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In a Times column back in July, I noted that the Brexit vote was strongly correlated with education. The recent presidential election shows the same pattern: "College graduates backed Clinton by a 9-point margin (52%-43%), while those without a college degree backed Trump 52%-44%." Source.
You can hear my interview with Frank Conway over at the Economic Rockstar website.
I did not support Mr. Trump, but now that he is our President-elect, I wish him well.To my many friends who are now freaking out, I encourage you to take a deep breath and calm down. Our political and economic system is more robust than...Show More Summary
A movie, approximately 1 1/2 hours, on climate change, with yours truly making a brief appearance at around 59:40.
If you teach introductory economics, you might be interested to know that my publisher is hosting a number of webinars in the coming weeks to show some of the changes and enhancements to the 8th edition of my favorite textbook and to demonstrate the digital technology that supports the text. Show More Summary
Alan D. Viard and Sita Nataraj Slavov say the U.S. tax system is the wrong compromise between Republican and Democratic ideals.
This coming Friday, I will be interviewed by Frank Conway at an Economics Teaching Conference. You can hear a live broadcast of the interview by registering here.
Click here to read my column in Sunday's New York Times.
For the next couple days, I will be hanging out at this conference. Various papers available at the link.
A new talk by my erstwhile dissertation adviser, Stanley Fischer.
Today and tomorrow, I am attending this conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Papers and some videos available at the link.
A profile in The New Yorker.
Congratulations to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström.
1. "The Dramatic Economics of the U.S. Market for Higher Education," Caroline Hoxby's Martin Feldstein Lecture.2. "Matching Markets and Market Design," the 2016 Methods Lectures, which were presented by Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Nikhil Agarwal, Itai Ashlagi, Parag Pathak, and Al Roth.3. Show More Summary
Josh Barro explains one theory of the case.
The Harvard Gazette surveys a bunch of faculty.
My friend Allen Sanderson, from the University of Chicago, questions the idea of a $15 minimum wage.
Regular readers of this blog know that I often disagree with Paul Krugman. But I come here today agree with a recent post of his on the analysis put out by two Trump economic advisers. The Trump advisers' analysis is truly disappointing...Show More Summary