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    • 1 week ago

    2017 Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to Richard Thaler

    The Nobel Prize for Economics, the most prestigious prize in the field, has been awarded this year to American economist Richard Thaler. The prize, fully titled The Sveriges Riksba...

    Oct 16, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 1 hour ago

    DealBook: In the Saudi Desert, World’s Business Leaders Follow the Money

    Germany

    The kingdom is embarking on a big experiment as it diversifies its oil-based economy, and executives looking for investment are making their pitches....

    Oct 24, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 2 weeks ago

    Conference Testimonials - Charles Kalinzi from Uganda

    Portugal

    INOMICS supports young researchers in attending conferences with a €500 grant Hear their perspectives on how they used the grant and what advice they have to give other academic...

    Oct 09, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 5 hours ago

    The Amazon Singularity

    United Kingdom

    Winner: Uber — or more specifically, Uber’s board, for taking the power back. Loser: Supermarkets (and everyone else) declining at the hands and rumors of Amazon. Winner: Tobacco b...

    Oct 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 9 hours ago

    How Should Investors – and Voters – Respond to Fake News?

    Why Fake News Is So Harmful to Investors Markets are different from politics; they punish those who believe what isn’t true. Bloomberg, October 23, 2017     Facebook Inc., Alphabet...

    Oct 24, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 4 hours ago

    10 Monday AM Reads

    United States

    Back to work with our Monday morning train reads: • How Saudi Arabia Is Building Its $2 Trillion Fund (BloombergBusinessWeek) • Captains of Finance Dismiss Bitcoin at Their Peril (...

    Oct 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 4 hours ago

    B Capital Hires Howard L. Morgan as Its New Chairman

    United States

    The venture capital fund taps a veteran of the start-up world as it looks to broaden its scope beyond Silicon Valley and China....

    Oct 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 7 hours ago

    Fintech: Is This Time Different? A Framework for Assessing Risks  and Opportunities for Central  Banks

    United States

    The post Fintech: Is This Time Different? A Framework for Assessing Risks  and Opportunities for Central  Banks appeared first on The Big Picture....

    Oct 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 6 hours ago

    Why the Fact-Checking at Facebook Needs to Be Checked

    United States

    Some of the measures Facebook has taken to fight the influence of fake news may not work all that well, research suggests....

    Oct 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 5 hours ago

    The New Health Care: The Cookie Crumbles: A Retracted Study Points to a Larger Truth

    Getting people to eat better is difficult. So is doing research about it, which is why skepticism is important....

    Oct 24, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 3 hours ago

    Workers Abroad Are Catching Up to U.S. Skill Levels

    United States

    This is a pretty fascinating – and surprising — collection of data:   Source: Federal Reserve of St. Louis The post Workers Abroad Are Catching Up to U.S. Skill Levels appeared fi...

    Oct 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 3 hours ago

    Aramco Chief Says I.P.O. Is on Track for 2018: DealBook Briefing

    United States

    The oil giant’s chief executive denied that the company’s forthcoming stock sale faced delays, but gave few details of what the offering would look like....

    Oct 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 5 hours ago

    Breakingviews: The Dow Jones Without G.E.? It’s Possible

    With sinking quarterly earnings and rising pressure on its stock, General Electric, the last surviving original member of the Dow, risks being pushed out....

    Oct 24, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 9 hours ago

    In Defense of the Conventional Wisdom

    United States

    Tim Duy: In Defense of the Conventional Wisdom: Let’s revisit this from San Francisco Federal Reserve Resident John Williams: If you look until 2015 or so, the inflation data basic...

    Oct 24, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 9 hours ago

    Links for 10-22-17

    United Kingdom

    Some Misleading Geometry on Corporate Taxes (Wonkish) - Paul Krugman One last time on who benefits from corporate tax cuts - Larry Summers A Challenging Decade and a Question for t...

    Oct 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 7 hours ago

    Dani Rodrik talks straight on trade

    Bangladesh
    Oct 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 16 hours ago

    All About Bugs (of the Animal and Computer Varieties): TMSIDK Episode 32

    Bangladesh

    Musical crickets, crop-saving wasps — and why you should pre-bug your software. John McWhorter is co-host; the live fact-checker is Bari Weiss. The post All About Bugs (of the Ani...

    Oct 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 1 day ago

    Another Shout-Out for The Replication Network

    United States
    Oct 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 1 day ago

    10 Sunday Reads

    United States

    My easy like Sunday morning reads: • How Financially Literate Are You Really? Let’s Find Out (Wall Street Journal) • North American Cities Have Debased Themselves in the Amazon HQ2...

    Oct 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 1 day ago

    Ikigai: Japanese secret to a long, meaningful life

    From World Economic Forum: What’s your reason for getting up in the morning? Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the J...

    Oct 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 18 hours ago

    How Extreme Risk-Taking Pushed Uber to the Brink

    Source: Bloomberg The post How Extreme Risk-Taking Pushed Uber to the Brink appeared first on The Big Picture....

    Oct 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 2 days ago

    MiB: Jim Ross, Chairman of SSGA, Father of S&P Spyders

    Jim Ross, the executive vice president of State Street Global Advisors and chairman of global SPDRs. He also serves as chairman of the board of SSGA Funds Management, and as chairm...

    Oct 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 1 day ago

    Distressed Communities Index

    This is quite interesting: U.S. geographical economic inequality is growing, meaning your economic opportunity is more tied to your location than ever before. A large portion of th...

    Oct 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 2 days ago

    10 Weekend Reads

    The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Sumatra coffee, grab a seat in the backyard, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • A Letter to Jamie Dimon, and anyone else...

    Oct 21, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 3 days ago

    How to Gain Power in China

    Click through for full article:   Source: Bloomberg The post How to Gain Power in China appeared first on The Big Picture....

    Oct 20, 2017 https://inomics.com