DRAFT… DRAFT… DARFT… Fifth Annual Kauffman Foundation Economics Webloggers Forum 2013
Invitation only, alas: our budget and our space is limited…
Is this conference about economic webloggers, about weblogging economists, or about the economics of weblogging? All three, I say…
TIME LIMITS FOR SPEAKERS, DISCUSSANTS, AND PANELISTS WILL BE RUTHLESSLY ENFORCED!!
QUEBEC — Fatima Houda-Pepin left the Quebec Liberal caucus Monday night, after a caucus meeting lasting about four hours, and will sit as an independent MNA.
Asked if he could not convince his own 50-member caucus, how he expects to win the coming Quebec election, Liberal leader Philippe Couillard said, “It’s one of 50.
“If I have the same percentage in Quebec, I will be rather happy.”
I’m heading off to Kansas City for a couple of days for a Kauffman Foundation conference for economic policy bloggers. As usual, posting will continue. I went to a version of this event two years ago, and I have to say that at the time I didn’t really get what Kauffman was all about—it’s a foundation for “entrepreneurship” which just kind of sounded like BS to me.
Almost three years ago we first highlighted the real math behind the surging entitlement class that America has become. So why does a large portion of the population choose not to work when there are many jobs available? The answer is simple.
The upswing in Mexican manufacturing is building a strong case for either of Canada’s largest railways to consider purchasing Kansas City Southern in order to gain greater access to the emerging market, one analyst says.
Kansas City Southern [KCS] has long been thought to be attractive to either Canadian National Railway or its smaller rival Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd., either as a potential acquisition or through deeper partnership.