Toowoomba Chronicle CSI: Investigative EconomicsToowoomba ChronicleWHEN IT comes to catching criminals, you might not immediately think of economic theory as a key part of law enforcement. However, economics analysis has contributed to many fields of criminology, including terrorism investigation. Associate Professor … Read more… Read more
Mark Gibb: Supply-side economics doesn’t always workGreensboro News & RecordPretty much all economists agree that drops in demand cause recessions (even Armey!). The question is: Who is being irrational? It does seem wrong that consumers would suddenly and irrationally stop spending. What’s more likely is that during boom …... Read more
Inside The Black Box: The Failure Of Mainstream Economics – Part IIISeeking AlphaThere are a number of actions we could take to prevent or delay a global financial crisis, including belated financial reform, a balanced budget, etc. We could also set up a sinking fund, reform the Fed, reorganize... Read more
Wall Street Journal (blog) Five Key Numbers From President Donald Trump’s 2019 BudgetWall Street Journal (blog)Presidential budget proposals are often dismissed by Congress, but they illustrate the White House’s key priorities and assumptions about what those policies would do. Here’s a look at five key numbers from President Donald... Read more
The Tand Arts sector has $9.7B SC economic impactThe Tand D.comThe study utilized an economic multiplier model to determine the extent of the arts-related cluster’s impact. Researchers first analyzed the number of direct jobs in the sector and then assessed its economic impact using a model of South... Read more
Wall Street Journal (blog) Real Time Economics: Markets vs. the Economy | US Budget Breakthrough | Companies See Signs of InflationWall Street Journal (blog)This is the web version of the WSJ’s daily economic newsletter. You can sign up here. In today’s issue, stock markets are on a roller coaster... Read more
Dealbreaker American President Makes Strong Bid For Nobel Prize In EconomicsDealbreakerConsidering that the only modern president to have won a Nobel Prize in economics was Josiah Bartlet, and he’s fake, we might have just witnessed the greatest moment of market theory to have come out of the Oval Office... Read more WOODY: When will someone say the insane economics of major college football should benefit all students, not just …Richmond.comA bubble in the stock market bursts, and workers nervously, and with no small amount of trepidation, sneak a peek at their 401k and IRA plans. Things happen … unless... Read more
ECU professor using economics to influence farmingGreenville Daily ReflectorAs eastern North Carolina farmers continue to adjust to commercial challenges in the face of an aging population and overall decline in farmland, one East Carolina University professor is using the power of economics to aid the region. Greg Howard, an... Read more
Real Time Economics: Employers Poised to Extend Hiring Streak | Wages and Inflation | Record Results for TechWall Street Journal (blog)This is the web version of the WSJ’s daily economic newsletter. You can sign up here. In today’s issue, what to look for in today’s jobs report, signs of... Read more