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How to mine Bitcoin on Mac

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency - anonymous digital money, essentially, that you can create on your computer. We look at how to mine Bitcoin on Mac, and discuss whether it's a good idea...
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Changing the world without taking power? Bitcoin and the challenges of consensus

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Bitcoin could provide a more democratic alternative for managing the economy, relying on objective mathematical tools, rather than economists with a free market bias. But there are obstacles along the way. ...
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Europe’s Surprising Tech Success

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Europe’s digital frontrunners are beginning to organize into a potent force, with 16 small EU countries, from Denmark to Ireland and Estonia, having formed a pro-Internet group. Together, these countries have urged the EU to ban data-localization requirements....
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Seven ways to think like a 21st century economist

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Economics matters enormously for the future, but its fundamental ideas are centuries out of date....
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Addicted to Dollars

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And yet global finance has not mirrored this shift in balance from the advanced to the emerging. The post-war Bretton Woods arrangements institutionalized the role of the US dollar as the main reserve currency......
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Three Surprises in 2017

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The only uncertainty is how monetary policy will respond to this “Trumpflation.” But whether the Fed tries to counteract it by raising interest rates more aggressively than its current forecasts imply, or decides ......
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National Debt and Global Order

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Trump and his populist allies in Europe have denounced globalization, while Xi now stands as its principal defender. But Trump’s message, in particular, is conflicted: pursuing strictly national economic interests ......
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From Economic Analysis to Inclusive Growth

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Good economic analysis can enable “constructive populists” to debate the “post-fact, fanciful populists” who seem to be on the rise, with a realistic alternative discourse – one that is transparent and based on credible expectations......
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Economic Crises and the Crisis of Economics

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Economics is a vast discipline that comprises researchers and practitioners whose work spans macro and micro perspectives and theoretical and applied approaches. Like any other intellectual discipline, it produces excellent, good, and mediocre output....
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UK economic growth revised up to 0.6%

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Further figures from the ONS showed that the UK's service sector, which accounts for nearly 80% of the economy, grew by 0.3% in October from the month before....
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