In “The New Urban Crisis,” Richard Florida argues that the revival of central cities has made them more unequal and more segregated.
Australia's under-pressure Great Barrier Reef is an asset worth Aus$56 billion (US$42 billion) and as an ecosystem and economic driver is "too big to fail", a study said Monday.
The building "with a curling lobby skylight that looks like a ski jump reflects the resurgence of downtown Los Angeles as the city's cultural center and economic engine" but also reflects the importance of Koreans and Korean Americans to, and in, the city.
A broader exodus could deprive the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism of a critical economic lifeline.
In recent years there has been debate over whether the global trade slowdown and related fall in trade-to-income elasticity was structural or cyclical. This column estimates the standard import equation for 40 advanced and developing economies using an import intensity-adjusted measure of aggregate demand. Show More Summary
Wall St. Week Ahead by Reuters. Stocks to Watch Next Week by Seeking Alpha. Weekly Economic Calendar by Briefing.com. BOTTOM LINE: I expect US stocks to finish the wee k m odestly higher on yen weakness, oil bounce, less European/Emerging Markets/US High-Yield debt angst, technical buying, buyout speculation and more economic optimism. Show More Summary
We now know that 'supply side' economics is bunk. Congress, take note: Our view
Senator Chuck Schumer also talked about watching a New York Yankees baseball game alongside a man who wore pro-Trump clothing. Within a month, the Democratic party will present a “strong, bold, sharp-edged and common-sense economic agenda” to underpin its efforts against Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress, Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer said on Sunday.
Sorry, Phil Donahue, but I don't need the media to interview more people who voted against their own economic interests to know they're living in a right wing bubble created by Fox "News," right wing hate talk and the endless stringShow More Summary
The International Monetary Fund (IMF), which day after day is busy "saving" economically suffering countries such as Greece, also happens to agree with this brave new worldview. In a working paper titled "The Macroeconomics of De-Cashing,"...Show More Summary
(June 25, 2017 02:54 PM, by David Henderson) Answer: It depends. Chicago Tribune columnist Steve Chapman, and also my long-time friend, reminds us of one of the most important principles in economics: There's no such thing as a free lunch. Indeed, this principle is so important that I've... (0 COMMENTS)
“Although scientific machinery should be as definite as possible, at the same time it should be flexible. There is so much variety in economic problems, economic causes are intermingled with others in so many different ways, that exact...Show More Summary
From Vox EU: W. Arthur Lewis and the tradeoffs of economics and economists, by Ravi Kanbur, VoxEU: There is nothing new under the sun. The passionate political economy discourses of today consume us entirely. But they are in fact perennials,...
Men Don’t Want to Be Nurses. Their Wives Agree. | Susan Chira: Another example of the difficulties of getting workers displaced by the economic turmoil of an automated world into jobs that machines can’t do (yet): men displaced fromShow More Summary
Four worth remembering: George Borjas behaving badly in being unable to get the economic theory right in his head; Stuart Taylor, Jr., behaving very badly in his desperate desire to torture somebody; editor Len Downie of the _Washington...Show More Summary
The US economic expansion is approaching its eighth anniversary, prompting some investors to worry the recovery might be a bit long in the tooth. So what will trigger the next recession? It's become a new Wall Street adage that economic recoveries don’t usually die of old age. Show More Summary
Even as the white supremacists who now occupy Washington try to turn back the clock to the Jim Crow Era, new efforts to integrate schools are underway in Dallas: Rather than admit students by grades, test scores or auditions, which tends to turn schools into enclaves of affluence, these schools admit them by lottery, with no admissions standards. Show More Summary
Wall Street strategists have been brutally wrong when it comes to making predictions for the 10-year yield, one of the most economically important interest rate benchmarks — used to set the rates on mortgages and other loans. The Fed’s...Show More Summary
As a part of my work on the Adani mine-rail-port project, I’ve been providing economic input to a project with Kristen Lyons and Morgan Brigg at UQ aimed at supporting the Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Family Council (W&J) in their attempts to assert control over their traditional land. So far we’ve produced an initial […]
Beijing - China is turning to shopping malls and convenience stores to better gauge spending in he world’s largest consumer market, the latest step toward upgrading its economic indicators. The gauges measure operations for those businesses...Show More Summary