Tag Archives: economics

Certified Pool Boys and Higher Education

A short rant on the nature and effects of local monopoly in labor markets via the Certification gambit. Continue reading

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Nigel Lawson sums it up nicely

A link to an article at WUWT by Nigel Lawson, well worth reading if you have not already. Continue reading

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Dismal Scientist (r) on Dismal European Numbers

The numbers on economic performance in Italy, Greece and Spain are not looking all that good. France turned down as well. Continue reading

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Don’t “Deal” me, Bro!

My view on the present last minute push for a “Deal” (a ‘New New Deal’? …) on the US debt and taxes. Continue reading

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Why Secession Will Not Work

If “Demographics Is Destiny” what does that tell us about our ability to ‘quit and start our own game’? Are there insights from human nature into our economic future? Continue reading

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