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Monday, August 18, 2014
RBC models we can believe in?
At Bloomberg View, I wrote an article trying to explain the basics of RBC models to the masses, and give a little history-of-thought. O...
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Who belongs in America? (non-econ-related)
Once again, I find myself writing not about economics or finance or nerdy stuff, but about race, identity and belonging. Apologies to thos...
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Thursday Roundup, 8/14/2014
Thursday Roundup is back! Saddle up, blog junkies. Me on BV 1. Silicon Valley is solving the big problems (warning: sappiness) 2. T...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Chris House on stimulus spending
Back in March, Chris House wrote a blog post explaining why he thinks that tax rebates make better stimulus than government spending. He ...
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Yes, women's labor force participation matters
A bunch of social-conservative types on Twitter keep telling me that women's labor force parti...
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Let me explain Japan for Westerners
"Do you want to know our secrets? Oops, sorry, we don't have any." - Shiina Ringo (If you just want the quick expl...
Basic Income is good because it's basic
Mike Konczal has a post attacking the libertarian support for Basic Income. Paul Krugman approves . Basically, Konczal argues that the m...
Friday, August 08, 2014
Can the Fed set interest rates?
Most people think that in normal times - i.e. when the Federal Funds Rate is well above zero - that the Fed is able to set that interest ...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Are libertarians ready to embrace a broader notion of freedom?
(This post originally appeared at Bloomberg View .) The way we define “east” and “west” doesn’t allow us to declare one spot of land th...
Monday, August 04, 2014
Nerds vs. The Empire
Charles C.W. Cooke is a staff writer for National Review . One of his specialties is penning long, scornful rants against various types...
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Schiff vs. Shedlock: The Great Austrian Macro-Tainer Smackdown
(This post originally appeared at Bloomberg View .) In the world of financial media, it can be hard to separate news and analysis from...
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