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US Government Driving bubble in Education Loan Scheme – oops.

by Andrew White  |  September 15, 2014

I admit it, and if you read my blog, you know it.  I am more of an equal opportunity guy than an equal outcome guy.  I suspect President Obama is...

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Economics Minute #1 - Growth or Re-distribution of a smaller pie - which is best?

by Andrew White  |  April 15, 2014

In Friday's US print edition of the Financial Times there was an article titled, "American subprime lending back on the road".  In a nutshell, the article highlights how the financial...

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The American Dream is Alive - But is not Kicking Far Enough

by Andrew White  |  January 27, 2014

There was an article in the US print edition of the Wall Street journal Thursday last.  I read it and was almost moved to blog about it.  Instead apathy took...

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In pursuit of the politics and paradox of poverty

by Andrew White  |  January 22, 2014

I blogged the other day on the politics and paradox of poverty.  In a nutshell the analytic used to report on poverty levels in he USA are, to put it...

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2014's New Years Anti-Resolutions

by Jeffrey Mann  |  January 1, 2014

For the past several years, I have written a series of blog posts on anti-resolutions for the new year. Publishing predictions in a blog or video post around this time of year is easy...

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See me perform the Glazunov violin concerto! (DC area, Dec 15th)

by Lydia Leong  |  November 19, 2013

On a totally personal note (a rarity for my blog, for better or for worse): I am the soloist for the Glazunov violin concerto with the Montgomery Philharmonic, on Sunday,...

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US Federal Shutdown and the lack of Sense and Sensibility

by Andrew White  |  October 1, 2013

Watching the TV clips from the House and Senate last night demonstrated for all to see how dysfunctional the political system in Washington has become.  How can each party blame...

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Book Review: Fate of the States, Meredith Whitney

by Andrew White  |  August 12, 2013

Book Review: Fate of the States, Meredith Whitney, Portfolio/Penguin, 2013.  I was disappointed with this book.  I wanted to read this for some time, and rushed to get it once...

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Book Review: The Great Degeneration – How Institutions Decay and Economies Die, by Niall Ferguson

by Andrew White  |  August 5, 2013

Book Review: The Great Degeneration – How Institutions Decay and Economies Die, by Niall Ferguson, 2012, Penguin Press.   Having read some of Ferguson’s other works (Civilization, Colossus, and others) this...

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Holiday Book Review: When the Money Runs Out – The End of Western Affluence

by Andrew White  |  July 8, 2013

When the Money Runs Out – The End of Western Affluence, Stephen D. King, 2013, Yale.  I took this to the beach and was well rewarded for doing so.  Well...

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