Reading List: Why baseball players are underpaid

11th April 2012

Why Baseball Players Are Underpaid

Matthew O'Brien isn't about to join the chorus of complaints over the salaries of baseball players. After all, they lag their professional athlete peers in the metric that matters: average payroll as a percentage of revenue.  The Atlantic


The (Postponed) End of the Dollar Era

Despite the fact that the dollar has been on a downward trend since 2002, resistance from Beijing to make the yuan freely convertible in global markets and the current uncertainty over the future of the euro, mean that the dollar's status as the global reserve currency will remain in tact – for now. Harvard Blog Review


50 Amazing Numbers About Today's Economy

Here's one of 50 things about today's economy that ‘blows' Morgan House's mind: "According to Goldman Sachs' Jim O'Neill, China's growth creates the equivalent of a new Greece every 90 days." The Motley Fool


China's Gravity-defying Economy: How Hard Will It Fall?

Even though opinions differ about just how far China's economy will fall, one thing's certain: "it is time for China to bite the bullet and move ahead on politically difficult, painful reforms that could lay the foundation for sustainable growth in the future." TIME


The Big Easing

Daniel Gros explains why the Federal Reserve's two rounds of ‘quantitative easing' differ from the European Central Bank's recent splurge into ‘credit easing.' Project Syndicate


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