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Inverted Priorities Imperil Trump Tax Agenda

Let’s begin by stating the obvious: My priorities are different than yours or Paul Ryan’s or the president’s. We all have a different agenda, motivated by different issues. Sometimes finance dominates our w.....»»

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Environmental Contract Distribution by Congressional District

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Productivity puzzles

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John Oliver on the Federal Budget

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MIB: Yuval Noah Harari on What Makes Humans Different

This week on our Masters in Business radio podcast, we speak with Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, and Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow. His first book, Sapiens was.....»»

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Homo Economicus vs Homo Sapiens: Changing Behavior

Here is a sentence I never thought I’d write: Art Laffer is right. I refer specifically to tax incentives. Laffer was recently asked about the mess that is Kansas, and.....»»

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Active Monthly Facebook Users

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Don’t be surprised: Employment data get revised

Don’t be surprised: Employment data get revised BLS revisions to metro area employment data can be substantial but predictable FRED Blog March 16, 2017         The Bureau of Labor.....»»

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Flyby Mars from Phobos

Astonishing: The anaglyph images of Mars taken by the HiRISE camera holds information about the topography of Mars surface. There are hundreds of high-resolution images of .....»»

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Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts

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World Stock Markets Relative Sizes: 1899 vs 2016

Ben Carlson is your must read of the morning The U.S. has gone from making up 15 percent of the global stock market to more than 50 percent. However, as the.....»»

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Urban Geography: Why We Live Where We Do

Really fascinating: Hat tip Jonathan Miller The post Urban Geography: Why We Live Where We Do appeared first on The Big Picture......»»

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Can Tight Labor Markets Inhibit Investment Growth?

Can Tight Labor Markets Inhibit Investment Growth? Dave Altig, Ellyn Terry Atlanta Fed Macroblogm February 28, 2017           One of the most vexing developments of the current expans.....»»

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698 Counties Affected by Trump’s Plan to Eliminate Three Agencies

From Wonkblog: “In rural Appalachia, people are so poor that there is a federal program dedicated to lifting them out of poverty. Through the Appalachian Regional Commission, the government pitches in on projects that these rural communi.....»»

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Trump’s Budget is Actually a Press Release

One of the things we are learning about the former reality TV star / political neophyte currently occupying the White House is that he cares more about appearances and his press c.....»»

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Chuck Berry

He was the father of rock and roll. Oh, don’t talk to me about Bill Haley. Boomers were barely conscious at the time “Ro.....»»

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Coco

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, .....»»

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Challenges/Rewards

CHALLENGE Getting attention. REWARD Barrier to entry nonexistent. CHALLENGE Getting publicity. REWARD Publicity is nearly irrelevant and the means of spreading the word are at your fingertips. .....»»

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MIB: Yuval Noah Harari

This week on our Masters in Business radio podcast, we speak with Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, and Homo Deus: A Brief H.....»»

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What’s Your Narrative?

What’s your story? I don’t mean your personal history, relationship status or childhood neuroses. I refer to your market narrative. What story or stories are you telling yourself to rationalize your inves.....»»

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