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Real World Economics: In tax code, death by a thousand cuts - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Published: Sun, 10 Dec 2017 12:37:00 GMT


TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Real World Economics: In tax code, death by a thousand cuts
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
lotterman Both houses of Congress have passed tax bills. Exactly what reconciliation will bring is unknown, but some bill will be signed. It will include substantial corporate rate cuts and a lower tax burden on high-income individuals. The rest is ...

Why economics is still a man's world - Financial Times - Financial Times

Published: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 11:24:44 GMT


Financial Times

Why economics is still a man's world - Financial Times
Financial Times
'In the west, money has been perceived as male-dominated. So has the business of government'

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Real World Economics: “Exemptions, deductions and credits” are at the root of true tax reform - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Published: Sat, 02 Dec 2017 19:55:15 GMT


TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Real World Economics: “Exemptions, deductions and credits” are at the root of true tax reform
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
As I write this, late last week, the U.S. Senate seemed poised to indeed pass a tax bill. This will no doubt be followed by reconciliation with the House version and a signature by President Donald Trump. A tax plan it is, but to call it “reform” would ...

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Real World Economics: Misunderstandings and misinformation about the corporate income tax - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Published: Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:54:58 GMT


TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Real World Economics: Misunderstandings and misinformation about the corporate income tax
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
True tax reform is complicated, and the current bastardized faux-reform is moving through Congress in such helter-skelter manner that a comprehensive evaluation is near impossible. But it can be helpful to examine key issues that are complex and often ...

Real World Economics: 3M PFC lawsuit classic example of ... - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Published: Sat, 25 Nov 2017 23:05:07 GMT


TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Real World Economics: 3M PFC lawsuit classic example of ...
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
The state of Minnesota, acting through Attorney General Lori Swanson, is suing 3M Co. for $5 billion in damages caused by the company's disposal of chemicals called PFCs in ways that allegedly polluted sources of municipal water in Oakdale and adjacent ...

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Real World Economics: Local TB cases are full of economic lessons - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Published: Sat, 11 Nov 2017 19:57:36 GMT


TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Real World Economics: Local TB cases are full of economic lessons
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Modern medicine has found responses to so many diseases in recent decades that we often are taken aback when an old scourge re-emerges. Yet that has happened in the 17 cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis seen in Ramsey County over the past two years ...

Nobel Peace laureates: Nuclear war is 'one tantrum away' - USA TODAY

Published: Sun, 10 Dec 2017 17:38:00 GMT


USA TODAY

Nobel Peace laureates: Nuclear war is 'one tantrum away'
USA TODAY
Richard H. Thaler of the United States was recognized with the Nobel Prize in Economics for his work in behavioral economics focused on "understanding the psychology of economics," while Japanese-born British author Kazuo Ishiguro, best known for his ...
FULL LIST OF THIS YEAR'S NOBEL PRIZE WINNERSDaily Mail

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Once the WTO's Biggest Supporter, US Is Its Biggest Skeptic - New York Times

Published: Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:29:47 GMT


Business Mirror

Once the WTO's Biggest Supporter, US Is Its Biggest Skeptic
New York Times
Like many of the administration's positions, its view of the World Trade Organization represents a historic shift, said Douglas Irwin, a professor of economics at Dartmouth College. “The Reagan and Bush administrations wanted to create it,” he said ...
With the US going rogue, world fumbles for new trade consensusBusiness Mirror
As WTO members meet in Argentina, the organisation is in troubleThe Economist

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Rethinking development for our era of disruption and division - The Nation

Published: Sun, 10 Dec 2017 18:28:11 GMT


Rethinking development for our era of disruption and division
The Nation
As the newly formed Commission for Global Economic Transformation gets down to work under its Nobel Laureate co-chairs Joseph Stiglitz and Michael Spence, we should reflect whether emerging markets are able to formulate a new development model. The ...

'The poverty hits me every time I travel with Unicef' - Independent.ie

Published: Sun, 10 Dec 2017 18:00:39 GMT


Independent.ie

'The poverty hits me every time I travel with Unicef'
Independent.ie
Every time I travel with Unicef, the poverty and injustice hits me. In Mozambique, children die because nobody can afford the $6 mosquito net that would help save them from malaria. The Syrian refugees in Al Zata'ari camp in Jordan (half of them are ...

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