Southern (and Prarie) Whites as a Separate Ethnicity: I Want a Referee Here!: Early Monday Focus for April 28, 2014
Larry Bartels does not like Nate Cohn’s piece in The Upshot on America’s (and Obama’s: but largely America’s) big problem–that southern (and prairie) whites seem to be separating themselves from […]
Why Are People Depressed About the Medium-Term Prospects for Equity Investments? Something I Do Not Understand: Friday Focus: April 25 2014
Consider Henry Blodget, who appears to expect rapid and full mean-reversion to the very long run average ratio of prices to earnings, in spite of secularly low interest rates… Henry […]
Kevin Drum: Aetna CEO: Obamacare Pretty Much On Track: “CEO Mark Bertolini passed along a couple of interesting factlets: Bertolini said about half of the company’s premium increases, whatever they […]
*Paul Krugman: On Gattopardo Economics: “Thomas Palley… raises an interesting point… …disappointed that Piketty’s book relies mainly on conventional, mainstream economics… labor and capital… paid their marginal product… True, when […]
If you want to do a serious study of the effects of a positive resource-driven macro productivity shock on a small open fixed exchange-rate economy, here’s your chance!
Ezra Klein: What’s the liberal equivalent of climate denial?: “Kahan… argu[es]… being right is irrelevant. It’s not whether one gets the answer right or wrong but how one reasons that […]