By Daniel Bases NEW YORK (Reuters) - Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias said on Friday he respects Germany just not German politics, nor the way Berlin views Greece's economy, which faces the prospect of running out of money if it cannot agree to new bailout terms with creditors. Show More Summary
Joseph Stiglitz is hoping to see more from Hillary Clinton's 2016 platform regarding economic growth, but the economist still says the Democrat is "clearly much better than the Republican candidates." "Politics [are] complex. There are lots of forces. Show More Summary
This post is part of the “Iran and the Nuclear Deal” symposium. That new market smell is in the air. Tehran’s hotel ballrooms are filling up with visiting delegations of European and American investors who hear tea-fueled assurances of long-term profits before shuttling off to the tourist sights in Shiraz and Isfahan. The London-based asset […]
``Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz talks about U.S. politics, the economy, and his book, "The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them." He speaks with Tom Keene on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop''..''
Odds are, it's already there. Denis and Gail Boyer Hayes explore everything bovine--including everything you didn't want to know--in Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows on America’s Health, Economy, Politics, Culture, and Environment. Plus some classic Earth Day reads, new and old.
History offers many examples of the recurring tensions between science and organized religion, but as part of the paper’s motivating evidence we also uncover a new fact: in both international and cross-state U.S. data, there is a significant and robust negative relationship between religiosity and patents per capita. Show More Summary
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We think it’s fairly obvious that over the past decade the most successful economy in the eurozone has been that of Germany. And we also think it’s fairly obvious why this has been so, the so-called Hartz IV reforms. Which appears to be very much what the new Finnish likely Prime Minister believes in: A […]
In Game of Thrones, the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros have no central bank. Why is this? And would one even be possible given the political economy of the known world? This post will address these question. As a disclaimer, my knowledge of the show is based on reading the first two books [...]
Since I heard Sen. Marco Rubio’s presidential announcement I’ve been trying to figure out why its message is so familiar, why its call for a new generation of leaders is so powerful. Recall he said: [W]hile our people and economy are pushing the boundaries of the 21st century, too many of our leaders and their […]
Preparing for a panel discussion on Turkey gave me the opportunity of putting together some notes and slides on the country’s economy. That Turkey is not doing well at the moment, economically or politically, is well known. But the roots...
A verdict is expected Friday in the case of veteran journalist and staunch government critic Gao Yu. The 71-year-old freelance journalist, who writes about politics, the economy, and social trends for Chinese media in Hong Kong and overseas, was tried in November for disclosing state secrets....
A new article offers insights into the political economy of executive-compensation reform. The analysis also offers insights into the political economy of executive-compensation reform.
Renewable and clean technology feature in the parties pre-election manifestos, but will they boost the UK economy as claimed?
If you're worried that China's economy is going to outpace America's, here's another thing to worry about: Chinese internet political rhetoric has already caught up, and in some cases, surpassed our ability to insult our US government officials.
India’s multi-billion-dollar deal to buy 36 fighter jets from France will cement strategic political ties between the two countries at a time when both are looking to kickstart their economies, experts say. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his first […]
Some of the Valley’s billionaires are using their publicly-assisted wealth to back far-right politics under a “libertarian” label.
Russia is willing to assist Ukraine in economic recovery, including in energy sector, as Moscow believes that economic issues should not be mixed with politics, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday.
[Over at Equitable Growth] We all know this. But it is highlighted by the work of the very sharp Carter Price and David Evans, who have the infographic of the month: Carter C. Price and David Evans: [Where do the beneficiaries ofShow More Summary
The social, political, technical and environmental components of a methane economy have just been identified. The new report also addresses how industry, government and the public might best work together to advance common energy go...