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Europe - Economics Nobel ‘thumbs nose at French bashing’, says P

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Category: World

From www.france24.com

"After Patrick Modiano, another Frenchman reaches the top: congratulations to Jean Tirole," Valls tweeted after the Nobel economics prize was announced, adding that it "really thumbed the nose at French bashing."

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France - France’s Jean Tirole wins 2014 Nobel Prize for Economics

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Category: Economics

From www.france24.com

His work is credited with helping drive the deregulation of industries in developed economies in the 1980s and 1990s, when many sectors were dominated by state-owned companies or monopolies. More recently, however, Tirole has argued for stronger regulation of banks in the wake of the global financial crisis.

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Monday Night Anomalies

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Category: Innovation

From codeandculture.wordpress.com

The transformations of the television industry are an endlessly fascinating subject that I spend a lot of time ruminating on but haven’t ever, you know, actually published on. We can start with a few basic technological shifts, specifically the DVR and broadband internet.

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Business - S&P lowers France’s credit outlook to 'Negative' -&

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Category: Finance

From www.france24.com

S&P maintained France’s rating at “AA” – two notches below the firm’s highest investment grade. But the lowered outlook indicates the rating could be downgraded sometime in the next two years if France’s economy deteriorates, the firm said.

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Bill Gates takes on Thomas Piketty: Here’s what’s wrong with the billionaire’s critique - Salon.com

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Category: Society

From www.salon.com

Billionaire Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates has published a review of Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century, the French economist’s widely discussed tome on economic inequality.

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Why Inequality Matters

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Category: Society

From www.gatesnotes.com

A 700-page treatise on economics translated from French is not exactly a light summer read—even for someone with an admittedly high geek quotient. But this past July, I felt compelled to read Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century after reading several reviews and hearing about it from friends.

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A Bombshell Document at the Vatican Synod - The New Yorker

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Category: World

From www.newyorker.com

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Tung Po Kitchen Review: Guongdong Dai Pai Dong in Hong Kong

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Category: Food

From www.thatfoodcray.com

The Lowdown Restaurant Name: Tung Po Kitchen ???? Cuisine: Chinese Food -- Guangdong Dai Pai Dong Average Price per Person: $250 to $500 HKD or $35 to $70 USD Location: North Point, Hong Most roots the http://www.

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