Category Archives: World Economics

Things pertaining to the global economy and geopolitics.

Tit For Tat Tariff – Who Wins?

A brief questioning of the notion that tariffs are all bad all the time and that China has little motivation to give in. Continue reading

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Tariffs, Trump, Trade & Balance

We must “Be The Mirror” to China. They have strong merchantilist policies and behaviour. Until that is fixed, we must have equally strong protectionist policies. Balance and Symmetry is essential and our balance of trade must be a balance, not a tsunami. Continue reading

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Baumol Cost Disease? I’m Not Convinced…

Baumol and Baumol’s Cost Disease. I’m not convinced… Continue reading

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Why Robot Labor Is Disruptive But Not Catastrophic

Robotic labor will be disruptive in some industries, but we have had many such disruptive transitions in economic history and handled them well. I explore why, and what kinds of things enter into this decision space and push to the conclusion. Continue reading

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