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July 31, 2003

IHT: Commentary: How Weber's 'Protestant

IHT: Commentary: How Weber's 'Protestant Ethic' explains U.S. edge over Europe I thought it interesting to multiply up the various factors which indicate why Americans are getting richer compared to Europeans. - I attach it as spreadsheet but simply, on average more Americans work, they work for longer on and they pay less tax. In rough figures every American benefits from 1.8 hours a day of untaxed work compared to a Frenchman's 0.9 hours.

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July 30, 2003

HTTP 404 Not Found http://www.policyanalysismarket.org/pam_home.htm

HTTP 404 Not Found http://www.policyanalysismarket.org/pam_home.htm - well that great idea about using Free Market intelligence only lasted a a day, the outrage coming from all the usual quarters.

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July 29, 2003

Institute of Economic Affairs: "railway.com:

Institute of Economic Affairs: "railway.com: Parallels between the early British railways and the ICT revolution

The IEA's latest publication is essential reading for anybody interested in the so-called 'new economy'."

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PAM Concept Overview Free Market

PAM Concept Overview Free Market Intelligence! Analysts often use prices from various markets as indicators of potential events. The use of petroleum futures contract prices by analysts of the Middle East is a classic example. The Policy Analysis Market (PAM) refines this approach by trading futures contracts that deal with underlying fundamentals of relevance to the Middle East.

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TCS: Enviro-Sci - Here Comes

TCS: Enviro-Sci - Here Comes the Sun Carbon dioxide, the main culprit in the alleged greenhouse-gas warming, is not a "driver" of climate change at all!

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