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Can Anyone Win A “Trade War”?

Can Anyone Win A “Trade War”? In the famous movie “War Of The Roses”, Danny DeVito plays a divorce attorney who imparts some incredibly insightful advice:  “In a divorce there are NO WINNERS, just degrees of losing”.  He might as well have been talking about Trade Wars.  If you enjoyed and absorbed our piece yesterday […]

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An Introduction to Incentivism- Part 3

Incentivism is a type of economic system whose philosophy emphasizes the use of financial reward rather than punishment to alter an individual’s personal self-interest to make it consistent with that of society. An Introduction to Incentivism – Part 3: Government Intervention An ongoing bi-monthly series                 February 5, 2018 If you wish to either catch up or […]

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An Introduction to Incentivism- Part 2

Incentivism is a type of economic system whose philosophy employs the use of financial reward as a way to substantially augment and/or replace punishment to more closely align an individual’s self-interest with that of society.      (You can access the debut issue “An Introduction to Incentivism” here) From Issue 1…. “What if Politicians’ reward system was […]

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An Introduction to Incentivism- Part 1

The first issue in a bi-monthly series:   January 5th, 2018 Incentivism is a type of economic system whose philosophy or doctrine emphasizes the use of financial reward (Incentives) rather than punishment (Jail) to affect how individuals behave.    While in the same category as communism, capitalism or socialism, Incentivism is a vastly different belief system. […]

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