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February 20, 2014 | Project Syndicate

Overshooting in Emerging Markets

February 4, 2014 | National Review Online

Strange Bedfellows at the Bank

Leftist activists, with lawmakers’ support, worked with megabanks to lower lending standards for all.
February 4, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

U.S. Productivity Growth Has Taken a Dive

January 27, 2014 | Grumpy Economist

Prices and Returns

January 25, 2014 | Economics One

The Great Global Unwinding

If there is a common factor in the recent global market turbulence it is the inevitable unwinding of unconventional US monetary policy.  Evidence for this connection appeared last May and June when...
January 21, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

Cash for Kidneys: The Case for a Market for Organs

December 30, 2013 | Japan Times

The Distributional Challenge

Assessing the recent past and looking forward to the near term is a natural end-of-year exercise. When it comes to the global economy in 2013 and 2014, it may well ...
November 19, 2013 |

Was US Inequality Caused By The Rise In Divorce?

Russ Roberts has been looking at the same basic report that I just did a post or two ago and has decided to concentrate on something rather different. Which is to explore the idea that the stagnation of the 99%'s income between 1970 or so and 1990 was a result [...]
November 19, 2013 | Cafe Hayek

Inequality in Two Graphs

I have written many times that the subsidies to Wall Street and its employees have distorted economic outcomes for a handful of folks relative to the rest of us. So I want to start by pointing out that there is
November 20, 2013 | Project Syndicate

What’s Stopping Robust Recovery?