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"Middle class" economics

This past weekend, I intended to post another lengthy entry, this one on the meaning of the term “middle class.” After all, everyone is talking… 1,297 more words


Econ 12 - 5th Assignment – due by email on February 17, 2015

Prepare, individually, short written answers to the following questions, and submit them to me by e-mail (oroncesval@gmail.com) on or before February 17, 2015. Most of the answers can be found in Chapters 8, 11, 12 and 13 of the Backhouse textbook. 174 more words

Economic Thought

Preview: A Wizard Did It part one

Focusing on the Hong Kong protests, SARs, and disputes over small islands in the South Pacific, the American media presents the public with a caricature China, part sinister rising superpower, part unwieldy giant. 62 more words

Paradigm Change

Week Seven Part 1: Aid & the Washington Consensus

According to Dambisa Moyo in “Dead Aid,” there are four alternative sources of funding for African economies. African governments should:

  1. Follow emerging Asian markets. This is because they are accessing international bond markets and taking advantage of falling yields.
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Liz Stratman

The Washington Consensus, A Backgrounder And Yes, It Is Being Implemented In New Zealand Right Now

As per promised here is the first instalment of my interpretation of the 10 rules of the Washington Consensus as worded in 1989 by John Williamson… 599 more words

Economic Meltdown

Hollande: A Typical Example of a Deplorable Phenomenon

Francois Hollande the Prime Minister of France has recently faced an internal revolt, as well as revelations of his former partner that this “socialist man” in fact hates the poor. 328 more words

International News