I have been misinterpreted, for which I only have my brevity and haste to blame. Yesterday I wrote: more and more I wonder whether the causal fetish club in labor and development economics (of which I am a card-carrying member) … Continue reading ? The post Causal identification is dead. Long live causal identification. appeared first on Chris Blattman.
Mark Carney’s speech to the Economics Club of New York yesterday made clear that very low interest rates now ‘put a premium on macroprudential policies’. Translation: he’s not going to… Continue reading The post Carney may call for the end of Help to Buy sooner than you think appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
In November, the io9 book club read Charles Stross' novel Neptune's Brood. Today from 12:00-1:00 PDT, Stross is here to answer your questions! Ask him about Neptune's Brood, economic science fiction, or any of his other incredible series and books. Read more...
The Claudia Quintet The Workmans Club Dublin Ireland November 25, 2013 "Real fans do it on a Monday night," Improvised Music Company's Gerry Godley said in an address to the crowd that acknowledged the economic and logistical challenges facing promoters, musicians and fans alike. The Republic of Ire...
Over 40,000 clubs could benefit from a expanded tax relief for local sports clubs, Economic Secretary Nicky Morgan has announced. The expanded grassroots sport relief, which extends the existing Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) relief, will: Bring in a new cap on membership costs. Any club that charges more than £10 per week in membership […]
Speaking, ironically, at the Economic Club of Detroit in 1988, Ron Paul warns oh-so-prophetically of a coming economic crisis and the profound implications of the government's fiscal and monetary program largesse.
What we know—based on decades of research—is that publicly financed sports stadiums are a sucker’s bet for everyone except the rich team players and their even richer owners. But some recent research suggests smaller clubs and smaller facilities might not be the economic sinkholes their bigger cousins are. Show More Summary
‘If clubs fail, the economic and social contribution they make will also disappear and at the expense of the broader community’ - ClubsACT Hahahaha. Nope. Dear ACT Legislative Assembly, Do we really need pokies in the ACT? It seems cruel to still need to rake over this in 2013, but life’s not all marriage equality and light rail. Annually, [...]
Any delay in resolving the debt ceiling crisis that last several weeks or months “would cause great damage to the U.S. economy and the world economy,” President of the European Central Bank warned this week at the Economic Club of New York, before an auspicious crowd of financiers and investment managers that included the CEOs [...]
In a recent address on global growth and Canadian export prospects to the Economic Club of Canada, the Bank of Canada’s Tiff Macklem noted that Canada’s share of world trade has been in decline for over a decade and that...
The Fed’s vice chairwoman is so very, very close to losing the “vice” and isn’t of a mind to sabotage it by saying anything to anyone who is not a United States Senator. The Economic Club of New York has canceled a coming speech by Fed...Show More Summary
Things are looking good for Janet Yellen. According to WSJ, the Fed vice chair just canceled a planned Oct. 1 speech at the NY Economic Club. No reason was given but obviously if she expects to be nominated for Fed chair between now and then, she'll be busy with other stuff. Show More Summary
From the WSJ: Yellen Speech Canceled as White House Weighs Fed Pick The Economic Club of New York has canceled a coming speech by Fed Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen as the White House moves closer to selecting a new head of the central bank. The group said Friday that the Oct. Show More Summary
The Economic Club of New York has canceled a coming speech by Fed Vice Chairwoman Janet Yellen as the White House moves closer to selecting a new head of the central bank. The group said Friday that the Oct. 1 speech by Ms. Yellen had been called off but gave no reason. Ms. Show More Summary
What does success really mean for a football club? In the case of Arsenal, it's difficult to define the parameters. Away from the pitch, Arsenal have flourished. The move to the Emirates Stadium has had a huge impact on the clubs economics. Show More Summary
While teams across the continent welcome new players, most Spanish clubs are more concerned about balancing their books. They're victims of a national financial crisis and an economic model threatening the future of their league.
The Rumpus Book Club talks with David Gilbert about his novel & Sons, shifts in perspective, and the economic viability of hot-dog carts.
Change to Win hosts a forum at the National Press Club tonight on the nation’s economic inequalities. Join civil rights legends, media commentators, and low-wage workers as they discuss “how MLK’s Dream is relevant now more than ever,...Show More Summary
Investing in personal health and fitness is a smart lifestyle choice. Could extending this pursuit to investing in companies tied to physical wellness prove gainful as well? For one, the US health club industry is a sizable economic sector. It generated nearly $22 billion in revenue last year, with close to 60 million Americans patronizing [...]
LONDON (Reuters) - Mark Carney faces his first big test as Bank of England governor on Wednesday when the central bank spells out how it will try to stop higher borrowing costs from snuffing out Britain's economic recovery.