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9 blogs about Economics.

  1. Conversable Economist NEW
    “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. 🇺🇸

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    Retirement Ages: Some International Comparisons
    At what age does the average person retire in high-income countries? How long is the average period of retirement? The OECD collects this information. Here’s a trimmed down table with a selection of countries. You …
    By conversableeconomist, 647 words

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  2. Coppola Comment NEW
    “Finance, economics and music.” By Frances Coppola. 🇬🇧

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    Hollow Promises
    Today, I bring you the sad tale of a crypto lender that promised safety and high returns to its depositors, but whose promises have proved to be as hollow as its name. Donut Inc., a …
    By Frances Coppola, 1,421 words

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  3. Econbrowser NEW
    “Analysis of current economic conditions and policy.” By James D. Hamilton, Menzie Chinn. 🇺🇸

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    The Cyclically Adjusted Budget Balance and Federal Debt Held by the Public: Time Series
    As a share of potential GDP (CBO May 2022 estimates): Figure 1: Cyclically adjusted Federal budget balance (blue, left scale), and Federal debt held by the public (tan, right scale), as a share of potential …
    By Menzie Chinn, 127 words

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  4. 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.” 🇺🇸

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    (Almost) nobody gets macro
    Finding mistakes in the media is like shooting ducks in a barrel. But I hope today’s post will do more than take a few potshots, I am going to try to illustrate some fundamental problems …
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  5. The Enlightened Economist NEW
    “Economics and business books.” By Diane Coyle. 🇬🇧

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    Books at a conference
    I spent a couple of days this week at a summit on values in business and the economy at the Blavatnik School of Government in Oxford. Organised by Colin Mayer, Dennis Snower and others, it …
    By Diane Coyle, 330 words

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  6. The Irish Economy NEW
    “Commentary, information, and intelligent discourse about the Irish economy.” 🇮🇪

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    Irish Economic Association Annual Conference 2023 (Updated)
    The 36th Annual Irish Economic Association Conference will be organised by the Economic and Social Research Institute and held in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone on Thursday, May 4th and Friday, May 5th, 2023. The IEA …
    By The Irish Economy, 231 words

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  7. mainly macro
    “Comment on macroeconomic issues.” By Simon Wren-Lewis. 🇬🇧

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    What makes politicians act in society’s interests, and how have these mechanisms worked since 1979?
    A cynical view would be that politicians always act in their own interests. [1] I think that is unrealistic, in that many politicians go into politics because they want to make society better. Nevertheless it …
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  8. Marginal REVOLUTION
    “Small Steps Toward A Much Better World.” By Tyler Cowen, Alex Tabarrok. 🇺🇸

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    Prophets of the Marginal Revolution, chess edition
    This is pretty crazy: decades of computers and video games and the #1 game going viral is still chess. The Lindy effect is real. https://t.co/CYC3OMjMo5 — Nabeel Qureshi (@nabeelqu) February 2, 2023 Here is my …
    By Tyler Cowen, 232 words

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  9. Stumbling and Mumbling
    “An extremist, not a fanatic.” By Chris Dillow. 🇬🇧

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    Cargo cult economics
    In the first pages of After Virtue Alasdair MacIntyre imagines people trying to revive science after it has been destroyed by catastrophes and know-nothing governments. They would, he said, have only fragments to build upon; …
    By chris, 941 words

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