Economics Roundtable

NOTICE 4/30/18

The Economics Roundtable is back. The technical problem that has limited the set of blogs has been resolved. The RSS feed is, however, still not working.

Flushing caches will likely cause some old posts to show up for a day or two.


Employment as a Percentage of Population

The graph below shows employment as a fraction of population for people over 16 years old.


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March 2017 Payroll Employment

Payroll employment has not grown impressively since 2000. Some baby-boomers retired, but that does not totally account for this graph.

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May 2014 Payroll Employment

After 76 months, we finally got back to the prerecession level of payroll employment.

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Graph-of-the-Year Candidates

Donald Marron likes European interest rates. Click on the image to get a bigger version. Can you find three distinct subperiods?

Brad DeLong favors the U.S. gdp gap.


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The Austrian Economists


November 14, 2018, 9:51 am, 1920793

Steve Horwitz

We have two tenure-track openings at Ball State and we'd love to hire two people with fields in health econ and I-O/Law and Economics. You'll join a department with a long-standing commitment to teaching and research that appreciates the power of markets and that is inclusive ...


October 15, 2018, 9:51 pm, 1907875

Steve Horwitz

A couple of items at the Liberty Fund website that might be of interest to CP readers:

This month's "Liberty Matters" is on Marx, with the main essay by Virgil Storr, and responses by me, Dave Prychitko, and Pete Boettke, as well as David Hart of ...


October 15, 2018, 9:51 pm, 1907874

|Peter Boettke|

For over a decade, the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies has been hosting a biannual conference exploring the history, philosophy, and relevance of the Austrian School of Economics.  The Wirth Institute is located at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, and was ...


October 15, 2018, 9:10 am, 1907493

|Peter Boettke|

For over a decade, the Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies has been hosting a biannual conference exploring the history, philosophy, and relevance of the Austrian School of Economics.  The Wirth Institute is located at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, and was ...


October 2, 2018, 11:09 am, 1904236

Steve Horwitz

A couple of items at the Liberty Fund website that might be of interest to CP readers:

This month's "Liberty Matters" is on Marx, with the main essay by Virgil Storr, and responses by me, Dave Prychitko, and Pete Boettke, as well as David Hart of ...


September 18, 2018, 1:29 pm, 1900540

|Peter Boettke|

The oral history project at UCLA is a treasure trove for Hayek scholars.  As I was working through my book, I spent a tremendous amount of time watching, listening and reading material from this source.  You can find the material all collected at UFM, but also on ...


September 18, 2018, 1:29 pm, 1900539

|Peter Boettke|

Word from Palgrave/Macmillan is that my book, F. A. Hayek: Economics, Political Economy, and Social Philosophy will be published next week. In the process of preparing the book for final publication I was asked to provide chapter abstracts. Here they are:

 

Chapter 1

Friedrich Hayek’s ideas played a fundamental role ...


September 18, 2018, 1:29 pm, 1900538

|Peter Boettke|

Ideally, science is a an exchange of ideas with the goal of tracking truth.  Contestation of viewpoints is critical to this process.  So science is a competitive and cooperative venture.  Personally, the best books I have ever read about science aren't Popper's, but Polanyi's.  Popper's work -- especially ...


September 18, 2018, 1:29 pm, 1900537

|Peter Boettke|

My book on Hayek will be published in The Great Thinkers in Economics series and is priced largely for the university and college library market. So most likely you will have to wait and check this one out when it gets to the library stacks near ...


September 18, 2018, 1:29 pm, 1900536

Please join us for the 2018 Society for the Development of Austrian Economics annual dinner and business meeting on Monday November 19th, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis, Washington DC (Georgetown Meeting Room).