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Where is the economics in politics? - Daily News & Analysis

Where is the economics in politics?
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It is now the responsibility of the two principal national parties to begin rolling out their vision and roadmap of economic growth.
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World Bank: Global Economics Prospects | The Big Picture

World Bank: Global Economics Prospects | The Big Picture | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
World Bank: Global Economics Prospects. by Guest Author - June 20th, 2013, 5:00am. Tweet This · Email This Post · Print This Post. Category: Economy, Think Tank. ← Blog Finance: Advertising, Sponsorship, Advertorial, Subscription?
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The Economics of the American Prison System

The Economics of the American Prison System | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
The American prison system is massive. So massive that its estimated turnover of $74 billion eclipses the GDP of 133 nations.
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The thriving middle class

The thriving middle class | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
“THE biggest thing we have is the words ‘Great Britain',” says Stewart McIntyre, managing director of Sunseeker, a maker of luxury motor yachts. His firm...

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Geoff Riley's curator insight, June 9, 2013 6:47 AM

Importance of mid sized firms for the UK economy is often over-looked. Here are some good examples.

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Macroeconomics: Going Beyond the Numbers - Urban Land (registration)

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Macroeconomics: Going Beyond the Numbers
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Who says macroeconomics will miss the call on big developments over the next five years? Two economists.
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The Economist - World News, Politics, Economics, Business & Finance

The Economist - World News, Politics, Economics, Business & Finance | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
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Real World Economics: Prolonged low interest rates create topsy-turvy markets - Pioneer Press

Real World Economics: Prolonged low interest rates create topsy-turvy markets - Pioneer Press | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Real World Economics: Prolonged low interest rates create topsy-turvy markets
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David Rosenberg, a Wall Street economist, made that insightful observation in an op-ed in the June 11 Financial Times.
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If the economy is up, why are stocks down? - CBS News

If the economy is up, why are stocks down? - CBS News | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
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If the economy is up, why are stocks down?
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Economists Argue Over the Cost of Caring for the Uninsured - Daily Beast

Economists Argue Over the Cost of Caring for the Uninsured - Daily Beast | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
Daily BeastEconomists Argue Over the Cost of Caring for the UninsuredDaily BeastOf the dozens of briefs for and against the health-care law, two—by opposing groups of economists—are getting special attention.

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Economic recovery could now be on the way

Economic recovery could now be on the way | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
In the past few days there have been reports showing a pickup in the three big sectors of the economy – services, manufacturing and construction (Economic recovery could now be on the way
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Thomas Sowell - Economics vs. 'Need'

Thomas Sowell - Economics vs. 'Need' | Macroeconomics | Scoop.it
One of the most common arguments for allowing more immigration is that there is a "need" for foreign workers to do "jobs that Americans won't do," especially in agriculture.

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Jack Hansen's curator insight, June 11, 2013 10:36 AM

Need is so subjective, a thirst and hunger never satiated.  Economics is math, certain, and objective.  Kindness and the good will men and women possess is thwarted by centralized power dictating the terms of distribution.

Matthew Bailey's curator insight, June 11, 2013 2:01 PM

pretty good read...makes you think about need vs want.