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Brad DeLong


November 25, 2014, 10:18 pm, 1377986

Nicholas Bagley: Three Words and the Future of the Affordable Care Act: "To help people like my kids’ piano teacher...

...the ACA extends tax credits to anyone earning between one and four times the poverty level who buys a qualified health plan so long as ...


November 25, 2014, 10:18 pm, 1377988
Monetary policy tradeoffs in CESEE###

Lars E.O. Svensson

http://larseosvensson.se

Department of Economics, Stockholm School of Economics, P.O. Box 6501, SE-113 83 Stockholm, Sweden, www.sse.edu

Conference on European Economic Integration (CEEI) 2014 Vienna, November 24, 2014

Monetary policy's best contribution to financial stability? * Inflation on target ...


November 25, 2014, 10:18 pm, 1377987

Jonathan Cohn: Obama's Immigration Order: A Vote for American Exceptionalism: "American exceptionalism, you’ll remember...

is something Obama’s critics claim he doesn’t believe in. ‘Our president doesn’t have the same feelings about American exceptionalism that we do,’ Mitt Romney said during the 2012 presidential campaign. In ...


November 25, 2014, 10:18 pm, 1377985

With respect to:

Zumb: I've been thinking about what: "I don't doubt Shane's encounter with her former colleagues...

...but I still found the story a little bit off from what I've personally experienced.... ...


November 25, 2014, 8:18 pm, 1377954

It comes from Scott Winship of the Manhattan Institute:

Scott Winship: What's Worse than Being Wrong? Being Uncivil. An Apology: "People who know me...

...even those who regularly disagree with me and who don’t like me, I think–know that I value integrity above nearly all else...

It ...


November 25, 2014, 8:18 pm, 1377953

November 25, 2014, 2:18 pm, 1377730

Over at Project Syndicate: Last month in this space we reviewed the pulling-apart of America as it has become a vastly more unequal place since 1979:

top 1% incomes grew at 3.6%/year, rest ...


November 25, 2014, 2:18 am, 1377309

Tony Rollins: World War II Today: at Woolworths, in New Cross, South London:

I used to buy Airfix model aeroplane assembly kits and put them together.Since there were few toys around I was able ...


November 24, 2014, 10:18 am, 1376927

Over at Equitable Growth: Conference on European Economic Integration (CEEI)

Re: Richard Koo http://www.oenb.at/dms/oenb/Publikationen/Volkswir
tschaft/CEEI/2014/koo_ppp/Koo_PPP.pdf

I am not sure that I can ask this question coherently. So if I do not, please feel free to just say "that was not coherent" and move ...


November 24, 2014, 4:18 am, 1376715

Conference on European Economic Integration (CEEI)

Nowotny: calls attention to the relative success of manufacturing- and cross-border heavy economies--the Visegrad Group--in doing relatively well, with a stress on "relatively"...

Chakrabarti: Remarkable divergence east of Germany: Poland vs. Croatia. Structural reform especially necessary ...