• Trudeau attacks troika of Tories in first salvo for federal battle for Ontario 23 Sep 2019 14:34 OTTAWA — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau fired the first shot in Monday's battle for vote-rich Ontario by telling its voters not to "double down" on a Conservative government after they elected Doug Ford as premier. Trudeau used a new promise …
  • Meet your candidates: Kingston and the Islands 23 Sep 2019 14:30 With the 43rd federal election just weeks away, Global Kingston will be bringing you interviews with candidates from local ridings. We begin with Kingston and the Islands, which was reshaped in 2013, removing a portion north of Highway 401 to include only …
  • As UAW strike enters second week, losses growing for workers, GM and the nation 23 Sep 2019 14:27 We know this much is true: As the UAW strike against General Motors enters its second week Monday, the damage to the Michigan and U.S. economies is growing. The impact of a short strike by GM's nearly 50,000 UAW-represented workers could always be made …
  • US Markit Flash Readings Rebound in September 23 Sep 2019 14:03 Private sector output increased in September, with the rate of expansion slightly faster than the three and-a-half year low seen during August. The latest survey revealed modest rises in both service sector activity and manufacturing production. At 51.0 in …
  • In Australia With Solar Plus Storage, You Can Now Get All Your Electricity For One Low Fixed Monthly Price 23 Sep 2019 14:02 Residential energy storage company sonnen is creating innovative solar-plus-storage products, aggregating distributed assets to create virtual power plants, and becoming an energy company that is shaking up the utility space, delighting customers in the …
  • Vietnam ready to join Singapore in F1 firmament 23 Sep 2019 14:01 By Abhishek Takle SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Vietnam Grand Prix organisers are confident their race will join Singapore in lighting up the Formula One calendar for years to come, rather than adding to the list of Asian shooting stars, after it debuts in 2020. …
  • Pashinyan appoints new aide 23 Sep 2019 13:51 YEREVAN, September 23. /ARKA/. On September 20, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan signed a decree appointing Suren Ghambaryan as his aide. The decree is posted on the government's official website. On March 7, 2019, Ghambaryan had been …
  • How Alberta went from being one the lowest-spending provinces on health care to one of the highest 23 Sep 2019 13:50 The report puts in bluntly. "Alberta: We have a problem." That problem, according to the report's authors — a six-person panel, led by former Saskatchewan finance minister Janice MacKinnon — is government spending. And at the top of the list …
  • Four Senior Wealth Managers Join First Republic in Los Angeles 23 Sep 2019 13:34 SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 23, 2019-- First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC), a leading private bank and wealth management company, today announced that senior wealth managers Sanah Chung, John Barnes, Joseph P. Lally and J. Joseph Lally have joined First …
  • Regret Over Treatment of Prostate Cancer: A Patient's Story 23 Sep 2019 13:32 For Mr B, a 66-year-old man who in 2006 faced early prostate cancer that was detected on prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, radical prostatectomy seemed like the right choice. It was a decision he would come to regret. The case of Mr B speaks to the …
  • Sharks Are Circling CBL & Associates - Our Plan Of Action 23 Sep 2019 13:28 CBL & Associates (CBL) is a REIT that owns a diverse portfolio of lower productivity malls in secondary locations. These properties did fairly well until 2016 when all of a sudden, things started to deteriorate and CBL was hit with a perfect storm: …
  • Social media platform boom to inspire ‘Make in Vietnam’ 23 Sep 2019 13:25 New social media platform Lotus launched last week, Vietnam’s third home-grown social media platform to go live in the last four months. The move has given local tech firms the feel good factor over the “Make in Vietnam” campaign. Like many countries who …
