Remaking Our Economies with Wartime Analogies, Part 2

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  • Remaking Our Economies with Wartime Analogies, Part 2
    July 23, 2021 12:53 pm

    Originally published at dtcochrane.com DT Cochrane In Part 1, I explained the motivation for this series. I want to use the analogy of WWII, as invoked by economists JW Mason …

  • Remaking Our Economies with Wartime Analogies, Part 1
    July 22, 2021 9:20 am

    Originally published at dtcochrane.com DT Cochrane Economist JW Mason recently tweeted the following: Bloomberg writer Peter Coy was motived to perform this research by an NYT op-ed from Mason and …

  • Why ‘General Intelligence’ Doesn’t Exist
    July 20, 2021 11:41 am

    Originally published on Economics from the Top Down Donald Trump took an IQ test … you’ll never guess what he scored! Apologies. That was my attempt at clickbait.1 Now that …

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  • Reply To: Beating the hell ouf of the average
    June 30, 2021 3:07 pm

    Some breakdown of U.S. drug cost, based on: Sood, Jeeraj, Tiffany Shih, Karen Van Nuys, and Dana Goldman. 2017. The Flow of Money Through the Pharmaceutical Distribution System. Los Angeles, …

  • Reply To: Beating the hell ouf of the average
    June 30, 2021 9:54 am

    Fascinating, Jonathan. It still blows my mind that we allow chemical compounds to be put under intellectual property. Imagine if Marie Curie had patented the formula for Radium. Or worse …

  • Reply To: Beating the hell ouf of the average
    June 29, 2021 6:47 pm

    According to Kinch et. al., ownership of new molecular entities (NMEs) has grown highly concentrated – in 2013, the top 10 pharmaceutical firms owned more than 2/3rds of all NMEs, …

  • Reply To: Beating the hell ouf of the average
    June 28, 2021 5:18 pm

    Ever wondered what profit is good for? Lazonick et. al. show that, in 2006-2015, the 18 U.S. pharmaceutical firms in the S&P500 used 99% of their net income to buy …

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  • Suaste Cherizola, ‘From Commodities to Assets’
    May 1, 2021 10:29 am

    From Commodities to Assets Capital as Power and the Ontology of Finance JESÚS SUASTE CHERIZOLA May 2021 Abstract Assets are a crucial concept of the practice and mindset of the …

  • Differential Taxation: The Case of American Banking
    September 10, 2020 8:07 pm

    Mladen Ostojić Abstract This paper maps an empirical history of corporate profit and taxation in the United States, with a special focus on the differential profit and taxation of banks …

  • Growing Through Sabotage
    September 7, 2020 12:55 pm

    Growing Through Sabotage Energizing Hierarchical Power SHIMSHON BICHLER and JONATHAN NITZAN June 2020 Abstract According to the theory of capital as power, capitalism, like any other mode of power, is …

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