Economy News August 17th 2015

Weekly Review Columns
The labor market isn't tight, just employers' wallets
Weekly Indicators for August 10 -14 at XE.com
Paul Krugman: Republicans Against Retirement
‘The Labor Market Effect of Opening the Border to Immigrant Workers’
Links for 08-17-15
‘The U.S. Foreclosure Crisis Was Not Just a Subprime Event’
Links for 08-16-15
‘Marxists and Conservatives Have More in Common than Either Side Would Like to Admit’
Links for 08-15-15
Paul Krugman: Bungling Beijing’s Stock Markets
Is Economic Success Inherited?
Iceland, Greece and Hectoring by Foreign Officials
Links for 08-14-15
‘The Future of Work: Why Wages Aren’t Keeping Up’
‘The Shrinking Deficit’
‘International Money Mania’
‘Do Asset Purchase Programs Push Capital Abroad?’
‘Expectations in Dynamic Macroeconomic Models’
Links for 08-13-15
Trumping the Party and the Pollsters
Worst Forecaster at the Fed
‘The Aftermath of LIBOR and Penny-Shaving Attacks’
Links for 08-12-15
Macroeconomics: The Roads Not Yet Taken
‘Is China’s Growth Miracle Over?’
The Macroeconomic Divide
‘The History of Discount Window Stigma’
Links for 08-11-15
Job Training and Government Multipliers
Paul Krugman: G.O.P. Candidates and Obama’s Failure to Fail
‘Corporate Long-Termism’
Links for 08-10-15
‘Analyzing Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles’
Links for 08-09-15
Links for 08-08-15
Paul Krugman: From Trump on Down, the Republicans Can’t Be Serious
‘Job Growth Remains Strong in July’
‘Inventing Prizes: A Historical Perspective on Innovation Awards and Technology Policy’
Links for 08-07-15
‘Buying Locally’
‘The Declining Impact of U.S. Income Taxes on Wealth Inequality’
‘Unwavering Fealty to a Failed Theory’
Links for 08-06-15
Should the Christensen Self-Disruption Playbook Be Thrown Out?
‘I’m Not Denying That Trump is a Clown, but Given his Party’s Field, That’s Not a Distinctive Judgment’
‘The Sad Death of Free Market Pessimism’
Links for 08-05-15
‘Sarcasm and Science’
‘The US Financial Sector in the Long-Run: Where are the Economies of Scale?’
Fed Watch: Gearing Up For Employment Day
Links for 08-04-15
‘Are All Tax Increases a Bad Thing?’

Economy News August 17th 2015

Economy News August 14th 2015

July industrial production: a solid start to Q3
I hereby volunteer
More evidence we are past the midpoint for jobs growth
Paul Krugman: Bungling Beijing’s Stock Markets
Is Economic Success Inherited?
Iceland, Greece and Hectoring by Foreign Officials
Links for 08-14-15
‘The Future of Work: Why Wages Aren’t Keeping Up’
‘The Shrinking Deficit’
‘International Money Mania’
‘Do Asset Purchase Programs Push Capital Abroad?’
‘Expectations in Dynamic Macroeconomic Models’
Links for 08-13-15
Trumping the Party and the Pollsters
Worst Forecaster at the Fed
‘The Aftermath of LIBOR and Penny-Shaving Attacks’
Links for 08-12-15
Macroeconomics: The Roads Not Yet Taken
‘Is China’s Growth Miracle Over?’
The Macroeconomic Divide
‘The History of Discount Window Stigma’
Links for 08-11-15
Job Training and Government Multipliers
Paul Krugman: G.O.P. Candidates and Obama’s Failure to Fail
‘Corporate Long-Termism’
Links for 08-10-15
‘Analyzing Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles’
Links for 08-09-15
Links for 08-08-15
Paul Krugman: From Trump on Down, the Republicans Can’t Be Serious
‘Job Growth Remains Strong in July’
‘Inventing Prizes: A Historical Perspective on Innovation Awards and Technology Policy’
Links for 08-07-15
‘Buying Locally’
‘The Declining Impact of U.S. Income Taxes on Wealth Inequality’
‘Unwavering Fealty to a Failed Theory’
Links for 08-06-15
Should the Christensen Self-Disruption Playbook Be Thrown Out?
‘I’m Not Denying That Trump is a Clown, but Given his Party’s Field, That’s Not a Distinctive Judgment’
‘The Sad Death of Free Market Pessimism’
Links for 08-05-15
‘Sarcasm and Science’
‘The US Financial Sector in the Long-Run: Where are the Economies of Scale?’
Fed Watch: Gearing Up For Employment Day
Links for 08-04-15
‘Are All Tax Increases a Bad Thing?’
‘Is Deficit Fetishism Innate or Contextual?’
Paul Krugman: America’s Un-Greek Tragedies in Puerto Rico and Appalachia
‘The Revolt Against the Ruling Class’
Links for 08-03-15
‘Freshwater’s Wrong Turn’
‘The Myth of Mobility’
Links for 08-02-15

