Economics

Apologies Not Accepted

by on July 18, 2017

OK, let me get back to it:

I have just read a set of short papers over at a journal aptly named Democracy. The papers [more…]

Healthcare Abyss

by on July 18, 2017

What are we to make of a major political party that is prepared to cast tens of millions of voters into the abyss? Really?

What [more…]

Economics 10Whatever

by on June 27, 2017

I have been less vexed about economics recently precisely because I have been focused on other, and more urgent, topics. The politics of our age [more…]

Healthcare Hypocrisy Revisited

by on June 22, 2017

I have been away for a while. Nothing has changed. Last I wrote was about healthcare, and to welcome me back the Republicans have released [more…]

Healthcare – A Senate Nightmare?

by on May 25, 2017

Well, the Congressional Budget Office has spoken. It issued its report on the House healthcare plan that passed a few weeks ago. The picture it [more…]

Budget Fog and Budget Clarity

by on May 23, 2017

On a clear day we can dream of being free from the farce and incompetence that is Trump. Meanhwile back in reality ...

The Trump [more…]

Equilibrium: A Weed to Pull

by on May 18, 2017

Just how pejorative must we be in order to get attention? There are silly things in economics that need to be weeded out, so that [more…]

Into the Valley of …

by on May 8, 2017

... Death rode the Republicans in the House?

Why on earth did they do what they just did?

Yesterday I argued it was all about [more…]

Healthcare: One More Thing …

by on May 7, 2017

Given the almost universally negative criticism being heaped upon the latest version of Trumpcare and the likely blow-back it will unleash on GOP members of Congress [more…]

Limits

by on May 5, 2017

I don't understand why people get upset when I say that economics is a waste of time. I suppose it's because I don't make a [more…]