  • Analysis: More progress needed before widespread adoption of healthcare value assessments 23 Sep 2019 12:15 Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR- the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of an analysis showing that while value assessment frameworks are moving closer to meeting the challenge of …
  • Demonstrations in Mombasa over SGR cargo business 23 Sep 2019 11:52 Human rights activists join transporters, clearing and Forwarding agents, Container Freight Station (CFS) and workers to protest against decision to have all containers ferried to Nairobi's Inland Container Deport after being off-loaded from ships. ( …
  • Fundamentals Of Leadership II - Using M&A To Create Value At Science Applications International Corporation 23 Sep 2019 11:50 DISCLAIMER: This article is not directed at, nor intended to be relied upon by any UK recipients. Any information or analysis in this article is not an offer to sell or buy any securities. Nothing in it is intended to be investment advice and it should not …
  • Walmart CIO Clay Johnson Has Been Named CTO And CDO of Yum! Brands 23 Sep 2019 11:30 Walmart CIO Clay Johnson will join Yum! Brands, Inc. as the company’s Chief Digital and Technology Officer, starting on October 15. He will join the Yum! Brands Global Leadership Team and oversee the Company’s global technology strategy, partnering with …
  • 30 college majors that didn’t exist 50 years ago 23 Sep 2019 11:20 30 college majors that didn’t exist 50 years ago In 1970, a full 21% of college students chose education as a major, according to NPR (based on data from the Digest Of Educational Statistics). By 2011, that number had plummeted to just 6%. Many of today’s …
  • Bus tour visits farmers improving their soil health 23 Sep 2019 11:17 By Dan Lemke Motivation takes many forms and for about three dozen southern Minnesota farmers, it was more than coffee and donuts that convinced them to rise early on a Saturday morning to spend hours on a bus. Their incentive was a desire to learn more …
  • $77.8 million invested in sustainable agriculture projects 23 Sep 2019 11:17 USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has invested $77.8 million in research focusing on sustaining a more abundant, nutritious, and accessible food supply. As part of this funding investment, eight universities will lead projects aimed at …
  • Amid slowing economies, what are India and rest of Asia doing 23 Sep 2019 11:10 By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore City [Singapore], Sept 23: The world markets have recently been taken on a roller coaster ride by the President of the world's largest economy. They have been bobbing up and down, depending on his unpredictable pronouncements …
  • Argentina needs intensive care 23 Sep 2019 11:07 WASHINGTON, DC — Imagine a man who has lived too extravagantly and eventually must go to the doctor for treatment of an acute disease, along with several other chronic conditions. The doctor prescribes a 10-day course of antibiotics and advises his patient …
  • From Frye To Miles, Ganassi To Andretti: IndyCar Execs, Team Owners Talk Aeroscreen For 2020 23 Sep 2019 11:01 The planned addition of the Aeroscreen will give drivers additional protection from debris, but drivers and team owners have concerns about how it will affect the dynamics of the car, and driver extraction. IndyCarSafety. If there’s one thing about the …
  • Why has the oil market taken the Saudi attack so calmly? 23 Sep 2019 10:43 Saudi Arabia and the US are both blaming Iran for the attack This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning. Every day, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors explain how current economic and political …
  • US Open – Trade, Disastrous EU data, Repo, Oil, and Gold 23 Sep 2019 10:43 US equities are poised for a slightly lower open following nervousness on the trade front, disastrous European PMI data, and fading optimism that the path to fresh record highs with US stocks will be a lot harder to reach.  At the end of the last week, …
  • At shuttered Ohio plant, workers still hope for new GM vehicle 23 Sep 2019 10:43 LORDSTOWN, Ohio: When asked about reports General Motors Co may turn its shuttered Lordstown, Ohio, plant into a battery factory, "Buffalo" Joe Nero snorts and points at the vast complex that until six months ago made the Chevrolet Cruze. " …
