Politics Roundtable

Politics Roundtable

Political blogs of interest to economists.

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Brad DeLong


August 29, 2015, 12:18 pm, 1536168

Must- and Should-Reads:

Huailu Li, Kevin Lang, and Kaiwen Leong: Competition alone will not eliminate discrimination Tim Duy: The Right And Wrong Arguments For September


August 29, 2015, 10:18 am, 1536132

This is Ken Rogoff's "debt supercycle" view, by and large:

Matthew Klein: Some Fed thoughts: QE4 and all that: For months, the mid-September meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee...

was being telegraphed as ...


August 29, 2015, 10:18 am, 1536131

Live from Jackson Hole 2015 Weblogging: I call it: "Mt. Moran at Dawn with Central Bankers":


August 29, 2015, 8:18 am, 1536099

Rod Hilton: The Star Wars Saga: Introducing Machete Order: "Watch the films with them in this order: IV, V, II, III, VI...

...Episode I is gone. Episodes II and III aren't exactly Shakespeare, ...


August 29, 2015, 8:18 am, 1536098

Debra Liese: An interview with Josiah Ober, author of The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece:

The period considered classical Greece (roughly the 4th through 5th century BC) had a profound effect on ...


August 28, 2015, 6:18 pm, 1535989

Live from Jackson Hole 2015 Weblogging: Memo to National Park Service: I think you should add some signs saying: "Are you carrying water? How much water?" next to the "Please don't feed the animals" signs...


August 28, 2015, 2:18 pm, 1535858

Over at WorldPost: China's Market Crash Means Chinese Supergrowth Could Have Only 5 More Years to Run: Ever since I became an adult in 1980, I have been a stopped clock with ...


August 28, 2015, 2:18 pm, 1535856

Live from Jackson Hole 2015 Weblogging: Peggy Noonan Wall Street Journal column or Onion parody?

Peggy Noonan: America Is so in Play: "Something is going on, some tectonic plates are moving ...


August 28, 2015, 2:18 pm, 1535857

Over at Project Syndicate: A Cautionary History of US Monetary Tightening: BERKELEY JACKSON HOLE – The US Federal Reserve has embarked on an effort to tighten monetary policy four times in ...


August 28, 2015, 10:18 am, 1535695

Live from Jackson Hole 2015 Weblogging: I have finally figured out what I feel like here at the Jackson Lake Lodge: I feel like Jacob Marley's Ghost.

It was 23 years ago that Larry Summers and I came here to ...