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Wall Street Now Hates Democrats - Paul Krugman The Myth of Mobility - Washington Monthly Surveys in Crisis - Carola Binder The Secret to a Great Economy - Noah Smith Should Emerging Markets Fear A Fed Lift-Off? - Econbrowser Why...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Brad DeLong: Lehman Brothers Once Again…: Ah. The debate continues: David Zaring: Did The Fed Fail To Save Lehman Brothers Because It Legally Couldn’t?: “The Fed’s lawyers said, after the fact, that no, they didn’t have the legal power to......
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Chris Dillow on the privatization of government services: Creating markets: ... My point here is a simple one. Whether effective markets and private ownership can be created depends upon particular institutional and technical conditions. This is, of...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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Daniel Little: Microfoundations 2.0?: The idea that hypotheses about social structures and forces require microfoundations has been around for at least 40 years. Maarten Janssen’s New Palgrave essay on microfoundations documents the history of the...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Saturday, August 1, 2015
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I found this amusing: There may be a complex market living in your gut: Conventional theories used by economists for the past 150 years to explain how societies buy, sell, and trade goods and services may be able to unlock...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, July 31, 2015
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More from Paul Romer: Freshwater Feedback Part 1: “Everybody does it”: You can boil my claim about mathiness down to two assertions: 1. Economist N did X. 2. X is wrong because it undermines the scientific method. #1 is a...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Brendan Mochoruk and Louise Sheiner of the Brookings Institution say that Fiscal Headwinds are Abating: Tight fiscal policy by local, state, and federal governments held down economic growth for more than four years, but that restraint finally appears...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Martin Feldstein says that when it comes to income inequality, you're all a bunch of whiners: ...we should not lose sight of how well middle-income families have actually done over the past few decades. Unfortunately, the political debate is distorted......
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, July 31, 2015
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What can we learn from the response of the Chinese government to the problems in China's stock market?: China’s Naked Emperors, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: ... We’ve seen ... strange goings-on in China’s stock market. In and of...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Econ 101: Chicago? M.I.T.? Nope, Berkeley's on Top - Noah Smith Pushing on a String: An Origin Story - Tim Taylor On Corbynomics - Stumbling and Mumbling The wheels on the bus - mainly macro Inequality may be complex, but...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Tim Duy: GDP Report, by Tim Duy: The second quarter GDP report, while not a blockbuster by any measure, will nudge the Fed further in the direction of a September rate hike. At first blush this might seem preposterous -...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Paul Krugman: Dentists and Skin in the Game: Wonkblog has a post inspired by the dentist who paid a lot of money to shoot Cecil the lion, asking why he — and dentists in general — make so much money....
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Dean Baker: Consumption Spending and Net Exports Spur Higher-Than-Expected Second Quarter Growth: Downward GDP revisions show economy falling further behind potential output from 2011–2014. The Commerce Department reported the economy grew at a 2.3...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Why Americans Are Nostalgic About Manufacturing - Brad DeLong US cities and productivity in the railroad era - Vox EU What the leaked Fed forecasts tell us - Gavyn Davies State Growth Versus National Growth - Paul Krugman Inequality is...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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