Posts Tagged ‘market system’

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    Should We Miss Larry Summers?

    Sep 24, 10 • 205 Views • No Comments

    As you know, Larry Summers, chair of the National Economic Council, former president of Harvard, former Treasury Secretary, former chief economist at the World Bank, and Harvard professor, is leaving the Obama economic team. But what did he bring? You might...  [read more]

  • Government Rules

    Aug 1, 10 • 277 Views • No Comments

    What is a “systemically important” financial institution? 2300 pages of financial regulation do not specifically tell us. Instead,regulatory agencies will have to decide. One study indicated that implementing new Dodd-Frank financial...  [read more]

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    Grading North Korea

    Jun 11, 10 • 240 Views • No Comments

    Just like teachers, the writers of the Index of Economic Freedom give grades. Instead of students, though, countries receive their grades after being “tested” on such economic issues as starting a business, tax policy, and private property....  [read more]