Macro forces are impacting financial markets continuously; investors do well getting to grips with the basics. However, there are wildly different views about how the economy works, and the debate is tainted by politics. In dramatic circumstances like the immediate wake of the financial crisis, choosing the right economic model can make a dramatic difference […]
Entries Tagged as 'The World according to Economics'
April 16th, 2018 · No Comments
February 7th, 2011 · Comments Off on Market for healthcare
The ‘individual mandate’ in Obamacare obliges everyone to take up an health insurance plan. That seems like a restriction on personal freedom, but there are good economic reasons for that..
January 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Common knowledge has it. But is it right? Well…
December 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on The Global Recycling problem
At the heart of the world-economic problems lies an imbalance between the world supply and demand for goods and services. The funny thing is, it’s actually surprisingly easy to amend….
December 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off on The Economics of Jobs
It’s an olther article, but the economics of unemployment have not changed that much since, and it’s still a very good overview..
November 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off on Voodoo economists
One has just been on Bloomberg (10.15AM). The amount of nonsense leaving her mouth is quite staggering…
October 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment
From this weeks Economist. This is not good news…
September 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments
Vintage stuff from this year’s Nobel prize winner and one of the best brains around. A wonderful guide to the state of present day (macro)economics. Required reading.
June 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on Some really curious logic
Most economist argue that publicly managed companies would fare worse than privately managed companies. Not this guy. He argues one should not buy Toyota because it’s facing nationalized competition in the US. Curious argument, that…
June 14th, 2009 · Comments Off on Socialism in Washington?
Politics is about getting votes, especially when you’re in opposition…