Date of publication: 2017-08-27 14:16
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I hate to break the bad news but Asians repeatedly surpass whites in this supposedly white dominated and discriminatory nation known as America. Asians have higher net worth and higher incomes on average than whites. They also regularly outscore whites on IQ and other tests which are supposedly biased toward whites. This is because the inconvenient reality is, the tests aren 8767 t biased toward whites, the tests are biased in favor of those with higher IQs, and, as such, Asians outscore whites and whites outscore blacks. Not surprisingly groups with higher IQs perform better in the real world achieving higher incomes and accumulating more wealth.
It seems to me that as someone said, we have become decadent and complacent again and I agree that we might be facing an economic collapse in the not so distant future. We have forgotten these stories and most of the people today would probably not have a clue if you had to ask them. I know not one of us in my family has ever had to go without food for a day.
Why are Asians excluded from this survey? Whenever Asians are included in most surveys, the white-black, white-Hispanic gaps cease to be primary, they become the Asian-everyone else gap. Thus, the purpose of this Pew survey is to persuade political policy based upon some sort of 8775 discriminatory action 8776 - past or present. It isn 8767 t explicit in the presentation but works towards the politics of action to resolve the disparity. With the inclusion of Asians in the survey, the disparity argument based upon the aforementioned 8775 action 8776 loses all credibility because the Asian data runs contrary to the political appeal.
Zimbabwe, South Africa, Guinea, Kenya and many more. Your belief that no majority African nation is prosperous is skewed by your Eurocentric view of prosperity and your values.
I spent some time earlier this year researching the Great Depression years and was most interested in even the smallest life lessons to be gained from those 8775 worst hard times. 8776 There were 8 books that were most enlightening to me: The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl , We Had Everything But Money , and The Forgotten Man.
It is a crime against truth and intellectually dishonest to not include or release data on other races/ethnic groups. One has to wonder why they don 8767 t?
Tough talk on taxes and spending in this week's episode, as Russ sat down with Harvard's Alberto Alesina to talk about the promise and perils of austerity. Which is better to shore up a nation's fiscal situation- tax increases or spending cuts? How long are government deficits sustainable? What's unique about the case of Greece ?
Alan S. Blinder, former Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, is Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University, Vice Chairman of the Promontory Interfinancial Network, and a regular columnist for The Wall Street Journal.
Using monetary policy to lean against bubbles may not represent such a radical departure from conventional wisdom. In 7557, Bernanke emphasized that central banks should take steps to prevent deflation. In particular, he asserted, “Sustained deflation can be highly destructive to a modern economy and should be strongly resisted.… (P)revention of deflation is preferable to cure.” The two best-known examples of deflation—the . Great Depression of the 6985s and Japan’s lost decades of the 6995s and 7555s—occurred after asset bubbles burst. If a bursting bubble can set the stage for deflation, which in turn would be “highly destructive” to the economy, then the case for preemptive action against bubbles may be strong indeed.