A new study shows that the automatic economic savings of fuel economy mean many emissions-cutting measures will be free for the airline industry. The post It’s Cheaper for Airlines to Cut Emissions Than You Think appeared first on WIRED.
It doesn't. Proximity amplifies the terror. And the fear. I learned that on 9/11. I agonize as I mourn those lost in Paris, and mourn for their families, their friends and colleagues. I am saddened to consider the now indelible line between what came before and what comes after that horrific evening of Friday the 13th. Show More Summary
Sometimes radical ideas are actually the most pragmatic. Adair Turner, Chairman of the Board of the Institute for New Economic Thinking and former Chairman of Britain’s Financial Services Authority (2008-13), is the author of a new book...Show More Summary
Dave here. This discussion between Marshall Auerback of the Institute for New Economic Thinking and Branko Milanovic of the Luxembourg Income Study Center offers a great historical primer on income inequality. Well-trod ground for anyone who follows Milanovic’ work – such as the concept of the “global middle class” and the relationship to wage stagnation […]
Adair Turner, Chairman of the Board of the Institute for New Economic Thinking and former Chairman of Britain’s Financial Services Authority (2008-13), is the author of a new book that takes aim at economic and political orthodoxies, Between Debt and the Devil: Money, Credit, and Fixing Global Finance. Show More Summary
Originally published at the Institute for New Economic Thinking website Adair Turner, Chairman of the Board of the Institute for New Economic Thinking and former Chairman of Britain’s Financial Services Authority (2008-13), is the author of a new book that takes aim at economic and political orthodoxies, Between Debt and the Devil: Money, Credit, and […]
A new survey shows that small businesses aren't benefiting as much as you'd think from lower gas prices and improved economic conditions.
[Over at Equitable Growth]: Let me point out that, to the extent one recognizes even the possibility of hysteresis or superhystesis, obvious optimal control policy when you approach the zero lower bound is to dial up current monetary expansion to the max and call for more fiscal expansion as well. Show More Summary
Stanley Druckenmiller doesn't think the Federal Reserve's experiment of keeping interest rates near 0% to spur economic growth is going to end well. Speaking at The New York Times' DealBook Conference on Tuesday, Druckenmiller said, "All you do [when you keep interest rates at 0% for this long] is you're pulling demand forward today. Show More Summary
Lawrence H. Summers, the Charles W. Eliot university professor at Harvard, is a former treasury secretary and director of the National Economic Council in the White House. He is writing occasional posts, to be featured on Wonkblog, about issues of national and international economics and policymaking. Show More Summary
The economists at UBS are unfazed by the recessionary warning signs. "Achievement of our forecast means that the current economic recovery will become one of the longest on record," UBS's Maury Harris wrote in a new note to clients. Harris' team expects real GDP to increase by 2.8% in 2016 and 2.5% in 2017. Show More Summary
Is an ancient financial taboo keeping us from prosperity? Adair Turner is chairman of the board of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, and came on as chairman of Britain’s Financial Services Authority just as the world sank into financial crisis in 2008. Show More Summary
Adair Turner is Chairman of the Board of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, and came on as Chairman of Britain’s Financial Services Authority just as the world sank into financial crisis in 2008. He discusses his new book, Between...Show More Summary
Most of us have long lamented the general public's lack of understanding of economics. A new paper by David Leiser and Zeev Kril sheds interesting light upon this. The human mind, they say, "is not particularly equipped to think about...
Can a database company become a developer company? That’s the question many SAP watchers will be thinking about right now as the firm completes another mechanical gear shift in its overall architecture stack and wider technology proposition. Show More Summary
My most recent post on History’s Greatest Monster Paul Theroux for Caring About American Workers has led to a lot of comments that say a great deal about both ideology of the New Gilded Age and about what I believe. I think it’s time to address a few. So let me refer directly to comments, […]
Oct. 18--No calls for costly new development projects from these guys. When it comes to their economic development policies, Indianapolis mayoral candidates Joe Hogsett and Chuck Brewer are thinking local, looking to the private sector for
MILAN (Reuters) - It is too early to consider an interest rate rise in the United States due to concerns about global economic growth, New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley was quoted as saying by an Italian newspaper on Monday. Show More Summary
When Oregon begins the first legal sales of recreational marijuana on Oct. 1, I'll be thinking about my Dad. He's a major reason I became a state lawmaker and have been helping implement Oregon's new marijuana law. During the 1980s recession, Dad stopped taking a salary at the family rock crushing business. Show More Summary
Submitted by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, Author Kurt Cobb writes frequently on energy and the environment and warns that our current economic policy suffers from a fatal degree of magical thinking: sufficient new resources will emerge if the price is high enough. Show More Summary