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Private-Sector Urban Renewal

(April 10, 2012 12:13 PM, by Arnold Kling) from Ikea. The Globe and Mail reports Where once they placed a couch in a living room, the Swedes now want to place you and 6,000 neighbours into a neglected corner of your city, design an entire urban world around... (0 COMMENTS)
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The Sector with the Sticky-Wage Problem

Business & Finance / Economics : EconLog (2 years ago)

(June 16, 2012 09:17 AM, by Arnold Kling) As Josh Barro points out, it is the public sector. San Jose spends $142,000 per FTE on wages and benefits, up 85 percent from 10 years ago. As a result, the city shed 28 percent of its workf... Read Post

The Employment Report

Business & Finance / Economics : EconLog (3 years ago)

(April 1, 2011 08:40 AM, by Arnold Kling) I may not have access to a computer when the employment report comes out today. It will be a very important report. The number to watch will be the three-month average of private sector job ... Read Post

My Tax Dollars at Work

Business & Finance / Economics : EconLog (4 years ago)

(February 9, 2011 01:33 PM, by Arnold Kling) Crime in the work place is a problem, whether it takes place in the public sector or the private sector. But one advantage of having goods and services provided by private firms rather th... Read Post


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