Economics

Rabar Arezki

30th August 2019

Rabar Arezki Rabah Arezki is currently Chief Economist in charge of Middle East as well as North Africa Region for the World Bank Group. He is also a senior fellow at John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.  Previously, he was the Chief of the Commodities Unit in the Research Department at the […]

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“Government may not be the source of unemployment,” says Clement Lokoma

23rd August 2019

“Government may not be the source of unemployment,” says Clement Lokoma  Sharing is Caring:0

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10 most published writers in economics

18th August 2019

10 most published writers in economics The top 10 economics journals were surveyed been 1994 and 2017 to establish who are the top 10 published economics writers/authors.  Below is the list  as compiled by online library.  No Economist  publications  1 Daron Acemoglu 56 2 Jean Tirole  38 3 John List  29 4 Donald Andrews  25 […]

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5 top for-profit think tanks

5th August 2019

5 top for-profit think tanks The following is a list of 5 top for-profit think tanks in the world:  McKinsey Global Institute Economist Intelligence Unit Boston Consulting Group A.T. Kearney Global Business Policy Center Nomura Research Institute   Sharing is Caring:0

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Is Econometrics boring?

29th July 2019

Is Econometrics boring? Econometrics is the application of statistics and mathematics to the study of economics.  The study of econometrics involves analysis of data, testing and development of economic theories.  Read More: Cash book and Note book Josh Angrist believes that it depends on the teacher who thought you. Watch the video below:  Sharing is […]

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Economics: What is Ricardian Equivalence?

23rd July 2019

Economics: What is Ricardian Equivalence? Ricardian Equivalence is a situation which was named after David Ricardo.  “Consumers respond to changes in fiscal policy in ways that make fiscal policy less effective. If government cuts taxes to stimulate the economy, people may choose to save the tax cut instead of spending it. If people save their […]

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What do economists do?

29th June 2019

What do economists do? This is a serious question I’m asking you this morning. I visited some people this morning and when they asked me what I do for my living, I responded,  “I’m an economist,” I responded.  This got them more confused than before. So i decided to write a blog article about the […]

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Nigerian Senator Ben Murray-Bruce sheds light on wealth

9th May 2019

Nigerian Senator Ben Murray-Bruce sheds light on wealth Read More: Who is the acting Nigerian Chief Justice, Justice Tanko Muhammad? Sharing is Caring:0

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Economist Joram Gicheru on implications of food security in Kenya on Trade

15th April 2019

Economist Joram Gicheru on implications of food security in Kenya on Trade Read More: What is Ricardian Equivalence? Sharing is Caring:0

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Dr. Victoria Bateman a Fellow at University of Cambridge goes naked in protest against Brexit

7th February 2019

“Brexit leaves Britain naked..” Dr. Victoria Bateman

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Silvana Tenreyro

Silvana Tenreyro

5th November 2018

RSilvana Tenreyro Silvana Tenreyro is an economist who graduated from Tucuman she headed to Harvard where she helped set up a public policy think tank with the help of here fellow Argentine students. The organization is still going strong. Silvana Tenreyro graduated with a doctorate degree under the guidance of Ken Rogoff and Robert Barro. […]

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Jibran Qureishi, regional East African Economist for Stanbic Bank.

JIBRAN QUREISHI STANBIC

21st October 2018

JIBRAN QUREISHI STANBIC Jibran Qureishi currently works as regional East African economist for Stanbic Bank. He conducts a lot of research on Macroeconomics in Africa. Jibran Qureishi research findings provides a lot of insight for investors, policy makers and bankers. In the Sub Saharan Africa region he is a top-rated economic analyst. Jibran Qureishi studied at […]

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Irving Fisher

Irving Fisher

14th October 2018

Irving Fisher Irving Fisher was one of the greatest American economists who made USD$10 million from stock trading and later lost it all during the 1929 Great Depression. Read More: Douglas North on the role of strong institutions on economic development International Finance Corporations(IFCs) in Kenya Despite these great misfortunes, Fisher is regarded as one […]

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Douglas North, the great economist who believed in the role of institutions in promoting economic development.

Douglas North on role of strong institutions in economic development

6th October 2018

Douglas North on role of strong institutions in economic development Douglas North is an economist who dedicated most of his working life towards understanding the role of institution in economic development. “Douglas North took economics out of its comfort zone. He brought in politics, sociology and history.” – The Great Economics by Linda Yueh. Due […]

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Jeff Bezos Interview

2nd October 2018

Jeff Bezos Interview Read More: Douglas North on the role of strong institutions in Economic Development Sharing is Caring:0

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Book: The Greatest Economists by Linda Yueh

Book Review 1: The Great Economists by Linda Yueh

29th September 2018

Book Review: The Great Economists by Linda Yueh I am currently reading the book titled: The Great Economists: How their ideas can help us Today. The book highlights the work of 12 leading economists and then makes commentaries on how we can use their ideas to a better life today. I have already read Chapter […]

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Tyler Cowen, Professor of Economics at George Mason University and Blogger at Marginal Revolution

Tyler Cowen of Mercatus Center announced Fellowship for Great Policy Ideas

17th September 2018

Tyler Cowen of Mercatus Center announced Fellowship for Great Policy Ideas  Tyler Cowen, the General Director of Mercatus Center, announced the launch of Emergent Ventures Fellowship. This was announced during a Mercatus Center Podcast. If you have moonshot ideas, apply for the fellowship here. Read More: Volkswagen announces ending of production of VW Bettle Sharing […]

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Sex workers in France from 1700s.

History of Prostitution in France in 1700s

19th August 2018

France just like any country in the world has a long history of Prostitution. Here is an account from 1700.

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Henry Stuart Hazlitt

Biography of Henry Stuart Hazlitt

7th July 2018

Biography of Henry Stuart Hazlitt Henry Stuart Hazlitt was a leading American journalist who lived between 1894 and 1993. He wrote largely on business and economics. He had authored great articles for leading newspapers and magazines such as Conservative Circles, The Wall Street Journal, The American Mercury, The Nation, Newsweek, Libertarian and The New York […]

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