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News about Economics
  • Cryptocurrency prices are all in the mind

    ​The volatility of cryptocurrencies has become something of a joke. The fact its value bounces around like a kangaroo in a clown car has given rise to countless memes about the emotional toll of being an investor.

    Written by George Nott23 May 18 09:00
  • Google releases open source Bitcoin client

    A Google engineer has released an open source Java client for the Bitcoin peer-to-peer currency system, simply called BitcoinJ.

    Written by Rodney Gedda21 March 11 14:42
  • GDP economic measure misleading: Stiglitz

    Replacing the gross domestic product (GDP) with another measure of economic output holds distinct advantages, says the World Bank former chief economist and Nobel Prize winner, Joseph Stiglitz. The GDP could be “a misleading indicator” for countries trying to measure their economic success, Stiglitz told delegates at the Australian Economic Forum in Sydney.

    Written by Lisa Banks11 Aug. 10 10:49

Whitepapers about Economics

  • IT Economics Strategy Guide

    With the fast paced world of technology, organisations are looking for a more flexible finance model that allows them to leverage the latest in technology and keep up with competitive trends without having to continually blow IT budgets on lumpy assets with fast depreciating value. This whitepaper looks at: the trends that are spurring a change in the utilisation of IT and associated expenditure, how CIOs are meeting demands in a way that frees up cash for further investment; and tips to maximise ROI with financial models.