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To End Inequality, Attack Poverty, Not the 1 Percent

To End Inequality, Attack Poverty, Not the 1 Percent | economics | Scoop.it
In June, I wrote in praise of Luigi Zingales’s book, “A Capitalism for the People.” At that time, I examined his call for elevating pro-market values over pro- business values.
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Attacking inequality.

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Why Austerity Works and Stimulus Doesn’t

Why Austerity Works and Stimulus Doesn’t | economics | Scoop.it
After five years of financial crisis, the European record is in: Northern Europe is sound, thanks to austerity, while southern Europe is hurting because of half- hearted austerity or, worse, fiscal stimulus.
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Austerity in the Baltics

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Lucas And Spielberg Predict “Massive Implosion” Of Hollywood Caused By Tech Industry | TechCrunch

Lucas And Spielberg Predict “Massive Implosion” Of Hollywood Caused By Tech Industry | TechCrunch | economics | Scoop.it
George Lucas and Steven Spielberg aren't so bullish on the future of the film industry. At a talk at USC, the pair agreed that it's on track to have a "massive implosion".
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Will supply and demand cause and upward movement on the price of blockbuster theatre tickets? Or do consumers have a limit on  willigness to pay for movie tickets?

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Price Benchmarks Said to Be Rigged in the Foreign Exchange Market

Price Benchmarks Said to Be Rigged in the Foreign Exchange Market | economics | Scoop.it
Accusations of price manipulation come to the world of currency trading
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If the benchmarks are corrupt, does that throw off the efficient market hypothesis?

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Spain's nationalised lenders drawing buyer interest - Econ Min - Reuters

Spain's nationalised lenders drawing buyer interest - Econ Min
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Spain's nationalised lenders drawing buyer interest - Econ Min. Tweet · Share this · Email · Print. Related News. Spanish banks face fresh profit blow from mortgage overhaul.
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Why Summer Vacations (and the Internet) Make You More Productive

Why Summer Vacations (and the Internet) Make You More Productive | economics | Scoop.it
If you care about decision-making at the national level, tune out the critics and root for your president to golf
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Vacation's effect on productivity.

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TheMoneyIllusion » Why people think inflation is high, despite headline inflation being the lowest since the mid-1950s

TheMoneyIllusion » Why people think inflation is high, despite headline inflation being the lowest since the mid-1950s | economics | Scoop.it
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A good discussion of inflation, and confusion with cost of living

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The Genetically Modified Burrito: Chipotle Tells All

The Genetically Modified Burrito: Chipotle Tells All | economics | Scoop.it
Chipotle has decided to tell people exactly what's in the menu items
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Can Chipotle set a model for the rest of the food world? Will consumers support Chipotle's forthrighness with their dollars?

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How Much is Enough? Why do we Work so Much and Enjoy so Little Leisure? - EconoMonitor

How Much is Enough? Why do we Work so Much and Enjoy so Little Leisure? - EconoMonitor | economics | Scoop.it
How Much is Enough? Why do we Work so Much and Enjoy so Little Leisure?
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Robert Skidelsky is best known for his definitive three-volume biography of John Maynard Keynes.
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A good analysis of worker productivity

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