Posts Tagged ‘political leaders’

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    Economic Leadership

    Feb 21, 13 • 183 Views • Behavioral Economics, Developing Economies, Education, Financial Markets, Government, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Regulation, UncategorizedNo Comments

    President Obama’s State of the Union address was primarily economic. The euro zone is dealing with an economic crisis. Developing nations are concerned with economic growth. So, are economists in charge? An academic study of 1200 policy makers in EU and

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    Presidential Pay and the GDP

    Mar 17, 11 • 175 Views • Government, Households, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

     The Economist decided it would be interesting to know how a political leader’s pay compares to what a typical citizen from that country earns. Here are some of the numbers with salary first and then the multiple of per capita GDP next. I’ve