Economy News August 14th 2015

Economy News August 13th 2015

More evidence we are past the midpoint for jobs growth
Why there is no “second housing bubble”
‘The Future of Work: Why Wages Aren’t Keeping Up’
‘The Shrinking Deficit’
‘International Money Mania’
‘Do Asset Purchase Programs Push Capital Abroad?’
‘Expectations in Dynamic Macroeconomic Models’
Links for 08-13-15
Trumping the Party and the Pollsters
Worst Forecaster at the Fed
‘The Aftermath of LIBOR and Penny-Shaving Attacks’
Links for 08-12-15
Macroeconomics: The Roads Not Yet Taken
‘Is China’s Growth Miracle Over?’
The Macroeconomic Divide
‘The History of Discount Window Stigma’
Links for 08-11-15
Job Training and Government Multipliers
Paul Krugman: G.O.P. Candidates and Obama’s Failure to Fail
‘Corporate Long-Termism’
Links for 08-10-15
‘Analyzing Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles’
Links for 08-09-15
Links for 08-08-15
Paul Krugman: From Trump on Down, the Republicans Can’t Be Serious
‘Job Growth Remains Strong in July’
‘Inventing Prizes: A Historical Perspective on Innovation Awards and Technology Policy’
Links for 08-07-15
‘Buying Locally’
‘The Declining Impact of U.S. Income Taxes on Wealth Inequality’
‘Unwavering Fealty to a Failed Theory’
Links for 08-06-15
Should the Christensen Self-Disruption Playbook Be Thrown Out?
‘I’m Not Denying That Trump is a Clown, but Given his Party’s Field, That’s Not a Distinctive Judgment’
‘The Sad Death of Free Market Pessimism’
Links for 08-05-15
‘Sarcasm and Science’
‘The US Financial Sector in the Long-Run: Where are the Economies of Scale?’
Fed Watch: Gearing Up For Employment Day
Links for 08-04-15
‘Are All Tax Increases a Bad Thing?’
‘Is Deficit Fetishism Innate or Contextual?’
Paul Krugman: America’s Un-Greek Tragedies in Puerto Rico and Appalachia
‘The Revolt Against the Ruling Class’
Links for 08-03-15
‘Freshwater’s Wrong Turn’
‘The Myth of Mobility’
Links for 08-02-15
‘Lehman Brothers Once Again…’
Privatization
‘Microfoundations 2.0?’
Links for 08-01-15

Economy News August 13th 2015

Economy News August 12th 2015

Why there is no “second housing bubble”
The Labor Market Conditions Index as a leading indicator
Trumping the Party and the Pollsters
Worst Forecaster at the Fed
‘The Aftermath of LIBOR and Penny-Shaving Attacks’
Links for 08-12-15
Macroeconomics: The Roads Not Yet Taken
‘Is China’s Growth Miracle Over?’
The Macroeconomic Divide
‘The History of Discount Window Stigma’
Links for 08-11-15
Job Training and Government Multipliers
Paul Krugman: G.O.P. Candidates and Obama’s Failure to Fail
‘Corporate Long-Termism’
Links for 08-10-15
‘Analyzing Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles’
Links for 08-09-15
Links for 08-08-15
Paul Krugman: From Trump on Down, the Republicans Can’t Be Serious
‘Job Growth Remains Strong in July’
‘Inventing Prizes: A Historical Perspective on Innovation Awards and Technology Policy’
Links for 08-07-15
‘Buying Locally’
‘The Declining Impact of U.S. Income Taxes on Wealth Inequality’
‘Unwavering Fealty to a Failed Theory’
Links for 08-06-15
Should the Christensen Self-Disruption Playbook Be Thrown Out?
‘I’m Not Denying That Trump is a Clown, but Given his Party’s Field, That’s Not a Distinctive Judgment’
‘The Sad Death of Free Market Pessimism’
Links for 08-05-15
‘Sarcasm and Science’
‘The US Financial Sector in the Long-Run: Where are the Economies of Scale?’
Fed Watch: Gearing Up For Employment Day
Links for 08-04-15
‘Are All Tax Increases a Bad Thing?’
‘Is Deficit Fetishism Innate or Contextual?’
Paul Krugman: America’s Un-Greek Tragedies in Puerto Rico and Appalachia
‘The Revolt Against the Ruling Class’
Links for 08-03-15
‘Freshwater’s Wrong Turn’
‘The Myth of Mobility’
Links for 08-02-15
‘Lehman Brothers Once Again…’
Privatization
‘Microfoundations 2.0?’
Links for 08-01-15
‘There May be a Complex Market Living in Your Gut ‘
Paul Romer: Freshwater Feedback on Mathiness
Pictures of Austerity
‘U.S. Paychecks Grow at Record-Slow Pace’
Video: NBER Feldstein Lecture by Alan Krueger on Labor Force Participation
Paul Krugman: China’s Naked Emperors