  • KQ stock plummets fuelled by financial, management woes 23 Sep 2019 10:39 By JAMES ANYANZWA More by this Author Kenya Airways stock on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has fallen 71 per cent in the past 12 months as both financial and management crisis weigh down the 42-year-old carrier whose revival now hinges on a planned …
  • Troilus appoints Jamie Horvat to board of directors 23 Sep 2019 10:36 Sep 20, 2019 (MarketLine via COMTEX) -- Troilus Gold (Troilus) has announced the appointment of Jamie Horvat to its board of directors, effective immediately. Justin Reid, CEO of Troilus, commented, “I am pleased to welcome Mr. Horvat to our …
  • The Eurozone Economy Slips Even Further Into Malaise 23 Sep 2019 10:31 22 May 2019, Saxony, Leipzig: The new 100 and 200 euro banknotes in the Eurosystem. Photo: Peter Endig/dpa-Zentralbild/dpa (Photo by Peter Endig/picture alliance via Getty Images) Photo credit: picture alliance via Getty Images Getty Europe…
  • Discrete choice experiments can predict real-world healthcare choices, research shows 23 Sep 2019 10:21 Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR- the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of research demonstrating that discrete choice experiments (DCEs) are able to predict real-world healthcare …
  • Why I Teach 23 Sep 2019 10:12 Our mutual obligation as professor and students is to care. I care enough to give engaging lectures and to stimulate discussion, even with 150 students. My students, for the most part, care enough to show up, or at least two-thirds to three-fourths of them …
  • Independence activist Su Beng dies at 100 - SupChina 23 Sep 2019 09:58   Su Beng outside his Tokyo noodle restaurant, which became a training ground for Taiwanese nationalists. All photos, with the exception of the top one, courtesy of Avanguard Publishing.   Last week’s loss of two of the last countries to recognize the …
  • Meet Peter Tou of Edelman - Taiwan Business TOPICS 23 Sep 2019 09:58 Peter Tou, general manager of Edelman Taiwan, has been with Edelman since 2010 after previous experience with Weber Shandwick in Shanghai and GolinHarris in Taipei. He holds a B.A. in economics from Northwestern University in Illinois and an M.A. in …
  • Is this the beginning of the end to Victoria's recycling crisis? 23 Sep 2019 09:58 Updated September 23, 2019 19:25:46 A garden hose cannot be recycled. Recycling has restarted at Brimbank, Moonee Valley and Melbourne councils Receivers KordaMentha worked around the clock for three weeks to clean up 12,000 tonnes of stockpiled waste The …
  • ECB's New Interest Rate Policy "As Long As It Takes" Huge Failure Already 23 Sep 2019 09:48 Last week, the ECB tried to make loans more tempting to banks, but the banks wanted no part of it. The Telegraph reports ECB Firepower 'Dented' as Banks Shun Cheap New Loans. Eurozone banks have shunned the cheap new loans offered by the European …
  • Improving economic and social well-being through university initiatives 23 Sep 2019 09:16 FIGURES released by the Department of Statistics last year showed that the male population in the country stood at 16.7 million while the female population was at 15.7 million. Yet the same set of statistics found that the labour force participation rate …
  • Applying skills and knowledge in final year projects 23 Sep 2019 09:15 ONE of the most crucial components of undergraduate studies is the final year project. A final year project entails students researching on a topic of their choice, engaging with the scholarly debates in the relevant disciplines, and, with a supervisor’s …
  • A peek into voters' minds 23 Sep 2019 08:56 IN the run-up to the 14th General Election, a leading business newspaper had published a 12-page pullout on the election and posed a burning question that has been on the minds of political strategists the world over: will voters be swayed by political or …
  • Case for expansionary Budget 23 Sep 2019 08:56 IT is the season of national budget preparation for the federal government again, an annual exercise, the results of which will help steer the economy for the short and medium term. The exercise will definitely be a challenging one, in view of the global …
