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George Goodman, aka TV’s “Adam Smith,” dies at 83

This July 2009 photo provided by courtesy of the Goodman Family Collection shows George Goodman at home in Princeton, N.J. Goodman, a journalist, business author and award-winning television host who under the pseudonym "Adam Smith" made economics accessible to millions of people, died Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at age 83. Goodman's son, Mark Goodman, said his father died at the University of Miami Hospital after a long battle with the bone marrow disorder myelofibrosis. (AP Photo/Goodman Family Collection, Mark Goodman)

George Goodman, a journalist, business author and award-winning television host who under the pseudonym “Adam Smith” made economics accessible to millions of people, died Friday at age 83.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Unsought constraint

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Do economics textbooks ask the right questions?” two Cambridge University dons debated in autumn 1953. Can they muster tangible measures for the desperately poor? Their chat led to the crafting of what we know today as the Human Development Index.

Posted: April 6th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Business students test skills at marketing fair

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OPENING the Biz Week fair are (left photo, L-R) Llego, Villacorta, Makati City Mayor Jejomar Binay Jr., associate dean Armando Laguimon and dean Celito Macachor

Students of the Far Eastern University (FEU) Makati campus could not have been in a better place to see if they were cut out for entrepreneurship.

Posted: March 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Arroyo lauds Aquino for PH growth but there’s a rub

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Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo AP FILE PHOTO

Call it faint praise, but former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Friday commended President Benigno Aquino III, her former student in economics at Ateneo de Manila University, over the 6.8-percent growth in the country’s gross domestic product in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Posted: February 2nd, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Putin to focus on economic ties on trip to India

Russian President Vladimir Putin. AP FILE PHOTO

India and Russia held talks Monday intended to help cement Russia’s position in the growing Indian market and reinvigorate political ties.

Posted: December 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Economics game

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My student, Marikit R. Lampa, used a classroom simulation game to help her college students in Economics 101 understand the circular flow of economic activity.

Posted: December 10th, 2012 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

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