"Good work on the Wits Covid Page. https://www.covid19sa.org/provincial-breakdown
May I make the following suggestions:
1) There are now a number of parallel efforts to present COVID 19 data. These are all excellent examples of BI. However, when…"
Danger Looms for Cape Town.
Unless you understand mathematics, this is going to sound like Neville Shute's - On the Beach.
First the good news. As I pointed out in my last bulletin, the SA authorites have reset the origin to 27 march. Notice we no…
"This is me answering Toby Chance of the DA in SOWETO, a man for whom I have the greatest respect, he is a Cambrige trained economist and I have dealt with him as far back as 1986 when we had similar conversations about the impending HIV infection.…"
Economics is not called the dark science for nothing. Smith and Marshal dealt with utility 200 years ago - "Interpersonal utility comparisons are not valid". The doctors 'wife gets her second Rolls Royce before the orphan gets pudding not…
"Bulletin March 31 2020
Mathematical economist. Philip Copeman has been studying the Coronavirus since 1 February 2020 across 80 country data sets. His conclusion leads us to reexamine our policies. World response to the virus has…"
"You either believe Keynes or you do not. If you do, then you believe Robert Solow. Solow describes the "Knife-edge growth" of GDP. It's like a goldilocks need for investment. If you overinvest, then you get these scares and drops. And if you will…"
The economy is never cool after a stock market crash. When is it going to recover?
I have been looking at the question since 1982 when it first perplexed me. Financial people will never talk about it because for most of the cycle they are too busy…
Interesting attack on the neoclassical analysis of wages.
Evonomics is a site which works in the cross over between evolutionary biology and Economics. They keep seeking solutions for the community good.There is an underlying Marxist element to…
Copeman's Process of Internet Triangularisation
For any Internet transaction S2 -> S3 that is a CPIT, by offering the service of attaining the transaction S2 -> S1 -> S3, the service provider creates scalar value.
Nodejs is also a powerful solution for collecting and visualising real-time data in the form of advanced dashboards. GraphQL is an interesting example. Although this query language for APIs can work together with other programming languages, such as…
Case Study: South Africa Inc (unemployment, inequality, growth model)
Put yourselves in the shoes of someone advising the President.
The problem we are dealing with is the 29% unemployment of 10 Million South Africans, the rate…