  • How 'buy now, pay later' companies are getting younger shoppers to use credit 23 Sep 2019 08:56 In most cases, customers only have to provide details such as their name, billing address, date of birth, email address and contact number, and within seconds they undergo a "soft credit check" and are approved for the service. Klarna uses …
  • Haze crisis: Forget Asean, work on national interest 23 Sep 2019 08:55 MALAYSIA’S energy, science, technology, environment and climate change minister is to write to the Asean Secretariat, if she has not already, on the haze crisis. If it is action she wants, Asean is the last place to go. It is not clear what it is she …
  • Strong appetite for investments that deliver social impact 23 Sep 2019 08:53 Strong appetite for investments that deliver social and environmental impact Impact investing is set to grow exponentially in Aotearoa New Zealand over coming years with strong interest from all types of investors including those not yet active in the …
  • US energy institute says Doosan Heavy needs forensic audit 23 Sep 2019 08:50 Doosan Heavy Industries’ high dependence on nuclear and fossil fuel power has led to serious financial troubles, and it is time for the firm to undergo a forensic audit, as its financial results raise important fiduciary questions, according to a US-based …
  • Valuer Names Todd Chaffee and Jules Maltz to the Top 100 Venture Capitalists in the USA List 23 Sep 2019 08:46 MENLO PARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 23, 2019-- IVP, a premier later-stage venture capital and growth equity firm, is pleased to announce that Todd Chaffee and Jules Maltz have been named to the Valuer Top 100 Venture Capitalists in the USA List. This …
  • WRDS Advanced Research Scholar and Wharton Research Data Analytics Librarian Conferences Held at Penn-Wharton China Center in Beijing: Celebrating Innovation in Research, Thought-Leadership and Global Collaboration 23 Sep 2019 08:46 PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 23, 2019-- Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS), the premier business intelligence, data analytics, and research platform for corporate, academic and government institutions worldwide, is pleased to announce two first-of …
  • Hong Kong, American Students, and Socialism 23 Sep 2019 08:32 In a recent Campus Reform video, college students were asked, “Are you proud to be an American?”  One student replied, “I think we need to stop thinking we are the best nation on the earth because that’s just egotistical and not accurate.”  When this …
  • Michael Joseph nets Annabelle Williams' debut 23 Sep 2019 08:14 Published September 23, 2019 by Heloise Wood Michael Joseph has acquired Times journalist Annabelle Williams' debut about how "the world of finance still favours men". Michael Joseph has acquired Times journalist Annabelle Williams' debut …
  • Oil Free Vacuum Pump Market 2019: Industry Forecast with Growth Prospects, Pipeline Projects, Supply Demand Scenario, Project Economics and Survey till 2024 | MarketReportsWorld.com 23 Sep 2019 08:13 Sep 23, 2019 (The Expresswire) -- Global Oil Free Vacuum Pump Market 2019 research report presents you an in-depth analysis of market size, share, growth, trends, cost structure, CAGR, statistical and comprehensive data of the global market. New Report on …
  • Sky's the limit for aircraft mechanics as industry, training programs boom 23 Sep 2019 08:07 DULUTH – Kieran Cummings has a year of school left, but he’s already making a living repairing commercial jets. After a day of classes at one hangar at the airport here, he heads to another where he works late into the night — some caffeine required. “We’ …
  • ACCC says TPG consultant 'had no idea' in TPG-VHA merger case 23 Sep 2019 07:55 Professor Stephen Gray, a consultant hired by TPG, faced the blowtorch of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) legal counsel, Michael Hodge, who sought to show Gray was not an expert in providing financial advice to TPG during …
  • Asia shares mostly down as investors watch US-China trade developments - CNBC 23 Sep 2019 07:46 Shares in Asia were mostly lower on Monday as investors watched for developments on the U.S.-China trade front Mainland Chinese shares declined on the day, with the Shanghai composite falling 0.98% to about 2,977.08 and the Shenzhen composite down 0.912% …
