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posted to Unsettled Account on Sat 5th Oct 13
See my opinion piece on the budget impasse in the Hartford Courant.
posted to Unsettled Account on Wed 2nd Oct 13
See my Oxford University Press blog post on why foreign policy must be more ideological than economic policy.
posted to Unsettled Account on Wed 4th Sep 13
See a my post on Libor on the Oxford University Press blog, where I will be a regular monthly contributor.
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posted to Unsettled Account on Thu 27th Jun 13
Barack Obama recently indicated that he is unlikely to reappoint Ben Bernanke as chairman of the Federal Reserve when his term expires next January.Understandably, the media is focused on who might succeed Bernanke to lead the US central bank. After all, the
posted to Unsettled Account on Fri 8th Jun 12
Writing nearly 40 years ago, historian Ernest R. May warned of the dangers of misusing history for policy purposes. May was primarily concerned that policy makers drew the wrong lessons from the past.In their opinion piece in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal,
posted to Unsettled Account on Wed 5th Oct 11
In a recently published op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal, Stanford economists John Cogan and John Taylor argue that:“Temporary, targeted tax reductions and increases in government spending are not good economics. They have repeatedly failed to increase
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posted to Twenty-Cent Paradigms on Wed 24th Jul 13
Based on conversations with "plugged-in sources", Ezra Klein reports:The word among Federal Reserve watchers right now is that the choice is down to Janet Yellen or Larry Summers as Ben Bernankes replacement. I cant find anyone who really thinks itll be Roger
posted to Grasping Reality with Both Hands: Economist Brad DeLong's Fair, Balanced, and Reality-Based Semi-Daily Journal on Fri 8th Jun 12
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posted to Grasping Reality with Both Hands: Economist Brad DeLong's Fair, Balanced, and Reality-Based Semi-Daily Journal on Wed 5th Oct 11
Richard Grossman is unhappy with John Cogan and John Taylor:John Cogan and John Taylor confuse temporary and permanent: There is so much wrong with this article that it is hard to know where to start.Their assertion that temporary fiscal measures always fail