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Land’s Share Of US Home Prices [Chart]

Land’s Share Of US Home Prices [Chart]

Data Notes: I am using a new data set from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy for this graph data can be found here: CSW-based price index: aggregate land data, quarterly, 1975:1-2016:1. I took the “Aggregate market value of residential land” […]

After Karimov

After Karimov

On August 29, the president of Uzbekistan, Islam Karimov, died from a cerebral hemorrhage. Karimov had been in office since the founding of Uzbekistan following the fall of the Soviet Union. Given his long tenure in office and the uncertainty […]

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Killing Democracy: The Rise of Nation Inc.

Professor Dani Rodrik of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Economics argues that today’s world faces a “political trilemma”: Democracy, national sovereignty and global economic integration are mutually incompatible: We can combine any two of the three, but never have all three […]