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Maybe Working-Class Trump Voters Aren’t Racist, But They Are Comcast…

November 16th, 2016 · 2 Comments

Trying out a new platform here…so far so good I think? At least it’s more productive than screaming into my poop emoji pillow, which is the other thing I’ve been doing lately. Maybe Working-Class Trump Voters Aren’t Racist, But They Are Comcast by Jodi Beggs It’s only been a week since the country was rocked […]

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

October 3rd, 2016 · 9 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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Fine, We Can Talk About Exports Too, Coffee Edition…

August 19th, 2016 · 1 Comment
Policy · Trade

So a little while ago I wrote about the efficiency of free trade where I went through a situation in which a country would want to start importing a good from abroad. At the end, I noted that an export situation is basically the same but with a role reversal for producers and consumers. Nonetheless, […]

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