Archive for the ‘economy’ Category

I am reading an exciting article in the Financial Times on the purpose of economists and their role in predicting the crisis with all its mismatched predictions. David Marsh considers that economists don’t really serve any special purpose, that they’ve come in the same package with modernity and now we just can’t do without them. […]

It’s almost a paradox, but it’s real. In Dubai, apparently due to the crisis, things don’t go as smoothly anymore. “The ubiquitous cranes have paused on the skyline, as if stuck in time. There are countless buildings half-finished, seemingly abandoned.” reports the Not long ago known as “the city of One Thousand and One […]