‘Demand fear’ is the worry that there aren’t enough people who want things and have the money to pay for them. But why not be satisfied with the demand as it is?
Award-winners Jack Gantos and Chris Raschka both wrote stories based on real-life incidents.
What does Ron Paul mean when he evokes Austrian economic theory?
Workers unemployed 27 weeks or more declined to 5.588 million, and the average stay on unemployment declined to 40.8 weeks.
Much of what’s called “public” is increasingly a private good paid for by users, and the rest has become so shoddy that that those who can afford to find private alternatives.
What makes for a peaceful society? Hot spots from Congo to the Middle East would benefit from such knowledge. But so would the United States, which, at home, isn’t always so harmonious and abroad, is still at war in Afghanistan. The Institute for Economics and Peace, an international research group, has come up with eight ingredients for more peaceful societies. They’re laid out in a report, “Structures of Peace,” based on the institute’s annual Global Peace Index and more than 300 data sets from around the world. The US does pretty well on five of them, but falls far short on three key ingredients. Michael Shank, vice president of the institute’s US office gives his take on eight ingredients America needs to reap the economic and social benefits of peace.