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    Paul Krugman: Virginia Is for Haters

    "Virginia is now the most important place on the U.S. political landscape": Virginia Is for Haters, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: ...If you want to understand why policies t...

    Oct 18, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    BAE Systems to Cut Almost 2,000 Jobs in Britain

    The changes at one of the country’s largest employers come at a fraught time as the government negotiates to leave the European Union....

    Oct 18, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Links for 10-10-17

    Growth Without Industrialization? - Dani Rodrik Rationality and Rabbit Holes - Paul Krugman Formal Jobs and Decent Work - Tim Taylor Why Big Cities Thrive, and Smaller Ones Are Bei...

    Oct 18, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Masayoshi Son’s Grand Plan for SoftBank’s $100 Billion Vision Fund

    Mr. Son has told tech entrepreneurs he is on a mission to own pieces of all the companies that may underpin the shifts brought on by artificial intelligence....

    Oct 18, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    The Power of the N.R.A.

    Must listen:   Click to read article and listen. Source: New York Times   The post The Power of the N.R.A. appeared first on The Big Picture....

    Oct 18, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    The E.P.A. Move’s Winners and Losers: DealBook Briefing

    As the Trump administration seeks to repeal Obama-era clean power rules, expect coal companies to come out ahead — but not by as much as people might think....

    Oct 18, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Why Rent When You Can Buy?

    The post Why Rent When You Can Buy? appeared first on The Big Picture....

    Oct 18, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Unequal Burden: How Can Low-Income Countries Cope with Rising Temperatures ?

    This is a fascinating discussion, via the IMF: The Earth’s warming affects countries very unequally. Even though low-income countries have contributed very little to greenhouse gas...

    Oct 18, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Transcript: MiB Richard Thaler, Laureate

        Given that the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences went to Richard Thaler yesterday, I thought it might be timely to access the trans...

    Oct 18, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Disney, Hillary Clinton and the Obamas Condemn Weinstein

    Disney once owned Miramax, which Harvey Weinstein co-founded. Mr. Weinstein is also a longtime Democratic donor with ties to the Clintons and the Obamas....

    Oct 18, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Breakingviews: Weinstein Company Joins Ranks of Firms With Bosses Who Misbehave

    With Harvey Weinstein, one of its founders, gone, the film studio faces a new set of risks — both in what he takes away and what he leaves behind....

    Oct 17, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Links for 10-09-17

    Richard Thaler: The 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics - Tim Taylor Nobel Prize awarded to Richard Thaler - Tyler Cowen Richard Thaler Wins Nobel! - Alex Tabarrok And the 2017 Economics...

    Oct 17, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    The New Health Care: Can the U.S. Repair Its Health Care While Keeping Its Innovation Edge?

    United Arab Emirates

    The two are not mutually exclusive, but harm to innovation in America could harm other nations, too....

    Oct 17, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Overdue: Richard Thaler, Nobel Laureate in Economics

    One of my favorite behavioral economists, Richard Thaler, has finally been moved off of the short list: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riks...

    Oct 17, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    EU plans for VAT taxation are doomed to fail. Again.

    Taxation is the potential downfall of the EU as an institution. The reason is that within the EU, several member states are making money from the tax evasion in other member states...

    Oct 23, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Fed Watch: On Track For a December Rate Hike

    Tim Duy: On Track For a December Rate Hike, by Tim Duy: The headline figure on nonfarm payrolls report came in well below already withered expectations, but the disappointment was ...

    Oct 17, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    10 Monday AM Reads

    My congrats to Richard Thaler, back in the saddle, still on EU time morning train reads: • The Top-Performing Sustainable Funds (Barron’s) • Good Advice vs. Effective Advice (A Wea...

    Oct 17, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Economists: too much ideology, too little craft

    Oct 22, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    The Curious Case of Jacob Wohl

    @TBPInvictus here: One of Donald Trump’s sources for information on financial markets and economics, 19-year-old Jacob Wohl, the “hedge fund manager” and occasional Fox Business Ne...

    Oct 17, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    Richard Thaler (and Behavioral Economists) Get Their Due

    An Economics Heathen Wins the Economics Nobel Richard Thaler’s prize was long overdue. Bloomberg, October 9, 2017     Given how many psychologists and economists have already won t...

    Oct 17, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    • 2 weeks ago

    How to Count to Infinity: TMSIDK Episode 30

    Mary Roach (author of Stiff, Spook, Bonk, Gulp, and Grunt) is our special guest co-host, with AJ Jacobs (author of It's All Relative) as real-time fact-checker. If the promise...

    Oct 16, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    How does the Fed adjust its Securities Holdings?

    How does the Fed adjust its Securities Holdings and Who is Affected? nbsp; 2017099 Pap by TBP_Think_Tank on Scribd   The post How does the Fed adjust its Securities Holdings? appe...

    Oct 17, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    G.M. Acquires Strobe, Start-Up Focused on Driverless Technology

    With the deal, the nation’s largest automaker is snapping up a company with expertise in developing laser-based sensors that create high-definition images for autonomous vehicles....

    Oct 17, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    The Nobel in economics rewards a pioneer of “nudges”

    NOT long ago, the starting assumption of any economic theory was that humans are rational actors who maximise their utility. Economists summarily dismissed anyone insisting otherwi...

    Oct 17, 2017 https://inomics.com
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    The 2017 Nobel: Richard Thaler

    A true surprise this morning: the behavioral economist Richard Thaler from the University of Chicago has won the Nobel Prize in economics. It is not a surprise because it is undese...

    Oct 17, 2017 https://inomics.com