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Unemployment Numbers, Now With More Biden…

November 15th, 2016 · No Comments
Macroeconomics

I can’t resist appropriating a good meme… It occurred to me earlier that some people didn’t get the joke, so allow me to ruin it by explaining. Donald Trump, staying in theme with the fake news that made him look good during his campaign (and after I guess), has on numerous occasions claimed that the […]

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All It Takes Is A Basic Macroeconomic Error to Bring Economists Together…

October 3rd, 2016 · 6 Comments
Macroeconomics · Policy · Trade

I am not a macro person (by nature at least- I don’t deal well with severe empirical limitations and unanswered questions I guess). That said, I enjoy this profusely: What I think I don’t like about basic macroeconomics is that I feel like we (I mean instructors) don’t always do a great job explaining why […]

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Please Don’t Let This Become The Norm, Ramen Edition…

August 23rd, 2016 · 1 Comment
Econ 101 · Macroeconomics

So the internet seems pretty much obsessed with this story right about now… Ramen is displacing tobacco as most popular US prison currency, study finds by Mazin Sidahmed Cost-cutting measures by private facilities have led to subpar food quality and fewer meals, making noodles a commodity that trades well above its value Source: The Guardian […]

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Some Economic Insight For Donald Trump From an Individual Not Named Steve…

August 5th, 2016 · 4 Comments
Econ 101 · Economic History · Macroeconomics

Dear Mr. Trump, You didn’t approach me to be part of your econsquad, but that’s fine- while I do have more of an economics background than 12/13ths of your team, my name isn’t Steve, so I’m not sure I’d be a good fit. Hypothetically, I’d like to think I’d take you up on your offer […]

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January 12th, 2016 · No Comments
Macroeconomics · Policy · Tumblr

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December 17th, 2015 · No Comments
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