Blog Profile / Naked Capitalism

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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

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2:00PM Water Cooler 2/21/2018

Today's Water Cooler: Onward Together, the Census, purchasing managers flash, oil, and more to come.

New JAMA Study Shows that Electronic Health Records Do Not Reduce Administrative Costs

New study on the EHR debacle shows that our multiple payer system creates the complexity that prevents cost-saving and makes EHRs so hard to implement

Exxon’s Conspiracy Charges Aim To Derail Climate Lawsuits

ExxonMobil is engaged in unprecedented efforts to sue and harass in court those are investigating and suing the company over global warming

Technology Change Not the Culprit in Wages Falling Behind US Productivity Gains

Larry Summers and Anna Stansbury challenge the idea that workers getting a smaller cut of the productivity gains pie is due to technology.

Law Professor Proposes Bringing Back Indentured Servitude

Indentured servitude is the new idea for how to get immigrants to come to American at less than minimum wage pay.

2:00PM Water Cooler 2/20/2018

By Lambert Strether of Corrente. Patient readers, I started today filled with good intentions, and then got a late start. I will add more material in a bit! –lambert Trade “China’s got a trade problem that can’t be solved by Belt and Road” [South China Morning Post]. “That’s Belt and Road for you, a storm […]

Tax Astroturf: The B-Team Lowers the Bar for Tax Transparency

Quelle surprise! The B Team, a supposed top group for "responsible business," punts on tax transparency.

Davos: Alive or Dead?

Politicians and economists are meeting at Davos, but as times change, does neoliberalism retain its cachet?

Andy Slavitt’s United States of Care: A Second “Undertaking” (and What We Can Expect From It)

@USofCare, accounting control fraud, financial predation, conflict of interest, and abuse of workers.

Another Brexit Mess: “Grandfathering” Existing Free Trade Agreements Looks Unlikely

Another item on the Brexit problem list: what to do about free trade agreements that will cease to apply to the UK on Brexit day.

Growth-Equity Trade-Offs in Structural Reforms

There is a fear that certain reforms could further exacerbate inequality....

How Hunter-Gatherers May Hold the Key to our Economic Future

Their relaxed approach to work stemmed from their faith in the providence of their environment and confidence in their ability to exploit it

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