“In Hume’s spirit, I will attempt to serve as an ambassador from my world of economics, and help in “finding topics of conversation fit for the entertainment of rational creatures.”.”
By Timothy Taylor.
12 hours ago
Was Bailing out the Silicon Valley Bank Depositors the Right Decision?
When Silicon Valley Bank failed in March 2023, the actual legal rule was that th Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insured bank deposits only up to $250,000. This is plenty for just about every household. …
By conversableeconomist, 937 words
Roughly four posts per week.
“Finance, economics and music.”
By Frances Coppola.
3 weeks ago
Dear friends, this is my last post on this site. Coppola Comment has moved to Substack. You can find the new site here. Why the move? Well, Blogger has become increasingly difficult to use. The …
By Frances Coppola, 404 words
Roughly two posts per month.
“Analysis of current economic conditions and policy.”
By James D. Hamilton, Menzie Chinn.
2 days ago
Inflation: A Decomposition to Profits, Unit Costs
For nonfinancial corporate business sector, using price per unit real gross value added. Figure 1: Quarter-on-quarter inflation of price of gross value added (black line), contribution of unit labor costs (blue bar), of non-labor unit …
By Menzie Chinn, 294 words
Roughly seven posts per week.
EconLog - Econlib
“Bloggers … write on topical economics of interest to them, illuminating subjects from politics and finance, to recent films and cultural observations, to history and literature.”
16 hours ago
A Tribute to Adam Smith
a The great Adam Smith was born sometime in early June 1723. I’m not going to spend time figuring out which day because it doesn’t really matter. To commemorate Smith’s birthday, Reason magazine asked various …
Roughly three posts per day.
The Enlightened Economist
“Economics and business books.”
By Diane Coyle.
15 hours ago
Inflation, past and present
I was in my teens, growing up in a Lancashire mill town, the last time stubbornly high inflation was a thing. It was a scarring experience. My parents’ wages certainly did not keep up. Rocketing …
By Diane Coyle, 350 words
Roughly two posts per week.
The Irish Economy
“Commentary, information, and intelligent discourse about the Irish economy.”
a week ago
Tenure Status in Census 2022
The CSO have started releasing the results from Census 2022. Reports on selected topics will be published over the next year. The summary results for each topic are available here. The release includes details of …
By Seamus Coffey, 345 words
Roughly eight posts per year.
“Comment on macroeconomic issues.”
By Simon Wren-Lewis.
2 weeks ago
New fiscal rules in the Eurozone, but unwarranted lack of national sovereignty persists
The EU Commission has put forward proposals for the next version of fiscal rules for the Eurozone, and these have now been agreed with some amendments (see below). (Here is a useful summary of the …
Roughly four posts per month.
“Small Steps Toward A Much Better World.”
By Tyler Cowen, Alex Tabarrok.
6 hours ago
Marc Andreessen on AI safety and AI for the world
So far I have explained why four of the five most often proposed risks of AI are not actually real – AI will not come to life and kill us, AI will not ruin our …
By Tyler Cowen, 325 words
Roughly five posts per day.
Stumbling and Mumbling
“An extremist, not a fanatic.”
By Chris Dillow.
a week ago
Securonomics vs productivity
"Globalisation, as we once knew it, is dead" said Rachel Reeves this week. Which is a problem for anybody wanting a high-wage high-productivity economy. I say so for a simple reason: globalization in the sense …
Roughly four posts per month.
Tim Harford | Articles
“The Undercover Economist.”
5 days ago
What Rishi Sunak got wrong about maths
As a professional nerd, I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve been asked what I think of Rishi Sunak’s enthusiasm for maths. It’s hard to know quite what to say. I agree with …
By Tim Harford, 1,052 words
Roughly one post per week.
“Commentary on monetary policy in the spirit of R. G. Hawtrey.”
By David Glasner.
3 months ago
Jason Furman Hyperventilates about Wages and Inflation
Jason Furman has had an admirable career as an economist and policy adviser. He was on the staff of the Council of Economic Advisors in the Clinton administrations, was Assistant Director of the National Economic …
By David Glasner, 3,083 words