Alex Proteau

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SA’s desperate need for growth

A volatile currency that remains weak historically; GDP growth of less than 1%; a notoriously high unemployment rate; widening inequality and the …

How *Not* To Do Economic Development

Camden is one of the most distressed cities in the United States, and if any city needs state help to build its economy, it’s Camden.Publication …

The 13 Greatest Restaurants in Prague

You've likely heard about the beautiful architecture in Prague, like the historic Charles Bridge or the astronomical clock, but the city's food scene …

6 'Can't Miss' Things to Czech Out in Prague

A few hours away from most over-priced European cities, Prague is nestled in Bohemia, right in the center of the Czech Republic. Prague features a rich history, Gothic architecture, a castle, cobblestone streets, delicious food, and affordable prices.<p>If you are planning a trip to "Prague, Czech out:<p>…

Blockchain 2016: Results of Prague Conference

May 27, 2016 · 4:18 pm<p><b>On May 19, 2016 Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Prague – the second annual conference dedicated to cryptocurrency and</b> …

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Prague

1) There’s a Massive TV Tower Being Climbed by GIANT BABIES<p>The fact that this isn’t the most talked-about building ever is baffling. Back in the …

The Three Rules Of Behavioral Economics That Can Lead To Success

Entrepreneurs know there’s little room in the startup process for error, and these three principles can help minimize it.<p>As just about every entrepreneur, business leader, or even ordinary job seeker knows, the success often comes with very thin margins of error. Look back on that big job you …

Oil, Interest Rates And Game Theory: Why Prices Have Further To Fall

The United States Oil Fund (NYSEARCA:USO) has had a rough go of it in the past few years. Though a recent rebound saw crude prices bounce from lows …

Oil

The Only Woman to Win the Nobel Prize in Economics Also Debunked the Orthodoxy

<i>By David Bollier</i><p>“Picture a pasture open to all.”<p>For at least a generation, the very idea of the commons has been marginalized and dismissed as a …

Finally, a Behavioral Economics Reference Guide for Business Leaders

<b>Most people want to do the right thing. They just need help acting on those good intentions.</b> ~ Bob Nease, PhD<p>If you are a business leader — …

Robert Shiller Explains Behavioral Economics

In some respects, Robert Shiller is the man who made Behavioral Economics famous. His book, Animal Spirits, was one of the first mainstream …

Could Game Theory Be Used To Prevent Human Extinction?

Game theory is a powerful tool for understanding strategic behaviour in economics, business, and politics. But some experts say its true power may …

The Game Theory Principles Behind a Political Endorsement Against Trump

The strategy behind endorsing Ted Cruz can be explained by math.

NYTimes Uses Game Theory to Explore John Kasich’s Options

The <i>New York</i> <i>Times</i>‘s Upshot <i></i>used game theory to explicate three possible tactics still available to Gov. <b>John Kasich</b>, who is in the predicament of …

This Is How McDonald's Intends to Win Over Healthy Californians

McDonald’s is trying to revamp its image as a healthier fast food chain, beginning with breakfast.<p>The burger joint is reportedly rolling out a …

Lessons From Game Theory: What Keeps Kasich in the Race?

The Republican establishment has a problem. It is headed for a car crash.<p>With Jeb Bush out of the Republican presidential race, the two remaining mainstream candidates — Marco Rubio and John Kasich — are living out an issue studied for decades in game theory. Game theorists might call the G.O.P. …

Government

This Game Theory Solution Could Predict Who Wins In November

Colonel Blotto is waging war against his opponent and must decide how to distribute his troops among several battlefields. His opponent will do the same. They each have the same number of divisions but can divide them as they see fit. The leader who sends the most troops to a particular battlefield …

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