Posts Tagged ‘David Ricardo’

  • shoes, status signals and property rights

    More Sole Rights

    Oct 16, 11 • 261 Views • No Comments

    Should a musician be happy with file-sharing and piracy? Maybe. According to a recent study of counterfeits, certain businesses should welcome “fakes.” The study looked at counterfeit footwear from China. Sold in the U.S., the fakes affected the...  [read more]

  • The Panama Canal Project Facilitates World Trade.

    The Fabric of Free Trade

    Oct 14, 11 • 252 Views • No Comments

    The roof of the big-box store near your home could contain fabric that was made in Greensboro, N.C. Transported in rolls that are 12 feet wide and 5,000 yards long, this material is also made in South Korea. Until now, U.S. textile firms could compete against...  [read more]

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    African Notes

    Sep 30, 11 • 244 Views • No Comments

    If you were asked to select the world’s fastest growing economies, maybe you would place China at the top of your list.  This Economist Daily Chart sums it all up. 6 of the world’s fastest growing economies, 2001-2010, are located in...  [read more]

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    Should We Buy American?

    Sep 6, 11 • 268 Views • No Comments

    How to diminish unemployment? The NY Times tells us about a Montana general contractor who plans to use only American-made goods for building his homes. Explaining, he said,  “I think we could solve this recession if everyone shifted just 5% of...  [read more]

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    Emerging Economies

    Aug 30, 11 • 320 Views • No Comments

    The world is shifting. More than one-half of the world’s car sales, mobile phone subscriptions and oil, copper and steel purchases came from emerging markets during 2010. Here you can see the same story through these export and import, global GDP, and...  [read more]