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The GDP Delusion
Addis Fortune

The GDP Delusion [opinion]

In presenting the gross domestic product (GDP) to United States Congress in 1934, renowned economist Simon Kuznets discussed its uses and limits. After presenting an itemized list of the things measured by the GDP, Kuznets noted, "The boundaries of ..., 1 week ago
The GDP Delusion Addis Fortune, 1 week ago

Book Review | The History Manifesto

This is a bit of a well-argued whinge for the loss of primacy of historians in the Age of Big Data. As well as an exhortation to claim the terrain lost to the reigning queen, Economics. History in the 21st century has been relegated to a handmaiden ...
 Livemint.com18 hours ago

Get Ready for the Granddaddy of all Cycles

As Martin showed you in his Monday column , the world is a mess, a sorry state of affairs that is getting worse by the day. This was all foretold by the cycles of war that I have been writing about for over two years now … cycles that show the ...
 Money and Markets1 day ago

In Search of a New Order

A loss of order -- To Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the Foreign Minister of Germany, the geopolitical tensions troubling the world boil down to this simple yet powerful trend. Our world is neither uni-polar nor multi-polar, it is non-polar. It is "a ...
 Social Dashboard1 week ago

Education is key to reducing spread of inequality

A RECENT study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) concludes that income inequality is bad for economic growth. This challenges a long-held belief that inequality is an inevitable phase in economic development. In ...
 NewsHub South Africa1 week ago

Two explanations of corruption by economists (1)

Why do people steal? What makes corrupt practices attractive to public officers and their counterparts in the private and third sectors? One could turn to social scientists, who study human behaviour, for answers to these and similar posers about ...
 Business Day Nigeria2 weeks ago

Student investigating national happiness selected for forum (Fuseworks)

A University of Canterbury statistics student, Lisa Henley, has won selection to a prestigious international forum run by SAS, which is the biggest statistical software company in the world based at North Carolina in the United States. The SAS ...
 Yahoo!Xtra2 weeks ago UC student investigating national happiness  Noodls2 weeks ago
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Income Inequality Author Turns Down Prest...

French economist Thomas Piketty, author of the surprise best-selling Capital in the 21st Century turned down France's top award, the Legion D'Honneur. "I do not think it is the government's role to decide who is honourable", said Piketty. Nobel ...
 Safe Haven3 weeks ago

Piketty in Paris

In 2014, French economist Thomas Piketty became an international celebrity. Headlines everywhere proclaimed his meteoric rise. This was particularly astonishing in the United States where, as Paul Krugman noted in his review of Capital in the ...
 Dissent Magazine3 weeks ago

New Economy Resources 2015

represents the latest world wide web resources for discovering new knowledge and understanding the latest happenings with regards to the New Economy. The world is rapidly changing as transparency, big data and the ability to access data from new and ...
 LLRX.com4 weeks ago
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