Letter 69: On rest and restlessness

SENECA LETTERS FROM A STOIC HOMELETTERSQUOTESBOOKSDOWNLOADSPODCASTiTunessticherABOUTSeneca ‘We must make ready for death before we make ready for life.’ Letter 61 On Meeting Death CheerfullyNext quote » Letter 69: On rest and restlessness April 2, 2018 By Seneca, Lucius Annaeus I do not like you to change your headquarters and scurry about from one place to another. My reasons …

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Janet Yellen: The US economy and monetary policy. Our Knowledge of causes of inflation is imperfect .2017

Janet Yellen: The US economy and monetary policy   Speech by Ms Janet L Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at the Group of 30 International Banking Seminar, Washington DC, 15 October 2017.   Central bank speech  |   17 October 2017   by  Janet L Yellen   PDF version   (33kb)   …

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The Great Crash changed politics more than it reformed finance. UK

The Great Crash changed politics more than it reformed finance Andrew Rawnsley The big winners of post-crisis politics have been the insurgent populists who have fed on and amplified the injustice felt by many voters Sun 16 Sep 2018 07.59 BST God moves in mysterious ways. The Archbishop of Canterbury is of mortal flesh. Justin Welby’s hellfire sermon about …

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Buchanan Funded by Koch brothers | Meet the Economist Behind the One Percent’s Stealth Takeover of America

The Institute for New Economic Thinking Close Search Menu Navigation About Research Commentary Education Events Donate Explore by… Topic Person Region More Login Commission on Global Economic Transformation Facebook Twitter YouTube Email Search SEARCH RSS Commentary Blog Meet the Economist Behind the One Percent’s Stealth Takeover of America By Lynn Parramore MAY 30, 2018 | HISTORY OF …

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Does size of Budget Deficits and Debt to GDP ratio matter for developing and poor countries?

Should the recent calls for larger budget deficits apply to developing economies Anti austerity can be referred to the idea that balancing your budget is a bad thing, the idea that budget deficit is very good, that debt to GDP ratio is not meaningful because some countries like UK US Japan have their debt ratios …

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Winsorize. Cherrypicking data in statistical analysis

This is normal in business scorecards But ee develop segmented scorecards to cater for outliers Winsorizing Winsorizing or winsorization is the transformation of statistics by limiting extreme values in the statistical data to reduce the effect of possibly spurious outliers. It is named after the engineer-turned-biostatistician Charles P. Winsor (1895–1951). The effect is the same as clipping in signal processing. The distribution of many statistics can be heavily influenced …

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