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Micro, Macro, and the Minimum Wage

Economists disagree. It’s so common that there are jokes about.  For example,

If all of the economists in the world were laid end-to-end they would scarcely reach a conclusion.

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Macro

Women's Month

Creative Vox Pops: How have normative gender roles influenced you?

Psychology student, Manale Makuse, 23, looks at mannequins in a Refinery shop window, noting the differences in mainstream fashion and his own personal style. 535 more words

Grahamstown

Urban Development Policy and Planning in Asia – A Rights-Centric Approach to the SDGs

Based on the reading:

Langford, M. (2010). A poverty of rights: six ways to fix the MDGs. IDS bulletin, 41(1), 83-91.

In this paper, Langford described the inadequacy of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and suggested ways in which a refocus on, and a normative framework based on, human rights could, in his words, “fix the MDGs.” Before I reflect on the substance of his writing, I wish to express how heartened I am that Langford, and presumably others like him, have chosen to work with the enterprise of the MDGs instead of abandoning it all together. 532 more words

Learning Journal

UPDATED NEW QUOTE BY ULDIS SPROGIS 521!!!

If you liked this evergreen truth blog then read more of them, about 3500 so far, or read one or more of my evergreen truth books, especially  54 more words

Common Sense

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If you liked this evergreen truth blog then read more of them, about 3400 so far, or read one or more of my evergreen truth books, especially  54 more words

Common Sense

In or Out of the EU - It's a largely normative decision

The penny has finally dropped after weeks and weeks of searching for some kind of credible statistics I have finally come to the conclusion that they don’t exist. 806 more words

EU Referendum

Heresy?

Today I have been at a ResearchEd event in Oxford focusing on Maths and Science. I’ve been keen to engage with this movement, which aims at improving the research literacy of teachers. 645 more words