Early Bird Headlines 28 August 2015
Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.
Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary 'reading list' which will include very brief summaries (and sometimes longer ones) of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for 'reading list' items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number included.
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by Ravi Kanbur and Joseph Stiglitz
Appeared originally at Voxeu.org 18 August 2015
Growth theories traditionally focus on the Kaldor-Kuznets stylised facts. Ravi Kanbur and Nobelist Joe Stiglitz argue that these no longer hold; new theory is needed.
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Infographic Of The Day: Arts And Its Economic Contribution
Most do not consider the economic contribution of arts and cultural production.
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by Per Bylund
Appeared originally at mises.org 22 August 2015
Economics is dead, and economists killed it.
What we have seen over the course of the last eighty years is a systematic dismantling of the contribution of economics to our understanding of the social world.
Online Trading Academy Article of the Week
by Sam Seiden, Online Trading Academy
Are you an average investor that got hurt during this decline and, more importantly, do you feel financial pain when the market declines like the past few days? Not only can you apply some simple rules to protect yourself but you can also profit when the market declines, let me explain.
27Aug2015 Market Update: DOW Pushing Up At 377 Points And Expected To Go Higher, WTI Oil Still Risin
27Aug2015 Pre-Market Commentary: Futures Up One Percent, Oil Up And Steady, Investors Cautious About
Of the four regional manufacturing surveys released to date for August, one shows weak manufacturing growth, one shows no growth, and two are in contraction.