Higher Rock Education - Economics Blog

Unemployment vs. Not Employed

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Unemployment vs. Not Employed - what is the difference and what did President Trump mean when he said 94 Million Americans are out of the Labor Force? More

Overnight Demonetization – What Was Prime Minister Modi of India Trying to Achieve?

Friday, March 03, 2017

Imagine that suddenly 86 percent of your cash was not accepted. Now consider that you did not have a checking account, debit card, or credit card. That is what happened in India, an economy where cash is used in 90 percent of the transactions and many people do not have bank accounts, credit cards or any other means of payments. More

Trends in Entrepreneurship – An Interview With Ben Quinn

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

I am delighted to provide an interview with Ben Quinn on entrepreneurship. Ben has been a huge supporter of Higher Rock Education. He serves on our Board and has edited most of our lessons. Ben is the owner of FarmBlue and consults with entrepreneurs. He has seen it all! More

Do Sanctions Work?

Friday, February 24, 2017

Sunday, China announced that it would discontinue purchasing coal from North Korea following its launch of a ballistic missile that can transmit a nuclear weapon. The hope is to strong-arm Kim Jong Un, the supreme leader of North Korea, to halt his threatening development of nuclear weapons. But…Do sanctions work? When are they effective? The thought of North Korea further developing their nuclear weapons capability is terrifying – especially when considering that Kim Jong Un believes that developing the nuclear arsenal is essential for retaining his power. More

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