What will the Republican party do now?
In case you missed it, we learned today that the Federal deficit has now shrunk back to $680 [more…]
I am preparing a talk on inequality here in America, and so have been re-reading the Piketty and Saez work. Amongst the more eye-opening facts [more…]
A recent correspondent asks whether medicine could act as a template for the importation of ethical standards into economics. On balance I don't think it [more…]
Thank goodness too.
There was some angst amongst left leaning analysts earlier this week because the smoke signals rising from the White House suggested that [more…]
No, not really, but almost. Here's a couple of quotes - both from "The Wealth of Nations" - that would not sit well in contemporary [more…]
There's quite a fuss surrounding those disincentives to work within Obamacare that the Congressional Budget Office mentioned last week. If you recall it was spun [more…]
Have you been following the Chattanooga story?
In a nutshell here it is:
Volkswagen has a big production plant there. VW was given the usual [more…]
There's quite a rumpus, again, about executive pay. The amount our top CEO's extract from us all has reached epic proportions. The Fortune 500 CEO's [more…]
Well Tom Perkins, take a bow. As if your Wall Street Journal letter wasn't silly enough, you've now raised the bar for all subsequent arrogant [more…]
On the very day I have vented about the odd state of economics and its profound disconnect from reality I read in Paul [more…]