What We Read Today 11 February 2014

February 11th, 2014
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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 of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for "reading list" items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number accepted.

Measure a country purely in terms of its GDP and you neglect the wellbeing of its people. Yet can that be measured?

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"White-collar criminality in business is expressed most frequently in the form of misrepresentation in financial statements of corporations....

These varied types of white-collar crimes in business and the professions consist principally of violation of delegated or implied trust, and many of them can be reduced to two categories: misrepresentation of asset values [and breaches of trust, e.g., usurpation of corporate opportunity]."

Randy Buchanan made heating unit from pop cans, aluminum eavestrough downspouts, old window.

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