Category: Economics

There Have Never Been So Many Bonds That Are Almost Junk – The Wall Street journal

There Have Never Been So Many Bonds That Are Almost Junk – The Wall Street journal

There Have Never Been So Many Bonds That Are Almost Junk What is left unsaid in this article is that we still view risk through the prism of the rating agencies. Suppose a large % of the bonds clustering at near junk levels are really not investment grade? Is there rating agency inertia to downgrade …

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‘Infant nutrition v debt relief’

‘Infant nutrition v debt relief’

The Economist | Infant nutrition v debt relief Are we trying to measure the unmeasurable? https://www.economist.com/news/asia/21744101-policy-proposals-are-selected-based-cost-benefit-analyses-not-whims-politicians-indian?frsc=dg%7Ce

Bold increases in the minimum wage should be evaluated for the benefits of raising low-wage workers’ total earnings: Critics who cite claims of job loss are using a distorted frame | Economic Policy Institute

Bold increases in the minimum wage should be evaluated for the benefits of raising low-wage workers’ total earnings: Critics who cite claims of job loss are using a distorted frame | Economic Policy Institute

https://www.epi.org/publication/bold-increases-in-the-minimum-wage-should-be-evaluated-for-the-benefits-of-raising-low-wage-workers-total-earnings-critics-who-cite-claims-of-job-loss-are-using-a-distorted-frame/