Tag: Economist

The Great De-Equitization Is On, But Is That A Good Thing?

Among all the talk of globalization and trade tariffs, a seismic shift in capitalism is taking place without, it seems, much public debate. Little by little, the idea that public companies, and wide-spread individual stock ownership, are a necessary and vital part of a capitalist system is dying a slow and quiet death. As a Wall Street Journal  recently noted:

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Economist: “How science goes wrong”

In case you missed it, there is an interesting leader in this week’s Economist on the weakness in so much scientific “research” these days: An excerpt: Too many of the findings that fill the academic ether are the result of shoddy experiments or poor analysis (see article). A rule of thumb among biotechnology venture-capitalists is that

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