Economy News August 12th 2015

Economy News August 11th 2015

The Labor Market Conditions Index as a leading indicator
Forecasting the 2016 election economy: what are the best metrics?
Macroeconomics: The Roads Not Yet Taken
‘Is China’s Growth Miracle Over?’
The Macroeconomic Divide
‘The History of Discount Window Stigma’
Links for 08-11-15
Job Training and Government Multipliers
Paul Krugman: G.O.P. Candidates and Obama’s Failure to Fail
‘Corporate Long-Termism’
Links for 08-10-15
‘Analyzing Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles’
Links for 08-09-15
Links for 08-08-15
Paul Krugman: From Trump on Down, the Republicans Can’t Be Serious
‘Job Growth Remains Strong in July’
‘Inventing Prizes: A Historical Perspective on Innovation Awards and Technology Policy’
Links for 08-07-15
‘Buying Locally’
‘The Declining Impact of U.S. Income Taxes on Wealth Inequality’
‘Unwavering Fealty to a Failed Theory’
Links for 08-06-15
Should the Christensen Self-Disruption Playbook Be Thrown Out?
‘I’m Not Denying That Trump is a Clown, but Given his Party’s Field, That’s Not a Distinctive Judgment’
‘The Sad Death of Free Market Pessimism’
Links for 08-05-15
‘Sarcasm and Science’
‘The US Financial Sector in the Long-Run: Where are the Economies of Scale?’
Fed Watch: Gearing Up For Employment Day
Links for 08-04-15
‘Are All Tax Increases a Bad Thing?’
‘Is Deficit Fetishism Innate or Contextual?’
Paul Krugman: America’s Un-Greek Tragedies in Puerto Rico and Appalachia
‘The Revolt Against the Ruling Class’
Links for 08-03-15
‘Freshwater’s Wrong Turn’
‘The Myth of Mobility’
Links for 08-02-15
‘Lehman Brothers Once Again…’
Privatization
‘Microfoundations 2.0?’
Links for 08-01-15
‘There May be a Complex Market Living in Your Gut ‘
Paul Romer: Freshwater Feedback on Mathiness
Pictures of Austerity
‘U.S. Paychecks Grow at Record-Slow Pace’
Video: NBER Feldstein Lecture by Alan Krueger on Labor Force Participation
Paul Krugman: China’s Naked Emperors
Links for 07-31-15
Fed Watch: GDP Report
‘Dentists and Skin in the Game’
Higher-Than-Expected Second Quarter Growth

Economy News August 11th 2015

Economy News August 10th 2015

Forecasting the 2016 election economy: what are the best metrics?
Value added
Job Training and Government Multipliers
Paul Krugman: G.O.P. Candidates and Obama’s Failure to Fail
‘Corporate Long-Termism’
Links for 08-10-15
‘Analyzing Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles’
Links for 08-09-15
Links for 08-08-15
Paul Krugman: From Trump on Down, the Republicans Can’t Be Serious
‘Job Growth Remains Strong in July’
‘Inventing Prizes: A Historical Perspective on Innovation Awards and Technology Policy’
Links for 08-07-15
‘Buying Locally’
‘The Declining Impact of U.S. Income Taxes on Wealth Inequality’
‘Unwavering Fealty to a Failed Theory’
Links for 08-06-15
Should the Christensen Self-Disruption Playbook Be Thrown Out?
‘I’m Not Denying That Trump is a Clown, but Given his Party’s Field, That’s Not a Distinctive Judgment’
‘The Sad Death of Free Market Pessimism’
Links for 08-05-15
‘Sarcasm and Science’
‘The US Financial Sector in the Long-Run: Where are the Economies of Scale?’
Fed Watch: Gearing Up For Employment Day
Links for 08-04-15
‘Are All Tax Increases a Bad Thing?’
‘Is Deficit Fetishism Innate or Contextual?’
Paul Krugman: America’s Un-Greek Tragedies in Puerto Rico and Appalachia
‘The Revolt Against the Ruling Class’
Links for 08-03-15
‘Freshwater’s Wrong Turn’
‘The Myth of Mobility’
Links for 08-02-15
‘Lehman Brothers Once Again…’
Privatization
‘Microfoundations 2.0?’
Links for 08-01-15
‘There May be a Complex Market Living in Your Gut ‘
Paul Romer: Freshwater Feedback on Mathiness
Pictures of Austerity
‘U.S. Paychecks Grow at Record-Slow Pace’
Video: NBER Feldstein Lecture by Alan Krueger on Labor Force Participation
Paul Krugman: China’s Naked Emperors
Links for 07-31-15
Fed Watch: GDP Report
‘Dentists and Skin in the Game’
Higher-Than-Expected Second Quarter Growth
Links for 07-30-15
Fed Watch: FOMC Recap
What Is ‘Price Theory’?
FOMC Press Release
‘Using Math to Obfuscate — Observations from Finance

