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Watching Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Etc...: Hoisted from 2014-01-05, Plus Update Graph

2017-12-08 16:02:15 PST Market Capitalization: 278 billion dollars. Brad DeLong (2014): [Watching Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Etc...]( Underpinning the value of gold is that if all else fails you can use it to make pretty things. Show More Summary

(Early Hoisted) Monday DeLong Smackdown Watch: Cosma Shalizi

From 2012: Well-wisher Cosma Shalizi: [Comment on Brad DeLong: Economists on the Ineffectiveness of Fiscal Policy; Sh@t Is All F@#^ Up and Bullsh@t Weblogging]( More Summary

Corporate Profit Tax Cuts and Wages: Silly Theory

I jump at a rare chance to disagree with Paul Krugman and as a bonus also with my very good friend Brad DeLong, because Krugman just tweeted that Brad is right Brad is right here: Mankiw et al have clearly made a math error 1/ — Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) October 24, 2017 The discussion […]

Mike's Blog Round Up

Pharyngula/: What are we going to do about the Nobels? Reading the Pictures: Las Vegas mass shooting photos – what’s different this time. Brad DeLong: Politics in the way of progress. Center for Budget and Policy Priorities: Stronger government policies account for a decrease in child poverty. This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

DeLong on Scott's Seeing Like a State

(September 26, 2017 08:40 PM, by David Henderson) I was talking to an economist friend today about Berkeley economist Brad DeLong and I told him that my two favorite DeLong pieces are his "Cornucopia," which I have blogged about, and his review of James Scott's Seeing Like a... (1 COMMENTS)

Monday DeLong Smackdown: Noah Smith: Free Speech on Campus

Noah Smith: Speech on campus: A reply to Brad DeLong: "On Twitter, I wrote that I disagreed with Brad's ideas about speech on college campuses... >...Brad then requested that I write my ideas up in the form of a DeLong Smackdown. So here we go. Show More Summary

Intermediate Macroeconomics U.S. Dashboard

Live from Federal Reserve Economic Data: Brad DeLong's FRED Economic Statistics Dashboard : What I want my Econ 101b students to see and think about before they come to class next January:

Mike's Blog Round Up

The Rectification of Names: A man and his brain. Tales of the Freewayblogger: Nationwide action for Labor Day weekend. Brad DeLong: An excerpt from Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America. On...Show More Summary

Opposition to Trade Deals: Brad DeLong's "Socialism of Fools" Might Look Like Common Sense to Those Outside the Fraternity

The usually sensible Brad DeLong is very unhappy with those who oppose the agenda that has passed for globalization over the last three decades. He argues that people are foolish for believing that globalization has had a major impact on employment and the distribution of income in recent years. Show More Summary

Battle Over Globalization

Brad DeLong: ?????????????????(?)????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? (Battle over globalization (down) Uneasy with unbiased growth Leverage the experience of market economy...

Productivity Growth Has Been Declining For a Long Time

Speaking of cherry-picked statistics, Brad DeLong is unhappy with John Cogan, Glenn Hubbard, John Taylor, and Kevin Warsh, who insist that Donald Trump might very well produce sustained economic growth of 3 percent. They back up their view with this chart of labor productivity: Aside from looking like something a first-grader would put together, real […]

Kevin Hassett and Donald Luskin Do Not Under Norwegian Tax Law

Brad DeLong reminds us of Kevin DOW 36000 Hassett second dumbest moment giving credit to Mark Thoma for the original take down of Hassett’s Laffer trick: The Wall Street Journal says Kevin Hassett has discovered the Laffer curve, but I think these data might say something else... Show More Summary

How to Think Like an Economist (If, That Is, You Wish to...)

Brad DeLong: How to Think Like an Economist (If, That Is, You Wish to...): I have long had a "thinking like an economist" lecture in the can. But I very rarely give it. It seems to me that it is...

Morals and income

Via Brad DeLong comes two posts with observations that add to the discussion on our observations of the economic conditions driven by human nature: Figure 1 Paul Krugman points us to this notion: Should-Read: Paul Krugman (2015): WHEN VALUES DISAPPEAR: “Back in the 60s and 70s… there was much talk about the disintegration of… African-American […]

Procrastinating on July 9, 2017

Over at [Equitable Growth]( Must- and Should-Reads: Arnold Kling vs. Brad DeLong on the New Deal: Hoisted from 2007 | Equitable Growth Equitable Growth: Equitable Growth’s Jobs Day Graphs: June 2017 Report Edition: "The prime-age employment rate rose by 0.1 percentage points to 78.5 percent in June. Show More Summary

Arnold Kling vs. Brad DeLong on the New Deal: Hoisted from 2007

Hoisted from 2007: Arnold Kling vs. Brad DeLong on the New Deal : UPDATE: Bruce Bartlett writes: >I just read your WSJ piece and you make one mistake. If Hoover had been re-elected in 1932, Ogden Mills would have been Treasury secretary, not Andrew Mellon. Show More Summary

Procrastinating on July 6, 2017

Over at [Equitable Growth]( Must- and Should-Reads: Public Spheres for the Trump Age: Fresh at Project Syndicate | Equitable Growth Hoisted from the 2007 Archives: Clueless Brad DeLong Was Clueless: Central...Show More Summary

Did Kevin Hassett Ever Hear About the Solow Growth Model?

Why did Brad DeLong dig up some 2007 nonsense by Kevin DOW 36000 Hassett? When Kenneth Arrow was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1972, one of the contributions the awards committee cited was his miraculous “impossibility” theorem. Show More Summary

Hoisted from the 2007 Archives: Clueless Brad DeLong Was Clueless: Central Banking and the Great Moderation

Hoisted from the 2007 Archives: Wow! I had no clue in mid-2007 what was about to come down. I had no idea of how the money-center universal banks had exposed themselves to housing derivatives, how strongly the right-wing noise machine...Show More Summary

$15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Working Fine So Far

Brad DeLong points to the latest study of employment in Seattle as it steadily increases its minimum wage to $15 per hour. As usual, what we want to know is not what absolute employment in Seattle looks like, but how it compares to a similar city with a lower minimum wage. But what is a […]

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