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The Big Mac index was invented by The Economist in 1986 as an easy to understand guide to whether currencies are at the “right” level. It is based on the theory of purchasing-power parity (PPP), the notion that in the … Continue reading
“The problems of living beyond our means are not just environmental, however. To boost our economic output quickly enough, to satisfy the needs of big business, to create more jobs and to provide for the eight million people who are … Continue reading
This short film explores the idea of what a steady-state economy is comprised of and how it could positively impact human behavior and our survival on the planet. The consequences of the present free market economic model are discussed in … Continue reading
IBM’s top innovation predictions “that will change our lives” within the next five years: 1.) The classroom will learn you 2.) Buying local will beat online 3.) Doctors will routinely use your DNA to keep you well 4.) A digital … Continue reading
Did you know that most of the products you are buying on a daily basis belong to one of only ten corporations! Click on the picture in oreder to enlarge it. What do you think about it?