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Category Archives: Politics
I strongly recommend Humans. Imagine Never Let Me Go made as a TV series. The synths are complex, their interactions amongst themselves and with humans are complex, the human families are complex. This is not one of those ridiculous sci-fi … Continue reading
And this is where things begin to get interesting. Over a month ago, an anonymous post appeared at Economics Job Market Rumors (EJMR), a popular internet forum frequented (I am guessing) by many young economists. This post noted that Family … Continue reading
They shouted angrily about “colonialism” and called for a Prexit, or Puerto Rican exit, from the United States. They denounced the “junta” — or federal control board — that will soon direct this island’s failing governance and finances. Late Thursday … Continue reading
Since I am teaching MBA macroeconomics this summer, here is Brexit in the standard AD-AS model. It ignores the zero lower bound, which complicates things, and also assumes that the short run negative effects we have seen this week persist. … Continue reading
In the European Economic Review. Jack and Alex are going to have to use polite words to work out their differences. I am not a macroeconomist, so I am not going to spend too much time figuring out for myself … Continue reading
It’s nice to see a randomized trial of three different techniques for planting tree seedlings. The locally developed Zaï technique did not fare well. A similar study is available here. Time for farmers to change? In the Sahel of Africa, … Continue reading
The funny thing is there seems to be more talk in Burkinabè media about Zida’s malfeasance than Compaoré’s!
Que risque le général Zida ? Il risque deux choses, du point de vue redévabilité de la comptabilité publique il risque d’être poursuivi mise en accusation comme le demande il n’y a longtemps les citoyens. Je pense que si le … Continue reading