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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
That is the most interesting thing I learned at the recent BPEA meeting. Click here to learn more.
From Neel Kashkari, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
Ec 10, that is. And another economics course is number four.
Click here to read my column in Sunday's NY Times.
I enjoyed this essay by Peter Wehner. It is not about economics, but the lesson should be heeded by anyone who engages in the national debate over economic policy.
Economics educators may be interested in this upcoming conference. Frank Conway, founder of the Economic Rockstar, will interview me at the conference.
For readers in the Boston area, here is a restaurant recommendation: Tiger Mama. Fun, Southeast Asian-inspired food from Chef Tiffani Faison. In the Fenway area of the city.
The Economist explains the policy trilemma of international finance.
The Princeton health economist sees a coming death spiral: "If you got a bunch of Princeton undergrads to design a health care system, maybe they would come up with an arrangement like the marketplaces."
Not a single one endorses Mr. Trump, says the Wall Street Journal.
Here are some of the books I have read this summer, all recommended. Nobody's Fool by Richard Russo Success and Luck by Robert Frank The Upside of Inequality by Edward Conard Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance