Strategy

A Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist says there have been 4 pandemics in the past 20 years — and crises will happen more frequently unless something changes about income inequality

Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures, a cofounder of the Seattle Review of Books, and a frequent cohost of the “Pitchfork Economics” podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein. On this week’s episode of “Pitchfork Economics,” Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman had an […]
A Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist says there have been 4 pandemics in the past 20 years — and crises will happen more frequently unless something changes about income inequality
Markets

US leaders should approach current economic issues as a venture capitalist would, according to an economist from Chicago Booth

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Anil Kashyap of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business did not think the US was headed into a recession before the coronavirus pandemic. The professor, who used to teach a course called Analytics of Financial Crises, says you have to determine whether the businesses you are trying […]
US leaders should approach current economic issues as a venture capitalist would, according to an economist from Chicago Booth
Markets

10 pictures reveal the huge amounts of cash Venezuelans need to buy everyday things

In a plan designed to tackle hyperinflation, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday announced plans to raise his country’s minimum wage and create a single exchange rate pegged to his government’s petro-backed cryptocurrency, effectively devaluing the country’s currency by 96%, Reuters reported. Venezuelans rushed to shops Friday to stock up […]
10 pictures reveal the huge amounts of cash Venezuelans need to buy everyday things