economics


Getting old – the Reason for Our Economic Malaise? Part II

Marcus Roberts | 10 August 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, economics, Recession, United States
A response to the last post's article.


Getting old – the Reason for Our Economic Malaise?

Marcus Roberts | 08 August 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, demography, economics, India, Russia, United States
Chrystia Freeland presents an argument why demography is the answer to our economic woes.


The family-centred economy

Allan Carlson | 03 August 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, family, Moscow Demographic Summit 2011
Stronger families means larger families which reclaim many of the functions that have been lost in modern times, says a leading family scholar.


Economics education: it’s never too soon to start

Rebekah Hebbert | 23 July 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: economics, education of children
While many institutions can play a part in providing this education, the family is the best place to start economics education.


Obama and jobs

Sheila Liaugminas | 15 June 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Barack Obama, economics, joblessness, presidential election, Republicans, unemployment
All the news stories seem to be about his.


Household economics 101: human capital

Michael-Burkhard Piorkowsky | 07 June 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, housework, human capital
If other social institutions had to perform the tasks of the home, society would immediately collapse.


The US Economy – Bullishness based on babies

Marcus Roberts | 05 June 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: economics, Japan, population growth, United States
Reasons for optimism about the US economy.


Bad news for Obama

Sheila Liaugminas | 05 June 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: economics, federal spending, Obama re-election, unemployment
Trouble is, it's bad news for America.


As the family goes, so goes the economy

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 May 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, marriage, poverty
There is an intimate relationship between our income wealth and our sexual culture.


An own goal for unwary governments

Stefan Szymanski | 27 April 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, soccer, sport
A leading sports economist is sceptical about the value of hosting major events as a way of boosting local economies.


Feds don’t buy groceries?

Sheila Liaugminas | 21 March 2011 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: economics, Federal Reserve, food prices, inflation
We’re supposed to trust them to fix the economy, but are they out of touch with what constitutes ‘the economy’?


For-profit microcredit is not the enemy

Blake Robinson | 06 January 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, finance, microcredit, subprime crisis
Moves to rein in the practice of extending microcredit to the poor for profit may be misguided.


Economies rise and fall with the family

Dainius Kreivys | 19 November 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, family policy, Lithuania
Governments cannot afford to keep treating family values as an optional extra, says a government minister.


“Economics is not a morality play” And so?

Alejo Jose G. Sison | 01 October 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: business ethics, economics, recession
An ethicist challenges a leading economist's claim that the market is necessarily amoral.


Let’s hear It for Estonia and Iceland

Vincenzina Santoro | 17 August 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: economics, Estonia, European Union, Iceland
Two small European countries which have battled their way out of economic holes are setting an example for the US and the rest of Europe. 


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