  • Tamara Abed made BRAC University trustee board chairperson 23 Sep 2019 07:41 DHAKA: Tamara Hasan Abed, managing director of BRAC Enterprises and member of trustee board, was elected as new chairperson of the Brac University trustee board.  She replaces Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, the founding chairperson of BRAC University, which was …
  • Mnangagwa’s Most Valued S.A. Investor Under Pressure To Get Out Of Zimbabwe 23 Sep 2019 07:39 One of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s most valued investors, South African billionaire Zunaid Moti, says he is under increasing international pressure to pull out of Zimbabwe. He claims global negativity about Zimbabwe and the failing economy are affecting …
  • Nocturia Market Size 2019: Segmentation with Manufacturers, Regions, Types, Applications, and Forecast by 2024 23 Sep 2019 07:31 Sep 23, 2019 (The Expresswire) -- Nocturia market report track and analyze competitive developments such as joint ventures, strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, new product developments, and research and developments in the global market. …
  • Can Discrete Choice Experiment Technique Predict Real-World Healthcare Decisions? 23 Sep 2019 07:29 Newswise — Lawrenceville, NJ, USA—September 23, 2019—Value in Health, the official journal of ISPOR—the professional society for health economics and outcomes research, announced today the publication of research demonstrating that discrete choice …
  • US futures gain on US-China trade deal optimism, as Fed continues pumping cash in. 23 Sep 2019 07:16 US futures gain on US-China trade deal optimism, as Fed continues pumping cash in. Monday, September 23, 2019 by Ipek Ozkardeskaya of MBAex The US equity futures kicked off the week on a positive note, as the Federal Reserve (Fed) announced further …
  • Rentier capitalism does not come with a reset button 23 Sep 2019 07:10 This week, the Financial Times launched an eye-opening series of articles on the disorderly state of world politics that calls for a “reset” of the global capitalist system to make it more inclusive and committed to “profit with purpose”. The intervention …
  • Pure bridges the divide between public, private cloud via storage layer 23 Sep 2019 06:52 Pure Storage (NYSE: PSTG), the fastest growing storage company, today announced major additions to its Cloud Data Services portfolio that helps customers more impactfully deploy hybrid clouds. These solutions enable portability of applications to and from …
  • Polyolefin Elastomer(POE) Market 2019: Industry Forecast with Growth Prospects, Pipeline Projects, Supply Demand Scenario, Project Economics and Survey till 2024 | MarketReportsWorld.com 23 Sep 2019 06:45 Sep 23, 2019 (The Expresswire) -- (2019-2024) Report on Polyolefin Elastomer(POE) Market is a pro and comprehensive analysis on the Polyolefin Elastomer(POE) sector which highlights the key trends and market drivers in the present scenario and offers on- …
  • Lower dividend from Petronas not a concern 23 Sep 2019 06:34 PETALING JAYA: An expected lower dividend payout by Petroliam Nasional Bhd to the government next year from the RM54 billion this year is not a cause of concern for economists. “A return to normal levels of dividend contribution from Petronas is not …
  • The British economy creates lots of jobs – not lots of pay rises | Philip Inman 23 Sep 2019 06:29 Jobs, jobs, and more jobs. That is Britain’s economic success story of the last 10 years. While public services crumble and the welfare budget continues to be squeezed, when planning for a no-deal Brexit has displaced almost all other activities in …
  • South African investor says he is under pressure to pull out of Zimbabwe 23 Sep 2019 06:28 One of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s most valued investors, South African billionaire Zunaid Moti, says he is under increasing international pressure to pull out of Zimbabwe. He claims global negativity about Zimbabwe and the failing economy are affecting …
  • Did Lime Just Herald The Micromobility Tipping Point? 23 Sep 2019 06:07 Lime has reached 100 million rides globally; the first step on a journey of ten thousand steps or more? Getty ImagesWith every successful technology, there comes a time when a tipping point is reached. Malcolm Gladwell addressed this when he popularized …
