By Richard Epstein on September 10, 2014

This article by Richard Epstein appeared in Forbes Magazine, September 10, 2014. Right now litigation is going forward on multiple fronts in the multi-billion battle over who gets the billions of dollars in new cash flow and deferred tax assets now that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have both turned profitable.  The government strategy is […]

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By Richard Epstein on August 20, 2014

Over at the Hoover Institution Journal, Richard Epstein has a new article: Setting Krugman Straight. He begins it with: The recent story in the New York Magazine, Has the ˜Libertarian Moment’ Arrived? by Robert Draper, has given rise to a great deal of speculation about whether we are poised for another great political transformation. Needless […]

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By Abel M. Mateus on August 15, 2014

As outlined in three recent media stories, GEG has been mentioned in a growing debate in China regarding consultants’ roles. The debate erupted when China’s State Council dismissed Zhang Xinzhu, a researcher at the Institute of Quantitative & Technical Economics at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, from its antitrust advisory panel after learning that he worked […]

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By Steven Davis on July 14, 2014

By Dr. Steven J. Davis, Director of GEG and William H. Abbott Professor of International Business and Economics and deputy dean of the faculty at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. This blog was originally posted on Capital Ideas International financial linkages offer the potential for large economic benefits while presenting major risks and […]

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By Abel M. Mateus on June 6, 2014

      Chicago, June 6, 2014 Global Economics Group is pleased to announce the recent addition of Dr. Nejat Seyhun as an affiliate and David Tenenbaum as a full time Principal, further bolstering the firm’s Securities and Intellectual Property practices. Dr. Seyhun is a Professor of Finance at the University of Michigan and is […]

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By David S. Evans on May 30, 2014

Last Friday PYMNTS ran a short article by me that made the pretty simple and accurate point that Overstock.com receives dollars when people use their Coinbase wallet to send bitcoins. Little did I know the firestorm I would start. Patrick Byrne, Overstock’s CEO, was not happy with me as evidence by his post here on […]

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