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Mark Thoma
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Links for 01-29-2014
Confronting Old Problem May Require a New Deal - NYTimes.com Kocherlakota and the Cultists - Paul Krugman Afternoon Must-Read - Brad DeLong Inequality and household debt - vox No, micro is not the "good" economics - The Economist The Reliability of Chinese ...
Confronting Old Problem May Require a New Deal - NYTimes.com Kocherlakota and the Cultists - Paul Krugman Afternoon Must-Read - Brad DeLong Inequality and household debt - vox No, micro is not the "good" economics - The Econo...
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Sharing the Gains from Economic Growth
I have a new column on inequality: Sharing the Gains from Economic Growth, by Mark Thoma :
President Obama will make reducing inequality a major part of his State
of the Union Address according to several reports. But to avoid being
accused of waging cla...
I have a new column on inequality: Sharing the Gains from Economic Growth, by Mark Thoma: President Obama will make reducing inequality a major part of his State of the Union Address according to several reports. But to avo...
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'Obama’s Plan to End Discrimination Against the Long-term Unemployed'
Do you think this will work? I have my doubts: Obama’s Plan to End Discrimination Against the Long-term Unemployed, by Jonathan Chait :
In his State of the Union address tomorrow night, President Obama will
announce that some of the largest firms in the U...
Do you think this will work? I have my doubts: Obama’s Plan to End Discrimination Against the Long-term Unemployed, by Jonathan Chait: In his State of the Union address tomorrow night, President Obama will announce that som...
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Paul Krugman: Paranoia of the Plutocrats
Welcoming the hatred: Paranoia of the Plutocrats, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times : ...billionaire investor Tom Perkins... in a letter to the editor of The Wall Street Journal,... lamented public criticism of the “one
percent” — and compared such cri...
Welcoming the hatred: Paranoia of the Plutocrats, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: ...billionaire investor Tom Perkins... in a letter to the editor of The Wall Street Journal,... lamented public criticism of the “one...
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Links for 01-27-2014
Bullard on the 'Death of a Theory' - mainly macro Old Keynesian Economics and Equilibrium Theory - Roger Farmer Recent “U-turns” in Forward Guidance Were Avoidable - Jeff Frankel Two Cheers (Maybe One and a Half) for Falsificationism - Uneasy Money Will rob...
Bullard on the 'Death of a Theory' - mainly macro Old Keynesian Economics and Equilibrium Theory - Roger Farmer Recent “U-turns” in Forward Guidance Were Avoidable - Jeff Frankel Two Cheers (Maybe One and a Half) for Falsific...
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'Money and Class'
Paul Krugman: Money and Class : My post on Americans starting to recognize class realities has brought some predictable reactions, which I’d place under two
headings: (1) “But they have cell phones!” and (2) it’s about how you
behave, not how much money y...
Paul Krugman: Money and Class: My post on Americans starting to recognize class realities has brought some predictable reactions, which I’d place under two headings: (1) “But they have cell phones!” and (2) it’s about how y...
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Links for 01-28-2014
Soup Kitchens Caused the Great Depression, AFF Edition - Paul Krugman Decline of Cinderalla Marriages Doesn't Explain Rising Inequality - Kevin Drum Fiscal Policy, the Long-Term Budget, and Inequality - Dean Baker The Tight Link Between the Minimum Wage and...
Soup Kitchens Caused the Great Depression, AFF Edition - Paul Krugman Decline of Cinderalla Marriages Doesn't Explain Rising Inequality - Kevin Drum Fiscal Policy, the Long-Term Budget, and Inequality - Dean Baker The Tight L...
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Dreaming of a Better Gini
At MoneyWatch: How do we know if income inequality is getting worse? - Mark Thoma I guess the editors didn't like my Dream of Gini title.
At MoneyWatch: How do we know if income inequality is getting worse? - Mark Thoma I guess the editors didn't like my Dream of Gini title.
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'A Tea Party Knight Is Out'
David Warsh wonders if the WSJ is "changing things somewhat in the orientation of its editorial board": A Tea Party Knight Is Out, by David Warsh : News, goes an old saw, is what happens near an editor. That’s what commenced last September when Wall Street ...
David Warsh wonders if the WSJ is "changing things somewhat in the orientation of its editorial board": A Tea Party Knight Is Out, by David Warsh: News, goes an old saw, is what happens near an editor. That’s what commenced ...
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'Why There’s No Outcry'
Robert Reich tries to explain why "we don’t have a revolution in America": Why There’s No Outcry, by Robert Reich : People ask me all the time why
we don’t have a revolution in America, or at least a major wave of reform
similar to that of the Progressi...
Robert Reich tries to explain why "we don’t have a revolution in America": Why There’s No Outcry, by Robert Reich: People ask me all the time why we don’t have a revolution in America, or at least a major wave of reform si...
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