Posts Tagged ‘Atlanta’

  • Income Mobility: Location Matters

    Jul 23, 13 • 120 Views • Behavioral Economics, Economic Debates, Government, Households, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Reading about US income mobility, I recalled what fractal mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot said about the British coastline. While from a distance it will appear straight, the closer you look, the more you see its indents and zigzags. Consequently, Dr....

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    Lessons For London

    Jul 28, 12 • 112 Views • Behavioral Economics, Developing Economies, Economic Debates, Economic History, Government, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Competing against Paris, Madrid, Moscow and London for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games, NYC made it to the second round and then joined Moscow when it was cut. Next, Madrid was eliminated, then Paris, and London remained. Was winning worth it? It depends....