Archive for the ‘Economics’ Category

Cost of the Iraq War and the Economy

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

More stuff worth reading: Joseph Stiglitz's testimony before Congress on the cost of the Iraqi War (pdf): I have, so far, emphasized the direct economic costs as well as the opportunity costs—the diversion of funds that could have been used in so many other and better ways. I would be ...

Death of print media?

Tuesday, November 1st, 2005

'05 Proving To Be Worst Newspaper Year Since the last time it was bad. If you had to choose, would you prefer to see the Internet, or print media, die?

Funny, or horrifying, or both

Thursday, October 13th, 2005

My Outsourced Life.

Useful list of search company acquisitions

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

The original in French. In English (translated automatically).

Poor Kalamazoo

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

Poor Kalamazoo: It looks like Pfizer is moving some 500 research jobs out of the area (most of these are actually in Portage, the city just to our south). They're leaving most of the manuafacturing jobs, and animal research in the area, as well as a small research group. ...