James Tobin


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Noun1.James Tobin - United States economist (1918-2002)
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But James Tobin, chairman of the Waterford GAA county and western boards, said: "The GAA has never sold its soul, it's one of the few major organisations in this country that hasn't, and never will."
Recently released phone records show that James Tobin, Northeast chair for the National Republican Senatorial Committee, and Jayne Millerick, the head of the state party's get-out-the-vote efforts and later state party chair, called the White House Office of Political Affairs.
Several examples illustrate the productivity of such connections: Robert Shiller and his former student, John Campbell; Edward Prescott and his former student, Finn Kydland; James Tobin and his former student, William Brainard.
On a more positive note, author James Tobin told Underground Construction that the current inventory of new project proposals show a major upturn in new pipeline capacity can be anticipated.
James Tobin expressed this idea in his "q theory" of investment.
Almost ten years before he won the 1981 Nobel Prize for economics, James Tobin unveiled his proposal for a levy on international currency transactions in his Janeway Lectures at Princeton University in 1972.
Ernie Pyle's War: America's Eyewitness to World War II by James Tobin. Free Press (http://www.simon says.com), 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10020, 1997, 320 pages, $25.00 (hardcover), $15.25 (softcover).
1) Tobin tax Originally the idea of Nobel-prize-winning economist James Tobin, these are simple taxes on currency trades across borders, which currently amount to about US$1.8trillion per day.
Coinciding with the centenary of the first powered flight at Kitty Hawk in North Carolina, First to Fly: The Unlikely Triumph of Wilber and Ovrille Wright by James Tobin (John Murray, 20 [pounds sterling]) recounts the brothers' captivating story.
John James Tobin, aged 48, of Treforest Road, Stoke Aldermoor, Coventry, driving with excess alcohol, six weeks imprisonment, banned from driving for three years and a drink- drive course was accepted.
He was, as Pyle's award-winning biographer James Tobin said, "America's eyewitness to the 20th century's supreme ordeal." Hollywood made a movie about him-"The Story of G.I.