Posts Tagged ‘David Ricardo’

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    The Ties That Bind Us

    Apr 23, 10 • 271 Views • No Comments

    Although Nairobi and London are 4228 miles apart, they actually are closely connected. The NY Times described the tie that was cut by volcanic ash. Kenyans supply gourmet vegetables and cut flowers to European supermarkets. When planes were grounded, so too...  [read more]

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    Ricardo and China

    Mar 18, 10 • 376 Views • No Comments

    What happens when you build an airport and nobody uses it?  China has an answer. Although China faces underutilization as it develops its transportation infrastructure in the air, by rail and roads,  it seems to be continuing. China’s...  [read more]

  • The Visible and the Invisible

    Feb 6, 10 • 252 Views • No Comments

    Supporting free trade in 1978, Milton Friedman (1912-2006) referred to...  [read more]

  • Pleasing Ricardo

    Dec 24, 09 • 340 Views • No Comments

    During the 1990s, ignoring the protests of horrified Italian cheesemakers, the US placed a tariff on Pecorino cheese. The reason was bananas. Favoring their former colonies, the EU taxed bananas coming from all other Latin American countries that were grown...  [read more]