> Morning Caffeine 4-30-2012
Morning Caffeine 4-30-2012
ETH – Entrepreneurial Risks – The Financial Crisis: How Much Longer and Deeper?
26 Sexy Halloween Costumes That Shouldn’t Exist | Cracked.com
Nothing says sexy like Big Bird’s shrunken, disembodied head casually eating the skull of a delusional 80s pop star who’s checking her shoe for dog turds.
6 Disturbing Unanswered Questions from Children’s Movies | Cracked.com
See what I mean?
5 Ways to Spot a B.S. Political Story in Under 10 Seconds | Cracked.com
The best headlines in the biz.
MMP Blog 48: IS THE JOB GUARANTEE NECESSARY? | | New Economic PerspectivesNew Economic Perspectives
Gloat, Gloat, Gloat. Ok Done Gloating – work to do.
Dog Meets Wolf – YouTube
Productivity, The Miracle of Compound Interest, and Poverty | | New Economic PerspectivesNew Economic Perspectives
Suppose you were alive back in 1945 and were told about all the new technology that would be invented between then and now: the computers and internet, mobile phones and other consumer electronics, faster and cheaper air travel, super trains and even outer space exploration, higher gas mileage on the ground, plastics, medical breakthroughs and science in general. You would have imagined what nearly all futurists expected: that we would be living in a life of leisure society by this time. Rising productivity would raise wages and living standards, enabling people to work shorter hours under more relaxed and less pressured workplace conditions. Why hasn’t this occurred in recent years? In light of the enormous productivity gains since the end of World War II – and especially since 1980 – why isn’t everyone rich and enjoying the leisure economy that was promised? If the 99% is not getting the fruits of higher productivity, who is? Where has it gone?
Trickle Up Economics | No One to Own Them…
I review this idea because we have a growing and dangerous irony now in our country. So many corporations and no one that actually own’s them. It is ironic because we certainly have built corporate law in terms of ownership. The shareholders pay a price to own these corporations. But as we look at different classes of shareholders and then ask ourselves, do they have the owners motive? We will find out that there is nobody left that truly “owns” our corporations.
First Post: Defending Bureaucracy, Metrics, and Process Monkeys « Windy Katabasis
Looks like a pretty cool blog already
The Fair Price | windyanabasis
Stumbling and Mumbling: Some doubts about NGDP targets
Problems with NGDP level targets are…real problems
How to Get a Bigger Keynesian Multiplier – Megan McArdle – Business – The Atlantic
One way to get all 3 would be to follow Martin Shubik’s plan: An independent agency that plans for ways to spend money next time there’s a recession.
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