view the Internet boom as a bubble, in which speculators buy stock not because they think it will be valuable in the long run but because they expect to sell it quickly for a profit.
As for software, Boldrin refers to an MIT working paper by economists
Eric Maskin and James Bessen.
Economics is too important to be left just to the economists
Here's what you--our readers--wanted to know, and what the BE economists
had to say.
In case the stock market suffers a further, severe beating and a financial crisis flares up again, chances are that the zero-rate policy would be reinstated,'' said Yasunari Ueno, chief market economist
at Mizuho Securities Co.
A substantial number of sociologists and political scientists are familiar with the scaling method elaborated by psychologists, the path analysis imported from biology via economics, the multivariate measuring used by economists
and the linear structural relation forged by the statistician Joreskog.
For younger men and women contemplating a business economist
career, the field is attractive but demanding.
Try turning on CNN for an hour or two without coming across some economist
soberly telling you what it all means.
Above-average support for decriminalization came from economists
specializing in monetary theory (310), public finance (320), and labor economics (800).
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brand are The Economist
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Corporate Network, Economist
Education, The World In.
Often, it's the assumptions economists
make that catch their audiences' attention-which has led to the classic economist
joke I tell my students at the start of every basic economics course I teach: A physicist, a chemist and an economist
are stranded on a desert island with nothing to eat, when a can of beans washes ashore.
According to the Economist
Group, which includes the Economist
newspaper and the Economist
Intelligence Unit analysis company, the share buyback will be part-funded by the sale of the Economist
Complex, the home of the editorial team since the 1960s.