Archive for March 10th, 2011

Summers Vs Geithner in Tennis…

March 10, 2011

Newsweek has an interview of Larry Summers where he says his tennis matches with Tim Geithner go either way. Sometimes Summers wins  and sometimes Geithner.

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The Mauritius Miracle…

March 10, 2011

Joseph Stiglitz writes on the topic. He visited the place recently and was really impressed with the growth and standard of living:

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Advertising activity: outsource or inhouse?

March 10, 2011

Harvard professor emeritus Alvin Silk and colleagues have done a study on the same. Here is a Q&A with Prof Silk  explaining the findings.

The study found that almost half of U.S. advertisers large and small operated some form of in-house advertising unit in the 1990s, a trend apparently on the increase. In this decade, Procter & Gamble, Google, and Condé Nast Media Group all introduced internal advertising units. This is called as vertical integration…

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Long-Run Impact of the Crisis in Europe

March 10, 2011

Fernanda Nechio of FRBSF has a nice note on the topic. She looks at how Europe debt crisis has led to responses from troubled economies. The impact of these measures on long-term prospects are critical:

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