Tag Archives: Economy
Posted on 03. Jan, 2009 by richbond.
The economy is usually a pretty popular topic in the news, because is truly touches everybody. With the crises that have hit in the last year or so, the economy has become even more popular than usual. Plenty of people provide advice and opinion about what is going to happen in the future and what […]
Posted on 29. Dec, 2008 by richbond.
Here’s a video from the Brookings Institution about the economic crisis. Â I can’t say I agree with everything and I find the Cato videos to be more informative (call it bias). Â I still thought it was worth watching. Â Barry Bosworth is fiscal policy expert and worked in the Carter administration (his CV is available here). […]
Posted on 08. Dec, 2008 by richbond.
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. Â I’m not sure I’d got the debt route (maybe it’s a deepÂ psychologicalÂ issue from my childhood), but buying stock would be at the top of my list of […]
Posted on 23. Nov, 2008 by Jason Guthrie.
Posted on 17. Nov, 2008 by Jason Guthrie.
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 […]