Politics Roundtable

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Political blogs of interest to economists.

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Brad DeLong


March 1, 2015, 4:18 pm, 1431335
Surge Guriev: "The killers must have assumed that police would not try to pursue them.... Common murderers they would likely have chosen another venue.... Mr Nemtsov’s killers have burnt the regime’s last bridges with its liberal opponents. It would be appropriate, when a new regime ...


March 1, 2015, 4:18 pm, 1431338

A Dozen and a Half for March 1, 2015

In my part of the real world, the big news in the second half of February 2015 was the increasing probability that global warming means much more unpleasant winters ...


March 1, 2015, 4:18 pm, 1431339
Morning Must-Read: Paul Krugman: The Regrettable Man http://equitablegrowth.org/?p=9531


March 1, 2015, 4:18 pm, 1431337

Afternoon Must-Read: Giles Wilkes: Radical Rage at the Resilience of the Right: "Tariq Ali... if read as an examination of the frustrations of the radical left, The Extreme Centre is informative...

...[For] it is the ideas of the right that have prevailed.... This book does ...


March 1, 2015, 4:18 pm, 1431336

March 1, 2015, 2:18 pm, 1431315

Live from Underneath the Electric Blanket: When is the MacBook Air refresh going to drop? My now-ancient-in-dog-years machine’s battery life just dropped below two hours…


March 1, 2015, 10:18 am, 1431276

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Address to Congress on Yalta (March 1, 1945)—Miller Center:

I hope that you will pardon me for this unusual posture of sitting down during the presentation of what I want to say, but I ...


March 1, 2015, 10:18 am, 1431275

Morning Must-Read: Mary S. Morgan: Modelling as a Method of Enquiry: "Despite the ubiquity of modelling in modern economics, it is not easy to say how this way of doing science works...

...Scientific models are not self-evident things, and it is not obvious how such ...


February 28, 2015, 10:18 pm, 1431114

Over at Equitable Growth: Vir illustris Martin Feldstein starts by saying: downward nominal price stickiness is such a thing that we do not have to worry about deflationary spirals in consumer prices. I agree. But ...


February 28, 2015, 12:18 pm, 1431005

Morning Must-Read:Boris Nemtsov: A Final Interview: "I have no doubt that the struggle for the revival of Russians will be tough...

...People see what this crazy politics led to, they see widespread corruption, they have firsthand experience with the inadequacy of the state. But they ...