According to Robert Solow, who won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1987, the three main drivers of economic growth are capital, labor and technology. If one of them, like labor, is wanting, then the potential for high economic growth is inadequate. Philippine Daily Inquirer, 1 month ago
01.04 - Sussex finance lecturer's new book praised by Nobel Prize winning economist - SUSSEX - MyScience, 2 weeks ago
Economist's no-nonsense view of China's economy gets a hearing - Business Times Singapore, 1 month ago
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In his landmark treatise, An Essay on the Principle of Population , Reverend Thomas Robert Malthus argued that population growth will necessarily exceed the growth rate of the means of subsistence, making poverty inevitable.The system of ...PLoS Biology, 2 weeks ago
French political economist and author of "Capital In The 21st Century" Thomas Piketty is making a groundbreaking book tour of U.S. policy and academic centers armed with mounds of data that is shaking up economic prognosticators. Nearly every ...People's World, 6 hours ago Piketty in Washington: How to Reverse the Increasing Concentration of Wealth Common Dreams, 1 day ago Kapital for the Twenty-First Century? Dissent Magazine, 3 weeks ago
Income inequality in the U.S. has risen to levels last seen in the gilded age (Source: Washington Post) Does 39.6 percent, which is today's top marginal tax rate, sound like the optimal top marginal tax rate to you? No? How about 80 percent? Not ...Washington Post, 1 day ago Should taxes on rich be raised to 80 percent to reduce income inequality? Washington Post, 1 day ago
The French economist and author Thomas Piketty spoke in Washington on Tuesday about his unlikely bestseller, Capital in the 21 st Century , a 696-page tome on global economic history. Even though he boiled down his research on economic inequality ...Yahoo! Finance, 1 day ago
By Eduardo Porter It's hard to overstate the excitement of tech people about what is on the verge of happening to the practice of medicine. Eric Horvitz, co-director of Microsoft Research's main lab in Redmond, Wash, told me about a system that ...Economic Times, 1 day ago
After spending a couple of days last week at the annual conference on macroeconomics of the National Bureau of Economics (more about that in July), I spent the remainder of my time last week reading In 100 Years: Leading Economists Predict the ...EconomicPrincipals.com, 4 days ago
TIME: 9:30 a.m. EVENT: The Center for American Progress (CAP) holds a book discussion on "Capital in the Twenty-First Century ." PARTICIPANTS: author Thomas Piketty, economist at the Paris School of Economics ; Betsey Stevenson , member of the ...4 Traders, 6 days ago
An article published on April 2 by The Conversation by Professor Richard Tol, under the headline , contains a number of significant errors and misrepresentations. Professor Tol attempts to compare the estimates of the costs of global warming cited ...Business Spectator, 1 week ago
The campaign by the Internal Revenue Service to discriminate against conservative organizations during the run-up to the 2012 election is boiling over, with Congress considering criminal charges against IRS official Lois Lerner. Lawsuits have ...WorldNetDaily, 1 week ago
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