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The Political Economy of Interest Rates Revisited - Paul Krugman Disparity in Life Spans of the Rich and the Poor Is Growing - NYTimes The Rich Can Learn From the Poor in How to Be Frugal - NYTimes Unconventional Fed...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Saturday, February 13, 2016
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Going "off the deep end on macroeconomic policy": On Economic Stupidity, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: ... If you’ve been following the financial news, you know that there’s a lot of market turmoil out there. It’s nothing like 2008,...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Should we nationalize banks? - Stumbling and Mumbling Assemblage theory as heuristic - Understanding Society A solution to a well-known game theory scenario - EurekAlert! Twenty Years Since the Welfare Reform of 1996 - Tim Taylor Obama's liberal Republican...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Dietrich Vollrath: Making Inferences about Tropics, Germs, and Crops: One of the long-running arguments in growth is "geography versus institutions". A lot of ink and a tiny amount of computing power was thrown at this question. The early stages of......
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, February 12, 2016
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Tim Duy: Fed Watch: Fed Yet To Fully Embrace A New Policy Path, by Tim Duy: The Fed will take a pause on rate hikes. An indefinite pause. The sooner they admit this, the better off we will all be....
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, February 12, 2016
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This is from a Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Working Paper: Does inequality cause financial distress? Evidence from lottery winners and neighboring bankruptcies Sumit Agarwal, Vyacheslav Mikhed, and Barry Scholnick: Abstract We test the hypothesis...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Part of an interview of Larry Summers at Equitable Growth: ... When I went to graduate school in the 1970s, the prevailing view among economists, captured by Art Okun’s book “Equality Versus Efficiency: The Big Tradeoff,” was that equality and......
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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This is from Congresswoman Gwen Moore's website: The Use of Political Stunts to Attack Social Programs: Today, Budget Committee members Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-13) sent a letter to Chairman Tom Price expressing...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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The Trade Numbers Game - Dani Rodrik The Pent-Up-Demand for Quits - Dean Baker Interest Rate Increases Are Hard to Undo? - Narayana Kocherlakota International business cycle transmission: Firm-level evidence - VoxEU The Cost of Fed Membership - Federal...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Phil Angelides asks a "simple question": Charge senior bank bosses, says former commissioner, by Ben McLannahan, FT: Phil Angelides uncovered evidence of widespread fraud and corruption in the US mortgage market as chairman of the commission which produced...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Eugene White at the Bank of England's Bank Underground: Rescuing a SIFI, Halting a Panic: the Barings Crisis of 1890, Bank Underground: The collapse of Northern Rock in 2007 and Bear Sterns, Lehman Brothers, and AIG in 2008 renewed the...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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From the NBER Digest: The Cap-and-Trade Sulfur Dioxide Allowances Market Experiment: The Acid Rain Program led to higher levels of premature mortality than would have occurred under a hypothetical no-trade counterfactual with the same overall sulfur...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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