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The Myth of the American Dream

Why the United States is far from being a meritocracy

The United States of America has always been regarded as a land of opportunity. Throughout its four-hundred-year history, it has provided refuge to those fleeing poverty and persecution. To this day, millions of people travel there every year in hopes of finding a better life. According to data by the U.S. Census Bureau, net international
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Consume, sleep, repeat

It is in human nature to feel in control of the choices we make in our own lives, such as going to the right university, marrying the ideal partner or even deciding which bike would suit us best. According to standard economic theory, consumers, given their personal preferences, try to maximize their own utility within
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The End of Easy Money Era… Who Were the Two Winners?

World economy is getting into a Tightening Period after 7 years of recovery from 2008 Financial Crisis. Which two countries overhelmed the world economy after the money taps were left open in 2008?

Alarm bells started to pound louder when former U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made this statement about real estate prices: “Commercial real estate prices are now ‘quite high relative to rents.’ Now, is that a bubble or is it too high? It’s very hard to tell. But it is a source of some concern
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