Thursday, September 18, 2014

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The rich rob the poor?

The rich rob the poor?

Since the early 2000s, a wave of interest to income inequality has been rising. A few researches found a specific way to prove that the distribution of income has been changing in the US in favor of very rich (top 1%).  Figure 1 is borrowed from …

Oh Dear! Deflation

Oh Dear! Deflation

Eight  years ago we developed an empirical model describing inflation in developed countries and published a forecast for the USA at a ten year horizon in 2006 (Kitov, 2006ab) as a linear and lagged function of labour force. For the USA the model …

Guest Columnist at The Striking Price for Barron’s: How to Spot Risk Early

Guest Columnist at The Striking Price for Barron’s: How to Spot Risk Early

Today’s guest column, How to Spot Risk Early, at The Striking Price on behalf of Steven Sears at Barron’s, is the eleventh time I have had the opportunity to write a column for Barron’s. Today’s column picks up on a theme I addressed in a March…

Global grid of master events for waveform cross correlation: design and testing

Global grid of master events for waveform cross correlation: design and testing

Presented at the CTBT Science and Technology 2013 Conference, Hofburg, Vienna, June 17-21.  Link to presentation: Dmitry Bobrov, Ivan Kitov, and Mikhail RozhkovAbstractSeismic monitoring of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty requires a un…

The DPRK 2013 underground test and Chebarkul meteorite: joint interpretation of seismic, infrasound, acoustoseismic, and seismoacoustic waves

The DPRK 2013 underground test and Chebarkul meteorite: joint interpretation of seismic, infrasound, acoustoseismic, and seismoacoustic waves

Presented at the  CTBT Science and Technology 2013 Conference, Hofburg, Vienna, June 17-21. Link to presentation: Mikhail Rozhkov, Ivan Kitov, and Dmitry Bobrov AbstractTwo events crucial for monitoring of nuclear explosions under the CTBT occur…

2008: when all dreams went away

2008: when all dreams went away

In 2008, an important line was crossed by the rate of participation in labor force, LFPR. Figure 1 shows that the LFPR in the youngest group fell below the level in the group between 55 and 64 years of age. In a way, the US became the country of old wo…

Will labor force participation rate in the U.S. fall to 59% in 2025?

Will labor force participation rate in the U.S. fall to 59% in 2025?

Since 1995, the rate of participation in labor force, LFPR (the portion of people in labor force) for the working age population (16 years of age and over) has been on a long-term decline. What is the bottom line for this fall? A quasi-scient…

60- to 65-year-olds have been "stealing" jobs from 16 to 20-year-olds since 1995

60- to 65-year-olds have been "stealing" jobs from 16 to 20-year-olds since 1995

Just one  self-explanatory graph . The labor force participation rate in the age group from 60 to 65 years and in two youngest groups as reported by the BLS. Start time and amplitude of the change since 1995 reveal  a tight lin…

On the growing labour productivity in Canada

On the growing labour productivity in Canada

Five years ago we published two papers [1, 2], which introduced a new macroeconomic model explaining the evolution of labour productivity in developed countries. This model is parsimonious and uses only one measured macroeconomic variable as the drivin…

Charting the Recent Decline of the BRIC Components

Charting the Recent Decline of the BRIC Components

U.S. stocks are mostly green in today’s session, though there is a good deal of red in global stocks, notably in emerging markets, where the popular EEM emerging markets ETF is down close to 1% as I type this and the Brazil (EWZ) is down more than 2%…

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