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Real World Economics: Could the Fed undermine tax-cut stimulus?
Real World Economics: Could the Fed undermine tax-cut stimulus?Newspaper readers are smarter than politicians. Several readers have queried me about a key issue to which Congress and the White House seem to be ignoring: What will happen if GOP tax cuts stimulate the economy, but the Federal Reserve, with an economy at ...read more
Source: TwinCities Pioneer Press
Published on Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:38:00 GMT
Rahul Johri: Test cricket not dependent only on economics
Rahul Johri: Test cricket not dependent only on economicsIndia’s Future Tour Programme (FTP) is in place and they are set to play 158 international matches between 2019 and 2023. The BCCI had shown the proposal to ICC in the meeting at Singapore on December 5 and 7. In February 2018, the finishing touches will ...read more
Source: Cricket Country
Published on Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:12:00 GMT
Controversial Economics Class Dropped From Tucson High Schools
Controversial Economics Class Dropped From Tucson High SchoolsA controversial economics course has been cut from the high school curriculum in Tucson public schools after board members discovered teachers were using a textbook that hadn't been properly vetted. "Students need to know that government has an ...read more
Source: Education Week
Published on Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:45:00 GMT
Congress marks dawn of new era ….. Zanu-PF to be about politics, economics …. Servant leadership to replace chef syndrome
Congress marks dawn of new era ….. Zanu-PF to be about politics, economics …. Servant leadership to replace chef syndromeZanu-PF’s Extraordinary Congress, to be held today, marks the beginning of a new era that should see party cadres dumping toxic politics and concentrating on bread and butter issues, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said.President Mnangagwa, who is the ...read more
Source: The Herald
Published on Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 GMT
Former Russian Economics Minister convicted of corruption, sentenced to 8 years in high security prison
Former Russian Economics Minister convicted of corruption, sentenced to 8 years in high security prisonMOSCOW — Former Russian Economics Minister convicted of corruption, sentenced to 8 years in high security prison. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.read more
Source: Washington Post
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 20:00:00 GMT
Saving coal is bad for the environment and bad economics
Saving coal is bad for the environment and bad economicsThe Standard-Examiner published a Nov. 29 story discussing the Trump administration’s plan to prop up the coal industry (“Trump’s coal man is racing the clock to bail out plants. The plan would pay certain coal-fired power plants enough to maintain ...read more
Source: Ogden Standard-Examiner
Published on Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 GMT
Professor discusses politics, economics with Lynchburg-area business leaders
Professor discusses politics, economics with Lynchburg-area business leadersAbout 100 business leaders met Thursday at the newly renovated Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance on Lucado Place to hear how November’s election results could affect local economic decisions. Stephen Farnsworth, a professor of political science and ...read more
Source: The News & Advance
Published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:02:00 GMT
Economics 101: Why green cards could increase innovation in the Gulf
Economics 101: Why green cards could increase innovation in the GulfSaudi Arabia’s economic vision explicitly seeks to deploy permanent residency permits as a means of developing the economy, though little is known about the precise growth-inducing channel that policymakers have in mind. A new study suggests that ...read more
Source: The National
Published on Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:08:00 GMT
"Star Wars" economics: What it takes to turn a planet into an insane superweapon
What does it cost to replace large parts of a barren ice planet with a big ol’ gun? It’s actually a lot less than you’d think. Ahead of opening weekend for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” Washington University assistant professor Zach Feinstein ran ...read more
Source: Market Place
Published on Fri, 15 Dec 2017 02:58:00 GMT
Inside the Economics Drawing Baidu to Self-Driving Technology
Inside the Economics Drawing Baidu to Self-Driving TechnologyBaidu (BIDU) has discussed its plans to launch a fully self-driving bus in 2018. The company is collaborating with China-based (MCHI) bus manufacturer King Long Motor in its autonomous bus project. According to Baidu’s CEO, Robin Li, self-driving ...read more
Source: Market Realist
Published on Fri, 15 Dec 2017 09:21:00 GMT