Posts Tagged ‘labor’

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    An Amazing Unemployment Visual

    Aug 6, 10 • 260 Views • No Comments

    Wow! Changing the color of individual counties from light to dark, month by month, this graphic actively displays how the U.S. moved from a 4.6% unemployment rate during January 2007 to 9.7% during May, 2010. In 30 seconds it tells more than pages of...  [read more]

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    The Significance of the Frisbee

    Feb 22, 10 • 244 Views • No Comments

    Last week, just after listening to the Schumpeter lecture from Dr. Timothy Taylor in a (very good) Teaching Company course on the history of economic thought, I read in the N.Y. Times that the inventor of the Frisbee had died. Joseph Schumpeter focused on the...  [read more]