Must- and Should-Reads: June 26, 2017

Should-Read: Richard Peach and Charles Steindel: Low Productivity Growth: The Capital Formation Link: “Capital intensity… reflect[s] the effect of current and past physical investment on the growth of labor productivity… […]

Must- and Should-Reads: June 25, 2017

Alberto Alesina, Stefanie Stantcheva, Edoardo Teso: Intergenerational mobility and preferences for redistribution: “Americans are generally thought to view the economic system as fair and see wealth as a reward for […]

Must- and Should-Reads: June 20, 2017

Donald A. Yerxa: AN INTERVIEW WITH BRYAN WARD-PERKINS ON THE FALL OF ROME http://www.webcitation.org/6O3GYBfS1?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bu.edu%2Fhistoric%2Fhs%2Fperkins.pdf: “‘AT THE HOUR OF MIDNIGHT THE SALERIAN GATE WAS silently opened, and the inhabitants were awakened […]

Must- and Should-Reads: June 16, 2017

Kavya Vaghul: Conservation easements and tax policies in the United States: “Deductions for conservation easement donations are taken by taxpayers in states that have small shares of conserved land… http://equitablegrowth.org/equitablog/value-added/conservation-easements-and-tax-policies-in-the-united-states/ […]

Must- and Should-Reads: June 10, 2017

Kavya Vaghul: Weekend reading: the “real-live experiment” edition: “Monetary policy can help increase consumption through redistributing income across households… EPI: The Color of Law Tickets, Thu, Jun 8, 2017 at […]

Must- and Should-Reads: June 5, 2017

Simon Wren-Lewis: GE2017 and the Stages of Leaver Grief: “The EU knows that No Deal would be a disaster for the UK… https://mainlymacro.blogspot.com/2017/06/the-stages-of-leaver-grief.html Reuters: Fed’s Harker Still Sees Two More […]

Must- and Should-Reads: June 2, 2017

Nick Bunker: Weekend reading: “Unstable incomes, uncertain world” edition: “‘Conversations about inequality often miss something essential… http://equitablegrowth.org/equitablog/weekend-reading-unstable-incomes-uncertain-world-edition/ Equitable Growth: Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: May 2017 Report Edition | Equitable […]

Must- and Should-Reads: May 30, 2017

Charles Evans: Lessons Learned and Challenges Ahead: “These policies… produced results. Unemployment began to fall… https://www.chicagofed.org/publications/speeches/2017/05-25-lessons-learned-and-challenges-ahead-bank-of-japan Samuel Osborne: Angela Merkel says Germany can no longer rely on Donald Trump’s America: […]