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Ford’s shift to China offers the Trump administration a lesson in economics
Ford’s shift to China offers the Trump administration a lesson in economicsAS A candidate for the White House, Donald Trump blasted the Ford Motor Company for planning to shift production of its leading compact car, the Focus, to Mexico. He even went so far as to threaten a huge tariff on any and all U.S. cars formerly produced ...read more
Source: Washington Post
Published on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:16:00 GMT
How Genesis ties Christianity to economics and business
How Genesis ties Christianity to economics and businessMany Christians have a distant, even negative, view of economics and business. Pastors discuss the need for moral activity within the business world, but often ignore whether business in itself is morally justifiable. Some even assume that business ...read more
Source: Acton Institute Power Blog
Published on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:57:00 GMT
The Right Way to Use Economics as an Investing Tool
The Right Way to Use Economics as an Investing ToolThe guys at Ritholtz Wealth knocked the ball out of the park with the Evidence Based Investing conference in Dana Point this year. Yesterday’s warm-up was Michael Mauboussin, followed by Rob Arnott who was followed by Jeff Gundlach. Inbetween all that ...read more
Source: pragcap.com
Published on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:58:00 GMT
GOP Rep Rooney: ‘The CBO Is Nothing But a Bunch of Voodoo Economics’
GOP Rep Rooney: ‘The CBO Is Nothing But a Bunch of Voodoo Economics’On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” Representative Francis Rooney (R-FL) pushed back against some of the Congressional Budget Office’s negative assessments of the Senate GOP healthcare bill by stating the CBO is “nothing but a bunch of ...read more
Source: Breitbart News
Published on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 00:00:00 GMT
The Economics of Community
The Economics of CommunityIntentional communities sort broadly into two kinds: those where members share income (roughly 10-12 percent of the North American field today), and those where they don’t (the vast majority). In the case of the former, the community takes primary ...read more
Source: resilience.org
Published on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 05:54:00 GMT
Saman Kelegama: Even The Blood Running Through His Veins Is Oriented To Economics
Saman Kelegama: Even The Blood Running Through His Veins Is Oriented To EconomicsThe bearded economist who saw shortcomings of Sri Lanka’s liberalisation move My association with Dr. Saman Kelegama, Executive Director of the Institute of Policy Studies or IPS, dates back to the early 1990s when I had the opportunity to listen to him ...read more
Source: www.colombotelegraph.com
Published on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:21:00 GMT
Transforming economics
Transforming economicsHow can our economic system be transformed so that it helps us to meet the key challenges of the 21st century? With the urgent need to rise to the climate challenge and address global economic instability, many people have been working on new approaches ...read more
Source: blog.cat.org.uk
Published on Tue, 27 Jun 2017 06:48:00 GMT
Settled Science: On Minimum Wage, Basic Economics Again Rudely Intrudes on Liberal Dreams
Settled Science: On Minimum Wage, Basic Economics Again Rudely Intrudes on Liberal DreamsWhenever the Left pushes for sharp increases in the minimum wage (which has intrinsic populist appeal and tends to poll well), conservatives argue that such plans would kill jobs, stifle entry-level opportunities, and end up hurting many of the very people ...read more
Source: Townhall.com
Published on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:14:00 GMT
Thomas Hazlett holds Hugh Macaulay Endowed Chair in Economics
Thomas Hazlett holds Hugh Macaulay Endowed Chair in EconomicsThe John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University has an endowed chair, thanks to the generosity of friends of the late Hugh Macaulay, an esteemed professor in economics at Clemson from 1949 to 1983. The endowed chair in the College of ...read more
Source: the NEWSSTAND
Published on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:15:00 GMT
On the state of economics
On the state of economicsI have a long essay on the scientific status of economics in National Affairs. A few excerpts from the conclusion: In the end, can we really have effective theory in economics? If by effective theory we mean theory that is verifiable and reliable for ...read more
Source: arnoldkling.com
Published on Mon, 26 Jun 2017 01:00:00 GMT