Tag archive for ‘Oxford’
Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, June 15th, 2015

Hate Monger George Galloway Enters London Mayoral Race

– – The upcoming election for the new Mayor of London has taken a twist. The hate filled anti-Israel former member of the British Parliament George Galloway has entered the race. The former MP for More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Milton Julian, Creator of the Preppy Look, Dies at 96

Milton Julian who was known as the “ultimate haberdasher” and created the Ivy League preppy look, passed away at the age of 96. He lived and worked in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and developed More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: Don’t Bet on a Stronger Dollar

Economic pundits, almost without exception, are predicting a stronger dollar in 2015 – an expectation that is leading investors to place some very large bets. But that market strategy could turn out to More...

Michael Ordman On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Artificial Retina, Portable Solar Power, EasyJet – The Weekly Good News from Israel

In the 4th Jan 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·        Israeli scientists have developed the basis for an artificial retina. ·        Israeli paramedics saved 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 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...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

UC Davis Study Shows All You Need to Succeed Is a Good Last Name

If your surname reveals that you descended from the “in” crowd in the England of 1066–the Norman Conquerors–then even now you are more likely than the average Brit to be upper class. More...

Jewish Business News Service On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Sin-ming Shaw, former fellow at Oxford University: China’s Hong Kong Follies

– HONG KONG – The massive public demonstrations by students and young members of the middle-class that have roiled Hong Kong in recent weeks are ostensibly demands for democracy. But they actually reflect More...

Professor Barry Eichengreen On Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Berkeley Economics and Political Science Prof. Barry Eichengreen: The Evolution of Devolution

– The Scots have spoken. A solid majority voted against independence in their historic referendum last month. But the debate left no question that an even larger majority favors the further devolution More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Happy New Year: at Long Last, Neiman Marcus Opens in New York City

A Neiman Marcus store is opening its doors in Hudson Yards, located in one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods of Manhattan. The store is expected to open its doors in 2018, and is the first Neiman Marcus More...

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