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A New Way to Learn Economics

With the new school year starting, there is good news for incoming students of economics—and anybody else who wants to learn about issues like inequality, globalization, and the most efficient ways to tackle climate change. A group of economists from both sides of the Atlantic, part of a project …

Is Uber Evil, or Just Doomed?

In early March, Travis Kalanick, the 40-year-old CEO of Uber, was riding in an SUV to Palo Alto for the company’s Technology Day, thinking about how …

Eight Things You Hate About Gmail and How to Fix Them

Dear everyone,<p>I hope this email finds you doing…Actually, I just hope this email finds you, period.<p>With so many messages—there’s your boss, there’s Aunt Bertha, there’s a 10%-off sale at the Gap—it’s easy to miss stuff. I used to think I was terrible at email, but it’s not me, it’s email. …

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William Baumol, whose famous economic theory explains the modern world, has died

William Baumol — an economist who just died at the age of 95 — had a famous idea, commonly known as Baumol’s cost disease, that explains a lot about our modern world.<p>It explains why barbers make more in San Francisco than in Cleveland and why services such as health care and education keep getting …

Economics

You should always check these 2 websites before buying anything on Amazon

2/<p>Screenshot/Jeff Dunn<p>Pretty good deal, right? Sort of.<p>Throw the link into CCC and you'll see it has been at $199 several times in the past. At one …

Silicon Valley Stumbles in World Beyond Software

Google parent’s struggle to launch a delivery-drone business is part of tech’s broader problem with physics; no space elevators or jetpacks<p>A Google drone lowered a box of dog treats and chocolate bars to a rancher in the Australian outback in August 2014, the payoff from two years’ work to show …

Silicon Valley

Lego CEO Sees Potential for Brand in Digital Products

Lego’s outgoing CEO says his future role will be to protect as well as develop the Lego brand<p>Lego A/S’s top boss says he is eager to hear more business proposals when taking on a new assignment in January. He warns, however: his job will also be to say no.<p>After a 12-year tenure as chief executive …

Lego

An Ivy League professor explains chaos theory, the prisoner's dilemma, and why math isn't really boring

<i>Math is a cool way for us to understand the world we live in. And to that end</i> <i>Business Insider recently spoke with Steven Strogatz</i><i>, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics at Cornell University.</i><p><i>Strogatz specializes in areas of nonlinear dynamics and complex systems, and he is the</i> …

What's Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA data proves otherwise

Methodology<p>NASA's Model<p>Researchers who study the Earth's climate create models to test their assumptions about the causes and trajectory of global …

In this extract from his new book, the Nobel prize-winning economist argues that if the euro is not radically rethought, Europe could be condemned to decades of broken dreams<p>Europe, the source of the Enlightenment, the birthplace of modern science, is in crisis. This part of the world, which hosted …

Economics

La gran familia Kuczynski

HAY PERSONAS cuyas vidas, y su forma de afrontar las adversidades, reflejan con exactitud el espíritu de la época que les tocó vivir. A esa categoría …

Las promesas rotas del ‘Brexit’

A una semana del referéndum el choque con la realidad ha demostrado que muchos de los principales argumentos para votar contra la UE eran falsos<p>Hoy …

Brexit: The Norway option is the best available for the UK

The situation in Britain is messy but the way forward is not. There are, in fact, few alternatives to choose from. The most sensible one is …

Why ‘Brexit’ Is No Lehman

Neither the change in the VIX volatility index, nor its absolute level, would make a mark in the record books<p>This is the big one! Or is it?<p>Massive market dislocations such as the immediate aftermath of the shock British vote to exit the European Union on Friday invite superlatives. The pound fell …

Stock Markets

The 20 Best Employee Perks From Google, Facebook, and Other Giants | Inc.com

Most of us spend a majority of our waking hours at work, so it's only natural that we want to enjoy our time in the office as much as we can. And perks help -- a lot.<p>According to career siteGlassdoor, more than half --57% -- of all workers say that perks and benefits are among the top things they …

The Workplace

DOS SEÑORES EDUCADOS

Un ministro y un gobernador han peleado por rescatar el respeto social por los maestros del Perú. Hoy casi nadie reconoce en la calle al ministro de …

Why Weight Loss Really Boils Down To Math And Science

<i>Why can’t I lose weight even though I run every day? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Wilfred Paul, personal trainer and weight loss coach, founder of Synergy Life, on Quora:</b><p>In order to be …

Don’t End a Meeting Without Doing These 3 Things

When a sports team finishes a game, they usually don’t gather up their gear and immediately leave the court, rink, field or locker room. The players and coaches take a few minutes for a post-game meeting – a ritual that’s just as important as the pre-game warm-up.<p>In our view, participants in …

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How People Underestimate Spending in Retirement

When people are told they can get by on 70% of pre-retirement income, they ignore the 30% cut in lifestyle<p>It’s conventional wisdom among financial advisers: People planning to retire should aim to maintain 70% of their current income in retirement.<p>It sounds sensible enough. But in reality it can …

Why Do Technology Companies Hire Economists?

<i>Why do technology companies hire economists, and what is their contribution? What kinds of problems do they work on? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Susan Athey, Economics of Technology</b> …

How Popular Is Your Dog? - WSJ.com

When picking a dog, there are a lot of choices out there. With nearly 200 breeds officially recognized by the American Kennel Club, a handful have remained among the favorites for decades, including this year’s winner, the Labrador Retriever. But tastes change, even among the top dogs. So, what …

The relationship between stocks and oil prices

The past decade has been a roller coaster for oil prices, one that market participants have probably not much enjoyed riding (Figure 1). The period …

Fairplay Febrero

Follow<p>Fairplay Febrero<p>Una nueva temporada se ha iniciado en el fútbol peruano cuando aún la anterior no termina de resolverse, envuelta en disputas …

5 Things You Should Know Before Trying to Fix Your Computer

I come from an era where computers were designed for geeks and geniuses. Without the Internet, their only practical uses were data storage, being a …

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