Posts Tagged ‘London 2012’

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    Who Really Won the Olympics?

    Aug 15, 12 • 99 Views • Developing Economies, Economic Debates, Economic History, Economic Humor, Households, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Sometimes it is tough to decide who really is #1. Ask me who won the Olympics and I, as a former history teacher, might say the Mongol Empire. If you were to outline the Mongol Empire (1280AD) on a map, 15 contemporary countries would be totally or partially...

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    Olympic Predictions

    Jul 25, 12 • 109 Views • Behavioral Economics, Developing Economies, Economic History, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    If you want to predict Olympic medal winners, you might look at economic data. A report on the Olympics from Goldman Sachs suggests that nations with a superior economic growth environment will increase their share of Olympic gold medals in London....