Posts Tagged ‘investment’

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    Regulatory “Pay-Go”

    Dec 28, 10 • 215 Views • Behavioral Economics, Regulation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Too much regulation? Senator Mark Warner’s proposed legislation is an interesting approach. Concerned that regulation is “stifling fresh investment and discouraging innovation,” Senator Mark Warner says the incentives have to change.

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    A Savings Lottery

    Dec 13, 10 • 199 Views • Behavioral Economics, Developing Economies, Financial Markets, Money and Monetary Policy1 Comment

    Assume you have 3 extra dollars each day. Would you use it for a lottery ticket or a savings account? Most people would select the lottery ticket. Economists, though, hoping to elevate our nation’s savings rate, would like to encourage the banking

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    The NYC Economy

    May 16, 10 • 178 Views • Businesses, Labor, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    With “Law & Order” being canceled by NBC, the New York City economy will feel it. Of course actors are affected but also the caterers who feed them, the stores that sell them the lawyers’ clothing (Barney’s and Saks), and the