Profile

Cover photo
Paul Walker
Lives in Christchurch
23 followers|130,803 views
AboutPostsPhotosVideos

Stream

Paul Walker

Shared publicly  - 
 
A bit over a week ago in the comments to a post James asked, Can I make a request for a topic? Since you're the resident expert on the theory of the firm, can you write something about any work that's been done on risk avers...
1
Add a comment...

Paul Walker

Shared publicly  - 
 
The double marginalization problem is a classic problem with applications in industrial organization, innovation policy and development. The problem is what happens to social welfare, prices, and profits when one monopoly sel...
1
Add a comment...

Paul Walker

Shared publicly  - 
1
Add a comment...

Paul Walker

Shared publicly  - 
 
Leonard Wong of the Strategic Studies Institute at the U.S. Army War College talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about honesty in the military. Based on a recent co-authored paper, Wong argues that the paperwork and trainin...
1
Add a comment...

Paul Walker

Shared publicly  - 
 
Man has been inventing labour saving technology ever since, well, man has been man. And it has yet to lead to long-term mass unemployment. And yet the Luddite type fear that machines will take over all the jobs in the economy...
1
Add a comment...

Paul Walker

Shared publicly  - 
 
From the Financial Times, Mr Maduro’s escalating nationalist agitprop — including the unveiling of Venezuela’s longest flag — comes as he faces accusations of mishandling the economy. Two years since he took office, even for...
1
Add a comment...
Have him in circles
23 people
nur arfifah abdul sabian's profile photo
Sizyongo Munenge's profile photo
Tasos Mastroyiannis's profile photo
NZ Initiative's profile photo
The Real Walker_Brewster FAN's profile photo
John Fountain's profile photo
Jim Rose's profile photo
Susan Crampton's profile photo
Usman Valiante's profile photo

Paul Walker

Shared publicly  - 
 
Just when you thought things in Venezuela couldn't possibly get any worse, they do. This from Yahoo! News: Caracas (AFP) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has promised to nationalize food distribution in the South Americ...
1
Add a comment...

Paul Walker

Shared publicly  - 
 
From Fox News Latino, Pope Francis has added his voice to the feminist anthem of equal pay for equal work, saying it's "scandalous" that women earn less than men for doing the same job. Francis also lambasted the attitude of...
1
Add a comment...

Paul Walker

Shared publicly  - 
 
Taxation is always a problematic issue but the taxation of very high income earners is becoming an even more controversial subject in a number of countries. One problem with high tax rates is that it could lead high earners t...
1
Add a comment...

Paul Walker

Shared publicly  - 
 
Inequality is the trendy topic of the moment. Wage inequality being part of the story. We hear about differences in wage between males and females, skilled and unskilled workers, different racial groups, age groups etc. One p...
1
Add a comment...

Paul Walker

Shared publicly  - 
 
And one topic on which they do agree is the case for free trade. As Gregory Mankiw has recently written in The New York Times, Among economists, the issue is a no-brainer. Last month, I signed an open letter to John Boehner,...
1
Add a comment...

Paul Walker

Shared publicly  - 
 
As the economy changes so should competition policy. But does it? The "new economy" or the "information economy" or the "knowledge economy" or whatever you want to call it has altered the way the economy works. Changes in tec...
1
Add a comment...
People
Have him in circles
23 people
nur arfifah abdul sabian's profile photo
Sizyongo Munenge's profile photo
Tasos Mastroyiannis's profile photo
NZ Initiative's profile photo
The Real Walker_Brewster FAN's profile photo
John Fountain's profile photo
Jim Rose's profile photo
Susan Crampton's profile photo
Usman Valiante's profile photo
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Christchurch