Blog Profile / Greg Mankiw's Blog


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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The Triump of the Less Educated

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.

The podcast is live

You can hear my interview with Frank Conway over at the Economic Rockstar website.

On the Election Results

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

Before the Flood

A movie, approximately 1 1/2 hours, on climate change, with yours truly making a brief appearance at around 59:40.

Coming soon

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

Worst of Both Worlds

Alan D. Viard and Sita Nataraj Slavov say the U.S. tax system is the wrong compromise between Republican and Democratic ideals.

An Upcoming Interview

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.

In Praise of High Prices

Click here to read my column in Sunday's New York Times.

Normative Ethics and Welfare Economics

For the next couple days, I will be hanging out at this conference. Various papers available at the link.

What I've been doing

Today and tomorrow, I am attending this conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Papers and some videos available at the link.

The Nobel

Congratulations to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström.

New Videos from the NBER

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

Fight for Fifteen?

My friend Allen Sanderson, from the University of Chicago, questions the idea of a $15 minimum wage.

Trumponomics

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

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