Posts Tagged ‘infrastructure’

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    What Can An N-Gram Tell Us?

    Dec 20, 11 • 163 Views • Economic History, Economic Thinkers, InnovationNo Comments

    For laughing and learning this TED talk is wonderful.  Having digitized 15 million books, Google enabled us to access a mammoth body of knowledge. However, just reading the entries from the year 2000, without eating or sleeping, absorbing 200 words a

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    Doha Deadlock

    Apr 30, 11 • 187 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Economic History, International Trade and FinanceNo Comments

    Can you convince a Lubbock, Texas cotton farmer (or his Congressman) to forgo his (maybe $150,000) cotton subsidy? Probably not. After all, these U.S. government payments let him profitably compete in world markets. Correspondingly, would China say yes to a