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Econometrics Beat: Dave Giles' Blog
Economics Intelligence | Olaf Storbeck on current economic research
Trusted Sources | Variant Perception
Worthwhile Canadian Initiative With the Old Keyensian IS curve, the natural rate of interest is a positive function of the level of government expenditure. High G means high r*. With the New Keynesian IS curve, the natural rate of interest is a negative function of the rate of change of government expenditure over time.
Bearish Market News | By Adam Sharp
Modern Money Mechanics | MMT simplified.
Today’s Financial Times articles: Swiss central bank discord provides a warning bell (Feb 24), Sovereigns turn to pre-crisis financial wizardry (Feb 24) On facing pages in the print version of the FT, the reader is invited to consider the encounter of the modern state with the modern market. On the left hand page the story is about the central bank, on the right hand page the story is about the Treasury, and on both pages the story is about the continuing reverberations of the Global Financial Crisis and the changing role of both central banks and Treasuries as a consequence of financial globalization. In a piece ostensibly about the political trials of the Swiss National Bank in the face of losses after failed intervention to stem currency appreciation, Gillian Tett includes the following paragraph: “But the SNB is not the only central bank that has recently taken bold gambits. Brave New World
Ordinarily, I'm in favour of philosophical reflection. Without it, ideas such as fairness, freeddom and democracy risk becoming empty politicians' cliches. However, I fear the philosophical debate between Norm and Paul about value pluralism is not going to be fruitful. Stumbling and Mumbling
not an economist | A non-economist explores economics and the economy in the wake of the financial crisis
Empirical Finance Blog | Turning Academic Insight Into Investment Performance™
Antonio Fatas and Ilian Mihov on the Global Economy
If a gaffe is what happens when a politician accidentally tells the truth, what’s the word for when a politician deliberately tells the truth? Dutch finance minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the current head of the Eurogroup, held a formal, on-the-record joint interview with Reuters and the FT today, saying that the messy and chaotic Cyprus solution is a model for future bailouts. Those comments are now being walked back , because it’s generally not a good idea for high-ranking policymakers to say the kind of things which could precipitate bank runs across much of the Eurozone. But that doesn’t mean Dijsselbloem’s initial comments weren’t true; indeed, it’s notable that no one’s denying them outright.
Economics for public policy
Yesterday, Philadelphia City Council voted 11-6 in support of providing its workers with earned paid sick days. Blog
The Street Light
Mike Norman Economics
The Economics Anti-Textbook
What's the next big thing? Is it 3D printing, personal genomics, cleantech, hydrotech, self-driving cars, augmented reality, wearable computing, microcurrencies, big(ger) data, faster drones? And now for something completely different. What makes us human? Umair Haque
Blogs Author Ian Fraser
284,000: Number of American college graduates working in minimum-wage jobs in 2012. The Wall Street Journal this week reported on the troubling trend of college graduates getting stuck in low-skilled jobs, a problem that new research suggests may endure even after the economy improves.
Jesse's Café Américain
Cyprus – Greece or Iceland? Obvious It is a public holiday in Australia today like everywhere.
RepoWatch | Watching for the next financial crisis by keeping an eye on the repurchase market
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Calculated Risk Read the Bill McBride interview. Jobs The best summary of the state of our economy is the graph (below) of employment as a fraction of population for people over 16 years old. The decrease is large, but the most troubling feature of the graph is the flat trend . Click on the image to get a bigger version. Economics Roundtable
Economics of Contempt
Ignore The Market -- Independent Research for Independent Investors -- Focused Value-Oriented Investing
Business & Economics | The Browser
Diary of a Mad Hedge Fund Trader
Emma Rothschild on Economic History Lastly, you have chosen a book about the founder of modern economics, Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life by Nicholas Phillipson.
Black Swan Insights
The Physics of Finance
James Grant founded Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, a twice-monthly journal of the financial markets, in 1983. He is the author of five books on finance and financial history: Bernard M. Grant's Interest Rate Observer
Economists' Forum | Economics blog from the Financial Times A new approach to corporate taxation By Michael Pomerleano Paradigms accepted as self-evident truths occasionally need to be re-examined.
Not the Treasury view...
Business / Economics National Security Notice We are NOT calling for the overthrow of the government.