Thursday, June 21, 2018
The Dramatic Expansion of Corporate Bonds
Overall world debt in the last year or two i s at its all-time high as a share of world GDP. But there is common pattern that as countries ...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Interview with Marianne Bertrand: Inequality, Gender Norms, Skills
Douglas Clement has an " Interview with Marianne Bertrand," subtitled "University of Chicago economist on the glass ceiling, ...
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Thaler on the Evolution of Behavioral Economics
Richard Thaler won the Nobel Prize in economics in 2017 "for his contributions to behavioural economics. He tells the story of how t...
Friday, June 15, 2018
Autonomous Vehicles: Here's One Crystal Ball
When it comes to peering ahead into the autonomous vehicle future, some crystal balls are better than others. I recommend the recent report ...
Thursday, June 14, 2018
G-7, G7+, G20
When the G-7 gatherings originated in the 1970s, the included only finance ministers who typically met with little notice or publicity. They...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Bangladesh Reaches Middle Income Status
Bangladesh has over 160 million people, which makes it the eighth most populous country in the world (just behind Pakistan and Nigeria, just...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Blood Plasma: US Paid Donors Dominate Global Market
When market forces of supply and demand become involved with parts of the human body, the result can be a high degree of ambivalence. In th...
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