We are celebrating this year the 70th anniversary of the reign of GDP. Conceived in the 1930s by Simon Kuznets, it was crowned king of all economic data at the Bretton Woods Conference in July 1944, at the height of World War II , when western ... The Globalist, 5 days ago
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There are four types of countries: the developed, the underdeveloped, Japan and Argentina. Simon Kuznets, Nobel Laureate When Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated in June 1914 whilst visiting the city of Sarajevo, ...Guru Focus, 1 month ago A Century of Policy Mistakes Advisor Perspectives, 1 month ago
If your are not a socialist in your 20s, you have no heart. If you are not a capitalist in your 30s, you have no brain. So a saying goes. But capitalism is not for everyone. Inequality is rising. Poverty is increasing across the globe. The ...Abu Dhabi National, 10 hours ago US rolls out red carpet for French critic of capitalism France24, 2 days ago The Guardian: Occupy was right: capitalism has failed the world Canadian Content, 4 days ago Blogs Review: Capital in the twenty-first century Bruegel, 2 weeks ago
Ed Alcock / M.Y.O.P Ed Alcock / M.Y.O.P The Economist declared that Piketty's book may "revolutionize the way people think about the economic history of the past two centuries" and started an online reading group to discuss it chapter by chapter.Chronicle of Higher Education, 15 hours ago
Wednesday night, on the elevator down to the 400-seat auditorium at the City University of New York Graduate Center, one middle-aged man who looked like an economist bragged to a middle-aged couple who looked like economists, I actually first saw ...The New Republic Online, 1 day ago
So this is an old idea of Milton Friedman's that has been gaining traction in the US recently, in essence: Problem: poor but able people desire a costly education Solution: allow people with money to invest in those people getting a defined ...Politics.ie, 3 days ago You should be allowed to invest in students Politics.ie, 3 days ago
in search of greater equality among its citizens sacrifice economic growth? Benjamin Franklin, one of the US founding fathers, said: I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided ...Albawaba, 3 days ago Growth and inequality Jordan Times, 4 days ago
Thomas Piketty (Photo: Emmanuelle Marchadour) Jacobin A Magazine of Culture and Polemic. jacobinmag.com Cubed A Secret History of the Workplace. By Nikil Saval. Utopia or Bust A Guide to the Present Crisis. By Benjamin Kunkel. Capital in the ...The Nation, 4 days ago
TWET CENT : The New Review: COVER STORY: It just doesn't add up: From the New Yorker to the Economist, a new book by a French economist is being hailed as a seminal work. Thomas Piketty's Capital is a compelling, evidence-based critique of capitalism - a
The Ecole d'economie de Paris (the Paris School of Economics ) is actually situated in the most un-Parisian part of the city. It is on the boulevard Jourdan in the lower end of the 14th arrondissement, bordered on one side by the Parc Montsouris.4 Traders, 4 days ago TWET CENT : doesn't: add up: It just: From the New Yorker to the Economist, a new book by a French economist is being hailed as a seminal work. Thomas Piketty's Capital is a compelling, evidence-based critique of capitalism - a system that Piketty claims 4 Traders, 6 days ago
NEW YORK — In 1954, Milton Friedman laid out a radical plan for funding education in a footnote to a lengthy academic volume. He described a system in which individuals would sell "stock" in themselves — i.e., a share of their future earnings ...Denver Post, 4 days ago Afraid of student-loan debt? Sell stock in yourself instead Boston Globe, 5 days ago
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