  • Unam Rundu campus to train secondary education teachers 23 Sep 2019 05:44 RUNDU - The University of Namibia (Unam) Rundu campus will from next year start to train teachers for secondary education. Since Unam took over from what was called the Rundu College of Education in January 2011, the university has only trained teachers …
  • 'Transaction Man': The Rise of Disposable Professors and Insecure Institutions 23 Sep 2019 05:31 Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream by Nicholas Lemann   Published in September of 2019. Anyone who thinks about the future of higher education is likely to find themselves in a state of unease. The trends are …
  • Thomas Cook 'set to go bust tonight' leaving 9,000 UK jobs at risk and 150,000 Brits stranded abroad 23 Sep 2019 05:26 Thomas Cook is expected to go bust tonight leaving an estimated 9,000 UK jobs at risk and an estimated 150,000 British tourists abroad, it has been reported. Following last-ditch talks aimed at securing a £200million bailout, the 178-year-old travel …
  • Asia shares slip as investors watch US-China trade developments - CNBC 23 Sep 2019 04:52 Asia-Pacific Market Indexes Chart US-China trade On the trade front, China's Ministry of Commerce said over the weekend that economic and trade teams from the two economic powerhouses held "constructive" discussions in Washington late last …
  • 'Tradition' trumping economics to keep hill farmers on the land 22 Sep 2019 05:36 Politicians and society in general face a choice on whether they want to maintain a lived-in countryside in our uplands or an abandoned one, she says. She finds that the root cause of all the issues facing the uplands is that agriculture is not …
  • Economics Of Abundance Getting Some Well Deserved Attention 21 Sep 2019 07:50 Since you want to pick on music, let's go there. Apparently, in your world view, if I want a band's music I should be entitled to it for free, as the "supply" is "infinite". (Never mind the costs it took to produce it, or the …
  • Goddess of Economics: The concept of Lakshmi signifies money has value only when it is circulated 21 Sep 2019 02:05 Buddhism is a religion where you are told that desire is the cause of suffering, where we hear of Buddha giving up his kingdom to become the great awakened one. Yet, at the stupa where he is remembered, we find some of the earliest images of the goddess of …
  • Build cloud economics expertise in-house 20 Sep 2019 23:44 Cloud economics is a complicated topic for any organization.It's nearly impossible to ignore cloud cost optimization issues -- whether your organization is in the early discovery phase, currently migrating or already in the cloud. A knowledgeable staff …
  • UH economics professor receives award from South Korea President - University of Hawaii System News 19 Sep 2019 23:55 Sang-Hyop Lee receiving his award Sang-Hyop Lee, an economics professor in the College of Social Sciences at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, received a Presidential Commendation Award at the Government Complex in Daejeon, South Korea. The award was …
  • Salary cap economics squeezing out NHL’s middle class 19 Sep 2019 17:24 Stanley Cup-winning experience isn’t worth what it used to be. Neither is experience of any kind. As NHL teams move toward paying their stars more money and relying on young players to fill the gaps, hockey’s middle class is being squeezed out. Veterans …
  • International Economics of Happiness Conference comes to Ladakh to address development challenges 19 Sep 2019 16:16 By Tenzin Sangmo Local Futures' Global-to-Local’ Workshop for Operation Groundswell in Ladakh, July 2018. Photo courtesy- localfutures.org DHARAMSHALA, Sept. 19: The International Economics of Happiness Conference is set to take place in Ladakh on from …
  • Urals Economics University not to expel student over contacts with LGBT 19 Sep 2019 15:56 News 19 September 2019, 18:18Urals Economics University not to expel student over contacts with LGBT Yekaterinburg, September 19, Interfax - A student of the Urals State Economics University who has been observed having contacts with LGBT persons will not …
