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End of Year State Surplus Property Auction

The California Department of General Services (DGS) is holding its quarterly state surplus property auction to wrap up the end of the year. From bicycles, automotive equipment to designer watches – there’s something for everyone. 98 more words

State Government

Class before Trumponomics, part 3

In the second installment of this series on “class before Trumponomics,” I argued that, in recent decades, while American workers have created enormous wealth, most of the increase in that wealth has been captured by their employers and a tiny group at the top—as workers have been forced to compete with one another for new kinds of jobs, with fewer protections, at lower wages, and with less security than they once expected. 1,031 more words

Japan logs 496.2b yen trade surplus in October

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Japan saw its second consecutive trade surplus in October, official data showed on Monday, though it came in below expectations as a strong yen dented exports. 289 more words

Money Matters

Chinese trade and Renminbi internationalization

Written by Hyoung-kyu Chey.

Since its accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001, China’s share in the world trade has risen rapidly. The country has become the world’s leading exporter, surpassing Japan in 2004, the United States in 2007, and finally Germany in 2009. 1,259 more words


Wasting our technology surplus

When someone handed you a calculator for the first time, it meant that long division was never going to be required of you ever again. A huge savings in time, a decrease in the cognitive load of decision making. 141 more words


Monopsony, the labor market, and inequality

I understand readers’ attention is mostly focused on today’s election. However, it is not too soon to look beyond the results themselves, to consider the economic policies of the new administration. 1,194 more words