Posts tagged with ‘economics’

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Bitch Ph.D. ‘Tiger Wood’s apology (and his mother’s reaction during it) made him seem more Asian American to me…’ The first interesting¬†perspective¬†I’ve seen on the whole Tiger Woods thing. (del.icio.us tags: TigerWoods Asian ) Wall Street’s Bailout Hustle : Rolling Stone Matt Taibbi gets very angry at Wall Street again; I’m not sure how fair […]

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Ask a Nineteenth-Century Whaling Expert — Crooked Timber read the comments as well. (del.icio.us tags: economics whales ) GELITIN Amusing bit of Japanese art. via VVORK (del.icio.us tags: Japan art gardens )

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FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right: How To Destroy (Almost) Half the Planet for the Low, Low Price of Just 5% of Global GDP One of his Manzi’s central points is that climate change just ain’t all that damaging, economically speaking: it will reduce global GDP by “only” 5 percent one hundred years hence, he writes […] […]

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The Quiet Coup – The Atlantic (May 2009) 'The crash has laid bare many unpleasant truths about the United States. One of the most alarming, says a former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, is that the finance industry has effectively captured our government—a state of affairs that more typically describes emerging markets, and […]

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Economics of POW Camp An essay written in 1945 by a former POW. Interesting. (del.icio.us tags: economics )