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- @SiimKallasEU @seatsixtyone Swedish resplus.se system even integrates local public transport and intercity bus tickets with rail 3 years ago
- @SiimKallasEU @seatsixtyone In Sweden and UK major train operators sell each others' tickets, in Sweden they do so voluntarily. 3 years ago
- @sacilloyd Don't see any reason why it shouldn't. Let's just hope the delays in DB's new Channel Tunnel trains don't get any longer... 3 years ago
- @sacilloyd @seatsixtyone Here is DB's dog policy (in German): bit.ly/10blQ01 Dogs allowed, cost usually half price of your ticket 3 years ago
- Fantastic news! Thanks to leaky IT security I've just had to change another password... is.gd/ETa23N 4 years ago
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Category Archives: Economics
As the recovery stutters in Europe and America many people (especially in the financial markets) are hoping Ben Bernanke will reflate the wheezing economy with a third round of quantitative easing (QE3). So far he has stopped short of promising … Continue reading
Inside Job, film by Charles Ferguson (director), narrated by Matt Damon. Available for pre-order as DVD. Enough oceans of ink have been spilled in attempts to explain the credit crunch (or condemn whoever the author thinks is responsible) to make … Continue reading
There’s nothing like a research paper by Steven Levitt (of Freakonomics fame) to make you stop and think. This time he’s weighed in to the debate on whether poker is a game of chance or a game of skill. As … Continue reading
In April 2010 I applied for the Marjorie Deane internship at the finance and economics section of the Economist in London. As part of the application I was asked to write a 500-word article of the kind that could be … Continue reading
Sir, There are some mistakes in Sir Michael Darrington’s letter urging for interest rates to be raised. Sir Michael writes that the MPC “has only one objective”: to keep inflation under 2 per cent. In fact, the Bank of England … Continue reading
…in the Economist’s daily chart. The interactive chart lets you find the nearest equivalent country in the world to each US state in GDP and population. Some interesting and surprising comparisons.