Monday, July 23, 2018

The Four Day Week Is Already Here By Any Reasonable Standard

A useful and interesting violation of Betteridge's Law (that any newspaper headline with a question mark can be answered "No") is this about that...

Burberry Destroys £28.6 Million In Stock – Why Not, The Stock...

There's a certain amount of shock being expressed at the idea that Burberry destroyed £28.6 million of stock last year in order to "protect...

I Guarantee You – Guarantee – That Jeff Bezos Does Not...

Amazon's share price has been surging, Jeff Bezos owns a lot of the stock of Amazon. Thus we have the reports that Jeff Bezos...

Diane Coyle – An Actual Economics Professor – Wants A Tax...

It's amazing how many economics professors are prepared to ignore economics when they want to make some political point. Such is what has afflicted...

Siemens CEO Hopelessly Ill Informed About Global Economy

Sure, we should plan this global economy of ours. After all, all those clever people telling us all what to do will be vastly...

Elon Musk Gains Public Subsidies, Elon Musk Donates To Both Political...

It appears to have shocked some that Elon Musk has donated money to the Republicans. Or a Republican supporting PAC, or something, even perhaps...

Mandy Rice Davies Moment – Of Course Debenhams Denies Cash Crunch

One of the little things that makes modern business dangerous is quite how efficient we've become at it. This means that it is possible...

Never, Ever, Believe Numbers You See In The Newspaper, No Not...

That we should in general be suspicious of things we see in the news, online or printed, is true. We do, after all, have...

As Papa Johns’ John Schnatter Finds Out, Even Historical References To...

Whether this is the right way to be going about things or not is entirely up to you. For it is you - and...

Owning Apple’s iPhone, iPad, Shows You’re Rich – Or Have More...

This is a great deal more interesting to economists, illustrative of more that economists know about the world, than it seems. Owning an iPad...