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Simon Wren-Lewis: Redistribution between generations: I ought to start a series on common macroeconomic misunderstandings. (I do not watch zombie films.) ... Here is one that crops up fairly regularly - that government debt does not involve redistribution...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Dietz Vollrath: Scale, Profits, and Inequality, Growth Economics: After my post last week on inequality, I got a number of (surprisingly reasonable) responses. I pulled one line out of a recent comment ... because it encapsulates an argument for *not*......
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Monetary policy and inequality in the US - Vox Redistribution between generations - mainly macro China Will Keep Growing. Just Ask the Soviets. - NYTimes.com The Profits-Investment Disconnect - Paul Krugman Yellen´s Inequality Speech Revealed a "Closet...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Tim Taylor: What Path for Development in Africa -- and Elsewhere?: As I've pointed out from time to time, the countries of sub-Saharan Africa have been experiencing genuine conomic growth for the last decade or so, and not just in...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Maybe we'll finally start discussing something I've been writing about for years with little traction, how market power affects the distribution of income (the disconnect between income and the contribution to final product that occurs when market power...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, October 24, 2014
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"What's a plutocrat to do?": Plutocrats Against Democracy, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: ...The ... political right has always been uncomfortable with democracy..., there is always an undercurrent of fear that the great unwashed will vote in...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Income and Wealth Inequality Hurts Economic Mobility - EPI Macroeconomic policy mix in the transatlantic economy - Vox Why I’m against helicopter drops - longandvariable Potential Ebola Vaccine Was Shelved for Years - NYTimes.com Don’t Blame Central...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, October 24, 2014
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After A Few Comments on QE, Bill McBride ends with: ...My view is QE was not a panacea, but overall QE was a success. I was a frequent critic of the Fed prior to the financial crisis - I think...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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This was in today's links (which were posted later than usual): Does Raising the Minimum Wage Hurt Employment? Evidence from China, by Prakash Loungani, iMFDirect: ...China accounts for nearly 25 percent of the global labor force... Our study is the......
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Jordi Galí: The Effects of a Money-Financed Fiscal Stimulus, by Jordi Galí, September 2014: Abstract I analyze the effects of an increase in government purchases financed entirely through seignorage, in both a classical and a New Keynesian framework,...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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What Path for Development in Africa -- and Elsewhere? - Tim Taylor Helicopter Money in the Midst of a PLOG - EconoSpeak S/he who is without sin ... - John Whitehead Does Raising the Minimum Wage Hurt Employment? - iMFdirect...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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