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The sorry state of US politics

March 12th, 2010 · 7 Comments

Stomach turning indeed…

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Tags: Opinion

Large and growing inequality behind most social problems

February 27th, 2010 · 3 Comments

Shows a new, thoroughly researched book. Very, very interesting this. A compelling read…

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Tags: Book Reviews · Opinion

The Grasshopper Generation

February 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on The Grasshopper Generation

The US needs reconstruction after a generation of eating through the prosperity that was bequeathed…

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Double dip recession?

January 6th, 2010 · Comments Off on Double dip recession?

We’re not out of the woods yet…

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Tags: Opinion · The Markets

The Global Recycling problem

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….

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Tags: Credit Crisis · Economy · Public Policy · The World according to Economics

A pretty lousy hack job

November 3rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

How to descredit George Soros..

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Tags: Opinion · Reform Capitalism

Voodoo economists

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…

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Tags: Opinion · The World according to Economics

Nobel price for blinking first?

November 1st, 2009 · 2 Comments

We’re afraid this is slowly turning out to be a bad joke..

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Tags: Opinion

Why free markets won’t produce healthcare for all

July 31st, 2009 · Comments Off on Why free markets won’t produce healthcare for all

Free markets do not work in certain markets, especially those where parties to the transaction have different information (‘asymmetric information’, as it’s called in economics). Health insurance markets are a good example of those, and nobody explains that better than Paul Krugman..

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Tags: Opinion · Public Policy

Meet Harry the hypocritical hedge fund manager…

May 7th, 2009 · Comments Off on Meet Harry the hypocritical hedge fund manager…

Those former masters of the universe have a hard time waking up to a different world…

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Tags: Opinion