Why Tax Cuts for Rich Dude Will Lead to Little Stimulus Over at Brad DeLong’s blog jonny bakho adds an interesting comment: How much stimulus did the GWBush tax cuts provide? They came during a recession followed by “jobless recovery” made somewhat better by the housing bubble, then burst big time in 2008. How different would the […]
Over at Brad DeLong’s blog jonny bakho adds an interesting comment: How much stimulus did the GWBush tax cuts provide? They came during a recession followed by "jobless recovery" made somewhat better by the housing bubble, then burst big time in 2008. Show More Summary
2018 on bCourses: Brad DeLong's Office Hours: Th 10-12 Blum Hall 200G, and by appointment: send email to: Course Meeting: Tuesday @ 4 PM in Evans Hall 639 ---- Topics (Preliminary): Jan 16: Organizational Jan 23: Robert Allen: Global...Show More Summary
Charlie Deist: [Brad DeLong on Austrian Economics](https://medium.com/@rzadek/the-keynesian-critique-of-abct-ed46daf70d2a): Charlie Deist: Good morning everyone, and welcome to the Bob Zadek Show. I’m Charlie Deist, Bob’s producer, once again filling in for Bob, who will be back next week to discuss the topic of morality and capitalism. Show More Summary
2017-12-08 16:02:15 PST Market Capitalization: 278 billion dollars. Brad DeLong (2014): [Watching Bitcoin, Dogecoin, Etc...](http://www.bradford-delong.com/2014/01/watching-bitcoin-dogecoin-etc.html): Underpinning the value of gold is that if all else fails you can use it to make pretty things. Show More Summary
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](http://delong.typepad.com/sdj/2012/12/delong-smackdown-watch-cosma-shalizi.html):...Show More Summary
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 https://t.co/HpyVdoyRCT 1/ — Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) October 24, 2017 The discussion […]
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.
(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)
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
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:
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
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
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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 […]
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
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...
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 […]
Over at [Equitable Growth](http://EquitableGrowth.org): 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
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