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Analysis and Commentary

Essays In Honor Of Marvin Goodfriend: Economist And Central Banker

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Sunday, June 26, 2022

A beautiful book, edited by Robert King and Alexander Wolman, with original essays in tribute by Alfred Broaddus Jr., Donald Kohn, William Poole, Kartik Athreya and Stephen Williamson, Ben Bernanke, Michael Bordo and Edward Prescott, Douglas Diamond, Michael Dotsey, Andreas Hornstein, and Alexander Wolman, Huberto Ennis and John Weinberg, Vitor Gaspar and Frank Smets, Mark Gertler, Robert Hetzel, Athanasios Orphanides and John Williams, Charles Plosser, Sergio Rebelo and Pierre-Daniel Sarte, Thomas Sargent, Lars Svensson, John Taylor, Mark Watson, Michael Woodford, Robert King and Yang Lu.

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America Is More Fragile Than The Left Understands

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, June 26, 2022

Like a stunned adolescent whose reckless incompetence totaled the family car, the Left seems shocked that America proved so fragile after all.

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Play By The Rules

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Saturday, June 25, 2022

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell’s testimony at the House and Senate this week again had much to say about monetary policy rules. The focus on policy rules is encouraging, as it is a way to both get back on track and prevent further harmful deviations in the future, as was the focus of our recent May conference at Hoover and Stanford University

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: San Francisco, Homelessness Reform And Gasoline Rebates – All Running On Empty?

interview with Lee Ohanian, Bill Whalen, Jonathan Movroydisvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Friday, June 24, 2022

Where the fabled “Babylon by the Bay” went wrong as well as the right remedies for homelessness.

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DEI's Unknown Unknowns

by Glenn Louryvia Glenn Loury
Friday, June 24, 2022

What do we know about the effects of DEI initiatives? In one sense, we know quite a lot.

Analysis and Commentary

Killing A 5th, And Big, Bird

by David R. Hendersonvia Econlib
Friday, June 24, 2022

Co-blogger Scott Sumner has written an excellent post on how a temporary cut in the federal gasoline tax (from its current 18.4 cents to gallon to zero) will cause the 4 effects he mentions.

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The Shift To Remote Work Lessens Wage-Growth Pressures

by Steven J. Davis, Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylov, Nicholas Bloom, Jose Maria Barrerovia Becker Friedman Institute for Economics at the University of Chicago
Friday, June 24, 2022

The shift to remote work moderates wage growth by 2 percentage points over two years, shrinking the real-wage catchup effect on near-term inflation pressures by more than half.

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How To Fix Inflation

by Kevin Hassettvia National Review
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

By next year, inflation will likely be so unpopular that Americans from the far left to the far right will demand that Congress do something.

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Matters Of Policy & Politics: Kevin Hassett – An Economic Primer

interview with Bill Whalen, Kevin Hassettvia Matters of Policy & Politics
Thursday, June 23, 2022

What put America in its current economic misery, the merits of Federal Reserve policy, the outlook for investors, plus remedies for bringing inflation under control.

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Why Law Professors Should Co-Author Academic Articles With Law Students

by John Villasenorvia ABA Journal
Thursday, June 23, 2022

I started writing law review articles in mid-career, after many years of publishing academic articles in STEM journals.

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