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Why would anyone want to sit on a plane for over 18 hours? An economist takes the world's longest flight
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Why would anyone want to sit on a plane for over 18 hours? An economist takes the world’s longest flight

Written by: Jay L. Zagorsky, Senior Lecturer, Boston University A customer waits for the world's longest flight from Singapore to Newark. AP Photo/Wong Maye-ERecently Qantas announced plans to conduct test flights from New York and London to Sydney and two...

George Osborne is a bad fit for the IMF – top economist takes a close look at his bid for the job
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George Osborne is a bad fit for the IMF – top economist takes a close look at his bid for the job

Written by: Michael Kitson, University Senior Lecturer in International Macroeconomics, Cambridge Judge Business School George Osborne, the former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, is touting himself as the next head of the International Monetary Fund. He is hoping to fill...

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