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Steve Pincus at the New York Review of Books: 1776: The Revolt Against Austerity: Was the Declaration of Independence a powerful indictment of British austerity policies? Does America’s founding document need to be seen as part of an economic debate......
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Before heading to one of my least favorite places, the dentist, here's one from the Liberty Street Economics Blog at the NY Fed: Why Are Interest Rates So Low?, by Marco Del Negro, Marc Giannoni, Matthew Cocci, Sara Shahanaghi, and...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Tariffs Versus Currencies - Paul Krugman Musings on Macroeconomic Policy and "The Right" - Brad DeLong Why the US economy can’t shake Great Recession - Daniel Alpert What would it take to limit climate change to 1.5°C? - EurekAlert! Initial...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, May 22, 2015
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This, from Paul Krugman, is sort of a setup for the post below this one: Conservatives and Keynes: ...the debate over business-cycle economics has always been a left-right thing. Specifically, the right has always been deeply hostile to the notion...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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Another interview, this one with Sir Professor Charles Bean, former Deputy Governor at the Bank of England and past President of the Royal Economic Society. I thought this one went well.
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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How to better teach econometrics - Vox EU I'm With Stupid - Paul Krugman John Stuart Mill's Birthday: Conformity and Individualism - Tim Taylor Sovereign rating changes: Understanding the asymmetries - Vox EU What's Wrong With 'Mathiness' in Economics?...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Thursday, May 21, 2015
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From the blog Three-Toed Sloth by Cosma Shalizi (this also appeared in yesterday's links): Any P-Value Distinguishable from Zero is Insufficiently Informative: After ten years of teaching statistics, I feel pretty confident in saying that one of the...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Chris Dillow: "Consistent with": ...Peter Dorman criticizes economists' habit of declaring a theory successful merely because it is "consistent with" the evidence. His point deserves emphasis. ... This is a point which some defenders of inequality miss....
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Alan Krueger kicks off a debate on the relationship between inequality and mobility: The great utility of the Great Gatsby Curve: Every so often an academic finding gets into the political bloodstream. A leading example is "The Great Gatsby Curve,"......
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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John Quiggin: The most misleading definition in economics (draft excerpt from Economics in Two Lessons), by John Quiggin: After a couple of preliminary posts, here goes with my first draft excerpt from my planned book on Economics in Two Lessons....
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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I have a new column: Restoring the Public’s Trust in Economists: The belief that economics has become politicized is a big reason the general public has lost faith in the ability of economists to give advice on important policy questions....
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Tuesday, May 19, 2015
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