Posts Tagged by Location
|March 21, 2015||Posted by Staff under Art and Letters, Economic Principles|
Hey, if you have to pay more to eat out in Washington state, should you tip less? Especially if your own wages are not keeping up with inflation?
|March 9, 2015||Posted by Fred E. Foldvary, PhD under Editorials|
How do you get income if robots take all the jobs? The same way even if no robots ever work.
|October 16, 2014||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles, High Cost of Land, Inequality / Concentration|
Who doesn’t want to be a landlord? Without inventing a better mousetrap or starring in a Hollywood movie, you can rake in a fortune.
|August 23, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
The rich buy up apartments in New York but don’t live in them; they’re speculative investments. Here’s how to blow up that game.
|June 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
The idea of government taking the value of your land may not appeal but if they use it to fund a dividend, then it may appeal.
|November 18, 2013||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
What do you pay for when buying a home? The house or the land? Depends on where you are. Buy a mansion in a desirable place and most of your millions go to the site, not the structure.
|May 14, 2012||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
The people of Ireland are suffering from a self-inflicted economic depression. They voted for a government policy that subsidized land values, hoping to get rich before their real estate bubble collapsed. The Celtic Tigers were, rather, opportunistic hyenas, financial scavengers […]
|July 1, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
10 Pricey Cities That Pay Off Chinese official urges buying of US land Youd have to read a lot of mainstream articles before youd come across any that mention how the economy really works. Here we found three of 2009 […]
|December 18, 2008||Posted by Staff under Archive|
Popular investment consultant faults government distortion Jubak — Fake inflation numbers masked crisis Not just the usual critics but business people also decry how government manipulates the data. GIGO is one reason economics is not a science, unlike geonomics, which […]
|January 31, 2007||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Will Bush Kill More to Distract from Earlier Killings? Missing in Action: Astute Diplomacy This commentary is reprinted from tanosborn.com with the author’s permission. Sowing the seeds of multigenerational wrath: Ira-q! Ira-n! by Ben Tanosborn For most of us in […]
|January 9, 2007||Posted by Staff under Banneker, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
A Landlord is Really a Type of Tax Collector by Mike O’Mara There is no basic difference between a tax collector and a landlord. Both have the following three traits: 1) Tax collectors and landlords each claim the right to […]
|December 19, 2005||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Editorial The Economics of Gravity by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor Gravity is a natural public good. If you ask students for examples of free goods, they will often answer air. But air is not universally free, nor is it […]
|February 11, 2005||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Your State Has Budget and Tax Problems The Three Thirds of Whatever You Buy I bet your local government has budget and tax problems. If our local economy is like a bucket, there’s a leak in that bucket — and […]
|October 13, 2004||Posted by Staff under Banneker, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
The Constitution for our nation’s federal government is an important document and needs to be as good as possible. Think this over:What is the most important change you believe should be made to the United States Constitution? Simply add […]
|August 28, 2004||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Archive|
Guest Essay Exactly how would you suggest that everyone in the world become prosperous, while avoiding all the traps of injustice, pollution, and violence? It’s a challenging question, and Jeffery Johnson Smith takes it up right now. The better life […]