Blog Profile / Greg Mankiw's Blog

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Archived Since:June 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Fight for Fifteen?

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

Bank stocks are just as risky as they were before the financial crisis

That is the most interesting thing I learned at the recent BPEA meeting. Click here to learn more.

Diagnosing and Treating the Slow Recovery

From Neel Kashkari, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

We're number one!

Ec 10, that is. And another economics course is number four.

Equity and the Estate Tax

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

Wehner on Orwell on Fierce Modesty

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 Teaching Conference

Economics educators may be interested in this upcoming conference. Frank Conway, founder of the Economic Rockstar, will interview me at the conference.

Where I have been eating

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.

Big Idea #6

The Economist explains the policy trilemma of international finance.

Uwe Reinhardt on Obamacare

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."

A Survey of CEA Economists

Not a single one endorses Mr. Trump, says the Wall Street Journal.

Summer Readings

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

Debunking Scandinavia Envy

Fact of the day: "Danish-Americans have a measured living standard about 55 percent higher than the Danes in Denmark. Swedish-Americans have a living standard 53 percent higher than the Swedes, and Finnish-Americans have a living standard 59 percent higher than those back in Finland."

Big Idea #4

The Economist explains the Keynesian multiplier.

Big Idea #3

The Economist explains the Stolper-Samuelson theorem.

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