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Your Assumptions for 2020, Plan B and War Games

by Andrew White  |  January 3, 2020

What are the assumptions you use to base your plans for 2020? It probably makes sense to be clear what assumptions underpin your plans for the coming year.  After all,...

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Forecasting a Recession?

by Andrew White  |  February 28, 2019

There is increasing talk in the mass media of an economic slowdown. It even pops up in general conversation at dinner with colleagues and even clients. It is clearly a...

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Book Review: The Economics of Brexit

by Andrew White  |  December 7, 2018

Book Review: The Economics of Brexit - A cost-benefit analysis of the UKs economic relationship with the EU, Philip B Whyman and Alina I Petrescu, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. You may...

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The Good and Bad News about Investment (in Technology) in America

by Andrew White  |  May 29, 2018

  This week’s leader in the Economist is titled, “A Boom Like No Other”.  It is a critical review of the promise and progress of Donald Trump’s administration and its...

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Economic Growth - The Promise of Information and Technology

by Andrew White  |  April 23, 2018

  In last week’s Economist there was an article that quite simply drew me in.  The Free Exchange article was titled, “Root and Branch-Economists understand little about the causes of...

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How IT-based Productivity MIGHT Evolve in the next few Years...

by Andrew White  |  November 18, 2015

I was reading this week's US print edition of the Economist and of course I was drawn to several articles: The Never Ending Story: First America, then Europe.  Now the...

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Timing is not in the Fed's Favor (for a rate rise in September)

by Andrew White  |  August 18, 2015

An article in yesterday's US print edition of the FT and one in the Wall Street Journal calls into stark contrast the risks the US government is facing.  Just at...

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Banging on the Drum: US Needs More Competitors

by Andrew White  |  July 9, 2015

I really felt that the article in today's US print edition of the Wall Street Journal by Greg IP on point.  it was titled, "Why Corporate America Needs Some More...

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The waiting game...more on productivity

by Andrew White  |  May 28, 2015

I was pleased to see the FT Big Read: Labour in Tuesday's print edition of the U.S. Financial Times.  The subtle was 'The Waiting Game' and in a nutshell it...

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Iceland to lead the way in preventing financial bubbles!

by Andrew White  |  April 10, 2015

Monetary Reform: Iceland. One does not think of Iceland for monetary policy reform or innovation.  With a population of around 300,000 and a currency as far removed from reserve status...

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