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Measuring Monetary Policy’s Effect on House Prices - FRBSF The Clinical-Bench Science Distinction in Macro - Paul Romer Whither inflation? - John Cochrane Non-intuitive Neo-Fisherism - Noahpinion A Tale of Two Theories - Jean Pisani-Ferry The China...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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In response to this from Paul Romer: The Clinical-Bench Science Distinction in Macro: I had hoped to find time to offer a more thoughtful response to Simon Wren Lewis’s most recent comments on the way forward in macroeconomics... For now,...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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From Vox EU: Dynasties and development, by Jan Frederick P. Cruz and Ronald U Mendoza: The possibility of a showdown between Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush in the US Presidential polls may have some political pundits salivating, but perhaps many...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Everyone seems to be posting the syllabus for the graduate courses they are teaching this fall. Mine is simple. In my Monetary Theory and Policy course we are going to go through this book by Jordi Gali (don't tell anyone...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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"Those predicting Mr. Trump’s imminent political demise are ignoring the lessons of recent history": A Heckuva Job, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: ...Katrina was special in political terms because it revealed such a huge gap between image and...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Monday, August 31, 2015
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Tim Duy: Does 25bp Make A Difference?, by Tim Duy: I am often asked if 25bp really makes any difference? If not, why does it matter when the Fed makes its first move? The Fed would like you to believe...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Monday, August 31, 2015
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The case for realism??? - Brad DeLong U.S. tight oil production decline - Econbrowser Going backwards on fiscal rules - mainly macro Economic prosperity breeds trust - Vox EU The Fed Faces a Decision on Rates - New York Times...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Monday, August 31, 2015
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This is a summary of new research from two of our former graduate students here at the University of Oregon, Harold Cuffe and Chris Gibbs (link to full paper): The effect of payday lending restrictions on liquor sales – Synopsis,...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Monday, August 31, 2015
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'Is China's Devaluation a Game Changer' If you can't get enough on China, here's more from Cecchetti & Schoenholtz: Is China's devaluation a game changer?: Since 1978, China has engaged in an unprecedented and wildly successful experiment, moving...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Artificial Unintelligence - Paul Krugman Not too simple: Just wrong - Roger Farmer Bad behaviour and early school leaving - Vox EU The macro/micro validity tradeoff - Noah Smith What did Lucas and Sargent mean? - Mean Squared Errors The...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Daniel Little: The case for realism in the social realm, Understanding Society: The case for scientific realism in the case of physics, microbiology, and chemistry is a strong one. The theories of physics, biology, and chemistry postulate unobservable...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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[A speech by Stanley Fischer at Jackson Hole turned into a pretend interview] Hello, and thank you for talking with us. Let me start by asking if you feel like it gives the Fed a bad image to have a...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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