The Great Hargeisa Goat Bubble Bihi, a Somali with a degree in economics who has made and lost a fortune in the virtual goat market. Previous post: Understanding the jargon of Brexit. Next post: The European Court of Justice may have rescued Italy’s banks. The Great Hargeisa Goat Bubble has 3 ratings and 0 reviews: Published September by DailyLit, 35 pages, Kindle Edition.

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Around him swiftly sprung up a bureaucracy. I think I learned more about economics in 25 minutes than in half a lifetime: My view is that debt growth and the increase in supply of money went hand in hand with companies offsetting the inflation by ‘deflating’ through the use of increasingly cheap labour. This is implicit in “Equalisation of quality of life and income distribution” – it is the ability to produce sustainably for everyone that must be addressed primarily, with manipulation of the system of resource allocation the economy secondary.

The recession is a industrial consumer country initiated problem, it relates directly to industrial consumerism and credit manipulation. I ate the final remnants of my penultimate goat, which I had cured in salt and carried on the tottering back of my ultimate goat to Hargeisa. Complain about this comment Comment number 8. The Great Hargeisa Goat Bubble.

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The millionaires envied the Billionaires: The car industry gives us a classic example. The airport manager input all the flights due in that day, each flight was allocated its goats, and the compensation due each trader came up on the Big Screen. It’s ‘cleverly’, but egregiously, done.

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Sandra Gross rated it it was amazing Aug 19, How to write HTML. Julian Gough is an award winning author of funny stories about serious things. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. You are watching this all around.

Lets use fluorescent lighting, why not use LED lighting. Any idea if it will greatt on Rgeat Service? I raised my stout stick, and drove my two goats North, before me, through the minefields. Which is all very well, if you’re into that sort of thing. It was now, or never. Shortlisted buble both the Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize, and the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize, Jude in London is an epic, comic exploration of the bizarre love triangle between language, consciousness, and reality.

The Great Hargeisa Goat Bubble

Someone, somewhere, always had another zero. Genel Energy plc LON: By the end of the year, Hargeisa contained fourteen thousand millionaires and UNICEF were running a paper profit of over a trillion dollars. Find out more about page archiving. You can also read the original short story at Julian Gough’s website. In historical times, problems could arise and be apparently solved at a sub-global level.

Complain about this comment Comment number 1. Some glanced perhaps out the windows of their planes: Forum Talk Talk Talk Most of the action happens in Somaliland in the mid-’80s, but trust me, it’s a tale for our times.

People are bloating out estimates and over-justifying investments into new projects or restructurings, simply to keep themselves employed. The mainstream reflex is to want to keep on doing what has been done before without significantly looking at changing direction. The play started life as the first short story ever to appear in the Financial Times.


The issue for growth is creating relatively low volume of goods within mass prodcution terms with novel features that are produced relatively inefficently and command a relatively high price and therefore relatively high profit in the marketplace.

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Coming to the UK soon. Maybe, now really is the time where we only work 3 days a week and leave it to modern green technology to manufacture cheap transport, cheap energy and cheap food. He has also been shortlisted, twice, for the Everyman Bollinger Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction.

Somaliland: The Great Hargeisa Goat Bubble

More importantly, the UN, as issuers of fresh capital and guarantors of the liquidity of the market, opposed the introduction of the cow. Shortlisted for the Wodehouse Prize for comic fiction. However this did not matter, for the demand for goats had become infinite.

Poor regulation, perverse incentive structures, securitised debt, and the manic pursuit of wealth – you’ll find it all here.

Now that I have read this “fantastic” novelette BTW, thanks for the link JJmy suspicion, as I alluded to at post 4, has been confirmed. That ambition has proven remarkably resilient. Monday, December 31, The whole issue is one of oversupply and people trying to increase productivity as a compensation and it is a waste of time.