Posts filed under “Economy”

FreakEconomics of Smoking

I have not yet read the widely applauded Freakonomics, but its in my queu.

Here’s a decidely non-Freakonomics look at smoking. While many factors have contributed to a decline in U.S. smoking — new laws, employment and health insurance-related disincentives, educational initiatives and growing social pressure — the simple fact may be basic economic factors such as cost:

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Smoking

 

Category: Economy

Personal Income Quality Improving?

Category: Economy

London back to normal ?

Category: Economy, War/Defense

Wages & Inflation: 5 years

Category: Economy

Wages & Inflation: 20 years

Category: Economy

Unemployment, by County & City

Category: Economy

Real Estate Drives U.S. Economy

Category: Economy, Financial Press, Real Estate

The Goal of Terror & the Global Economy

Category: Economy, Psychology, War/Defense

The Megabubble Poll

Category: Commodities, Economy, Markets, Psychology, Real Estate

Economists React to NFP data

Category: Economy