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The Political Economy of Ebola

The <i>Onion</i>, as ever, is on point with its “coverage” of the worst recorded outbreak of Ebola, and the first in West Africa, infecting some 1,779 people …

The world economy since 1 AD, in one chart

Oxford economist Max Roser has been making an exceptional series of data visualizations illustrating long-term human progress in economic growth, public health, violence prevention, and so forth. Of all of them, I think this one, showing real GDP growth from the year 1 to the present, is my …

How Money is Made by Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg & Richard A. Werner

BERLIN/SOUTHAMPTON – Last month, the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) announced the establishment of their own …

Teaching Economic Dynamism by Edmund S. Phelps

NEW YORK – Business leaders often argue that the widening education gap – the disparity between what young people learn and the skills that the job …

6 Things You Must Know About Money and Happiness

If you were offered a well-deserved raise at work or a no-strings-attached wad of money, would you take it? You’ve surely heard that money can’t buy …

Happiness

2 Simple Rules to Follow When Developing a Market Segmentation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Identifying a segment of the market that is willing to pay a premium for the things that differentiate your product or service from your competitor’s products or services can be extremely valuable.<p>We worked with an electrical/electronics …

Marketing

4 Fundamentals to Inspire Leadership Within Your Company

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you’re in high-growth mode it can be easy to put your energy toward running the day-to-day business and table plans to focus on people and organizational issues until things calm down. But do they ever?<p>In order to scale rapid growth …

Leadership

Yes vote would be 'nightmare' for engineering and defence businesses

EEF boss Terry Scuoler leads warnings of economic damage Scotland voting for independence would have on industry<p>A Yes vote in Scotland would be a “disaster” and “nightmare” for the newly independent country that would result in it losing highly skilled defence sector jobs and jeopardise investment …

United Kingdom

Here are all the countries that don’t have a currency of their own

As Scotland prepares to vote on independence on Sept. 18, the future of its currency has taken center stage.<p>For the moment, Scotland prints its own notes and uses the British pound, which is controlled by the Bank of England. (Follow?) In the event of independence, Scotland wants to continue to use …

Africa