Economics @ ITT

Why Are American Health Care Costs So High?

Posted in economics, Policy Issues by ittecon on September 20, 2013

Well,

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Sir Richard Branson talks about Virgin, Innovation, and Disruption

Posted in economics, oligopoly by ittecon on May 20, 2013

How to differentiate in an oligopoly market.

Inequality: The Elephant in the Room

Posted in economics, Policy Issues, progressive taxation, Taxation by ittecon on April 30, 2013

Robert Reich discusses the elephant in the room and advocates Keynesian economics over supply-side austerity.

What you never knew about global wealth inequality

Posted in economics, Income Redistribution, International Economics, macroeconomics by ittecon on April 13, 2013

Do you think the United States is the only country that favours the affluent?

I though not. This short video infographic provides some insight.

Is Bitcoin Ready for Prime Time?

Posted in economics by ittecon on March 11, 2013

This video doesn’t discuss the Bitcoin hack last year. Is Bitcoin a viable form of money?

Also see these other Bitcoin exploits.

The Myth of Americans Living Beyond Their Means

Posted in economics, Policy Issues, Taxation by ittecon on March 8, 2013

A video of and by Robert Reich.

Wealth Inequality in America

Posted in economics by ittecon on March 4, 2013

Here is a nice infographic illustrating perception versus reality with a vector through an ideal distribution of wealth.

Clothing Manufacturer to Move Some Production Outside of China

Posted in economics by ittecon on February 11, 2013

Collapse of the American Dream

Posted in economics, Policy Issues, Taxation by ittecon on January 19, 2013

Not entirely accurate depiction of the money and banking system, but still interesting.

The GDP Goes Up

Posted in economics, macroeconomics by ittecon on November 8, 2012

Economists need to learn how to subtract.