Economic Leadership

President Obama’s State of the Union address was primarily economic. The euro zone is dealing with an economic crisis. Developing nations are concerned with economic growth. So, are economists in charge? An academic study of 1200 policy makers in EU…

Presidential Pay and the GDP

 The Economist decided it would be interesting to know how a political leader’s pay compares to what a typical citizen from that country earns. Here are some of the numbers with salary first and then the multiple of per capita…