A Analytical Economist goes a Long Way

Bjorn Lomborg the founder of the Copenhagen Consensus, think tank of economists who try to answer questions about the issues around the world and how to determine the best investments.   He is also a believer in AGW but not of the crisis predictions.    He therefore is highly scorned by the alarmists and AGW and IPCC officials.


He wrote several books on environmentalism including Cool It, a quick insight into what is the right thing to do.   The answer in summary is focus on economic growth and what that brings.       



The broader question of how to spend the money to do the most good.   This question was tackled by his Copenhagen Consensus group of economists.




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We should revisit occasionally what the proper role of government is.   As the constitution was a good sense of direction, we need a core set of principles to add in order to deal with the future.


So many want to engineer society, remove risk, assist certain groups, rather than let individuals thrive and raise communities.  Why?


Is Democracy where we all "get it good and hard" or is it the best means to a free society?


Should we roll with the special interests, or make the government achieve its proper role, what is that role, and how to do this?


When do deficits and governments become too large?


Government is becoming more elitist while trying to sell corrections to problems it created, what makes this possible?


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Currently as a society, we are having a most difficult time discussing political issues.  What is driving this?   And why a rebirth in political culture would be a good thing.


Market Economy

Are "markets" dead as some would conjecture? Or is free enterprise what got us here?


Economic Theories

At the heart of economics there are several possible economic schools of thought, the essence of these schools of thought and how they relate to our lives.


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