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The FINANCIAL -- A few weeks ago, the Israeli ambassador His Excellency Yuval Fuchs delivered a speech at ISET, explaining the amazing transformation of Israel from what essentially was an agricultural state into what many economists call a knowledge ...

The FINANCIAL -- As has been shown in several editions of this column, Georgians are generally unhappier with their lives than their regional neighbors, but are more hopeful for the ...

The FINANCIAL -- What makes a person satisfied with their life?  This question is obviously too big to be answered by any one study, or even the whole field of opinion research, for that ...

The FINANCIAL -- Last week, we argued that political decision makers have a tendency to overregulate a society, as new laws, even useless or harmful ones, create the impression that ...

The FINANCIAL -- The salad options at a Woolworths supermarket in Sydney, Australia. Too much choice can paralyze! Like many, I like having more choice, but hate making choices. As a result, ...

The FINANCIAL -- Regulations apparently address problems of a society in a quick and uncomplicated way, and the call for regulations therefore is one of the most effective weapons in the ...

The FINANCIAL -- The United States has given itself a very active role in the global community, which includes everything from development aid to invasion and drone ...

The FINANCIAL -- Georgians claim to staunchly support free market competition more than most Europeans, but hold some opinions that are distinctly more socialist or anti-competition. ...

The FINANCIAL -- Imagine arriving at a provincial airport in an unnamed Central Asian country. You leave the terminal and go straight to row of waiting taxis. In your Lonely Planet you read that you ...

The FINANCIAL -- According to a rumor circulating among economists, there exists an econometric study which shows that the economy of a nation is doing worse the more great economists it produces. ...

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