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Copper, Oil, Iron Ore All Drop: Because Of China?

Copper, Oil, Iron Ore All Drop: Because Of China?

After brief attempts at stabilization, copper, iron ore and oil – all considered early indicators as to economic health – are slipping in price. Writing in Barron’s, Teresa Rivas notes that slowing demand in China, which accounts for 40 percent […]

The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism

The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism

The Rise and Decline of General Laws of Capitalism Daron Acemoglu Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – Department of Economics; Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR); National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) James A. Robinson Harvard University – Department of […]