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How to read the economic Freedom Index

India’s Economic Freedom Index is the only indicator of economic freedom that India has used for more than 40 years.The index, which tracks the extent to which economic growth and inequality are perceived by people, is widely used across the world.The most recent update of the index, released in October this year, saw the United

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How to make a textbook competitive with the latest research

The world of competitive economics is a strange one, with a few very large players dominating it and many smaller ones barely making it to the top of the pile.So how do you keep the competition at bay?For a textbook, that’s a tricky question.The key is to find the right combination of content and format.You

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When NFL players will be allowed to practice in Mexico

The Associated Press article MEXICO CITY — The NFL has ruled that the players of the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos, who have been arrested in Mexico, are free to practice and compete in Mexico if they want.The league’s executive vice president of legal affairs said Monday that the Patriots and Broncos are not

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When you get hit by the ‘silver bullet,’ a textbook

From the New York Times, August 21, 2021: The silver bullet is the answer to all our problems: The Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has been predicting that the US economy will be “dying” in the coming years, and that it will not be able to withstand the ravages of global warming.As he puts it,