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Brookings Take on the Financial Crisis

Posted on 29. Dec, 2008 by .

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Here’s a video from the Brookings Institution about the economic crisis.  I can’t say I agree with everything and I find the Cato videos to be more informative (call it bias).  I still thought it was worth watching.  Barry Bosworth is fiscal policy expert and worked in the Carter administration (his CV is available here). […]

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The Corporation: A “Business” Film Review

The Corporation: A “Business” Film Review

Posted on 11. Dec, 2008 by .

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I finally had the chance to watch the film The Corporation. The film centers on the evil committed by corporations as a way to show the failings of capitalism. I thought this film was relevant due to what’s happened over the last year and certainly some would be persuaded by the points made in the […]

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Buy More Stock

Posted on 08. Dec, 2008 by .

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Tim Harford, the Undercover Economist, is putting his two cents in for us young folks to not only buy some stock, but even go into debt for it.  I’m not sure I’d got the debt route (maybe it’s a deep psychological issue from my childhood), but buying stock would be at the top of my list of […]

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How Your Small Businesses Can Survive a Recession

How Your Small Businesses Can Survive a Recession

Posted on 17. Nov, 2008 by .

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Being in the Silicon Valley during the current economic crisis has been interesting. It has been especially insightful to compare the “Dot Com” crash 8 years ago to the current crisis and to see how the crashes have effected businesses differently. I was surprised to realize that many businesses, especially in the tech sector, learned […]

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