Economics

The Reconn Reader: 11 January, 2020

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA World & Politics Taiwan manufacturers come home from China, as trade war feeds into economic debate at election “Quanta didn’t have any production facilities in Taiwan two […]

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Economics

The Reconn Reader: 05 Jan, 2020

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA World & Politics The Real Powerhouses That Drive the World’s Economy By contrast, five clubs in League One saw their home constituency change Using this new and […]

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Economics, Society, Technology

Reconn Reader: 22 December, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics How football grounds explain the election result By contrast, five clubs in League One saw their home constituency change hands, along with three […]

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Economics

Recent Read: “The Economics of Sports Gambling”

Don’t miss this interesting analysis by Stephen J. Dubner of the economics of sports and sports gambling. Some highlights: Fantasy sports are wildly popular in the United States and Canada, but the fever has spread. India has 100 million players, with cricket being the most popular sport. Here, the most popular sport is football, but you can also […]

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Economics, Society, Technology

The Reconn Reader: 28 September, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics Many east Germans see themselves as second-class citizens Christian Hirte, the government commissioner for eastern Germany, insisted that the real situation in the […]

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Economics, Society

The Reconn Reader: 21 September, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics What Nigerian cities can learn from the rest of the world Second, it is important to change the narrative. In reality, there is no […]

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Economics, Society, Technology

The Reconn Reader: 13 September, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics Has Europe Reached Peak Populism? To be sure, ruling right-wing nationalist parties scored spectacular victories in the European Parliament election in Poland and […]

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Economics, Society, Technology

The Reconn Reader: 6 September, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics Fiasco: the inside story of the Brexit talks Whitehall was alert to the dangers. Privately, Rogers warned that it might take a decade […]

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Economics, Society, Technology

Reconn Reader: 30 August, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics Is Hong Kong’s rich, obedient neighbor China’s new golden child? Tung Chee-hwa, then Hong Kong’s leader, eventually resigned in the middle of his […]

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Economics, Society, Technology

The Reconn Reader: August 25, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics How Germany Became the Country of Cars Exploring Germany’s place in automotive history was what brought me to the industrial heartland of the […]

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