  • Brexit: Marriage of Donald and Aga shows EU is not just about economics – Kenny MacAskill 19 Sep 2019 07:41 In Poland for the marriage of his nephew, Kenny MacAskill visits the impressive Second World War museum in Gdansk and reflects on the bonds of friendship between people of different nationalities created by freedom of movement within the EU. I’ve just …
  • European Economics Preview: BoE Rate Decision Due 19 Sep 2019 06:18 Interest rate announcements from the Bank of England and the Swiss National Bank are due on Thursday, headlining a busy day for the European economic news. At 3.30 am ET, the Swiss National Bank is set to announce its quarterly monetary policy assessment. …
  • The tsunami of stuff we have and want is based on culture and economics 19 Sep 2019 04:19 In 1993, the photographer Peter Menzel travelled across the globe to capture our material world. In each country, he asked a family to empty their home and pose in front of their possessions. In Texas, the Skeen family held up their large illustrated Bible …
  • Ann Ferro: A lesson in economics 18 Sep 2019 20:02 Sep 18, 2019 Jason Gabak Baldwinsville Messenger, Cazenovia Republican, Eagle Bulletin, Eagle Observer, News, News, Press-Observer, Skaneateles Press, Star Review Economics and the self-check-out How often do I do basically dumb things? Too often to count! …
  • The Advent Of Narrative Economics 18 Sep 2019 19:50 We live in an age of competing economic narratives. As the Federal Reserve cut interest rates by a quarter of a point this afternoon, President Trump tweeted: Jay Powell and the Federal Reserve Fail Again. No “guts,” no sense, no vision! A terrible …
  • My Brush with Behavioral Economics 18 Sep 2019 11:28 Behavioral economics arose as a challenge to standard economic theory in the 1970s, offering a counterpoint to the buttoned-up, classical view that portrayed economic activity as the logical outcome of dry, unvarying economic forces. The rebel economists …
  • European Economics Preview: UK Consumer Price Data Due 18 Sep 2019 05:20 Consumer and producer prices data from the UK is due on Wednesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 3.00 am ET, average gross wages data from Poland is due. Economists forecast average gross wages to rise 6.8 percent annually in …
  • The Jamdani Economics: Of Sonargaon and an Insignia 17 Sep 2019 13:39 By now, we all know that the National Crafts Council of Bangladesh and Bengal Foundation have been in talks with World Crafts Council to award Sonargaon the label of a Craft City, in recognition of the fact that the area is the weaving centre of the age- …
  • Economics of Dating 2: The Brutal Reality of Dating Apps 17 Sep 2019 11:24 Last August, I wrote an article titled “The Economics of Dating,” and with another school year starting, I decided to write a sequel about dating apps. While the purpose of dating apps is to connect romantically compatible people, a surprising number of …
  • European Economics Preview: Germany ZEW Economic Confidence Due 17 Sep 2019 05:54 Economic confidence from Germany is due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. At 3.30 am ET, Statistics Sweden is scheduled to issue unemployment data for August. The jobless rate is seen falling to 6.3 percent from 6.9 percent …
  • The Country - Economics edition 17 Sep 2019 02:12 Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay, who got a C minus in economics, thought it prudent to ask independent economist Cameron Bagrie for his insight on a NZ Institute of Economic Research report. On with the show: Hamish Walker and Kieran McAnulty: Today…
  • Mom and Daughter Broke Down the Economics of Her School Fundraiser and the Numbers Were Not Pretty 17 Sep 2019 01:47 On top of the struggle of keeping kids on a school schedule, getting homework done, and shuffling extracurriculars, there's one thing we all dread more than the morning grumps and forgotten lunch boxes combined: the school fundraiser. When fundraiser …
  • Sir David Attenborough named ambassador to Treasury 'economics of biodiversity' review 17 Sep 2019 00:09 Veteran naturalist and broadcaster to become the public face of wide-ranging Treasury review to assess the economic impacts of biodiversity globally Sir David Attenborough, the revered presenter of nature documentaries such as Planet Earth and Blue Planet, …
