Posts Tagged ‘government spending’

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    Subsidies: Fueling Egyptian Turmoil

    Jul 6, 13 • 177 Views • No Comments

    The time is 8 am. During March 2012, 200 people at a depot just west of Cairo are waiting for a truck delivery of butane cylinders. One gentleman yells, “Please, I’ve been waiting for 10 days to get my cylinder–who can bear this?”...  [read more]

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    Election Economics: Obama’s Keynesian Message

    Sep 17, 12 • 499 Views • No Comments

    Comparing Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan economics, people name John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich von Hayek. Having looked at Hayek several weeks ago, let’s turn to Keynes now. During 1934, with unemployment high and production low, British economist John...  [read more]

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    Slippery Subsidies

    Jan 11, 12 • 205 Views • No Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna, Yale student, and recent traveler to Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Venture down any avenue in Buenos Aires and you will certainly see tremendous lines coiling around the sidewalks as daily commuters...  [read more]

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    GDP Solutions

    Aug 2, 11 • 228 Views • No Comments

    It is all about GDP.  In this article, the WSJ does a good job of explaining how each GDP component might solve our problems…or make them worse. Consumer Spending: The largest part of GDP, consumer spending has propelled recovery in the past. With...  [read more]