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GeoCurrents Advertising Policy AND British Slang in The Economist

By Martin W. Lewis | October 17, 2011 | 9 Comments

Attentive readers may have noticed a small “advertise on GeoCurrents” banner on the website. This feature was added after the blog was approached by several firms interested in posting ads on specific pages that pertain to tourism. In accommodating advertisers, GeoCurrents seeks not to become a profit-making venture, but rather merely to

Global Economic Convergence? The Economist’s Unfortunate GDP Map

By Martin W. Lewis | September 30, 2011 | 24 Comments
Map of global GDP from The Economist Magazine

Last week’s (Sept. 24, 2011) issue of The Economist magazine featured a special report on the world economy, the central thesis of which is that the globe is currently undergoing a “great convergence in living standards,” pushed forward as “poorer countries speedily adopt the technology, know-how, and policies that made the West rich” (page 3)

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