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12 blogs about Economics.

  1. Conversable Economist
    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. 🇺🇸 More info

    Three Theories of the “Great Resignation”
    The “Great Resignation” refers to a rise in the rate at which people were quitting their jobs starting in late 2021. It may look like much on a graph. This graph shows the monthly rate …
    By conversableeconomist, 459 words
  2. Coppola Comment
    Finance, economics and music. By Frances Coppola. 🇬🇧 More info

    The myths that refuse to die
    In my last post, I debunked the myth of the "reserve pool" of British workers. In this post, I discuss three more labour force myths that refuse to die: the myth of the "tide of …
    By Frances Coppola, 79 words
  3. Econbrowser
    Analysis of current economic conditions and policy. By James D. Hamilton, Menzie Chinn. 🇺🇸 More info

    Guest Contribution: “The Federal Funds Rate: FOMC Projections, Policy Rule Prescriptions, and Futures Market Probabilities from the June 2024 Meeting”
    Today, we present a guest post written by David Papell and Ruxandra Prodan-Boul, Professor of Economics at the University of Houston and Economics Lecturer at Stanford University. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) maintained the …
    By Menzie Chinn, 1,074 words
  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. 🇺🇸 More info

    Nominal GDP as an indicator
    Many of my contrarian opinions derive from my focus on a single macroeconomic variable—NGDP. Consider the recent period of high inflation. Almost all economists believe the inflation was caused by a mix of supply and …
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  5. The Enlightened Economist
    Economics and business books. By Diane Coyle. 🇬🇧 More info

    Books at a workshop
    An interdisciplinary workshop about capitalism was always going to generate an eclectic mix of books referred to; I always like to make a note of what crops up. So at The New Institute this week, …
    By Diane Coyle, 232 words
  6. The Irish Economy
    Commentary, information, and intelligent discourse about the Irish economy. 🇮🇪 More info

    IEA 2024 Conference Programme
    The 37th Annual Irish Economic Association Conference will take place at the Galway Bay Hotel, Salthill, Galway from Wednesday 8th to Friday 10th May 2024. The keynote speakers are Prof. Costas Meghir, Douglas A. Warner …
    By John Cullinan, 107 words
  7. mainly macro
    Comment on macroeconomic issues. By Simon Wren-Lewis. 🇬🇧 More info

    The macroeconomic cost of Conservative government
    During this election period there has been plenty of analysis that looks at how the economy has performed since 2010 (the IFS here for example). All show the UK performing very badly indeed. But how …
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  8. Marginal REVOLUTION
    Small Steps Toward A Much Better World. By Tyler Cowen, Alex Tabarrok. 🇺🇸 More info

    Are we overestimating the foreign-born population by about 2 million?
    It seems so, here is one study from the Chicago Fed, by Kristin Butcher, Lucas Cain, Camilo Garcia-Jimeno, and Ryan Perry: Standard estimates based on the main household survey used to shed light on labor …
    By Tyler Cowen, 276 words
  9. Stumbling and Mumbling
    An extremist, not a fanatic. By Chris Dillow. 🇬🇧 More info

    Funding public services: A Bevanite approach
    Every economist knows there's a big problem with this election campaign. Both main parties are ruling out increases in income tax and national insurance but such pledges are, as Helen Miller says, a "mistake" given …
    By chris, 1,215 words
  10. Tax Policy Associates - Reports
    A think tank dedicated to improving tax policy and the public understanding of tax. 🇬🇧 More info

    Our take on the Reform UK manifesto
    Reform UK has published its manifesto. They plan personal tax cuts which they say will cost £70bn; however our analysis shows that they’ve miscalculated, and the actual cost will be at least £88bn. Reform UK …
    By Dan, 64 words
  11. Tim Harford | Articles
    The Undercover Economist. 🇬🇧 More info

    It’s Independent Bookshop Week!
    I suggest that this is a particularly good week to visit your local independent bookshop and buy some lovely books. If, however, you are not in easy reach of an independent bookshop, Bookshop is the …
    By Tim Harford, 149 words
  12. Uneasy Money
    Commentary on monetary policy in the spirit of R. G. Hawtrey. By David Glasner. 🇺🇸 More info

    My New Paper on Hawtrey Is Available on SSRN
    Last fall and early winter I posted a series of four blogposts (here, here, here, and here) about or related to Ralph Hawtrey as I was trying to gather my thoughts about an essay I …
    By David Glasner, 231 words