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Jewish Business News On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Radical Goals for Sustainable Development

– Let us imagine for a moment that we could change the world according to our wishes. Dramatic economic inequality gives way to social and political inclusion. Universal human rights become a reality. We More...

Stephen Roach On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia Stephen Roach: The Fed Sets Another Trap

– America’s Federal Reserve is headed down a familiar – and highly dangerous – path. Steeped in denial of its past mistakes, the Fed is pursuing the same incremental approach that helped set More...

Lucy P. Marcus On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Lucy Marcus : Socrates in Silicon Valley

– If Socrates’ gadfly was in Silicon Valley, it would have a lot of lazy horses to sting. The citizens of the techno-polis appear oblivious to how the outside world’s perception of them has changed, More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel : Emerging-Market Target Why Are Commodity Prices Falling?

– Oil prices have plummeted 40% since June – good news for oil-importing countries, but bad news for Russia, Venezuela, Nigeria, and other oil exporters. Some attribute the price drop to the More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, December 12th, 2014

It’s All Over Now, Baby Boom

– Carlos Barientos III was born at 6:45 on the evening of December 31, 1964, a few miles northwest of Honolulu. This year, he will turn 50, quite possibly making him the last member of the US More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: Putting Deflation First

– The European Central Bank is moving, hesitantly but ineluctably, toward quantitative easing. The threat of deflation – and the ineffectiveness of its previous measures – leaves it no choice. More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, December 6th, 2014

Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen: Social Choice and Social Welfare

– Human beings have always lived in groups, and their individual lives have invariably depended on group decisions. But the challenges of group choice can be daunting, particularly given the divergent More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, November 28th, 2014

Moshe Alamaro from Department of Planetary Sciences at MIT: Hard Wisdom for Scarce Water 

– In California, residential consumers are being fined for wasting water. The goal is to combat a severe drought by reducing residential consumption by 20%. The trouble is that residential water use accounts More...

Jewish Business News Service On Thursday, November 27th, 2014

Ian Goldin, Oxford University​, Commission for Future Generations: Global Solutions for Globalization’s Problems

– The last few decades of globalization and innovation have resulted in the most rapid progress that the world has ever known. Poverty has been reduced. Life expectancy has increased. Wealth has been created More...

Daniel Gros On Monday, November 24th, 2014

Director of the Center for European Policy Studies, Daniel Gros: Europe’s German Ball and Chain

– A storm-tossed ship near dangerous cliffs needs a strong anchor to avoid finishing on the rocks. In 2012, when a financial storm engulfed the eurozone, it was Germany that kept the European ship off More...

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