The Los Angeles Lakers traded away two of their most promising young stars, Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr., at the trade deadline to create enough cap space to sign two max salary players this summer. They still have plenty left,...Show More Summary
Larry Summers and Anna Stansbury challenge the idea that workers getting a smaller cut of the productivity gains pie is due to technology.
The Los Angeles Lakers recently reached an agreement with the Cleveland Cavaliers to complete what was considered as the biggest deadline day trade this year. The Lakers sent young stars Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. to the Cavs...Show More Summary
The direction of the Lakers is quite clear. The Los Angeles Lakers made a blockbuster move that opened salary cap flexibility when they traded Jordan Clarkson and Larry Nance Jr. to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Isaiah Thomas and Channing...Show More Summary
Lawrence Summers on Those Employee Bonuses – a Redux of the 1990’s? Lawrence Summers made an interesting comments during a CNBC interview: Former Treasury Secretary and Obama administration economic advisor Larry Summers said Friday that recent employee bonuses are stunts and not reflective of long-term hopes for prosperity that tax cuts are supposed to bring. “I […]
Lawrence Summers made an interesting comments during a CNBC interview: Former Treasury Secretary and Obama administration economic advisor Larry Summers said Friday that recent employee bonuses are stunts and not reflective of long-term hopes for prosperity that tax cuts are supposed to bring. Show More Summary
Following up on my previous posts: 'Hard-Ass' Larry Summers v. 'Tiger Mom' Amy Chua on Developing Children (and Faculty) Tiger Mom, Meet Wolf Dad: Beat Your Kids Into the Ivy League Yale Tiger Mom's Advice For Parenting Adult Children: Contracts Lulu Chua-Rubenfeld (Daughter of Yale Law Profs Amy Chua &...
In a Washington Post column this morning Larry Summers rightly points out that there is little reason to believe that President Trump has much to do with the U.S. economy's relatively good performance over the last year. As he notes,...Show More Summary
There seems to be an increasing groundswell of support for NGDP targeting. At the recent AEA meetings in Philadelphia, David and Christina Romer presented a paper that endorsed the concept. A couple days later Larry Summers touted the idea at a Brookings Conference on monetary policy. At the same conference, Jeffrey Frankel presented this slide: […]
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Summers on inequality, the GOP tax plan, and US economic prospects.
Republican attacks on the official tax scorekeepers is on par with their climate change denial and support for creationism. — Lawrence H. Summers (@LHSummers) December 4, 2017
Appearing on CNBC Monday, Harvard economist and former Obama and Clinton administration official Larry Summers warned that if the Senate tax bill becomes law, about 10,000 people will die every year who otherwise would have lived. If anything, his estimate isn’t pessimistic enough. The reason why is that the bill repeals the Affordable Care Act’s […]
While many in the 'resistance' have vociferously denounced the Senate tax reform bill in the last 48 hours, former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers took the proverbial biscuit by warning that "thousands will die as a consequence of this...Show More Summary
SOYLENT TAX IS PEOPLE! Or, CNBC discovers, solves pressing world crises: ? Shot: World may not have enough food by 2050: Report. —Headline, CNBC, October 15th, 2014. ? Chaser: Economist Larry Summers predicts 10,000 will die per year due to tax reform. —Headline, CNBC, today.
Larry Summers breaks with tradition and slams the Trump administration's tax bill, saying the president is speaking "nonsense." He explains why the bill is...
Must read A modest proposal: time to rethink the impact of US tax reform Jason Furman &Lawrence Summers
Jason Furman and Larry Summers: Dear colleagues, please explain your letter to Steven Mnuchin: Dear Colleagues: You recently wrote an open letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin quantifying the economic impact of tax reform. We are interested in and surprised...
Imagine having incredibly exciting news delivered to you by the least excitable man in the world. SEE ALSO: Lin-Manuel Miranda to reprise 'Hamilton' role...in Puerto Rico Last summer musical star Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed that he had...Show More Summary
Earlier this summer, Sanders endorsed Jealous, one of eight Democrats seeking to challenge Gov. Larry Hogan (R) next November. Their Dec. 6 rally will focus on a “Medicare-for-All” plan.