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Larry Summers: Disillusioned in Davos: Edmund Burke famously cautioned that “the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” I have been reminded of Burke’s words as I have observed the behavior of...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, January 20, 2017
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The Trump administration's readiness and fitness for office: Donald the Unready, by Paul Krugman, NY Times: Betsy DeVos, whom Donald Trump has nominated as education secretary, doesn’t know basic education terms, doesn’t know about federal statutes...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, January 20, 2017
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The innovation network - Acemoglu, Akcigit, Kerr How risk averse are you? - Jayson Lusk AD/AS: a suggested interpretation - Nick Rowe Business cycle desynchronisation - VoxEU Budget Cuts That Are Un-American - The New York Times America’s Great Working-Class......
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, January 20, 2017
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Larry Summers: Economy under Trump: Plan for the worst: ...There has not been so much anxiety about U.S. global leadership or about the sustainability of market-oriented democracy at any time in the past half-century. Yet with markets not only failing......
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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From the NBER Digest: Potential Biases of Ride-Sharing Drivers: The advent of the ride-sharing industry is rapidly changing the marketplace for transportation. New services are crowding the traditional taxi industry, which is subject to an array of local...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Me, at MoneyWatch with what turns into a mini-rant towards the end: What the Davos crowd needs to understand: One of the themes of this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos this year is “Preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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The Illusions Driving Up US Asset Prices - Robert Shiller Health Care Fundamentals - Paul Krugman Key Measures Show Inflation close to 2% in December - Calculated Risk Revolving Doors in the Private Sector - ProMarket The Single Market was...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, January 19, 2017
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Brad Setser China’s WTO Entry, 15 Years On: Late last year Tim Duy asked for an assessment of the decision to allow China’s entry into the WTO 15 years on. Greg Ip met the call well before I did, in...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Janet Yellen: The Goals of Monetary Policy and How We Pursue Them: ...it's fair to say, the economy is near maximum employment and inflation is moving toward our goal. The unemployment rate is less than 5 percent, roughly back to...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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FRBSF FedViews: John Fernald, senior research advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, stated his views on the current economy and the outlook as of January 12, 2017. Recent data confirm that the economy has picked up from...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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Long live populism! - Thomas Piketty Fake Economics and the media - mainly macro The Discount Rate for the Social Cost of Carbon - RegBlog Monetary Policy in a Time of Uncertainty - Lael Brainard Evolving Consumer Behavior - Bill...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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