Trump threatens shutdown, suggests controversial pardon at Arizona rally
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The president?s divisive remarks on Charlottesville violence lead thousands to gather outside the arena.
Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump a ?creep,? says her ?skin crawled? during debate
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Clinton's new book ?What Happened? includes moments from the campaign she wishes she could ?go back and do over.?
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US policymakers must work to bridge the gap between men and women in the workplace, in case it takes a “substantial” toll on the economy at a time when America is already facing demographic challenges, Janet Yellen warned on Friday. Women faced a ...
Identity theft at epidemic levels, warns Cifas - BBC News
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Cases total nearly 500 a day with people in their 30s the most targeted group, a watchdog warns.
Google and Walmart Partner With Eye on Amazon
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The companies are working together to keep pace in the race for online shoppers. They hope a transition to voice technology will help.
Analysis | Trump returns to Phoenix, the place his campaign truly began
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In July 2015, a rally there shot him to the front of the Republican field.
How bad is the household bill squeeze? - BBC News
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Household bills rose 2.1% in the past year - lower than the rate of inflation, new research finds.
AI will have an enormous impact on the future economy
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AI could add as much as $15 trillion to the global economy by 2030.
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The 'Gig' Economy Might Be The Future But It's Actually Moving Us Backwards
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Take away the apps and these work practices are as old as capitalism.
Models are Necessary but Not Sufficient
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TweetOver on Facebook, Daniel Kuehn – prompted by this Cafe Hayek blog post – wrote: It would be really embarrassing for Donald J. Boudreaux if there were a famous economist with a widely referenced monopsony model where one of the key distinctions between the competitive and monopsonistic case was whether recruitment costs were constant or […]
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Business group welcomes move but calls for funding amid fears exports to UK will fall
France’s Macron Looks to Confront Eastern Europe Over Low-Cost Workers
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In the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, a backlash is building in Western Europe against importing inexpensive labor from Eastern Europe.
Andy Burnham: North 'needs transport investment now' - BBC News
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Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham made the comment as leaders gather at a summit in Leeds.
The Curious Absence of American Emulationists in the Third World | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
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After World War II, virtually every Third World country had a major political faction that looked on the Soviet Union as a model society.
Economics discovers that it has a sexism problem
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A new paper by Alice Wu of University of California-Berkeley reveals Economics Job Market Rumors, an anonymous online forum, is a hostile environment for women
Fees Add Up | The Baseline Scenario on WordPress.com
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By James Kwak Public pension funds are having a tough time. On the one hand, the average funding ratio (assets as a percentage of the present value of future obligations) is below 80% because of inadequate contributions by sponsors (states and municipalities) and poor investment returns since the collapse of the technology bubble in 2000. On?
Global Economies Grow in Sync
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For the first time in a decade, the world?s major economies are growing in sync, a result of lingering low-interest-rate stimulus from central banks and the gradual fading of crises that over years ricocheted from the U.S. to Greece, Brazil and beyond.
An Easier Way to Get to Universal Health Care
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Now is the time to push for better health care. Here are three modest, winnable first steps.
ECB chief Draghi: QE has made economies more resilient - BBC News
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The head of the European Central Bank says quantitative easing has made the world more resilient.
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U.S. Sanctions Chinese and Russian Individuals and Firms With North Korea Ties
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A total of 16 companies and people have been targeted in the U.S.’s latest move to squeeze Pyongyang.
Paying for Tax Cuts
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Policy makers often act like tax cuts are free lunches that can make everyone better off. But over the long run, tax cuts must be...
Fiat Chrysler Is at a Crossroads. It’s Looking to China for a Solution.
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Even before one suitor’s interest emerged this week, the automaker had been in talks for months on Chinese investments or other deals, officials say.
Singapore's long game in innovation
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Innovation may be the buzzword today but for Singapore's economic planning agencies, our journey in fact began two decades ago.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Bonus Quotation of the Day?
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Tweet… is from my late Nobel-laureate Jim Buchanan’s May 2005 address at the Foundation for Economic Education; the title of Jim’s talk is “Restoring the Spirit of Classical Liberalism“: The first step towards such restoration requires us to recognize that our basic institutions are the heritage of a public philosophy clearly articulated by our eighteenth-century […]
President Trump\'s Tragic Sunk Cost Fallacy | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty
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In his recent speech in which he threw out his earlier idea of ending the war in Afghanistan, President Donald Trump stated: First, our nation must seek an honorable and enduring outcome worthy of the tremendous sacrifices that have been...
DEAR TRUMP VOTERIf you voted for Donald Trump, I get it. Maybe...
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DEAR TRUMP VOTERIf you voted for Donald Trump, I get it. Maybe you feel you?ve been so badly shafted by the system that you didn?t want to go back to politics as usual, and Trump seemed like he?d...
Finally, US appears ready to battle China's rampant IP theft
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Inside the United States, the Chinese government engages in a now well-documented campaign to aggressively steal the trade secrets and creative output of our most innovative companies across the economy, from chemicals to information technology.
Pardon My Repetition
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TweetOn Facebook, Michael Tontchev responds to my challenge to Daniel Kuehn to put his money and effort where his mouth is.
Should Apple and Google Ban Gab? - Marginal REVOLUTION
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Gab is an app similar to twitter but it has a more permissive speech policy. According to company spokesman Utsav Sanduja, ?Whatever is permissible under the First Amendment is what Gab allows onto its site.? Gab has attracted some users from the alt-right and seemingly for this reason Gab has been banned by both Google ?
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The IOER Debate Redux
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Back in the glory days of macroeconomics blogging there was a lot of electronic ink spilled over interest on excess reserves (IOER). Commen...
Varieties of ?Anti-Government?
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TweetPrompted by the recent violence in Charlottesville, in my latest column in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review I highlight some differences that ought to be kept in mind when using, or encountering, the term “anti-government.” A slice: A libertarian’s – a Jeffersonian’s – ?anti-government? stance reflects mainly a strong presumption against using force to direct peaceful people’s […]
The Rise of Market Power? - Marginal REVOLUTION
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I am referring to the new Jan De Loecker and Eeckhout paper that is starting to get some buzz (ungated versions here).
Tim Harford's *Fifty Inventions that Shaped the Modern Economy* - Marginal REVOLUTION
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Tim reaffirms his status as one of the great (greatest?) contemporary popular writers on economics, this time turning his attention to technology.
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SPUR Talk: The Politics of Transportation Planning
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To be a successful transportation planner, you?ve also got to be a persuasive salesman, said two consultants at a recent SPUR event.