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America’s Enormous Math Mistake’s Mistake

Barry Ritholtz

Call it ” ‘ America’s Enormous Math Mistake’s Mistake. Since 2008, the Census Bureau has included government transfers in its Supplemental Poverty Measure. seconds to find 253,000,000 results on Google showing exactly how the government measures this. ” Was this ignorance? Wiifull misrepresentation? Sheer stupidity?

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Do The Math: COVID Shows How Easily The Healthcare System Is Overwhelmed

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Rigorous Math Vs. Calendar Gazing. So the math to match supply and demand has to be very, very rigorous. Each asset had its supply-demand math done perfectly. “Coming out of this, I would imagine that health systems will become much more analytical and rigorous about how they think through capacity,” he predicted.

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How much will GST impact Budget math?

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High GST boosts government revenue, aiding fiscal health, infrastructure, and social programs, enhancing economic stability and investor confidence.

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Divestment shortfall: Centre has math ready

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In the February budget, the central government marked down the disinvestment target to ₹50,000 crore from ₹65,000 crore budgeted initially. It has managed to raise ₹31,107 crore so far.

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Decoding government’s tax math for online gaming players

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As opposed to the DGGI calculation, the prospective taxation method suggested by the GST Council in August on "deposits" would lead to tax liability increasing by about 400% on a yearly basis, the executives added.

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Auto companies flag local value addition math under PLI

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A minimum 50% domestic value addition (DVA) is a key condition for companies to qualify for subsidies under the scheme. The intention is to promote local manufacture of new technology products such as electric vehicles (EV) rather than subsidising imports.

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Pinterest Buys Math Camp To Work On Discovery

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Math Camp, the company that created location-based app Highlight and photo sharing app Shorts, is being acquired by Pinterest. The cofounder of Math Camp, as well as most of the staff, will be coming along to Pinterest once the deal is complete. Math Camp raised $5.5 million in venture funding during its five-year life.

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