Category Archives: Unemployment

The Lord Giveth and the Landlord Taketh Away

There have been many songs written over the years which echo Georgist sentiments. Every once in awhile, a tune comes along of such quality, and that resonates so well with the times, that it is certain to be remembered forRead the Rest »

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Boom Bust: Economic Cycles are Land Cycles

This is an introductory slide show explanation of land’s role in the business cycle. Once started/open click arrows to see the slide show. Boom Bust on Prezi

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Sandy's Jobs Program

by Lindy Davies Although a whole lot of people are enduring a whole lot of loss and suffering in the aftermath of the SuperStorm, the news isn’t 100% bad. People who have been looking for work in metro NYC willRead the Rest »

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The Labor Market: 2. Permanent Unemployment

by Lindy Davies In the last post I showed that the market for unskilled, unregulated labor is perfectly competitive. The econ-speak definition of that is “a market in which profit is maximized when price equals marginal cost.” And in theRead the Rest »

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Dealing with Unemployment

by Robert Clancy [Reprinted from the Georgist Journal, No.78, Winter 1992-93] The most bothersome economic problem is still unemployment. Economists, looking at whatever indicators they look at, say we have been moving out of the recession for months. Still, manufacturingRead the Rest »

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