Several measures like new company formation show a worrying decline in US economic dynamism. Demographics and changes in retail and house ownership explain part of this. Regulation and increasing economic concentration are also to blame. Source: What’s Behind Declining Economic Dynamism? | Seeking Alpha
June 26th, 2017 · Comments Off on What’s Behind Declining Economic Dynamism?
February 8th, 2014 · Comments Off on Let industry regulate itself
Consumers are being sold food including mozzarella that is less than half real cheese, ham on pizzas that is either poultry or “meat emulsion”, and frozen prawns that are 50% water via Let industry regulate itself.
April 11th, 2013 · Comments Off on Let industry regulate itself
Analysis of commercially available rice imported into the US has revealed it contains levels of lead far higher than regulations suggest are safe. Some samples exceeded the “provisional total tolerable intake” PTTI set by the US Food and Drug Administration FDA by a factor of 120. via Let industry regulate itself.
Tags: Public Policy
February 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment
Financial markets give people incentives (and means) for things to get worse. This is just plain wrong…
January 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on Sensible regulation of financial markets hobbled by lobbying
No surprise there, after reading this first..
June 25th, 2009 · Comments Off on Keep it real, boys!
And girls. But mostly boys, and that’s not surprising. (“Mine is bigger than yours!” kind of forces at work here). But the side effects will be very damaging down the line..
June 24th, 2009 · Comments Off on Distressing, but probably true
Those Wall Street bad guys..
June 17th, 2009 · Comments Off on A voice of reason
From one of our favourite investors..
May 8th, 2009 · Comments Off on After deregulation comes…