Economy News August 10th 2015

Economy News August 9th 2015

CBO Aug 7, 2015: Monthly Budget Review for July
Swedish Privatization of Education Fails
Not A DSGE Model
What Wouldn’t be a Dynamic-Stochastic General-Equilibrium model?
The Challenges of the Greek Crisis
Former Fed Analyst says Fed should have raised rates a long time ago
Is trade zero-sum between workers in different countries?
Global Liquidity and U.S. Monetary Policy
The F story about the Great Inflation (knowledge transmission)
The current “gangbusters” wealth effect on consumption
Weekly Indicators for August 3 -7 at XE.com
Demographic pressure is driving demand in the US housing market
The Pied Piper of Doom and The Automatic Earth: commodity collapse edition
July jobs report: good, but evidence that this expansion is in its 6th or 7th inning
‘Analyzing Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles’
Links for 08-09-15
Links for 08-08-15
Paul Krugman: From Trump on Down, the Republicans Can’t Be Serious
‘Job Growth Remains Strong in July’
‘Inventing Prizes: A Historical Perspective on Innovation Awards and Technology Policy’
Links for 08-07-15
‘Buying Locally’
‘The Declining Impact of U.S. Income Taxes on Wealth Inequality’
‘Unwavering Fealty to a Failed Theory’
Links for 08-06-15
Should the Christensen Self-Disruption Playbook Be Thrown Out?
‘I’m Not Denying That Trump is a Clown, but Given his Party’s Field, That’s Not a Distinctive Judgment’
‘The Sad Death of Free Market Pessimism’
Links for 08-05-15
‘Sarcasm and Science’
‘The US Financial Sector in the Long-Run: Where are the Economies of Scale?’
Fed Watch: Gearing Up For Employment Day
Links for 08-04-15
‘Are All Tax Increases a Bad Thing?’
‘Is Deficit Fetishism Innate or Contextual?’
Paul Krugman: America’s Un-Greek Tragedies in Puerto Rico and Appalachia
‘The Revolt Against the Ruling Class’
Links for 08-03-15
‘Freshwater’s Wrong Turn’
‘The Myth of Mobility’
Links for 08-02-15
‘Lehman Brothers Once Again…’
Privatization
‘Microfoundations 2.0?’
Links for 08-01-15
‘There May be a Complex Market Living in Your Gut ‘
Paul Romer: Freshwater Feedback on Mathiness
Pictures of Austerity
‘U.S. Paychecks Grow at Record-Slow Pace’
Video: NBER Feldstein Lecture by Alan Krueger on Labor Force Participation
Paul Krugman: China’s Naked Emperors
Links for 07-31-15
Fed Watch: GDP Report
‘Dentists and Skin in the Game’
Higher-Than-Expected Second Quarter Growth
Links for 07-30-15
Fed Watch: FOMC Recap
What Is ‘Price Theory’?
FOMC Press Release
‘Using Math to Obfuscate — Observations from Finance
‘Spare Tire? Stock Markets, Banking Crises, and Economic Recoveries’
‘Second-best Macroeconomics’
Links for 07-29-15
The Politics of Economics and ‘Very Serious People’
TPP: 5 Sticking Points That Remain
The United States’ Huge Trade Deficit…with Europe [!]
IMF: RMB Not Yet Ready as SDR Currency
The $483B Mystery Man Out to Save PRC Stock Markets
Weak Euro? Europe as a Retirement Destination
Gold & Euros: Is Russia’s Central Banker Really That Dumb?
Financial Adventure Time…and Now for Iran Bonds
China Buying America: From Tech to Flicks
The West: Punishing PRC for ‘$483B’ Stock Market Intervention
When in Buenos Aires, See ‘Museum of Foreign Debt’

Economy News August 9th 2015