‘Thank you’ and ‘Well done’ are words we all love to hear however, how often do we hear the words ‘You are amazing’ or ‘You make a difference’, especially from those we seek recognition from most? 82 more words
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Fifa ask Swiss police to launch criminal investigation into Russia and Qatar World Cup bids following allegations of corruption
By: Tom Peck
A criminal investigation is to be launched into the awarding of hosting rights for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. In an unexpected development, Fifa has asked the Swiss authorities to launch a criminal inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the bidding processes, which ultimately saw the tournaments given to Russia and Qatar. 808 more words
Reading the bizarre effort by Paul Krugman to portray Obama as a great president, it occurred to me that it all could have been different. Newly elected with a huge mandate for reform, Obama had a chance to break the stranglehold the financial industry had on our economy in the aftermath of the 2008 meltdown. 1,098 more words
Disease and Development: A Reply to Bloom, Canning, and FinkBy Daron Acemoglu and Simon Johnson (both MIT)
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Bloom, Canning, and Fink (2014) argue that the results in Acemoglu and Johnson (2006, 2007) are not robust because initial level of life expectancy (in 1940) should be included in our regressions of changes in GDP per capita on changes in life expectancy.
not some reedy solo voice eternally practising the monotonous scales of its 'feelings', 'memories' and 'impressions'
Just a few short days ago, it looked like Citigroup was on the ropes. The company’s proposal for redistributing capital back to shareholders was rejected by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. 165 more words