Posts Tagged ‘Switzerland’

  • Japanese fertility and aging problms

    5 Best Places To Be Born

    Nov 16, 13 • 387 Views • No Comments

    In 1988, the United States was ranked #1 as the best country in which to be born. The people who did the ranking for The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) selected criteria that you would expect. They included GDP per capita, economic growth, literacy and...  [read more]

  • income redistribution

    How To Be Sure That Everyone Has a Minimum Income

    Nov 15, 13 • 426 Views • No Comments

    Four decades ago, in a rural Manitoba community, Canada experimented with cash grants to low income families. Called MINCOME, the program provided for different cash payments based on the household’s proximity to the poverty level. The grant was...  [read more]

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    Appreciating the Market

    Mar 30, 10 • 284 Views • No Comments

    In a recent WSJ interview, Nobel laureate Gary Becker tells us that, “Markets are tough to appreciate.” The reason, he says, is people feel government can better care for them than a profit seeking individual. Calling markets...  [read more]