Economic Policy
epub |eng | | Author:Kliman, Andrew; [Kliman, Andrew]

Figure 7.4 shows the cumulative percentage changes since 1947 in the rate of profit and its components. On the one hand, we see that short-term movements in the rate of ...
( Category: Communism & Socialism May 31,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-09-05 | Author:Christopher W. Shaw [Shaw, Christopher W.]

“Cooperation and Not Conflict” The inclusion of agriculture and labor in New Deal policymaking imparted these groups with stature. “Labor has improved its status tremendously,” Perkins observed. This new standing ...
( Category: Economic Policy May 20,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Robin Hahnel

Myths about Deficits and the National Debt Much popular thinking about federal government debt and deficits is based on the following analogy: “If I keep borrowing, going farther and farther ...
( Category: Economic Policy May 14,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2019-11-10 | Author:Callum Cant

Gender The workforce at Deliveroo was overwhelmingly male. The ratio of male to female workers in Brighton must have been something like 15:1, judging on observation alone. For those few ...
( Category: Economic Policy May 13,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-07-12 | Author:OECD

1Strengthening active labour market programmes. Unemployment is declining from very high levels but is becoming increasingly long-term, while a large share of youth are inactive. Job-skill mismatch is high. Recommendations: ...
( Category: Economic Policy May 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-04-28 | Author:Rebecca Henderson [HENDERSON, REBECCA]

Learning from History: Black Smoke in the White City The great industrial cities of the nineteenth century were incredibly polluted, and some of the earliest attempts at industry self-regulation were ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 28,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Peter Zweifel, Aaron Praktiknjo & Georg Erdmann

8.1.3 Peak Oil Hypothesis Motorization in the United States led to a phenomenal increase in oil consumption during the 1950s. It was during this decade that geologists began to address ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 24,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Michael Z. Hauschild & Ralph K. Rosenbaum & Stig Irving Olsen

( Category: Economic Policy April 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-12-19 | Author:Heal, Geoffrey [Heal, Geoffrey]

Watersheds and wetlands are a good place to begin this journey: some of the most ubiquitous and important components of our natural capital, supporting life for billions of people, they ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 19,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Zimbalist, Andrew;

OVERCOMING OBSTACLES The reality could not be hidden any further. But, in a skillful manner, the IOC and Rio decided on a radical change in their tone, in part to ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 8,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-16 | Author:Anna Coote & Andrew Percy [Coote, Anna & Percy, Andrew]

Paying for care Public spending on long-term care across OECD countries ranges from 4.3% of GDP in the Netherlands and 3.2% in Sweden, to 1.8% in France and 1.2% in ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 7,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Thomas Philippon [Philippon, Thomas]

The Impact of Lobbying While there may be much that we don’t know about the precise impact of lobbying, the data we’ve been able to assemble tell us two key ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 5,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Ted Rall

The last major social programs enacted by Congress were signed into law by Lyndon Johnson in the mid-1960s. The last major public works built in the U.S. was the federal ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 1,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-12-20 | Author:Anne Case

Childbearing Once upon a time, when marriage and childbearing were closely related, a decline in marriage would have meant a decline in childbearing. Indeed, for much of Western history, men’s ...
( Category: Economic Policy April 1,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-03 | Author:Tom Rand

* * * i — An externality is an unaccounted-for cost (or benefit) that hits a third party who didn’t choose to take on that cost (or benefit). Throwing out ...
( Category: Economic Policy March 28,2020 )