Must-Read: Jared Bernstein: 2015 Was Solid Year for Job Growth: “Payrolls were up 292,000 in December and the unemployment rate held steady at a low rate of 5%… …in another […]
Paul Krugman’s Respectable Radicalism politely points out (at least) one dimension along which I am a moron. Let me back up: Here in the United States, the current framework for […]
Must-Read: I would say that if monetary policy makers wish to place limits on what can be expected from monetary policy, they need to also be making loud and constructive […]
A key factor Krugman omits in which standard Hicksian-inclined economists' predictions have fallen down: the length of the short run.
Let me point out that, to the extent one recognizes even the possibility of hysteresis or superhystesis, obvious optimal control policy when you approach the zero lower bound is to […]
I have been someone who takes the long-run secular decline in prime-age male employment as a canary in the coal mine: it has seemed to me via sign that information […]
Must-Read: Larry Summers: Advanced Economies Are so Sick We Need a New Way to Think About Them: “Standard new Keynesian macroeconomics… [and] to an even greater extent… dynamic stochastic general […]