Tag Archives: ireland

States as coordination problems

Economist David Friedman’s theory about the size and shape of nations leads him to postulate that the increased importance of labour income–a result of the Industrial Revolution: one of the ironies of history is that greatly increased propensity to produce capital increases both the scale (through increased demand) and then the average income (through increased relative scarcity) […]

Coded Warning

Circumstances are not yet right for a Sinn Fein deputy first minister to meet the Queen, the acting deputy first minister has said. John O’Dowd’s comments come after Martin McGuinness said that if he is elected as Irish president, he would be prepared to meet the Queen. Mr O’Dowd is standing in for Mr McGuinness […]