Tag: Happiness

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

The price of snow

What has all this snow cost us? One reads about the impact of snow on New York City’s budget. But what about the rest of us? Those living in Connecticut may have to factor in the price of a new … Continue reading

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Monday, December 13th, 2010

The Price of British Happiness

Flailing amidst an epochal economic downturn, governments around the world are desperate to change the subject and distract voters from their dismal economic prospects. So it is perhaps unsurprising that our political leaders have chosen this moment to propose the … Continue reading

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Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

The Price of Unemployment and Inflation

Unemployment is nearly 10%, the highest in more than a quarter century. Consumer prices, meanwhile, are inching ahead at a pace of barely over 1% a year. And the rate is declining. Nevertheless, Fed chairman Ben Bernanke’s plan to buy … Continue reading

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