Knocking economics has become a popular sport

‘But the world would be much poorer without economics’ contribution to understanding how societies function and without economists’ suggestions as to how politicians might improve them. ‘And economists themselves could do wonders by simply incorporating the country-specific factors in their econometric models rather than just applying them in toto,” say Soumya Kanti Ghosh and Samir […]

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As Hurricane Dorian devastates the Bahamas, a cry for the Caribbean to face up to the climate crisis

Just like its most famous namesake — Dorian Gray, of the famous Oscar Wilde novel — Hurricane Dorian has taken on a very nasty character. As the peak of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season approaches (typically in mid-September), Dorian has rapidly intensified, wreaking havoc on the Bahamas’ Abaco Islands and slowing down dangerously over Grand Bahama to the point […]

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