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Future of 80/20 rule ???

Check this thought provoking write up on the ever so famous 80/20 rule...


Added by Bhasker Siddharth on June 2, 2009 at 10:42am — No Comments

who do you blame for this the economic mess?

Like many others I was kinda shell shocked about the sudden decline in the economy and have been pondering why we are, where we are. So just thought I'd ask the not so simple question: who do you blame for this the economic mess?

Personally I've come to the conclusion that the state of the economy reflects pretty much what society as a whole has "invested" in the economy. To borrow a computer science term I'd say GIGO accurately describes what is happening. FYI GIGO stands for… Continue

Added by ben balanag on May 13, 2009 at 5:30am — No Comments

Immigreat?! The Effects of EU Expansion on the UK Labour Market

I have just completed an investigation into the effects of the influx of Eastern European workers into the UK labour market since 2004, finding that short-term effects exist although are minor and concentrated given the relatively small level of the influx.

Using Labour Force Survey data from 2003-2007 I set up a Mincerian equation predicted wages by levels of human capital indicators including education, experience, squared experience gender, nationality and interaction terms thereof… Continue

Added by Alan Murray on March 4, 2009 at 3:49pm — No Comments

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