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Week 33, 2013, further reading


How Isabel dos Santos took the short route to become Africa’s richest woman – Forbes The Centre Cannot Hold? – Mainly Macro Synthesis Lost – Paul Krugman The Pigou Effect (Double-super-special-wonkish) – Paul Krugman Globalization and Keynesianism – Paul Krugman Expectations driven liquidity traps – … Continue reading

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Week 32, 2013, further reading


Worker wages: Wendy’s vs. Wal-Mart vs. Costco – CNNMoney ———————————————————— PolitiFact and the Shape of the Planet, Deficit Edition by Paul Krugman, NYT ———————————————————— What Killed Theory? (Wonkish) by Paul Krugman, NYT ————————————————————

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Week 29, 2013, further reading


Health Insurance and Labor Supply by John H. Cochrane, The Grumpy Economist ———————————————————— China getting close to hit the Great Wall by Antonio Fatas and Ilian Mihov ———————————————————— The Unredeemable Opaqueness of the Hard-Money Men by Paul Krugman, NYT ———————————————————— Creating the … Continue reading

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Week 25, 2013, further reading


Profits Without Production by Paul Krugman, NYT ———————————————————— Rents and Returns: A Sketch of a Model (Very Wonkish) by Paul Krugman, NYT ———————————————————— Reform of British banking needs to go further by Martin Wolf, ft.com ———————————————————— A Potentially Tragic Taper by Paul Krugman, NYT … Continue reading

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How Bikes Make Cities Cool


How Bikes Make Cities Cool – Portland

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Paul Krugman: Bond Vigilantes and the Power of Three


Bond Vigilantes and the Power of Three, by Paul Krugman, in NY Times: Matthew Yglesias picks up on a point I’ve tried to make at some length recently: the popular story about how an attack by bond vigilantes can cause an interest … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: Bleeding Europe


Bleeding Europe, by Paul Krugman, in NY Times: Europe has surprised me with its political resilience — the willingness of debtor nations to endure seemingly endless pain, the ability of the ECB to do just enough, at the very last minute, … Continue reading

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IMF: Sixth Review Mission to Portugal


Press Release No.12/448 November 19, 2012 The government’s program is supported by loans from the European Union amounting to €52 billion and a €26 billion Extended Fund Facility with the IMF. Approval of the conclusion of this review will allow … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: Oh, We See Disaster


Oh, We See Disaster, by Paul Krugman, in NY Times: I got my first heads-up of the extent to which austerity fever had taken over the minds of Very Serious People when the OECD, which is conventional wisdom central, went … Continue reading

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Paul Krugman: More on Invisible Bond Vigilantes


More on Invisible Bond Vigilantes, by Paul Krugman, in NY Times: I argued yesterday that even if the heretofore invisible bond vigilantes materialize one of these days, their attack won’t have the effects the deficit hawks imagine. Because America has … Continue reading

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