Friday, August 30, 2013

Economic Model of Brooklyn would be very useful

One of my dreams is to be able to construct a model of my current town, certain neighbor hoods and finally brooklyn NY

Model of the Black Economy of the US

It would be nice if someone had a model of the US economy from Black perspective.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Robert Balfanz : Educational Dropout predictor

I saw a piece on PBS FRONTLINE about the work of Robert Balfanz a researcher at the Center of Social Organization of Schools at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Balfanz has done a lot of work on predicting when kids will drop out of higher.

Like us, here at the Evil Black Economist  Blog, he believes middle school is the key place for determining a kids life trajectory.

Here is a a long term study of Dropout Trends in the Philadelphia School System.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Black unemployment rate in other countries. (Moved to research ideas)

What is the Black unemployment or minority unemployment rate in other countries ?

This topic has been moved to Black Economic Research Ideas blog.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Concise Encyclopedia of Economics

This is a great reference guide for some of the giants in the Economics Profession. I especially enjoy reading about some of the historical figures and their ideas and then how they would fit our modern circumstances. Here is the link.

Friedrich August Hayek: Bio.

and John Maynard Keynes is here.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Small Island economies

Are there economic models of small island economies that would help with budgeting and resource allocation ?? What types of taxes are best ?? What tax levels ?? What level of government spending is appropriate ?? How efficient should the government workers be ?? How much for education ?? How high should toursit taxes be ??