  • Shell’s Kathy Khuu – A Woman In The Realm Of Development Economics 16 Sep 2019 19:21 As Women’s Month in South Africa draws to a close, Africa Oil Week – scheduled to take place in Cape Town from 4 to 8 November – profiles Kathy Khuu, Senior Advisor for Economic Development and Local Content at Shell.  In this role, Kathy advises senior …
  • NPR Shopping Cart Economics: How Prices Changed At A Walmart In 1 Year 16 Sep 2019 09:19 Shoppers beware. That warning has come from economists ever since the trade war with China began last year. Eventually, they said, the fight between the two economic superpowers will hit regular Americans with higher prices at the cash register. The …
  • The Economics Profession Desperately Needs A Recession Of Its Own 15 Sep 2019 13:02 A shopper carries a Tiffany & Co. retail bag on Fifth Avenue in New York, U.S., on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Tiffany & Co. is scheduled to release earnings figures on June 4. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg © 2019 Bloomberg Finance LP In …
  • Central Mass. athletic directors tasked with boosting participation amid specialization, economics 15 Sep 2019 05:52 Tony Paranto was a student-athlete at Bartlett High in Webster in the mid-1980s and has since gone on to teach, coach and work in administration at his alma mater. So he’s seen it all scholastically over the course of four decades. Increasingly, though, …
  • Economics and a united Ireland 14 Sep 2019 00:07 Sir, – John FitzGerald highlights potential negative impacts of Irish unity North and South (“North and Republic could pay a very large economic and social price for Brexit”, Business Opinion, September 13th). However, a “ní féidir linn” perspective …
  • China Needs Hong Kong’s Economics but Doesn’t Want Their Demands for Democracy 13 Sep 2019 06:43 This past summer I was able to take a trip I had dreamed about my entire post-infantile-amnesia life. My mom’s side of the family is from Hong Kong, and I grew up hearing the often magical stories about the city and was not able to visit it until this year …
  • Artist Daniel Aguilar Ruvalcaba talks desire and economics at Ruby Friday event 13 Sep 2019 05:28 When I strolled into the Ruby Lounge on a hot Friday morning, artist Daniel Aguilar Ruvalcaba was perched on a couch in the back of the room, staring pensively at his computer screen. He looked young and lively, with unruly brown hair and a smile that …
  • Global Unsaturated Polyester Resin Market Forecast Report 2019-2024 By Leading Players, Development, Revenue, Future Growth Region, Market Estimate, Project Economics and Pricing Analysis 13 Sep 2019 05:24 Sep 13, 2019 (The Expresswire) -- Global Unsaturated Polyester Resin Market 2019 research report presents you an in-depth analysis of market size, share, growth, trends, cost structure, CAGR, statistical and comprehensive data of the global market. Global …
  • Opposition politician on economics program 13 Sep 2019 03:34
  • Ugwuanyi and the Economics of Local Capacity Building 13 Sep 2019 01:07 By Ikem Okuhu I remember that it was back in year 2003 that I first came across the proposition, “Proudly Nigerian.” Strangely, it was tobacco manufacturing company, the British American Tobacco (BAT) that connected me to this purpose statement at a time …
  • CBN offers automatic employment to First Class Economics graduates 12 Sep 2019 22:21 Oswald Agwu. The Central Bank of Nigeria has undertaken to absorb into its employ all First Class graduates of Economics from Ebonyi State. This development was made known to newsmen by the State Commissioner for Information and  Orientation, Uchenna Orji, …
  • Effects of inequality go beyond economics 12 Sep 2019 18:12 Social divisions cause stress, anxiety and doubts about self-worth, write Richard Wilkinson, Kate Pickett and Wanda Wyporska, while Nicholas Falk believes housing wealth is at the root of the problem ‘Inequality’s effects now demand interdisciplinary …
  • Construction Economics for September 16, 2019 11 Sep 2019 23:40 Increasing labor costs, high turnover rates, not enough technically savvy staff; these nightmares in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry are all too often the reality of running a business.