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I have a new article at CBS MoneyWatch: Why Obamacare's "Cadillac tax" is so contentious: President Obama's signature health care law is called the Affordable Care Act... One of its provisions that aimed at chipping away health care's high costs...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Tim Duy: Should The Fed Tolerate 5% Unemployment?. by Tim Duy: In recent posts I highlighted the stagnant unemployment rate. I believe the Fed is on thin ice by raising rates when unemployment is moving sideways, especially when there exists...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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What you need to know about the next recession - Larry Summers Urban Living Becomes a Luxury Good - Justin Fox The OCR leak: some disclosures - croaking cassandra China Is Pivoting Away From Imports... - Brad Setser Here is...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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In case you missed this in yesterday's links (the full interview is much longer): Interview with Matthew Gentzkow, by Douglas Clement. Editor, The Region: Before Matthew Gentzkow entered the field, the economics of media was largely uncharted territory....
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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Chris Dillow: Prospect theory & populism: Does prospect theory help explain support for Brexit in the UK and for Donald Trump in the US? The bit of the theory I have in mind is the prediction that people are risk-seeking...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Bad arguments against Marxism - Chris Dillow Interview with Matthew Gentzkow - FRB Minneapolis The Truth About the Sanders Movement - Paul Krugman Can Two Wrongs Make a Right? (Forecasting) - macroblog Who Bears the Cost of Recessions? - NBER...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Tim Duy: Curious, by Tim Duy: I find the Fed's current obsession with raising interest rates curious to say the least. The basic argument for rate hikes is that the economy, and in particular the labor market, sustained its momentum...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Tuesday, May 24, 2016
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Brad DeLong: Social Credit and "Neutral" Monetary Policies: A Rant on "Helicopter Money" and "Monetary Neutrality": Badly-intentioned or incompetent policymakers can mess up any system of macroeconomic regulation. And we now have two centuries of history...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Monday, May 23, 2016
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"Why was the Clinton economy so good?": Remembrance of Booms Past, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: ... Last week Mrs. Clinton stirred up a flurry of comments by suggesting that Mr. Clinton would be “in charge of revitalizing the economy.”...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Economists are losers so ignore them on Brexit - mainly macro Reluctant partners: the Fed and the global economy - Gavyn Davies Bo Rothstein on the Role of Government in Market Economies - ProMarket The helicopter money drop demands balance...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Monday, May 23, 2016
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Tim Duy: This Is Not A Drill. This Is The Real Thing, by Tim Duy: The June FOMC meeting is live. That message came through loud and clear in the minutes, and was subsequently confirmed by New York Federal Reserve...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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Jim Hamilton: Dueling nowcasts: The second quarter of 2016 is now more than half over, but we won’t receive the first reading on 2016:Q2 GDP from the BEA until the end of July. A forecast of something that is happening...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Sunday, May 22, 2016
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