Tag Archives for economics

Avocado News

The Smithsonian has news for market timers: Americans devour 7 pounds of avocado per person each year, compared to 1 pound on average back in 1989. Per capita consumption of avocados has tripled since the early 2000s, according to the … Continue reading

29. July 2017 by luke
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Science and Faith

Acton: Christians should support markets and churches, NOT social democracy. Hear, hear! It never was a consensus. WUWT: Already 240 Published Papers In 2016 Alone Show the “97% Climate Consensus” Is A Fantasy Acton again: More than 100 Nobel Laureates … Continue reading

15. July 2016 by luke
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Freakonomics: The Economics of Sleep, part 1 (part 2 here). Plus (ahem) previously.

02. May 2016 by luke
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From the “It Sucks to Be Us” Dept.: The recent census report shows that despite (extremely slow) increases in national GDP and employment, inflation-adjusted household income—an indicator with far more impact on the lives of most Americans—has been dropping since … Continue reading

14. September 2012 by luke
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Reflections on Salary

My first job out of college paid an annual salary of S. (The actual amount S represents is unimportant.) For a brief period of time, that was more money than I could imagine. (We didn’t discuss money in my family, … Continue reading

02. July 2010 by luke
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