Nope, The Observer Still Doesn’t Understand CEO Pay And Ratios

We have the annual by now rant about how much it is that chief executives make. As compared, often enough to what the average...

If Only Matt Yglesias Actually Understood Nordic Corporate Codetermination

We've already been somewhat unkind about one aspect of Elizabeth Warren's Accountable Capitalism Act on the grounds that it shows off Warren's ignorance concerning...

The Problem With Warren’s Accountable Capitalism Act – Warren’s Not Very...

Clearly the Accountable Capitalism Act is the opening shot in Senator Elizabeth Warren's run for the Democratic nomination for 2020. It's just politics, not...

How The Heck Does Plutocracy Reduce Productivity?

I fear that we're getting matters economic rather mixed up over there on the left. For we've the claim that higher wages for CEOs,...

Sadiq Khan Wants To Offer Uber Monopoly Profits In London

Sadiq Khan is suggesting that he should enact monopoly profits for Uber in London. This isn't quite what he's saying publicly but it is...

Google’s Response To The EU’s Android And Search Case

Hal Varian has made some cogent points about digital economics. Not wholly certain that all of the following is quite so obviously true but...

China Printing India’s Banknotes Is A Great Idea – Even If...

The thought that a Chinese company might be printing India's rupee banknotes has the more nationalist there - for which read far too many...

But Why Would New Landlords Raise The Price Of Railway Arches?

Once again we seem to have one of these misunderstandings of how business works. People are really likely to buy lots of commercial property...

Yes, I Think We Probably Would Call This Unacceptable Harrassment

This probably isn't what the HR textbook refers to as best practice in resolving disputes between management and staff: A Florida man has been arrested...

To Fight Uber Bill De Blasio Hands Uber Monopoly Profits –...

It's quite obvious that there's a parallel universe over there in progressive circles, where aims and goals are entirely different from anything actual human...