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The Public Purpose of Economics -- The Education of Students ...

The Public Purpose of Economics -- The Education of Students ... | Econtoothill | Scoop.it
Peter Boettke| Our primary purpose as academic economists is to teach students the basic principles of economics so that they may become informed participants within the democratic process of collective choice over public ...
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Will the Economics of Climate Change Alter the Politics? | Planetizen

Will the Economics of Climate Change Alter the Politics? | Planetizen | Econtoothill | Scoop.it
After years of climate change denial by conservatives and muzzling by liberals, Superstorm Sandy made abundantly clear the economic costs of inaction. Will that be enough to spur political action?
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An Obama Economic Team to Sweep Wall Street Clean - Bloomberg

An Obama Economic Team to Sweep Wall Street CleanBloombergWhen U.S.
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Don’t Expect Lower Oil Prices Even as U.S. Output Surges

Don’t Expect Lower Oil Prices Even as U.S. Output Surges | Econtoothill | Scoop.it
The U.S. is set to overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest oil producer. But don’t expect that to translate into lower prices at the pump.
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Japan economy shrinks as China dispute takes toll - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Japan economy shrinks as China dispute takes toll - Atlanta Journal Constitution | Econtoothill | Scoop.it
LivemintJapan economy shrinks as China dispute takes tollAtlanta Journal ConstitutionJapan said its economy contracted in July-September, foiling hopes for a rebound and signaling to many economists it may already be in recession.
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The changing economics of youth subculture

From a Metafilter discussion, here is one comment: Music distribution, music purchasing and the ethics around them have changed. When I was a mere slip of a girl, it really mattered whether one was on a major label or not, ...
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Value of Healthy Ecosystems: Priceless | Nature + Economics

Value of Healthy Ecosystems: Priceless | Nature + Economics | Econtoothill | Scoop.it
By NICK WILDMAN/special to ecoRI News Nice article about economic benefits of restoration. Get the skinny on the #s.
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Egyptian groups reject $4.8 billion IMF loan - Businessweek

Egyptian groups reject $4.8 billion IMF loan - Businessweek | Econtoothill | Scoop.it
Egyptian groups reject $4.8 billion IMF loanBusinessweekThe groups complained that the negotiations over the agreement lack transparency, taking place in the absence of an elected parliament and giving the new president legislative authority without...
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Retail's BIG Blog | The economics behind the 'new norm' of holiday shopping

Retail's BIG Blog | The economics behind the 'new norm' of holiday shopping | Econtoothill | Scoop.it
The impact of economic uncertainty has had a lasting effect on shoppers' spending plans, and retailers are responding to this new norm for comsumers.
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Demographics + Economics = Obama | BU Today | Boston University

Demographics + Economics = Obama | BU Today | Boston University | Econtoothill | Scoop.it
Romney was also hobbled by an economic issue of his own making, notes Dino Christenson, a CAS assistant professor of political science: the Republican opposed Obama's bailout of the auto industry, a deeply unpopular ...
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Economics, not environmental regs, are battering coal power ...

Economics, not environmental regs, are battering coal power ... | Econtoothill | Scoop.it
If King Coal wants a boost, it should go after "Drill Baby Drill."...
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AFL-CIO's Trumka: Voters 'rejected Romney-Ryan economics' and ...

AFL-CIO's Trumka: Voters 'rejected Romney-Ryan economics' and ... | Econtoothill | Scoop.it
"A pretty clear message came out of that election yesterday," said Trumka: Voters "rejected Romney-Ryan economics," showed "that we should start making the wealthy start pay their fair share," and "rejected the notion that ...
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No counting on Reserve Bank forecasts - The Australian

No counting on Reserve Bank forecasts - The Australian | Econtoothill | Scoop.it
No counting on Reserve Bank forecastsThe AustralianNew research from the Reserve Bank shows its ability to forecast Australia's economy is at best severely limited.
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Cap and trade: division over economics - San Francisco Chronicle

Cap and trade: division over economics - San Francisco Chronicle | Econtoothill | Scoop.it
Cap and trade: division over economicsSan Francisco ChronicleTo some business leaders, California's new cap-and-trade system for curbing greenhouse gases represents nothing less than the road to economic ruin.
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Light Up: The Economics of Marijuana - Policyshop (blog)

Light Up: The Economics of Marijuana - Policyshop (blog) | Econtoothill | Scoop.it
Light Up: The Economics of MarijuanaPolicyshop (blog)Last week's election was historic for all sort of reasons: gay rights (and human decency) prevailed in Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington; Romney's loss suggested that super PACs could not,...
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Republican Failure Comes Down to Economics - Bloomberg

Republican Failure Comes Down to Economics - Bloomberg | Econtoothill | Scoop.it
Republican Failure Comes Down to EconomicsBloombergRepublicans are engaged in some public “soul-searching,” which is what we usually call it when members of a defeated party explain that the party went wrong by not taking the advice they've been...
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Sex Trumps Economics: Will Petraeus Scandal Scuttle a Fiscal Cliff ...

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From the blog Daily Ticker: Follow The Daily Ticker on Facebook! The resignation of David Petraeus has all the elements of a classic Washington scandal: it reached the highest levels of government, involved leaks of ...
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