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  • The Shutdown Spreads

    posted to Economic Principals on Sun 6th Oct 13

    NEW YORK Economic Principals shut down itself this week, in order to attend a research conference in honor of Thomas Cooley. He is among the leaders of a generation that changed the way that much macroeconomics is done, contributing various tools for elaborating

  • Creating a New Responsibility

    posted to Economic Principals on Sun 29th Sep 13

    Between the political posturing in Washington, and the excellent nuts-and-bolts reporting of the major news organizations, it is easy to lose sight of what is about happen on Tuesday.When the Affordable Care Act takes effect, October 1, requiring most US citizens

  • The End of the Saga

    posted to Economic Principals on Sun 22nd Sep 13

    A few last words about Lawrence Summers and the Federal Reserve Board:Although the White House was already moving to reframe the choice, it may have been a magazine story that precipitated the end of Summers’s candacy. Felix Salmon, the finance blogger

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  • More Than Two Aspirin

    posted to Economic Principals on Mon 9th Feb 09

    There is a widespread sense that Barack Obama has gotten off on the wrong foot with the stimulus debate not that hes mistaken in urging that emergency measures be taken quickly, but that he has hasnt been clear about the Why, the How and the What Next? In short,

  • Mineshaft Canary

    posted to Economic Principals on Mon 10th Mar 08

    Business Week raised a ruckus last December with a cover story on “The Dangerous Wealth of the Ivy League.” Provosts from eleven public universities in the Midwest wrote to protest sentiments attributed to Harvard University president Drew Faust,

  • To See Ourselves As Others See Us

    posted to Economic Principals on Sun 15th Feb 09

    The power of the Web is such that, on a pressing issue, a blogger with a point of view can quickly become nearly as indispensable as such journalists as Martin Wolf of the Financial Times or Paul Krugman or Joe Nocera of The New York Times, as long as the author

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  • Links for 07-01-2013

    posted to Economist's View on Mon 1st Jul 13

    Historic Mistake Watch - Paul KrugmanA global view of cross-border migration - Vox EUMoney as Credit - mainly macroThe all-powerful Fed - EconbrowserUncertainty, Hirschman, and Mozart - Jared BernsteinAnd Now, The Weather - Economic PrincipalsThe Fed's Communication

  • Links for 06-24-2013

    posted to Economist's View on Mon 24th Jun 13

    Whiskey-Tango-Foxtrot-Bang-Query-Bang-Query - Brad DeLongLabor Share, Markups, and Economic Rents - Owen ZidarAn Interesting Debate? - The Reality-Based CommunityHas the Press Retreated from Its Watchdog Role? - Economic PrincipalsRegulation, legitimation,

  • Links for 06-10-2013

    posted to Economist's View on Mon 10th Jun 13

    High Public Debt Levels and Other Sources of Risk - Brad DeLongThe Confidence Fairy, The Expectations Imp, and ... - Paul KrugmanBrad DeLong Says We Can't Do Anything to Raise Employment - Dean BakerAir polluters like to send their emissions across state lines