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Jebbia hits home run in leadership

Jebbia hits home run in leadership
Mark Jebbia, senior economics major, is a pitcher for the University of La Verne baseball team. This season, Jebbia has a batting average of .318 overall and .386 in the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Jebbia chose to pursue a degree in economics because he thought it would be interesting to study with respect to the circumstances of the current U.S. and global economy. He... 

Economist examines Chinese ties

Economist examines Chinese ties
Richard Rosecrance demonstrates how China has a growing military and economic resources that will surpass all other countries’ resources, including the United States. Rosencrance, an economist and adjunct professor at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, examined United States-China conflicts April 30 in the Campus Center. He proposed the United States differentiate economic... 

Professor draws on life experience

Professor draws on life experience
Nyema Guannu came to the United States from Liberia to earn a bachelor’s degree at Arizona State University, a master’s degree from the University of Denver, and is working on a doctorate from the Claremont Graduate University. The adjunct professor of economics is teaching Economics 220 during the fall semester. This is his first semester at the University of La Verne. / photo by Stephanie Ball Kellie... 

Be skeptical of new credit laws

Be skeptical of new credit laws
Editorial Cartoon by Michael Escañuelas You see what happens when you let the free market dictate how it treats its consumers? Not only are people taken advantage of, they know they are and yet they usually can’t do much about it. However on Feb. 22, the Obama administration finally took steps to rein in predatory practices by banks and credit card companies. Did they go far enough? Probably not,... 

Don't let local banks tank

The economic woes of our country seep into the most curious of trends. Like many Americans, we understand that the protection of our finances protects the American Dream. Keeping this precaution in mind, it’s easy to see how many citizens might want to avoid the idea of community banks. But the taboo of small, inconvenient and unknown local banks and credit unions will soon disappear with the rising... 
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Furutan refutes economic equality

Furutan refutes economic equality
Motivational factors behind a free market economy was the concept explained by Omid Furutan during his lecture “The Network of Economics.” Economic agents are fueled by their greed and desire to fulfill their own wants and needs. This leads to societies that are centered on economic division and small numbers of wealthy people who control country’s wealth. Through different historical people,... 
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