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Here’s a Map with Up-to-Date Drone Laws For Every Country

Obeying local law when flying your drone is paramount, but those laws vary from country to country – with some not allowing drones in at all. To help …

Drones

Another Thing to Blame the Fed For: Emerging-Market Crises

The Federal Reserve and its monetary policy are probably more to blame for the emerging-market crises than these developing countries themselves, according to a new study by the Institute of International Finance. Historically, the overriding lessons learned from emerging-market crises, such as the …

Stock Markets

Stock market rises on hopes that Fed might keep interest rates low

Stocks closed modestly higher Friday, ending three days of losses, after the U.S. government's disappointing jobs report added to speculation that the Federal Reserve might keep interest rates low for another year.<p>Investors were also weighing tepid U.S. earnings reports and persistent weakness in …

Watch out

THE struggle has been long and arduous. But gazing across the battered economies of the rich world it is time to declare that the fight against …

Interest Rates

John Nash, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ That Changed Economics, Dies With Wife in Crash

86-year-old Nash and wife Alicia, 82, killed Saturday on New Jersey Turnpike<p>Vice President of El Salvador Carlos Quintanilla, left, gives an award to John Nash and his Salvadoran wife, Alicia Larde, in 2002.<p>Luis Romero/Associated Press<p>1 of 11<p>•••••<p>By<p>Jon Hilsenrath<p>Jon Hilsenrath<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>…

John F. Nash

John Nash's unique approach produced huge leaps in economics and maths

Having solved some of the great theoretical problems and battled mental illness, the remarkable mathematician’s death in a car accident seems all the more tragic<p>The American mathematician John Nash, who was killed on Saturday night in a car crash, was in Oslo five days ago to receive the Abel prize …

Why economic growth is no measure of social welfare

In any country, economic growth is seen as the solution to unemployment and poverty. It creates jobs and boosts purchasing power so that people can …

Why do so many NFL players go bankrupt?

Most players in the National Football League (NFL) should never go bankrupt, but some do. And economists are struggling to explain why.<p>Researchers …

Is faith good for the economy?

According to a recent global study published in <i>Demographic Research</i>, social scientists were wrong to predict the demise of religion. The study and …

What caused liquidity disruptions during the financial crisis?

The Global Crisis that started with the Lehman Brothers failure in September 2008 and intensified, especially in the Eurozone, with the sovereign …

How to tell when interest rates will rise

Here are a few things to look out for when reading the Bank of England's Inflation Report<p><b>Interest rates</b>are likely to remain on hold into next year amid a <b>"gloomier"</b> global outlook, but they can't stay low forever, according to Bank of England Governor <b>Mark Carney</b>.<p>Back in June, he said:<p><i>One danger is</i> …

The 1% of scientific publishing

Publishing is one of the most ballyhooed metrics of scientific careers, and every researcher hates to have a gap in that part of his or her CV. …

For Breakthrough Innovation, Focus on Possibility, Not Profitability

More than 15 years after its founding, Google remains a company that inspires profound admiration — and at times, a bit of confusion.<p>The company is currently investing in self-driving cars, a futuristic idea that some people believe will never be achieved. It’s also rolling out Google Glass, a …

Britain's best blue plaques

As foreign buyers rush to snap up Baroness Thatcher's old house because of its blue plaque status, we round up some of the best blue plaques in Britain<p>The ‘blue plaque effect’ has attracted wealthy foreign buyers to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher’s former home in Belgravia, London.<p>The Chester …

Revealed: The world's cheapest stock markets

Analysis for the Telegraph highlights the cheapest stock markets - and shows how to back them<p>Buy low, sell high. It is a simple formula for investment success, but with so many ways to measure a market, and with conflicting results, following it can be difficult.<p>To help, we today highlight three …

More Americans Reading Ebooks, Led By Younger And Wealthier

More Americans are reading ebooks now than ever before, according to new data from the Pew Internet & American Life project.<p>Some 28% of U.S. adults have read an ebook in the past year, up from 23% a year ago. About three in four Americans read a book in any format over the past year, with the …

How A Little Caffeine Can Boost Your Memory

If you’re trying to commit a set of items to memory, you may want to give your brain a bit of caffeine. But how you time it matters, finds a new study out today in <i>Nature Neuroscience</i>. The researchers found that giving people caffeine <i>after</i> they memorized a series of pictures significantly boosted …

The onrushing wave

IN 1930, when the world was “suffering…from a bad attack of economic pessimism”, John Maynard Keynes wrote a broadly optimistic essay, “Economic …

London School of Economics

The Regional Dynamics of Economic and Population Growth

As many across the world entered the New Year in a celebratory mood, others are still struggling to recover from the effect of the recent economic …