoluted, and esoteric topic.   647 more words