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Forget Universal Basic Income. We Need Universal Basic Mobility.

September 19, 2018 Bilal 0

Forget Universal Basic Income. We Need Universal Basic Mobility. https://ift.tt/2Q6qwH6 We should stop thinking about individual modes such as self-driving cars, scooters, e-bikes, buses, cars or trains in a vacuum, argues race driver, blogger and investor Alex Roy in his new column. As the founder of the Human Driving Association (HDA), people often make a number of assumptions about me. It’s generally presumed I’m opposed to autonomy, that mobility = privately owned vehicles, that I’m keen on futile rants on behalf of all Luddites, and that the HDA is as absolutist about steering wheels as the National Rifle Association is […]

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Finance and Econ From the Web: Night lights measure growth, why are rates so low, are bankers liberals or conservatives….

September 19, 2018 Bilal 0

I thought I’d have a separate “Best Of the Web” devoted to economics and finance. Below I’ve found 30 articles and academic papers on macro and finance. Some are easy reads and others are denser, but I’ve summarised each one. Oh, if you come across anything interesting that I’ve  missed, then flag it to me and I’ll include it in my next list.  Enjoy! North and South Korea at night , 1992 vs 2008