Pages

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Let's limit tax breaks for the rich, expand them for low-income workers - AEI | Pethokoukis Blog � AEIdeas

Let's limit tax breaks for the rich, expand them for low-income workers - AEI | Pethokoukis Blog � AEIdeas

Howard Marks

http://www.oaktreecapital.com/memotree/liquidity.pdf

Dr. Ed's Blog: Redistributing Income to Reduce Inequality (excerpt)

Dr. Ed's Blog: Redistributing Income to Reduce Inequality (excerpt):





 The conclusion is that Progressives who claim that income inequality has worsened have to prove that this is so after government support payments have been made, not before. If they are still right, then they will undoubtedly continue to press for even more income redistribution. However, before they do so, they should prove that the existing redistribution programs are not the cause of worsening income inequality. Conservatives argue that government benefits erode the work ethic and thereby exacerbate income inequality. I agree with that view. The debate will continue.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

シンガポール建国の父” リー元首相が死去 NHKニュース

シンガポール建国の父” リー元首相が死去 NHKニュース

The New Optimism of Al Gore - NYTimes.com

The New Optimism of Al Gore - NYTimes.com

TheMoneyIllusion � Global growth

TheMoneyIllusion � Global growth

The speech Nixon would have given if Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had died on the moon - Vox

The speech Nixon would have given if Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin had died on the moon - Vox

Noah Smith--Jews: The Parting of the Ways

Noah Smith--Jews: The Parting of the Ways

World War One and the Death of American Exceptionalism — The Atlantic

World War One and the Death of American Exceptionalism — The Atlantic

Noahpinion: Why do non-experts think they know about macroeconomics?

Noahpinion: Why do non-experts think they know about macroeconomics?:





 For that matter, who cares about *anything*? We're floating in a vast, insensate, mostly lifeless void of hard radiation, and in a short time we will all die and lose consciousness for all infinity, and everyone who remembered us or was affected by us will also shortly die and lose consciousness for all infinity. So pretty clearly, nothing really matters.

Bait and Switch: The Fraud Crisis in the Seafood Industry — Business — The Atlantic

Bait and Switch: The Fraud Crisis in the Seafood Industry — Business — The Atlantic

Why Health Care Tech Is Still So Bad - NYTimes.com

Why Health Care Tech Is Still So Bad - NYTimes.com

Friday, March 20, 2015

Before I Go: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time - The Washington Post

Before I Go: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time - The Washington Post

Bayes' Theorem with Lego — Count Bayesie

Bayes' Theorem with Lego — Count Bayesie

A bad chart and a good one

A bad chart and a good one

FRED� All Employees: Food Services and Drinking Places in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (MSA)

Watch this space to see the impact of the increase of the minimum wage in Seattle. If the minimum wage increase does not reduce the number of jobs, what does that say about supply and demand curves?





FRED� All Employees: Food Services and Drinking Places in Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (MSA)

The weird way people talk about zero interest rates - The Washington Post

The weird way people talk about zero interest rates - The Washington Post

Monday, March 09, 2015

Jobs, automation, Engels’ pause and the limits of history | FT Alphaville

Jobs, automation, Engels’ pause and the limits of history | FT Alphaville

TheMoneyIllusion � Clear thinking about taxes

TheMoneyIllusion � Clear thinking about taxes

Calculated Risk: Possible Reasons for the Decline in Prime-Working Age Men Labor Force Participation

Calculated Risk: Possible Reasons for the Decline in Prime-Working Age Men Labor Force Participation

Distorted Incentives for Prosecutors, David Henderson | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

Distorted Incentives for Prosecutors, David Henderson | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

The Bonddad Blog: Dear Federal Reserve: *Now* is the time to raise interest rates? RLY?? SRSLY?!?

The Bonddad Blog: Dear Federal Reserve: *Now* is the time to raise interest rates? RLY?? SRSLY?!?

Macro and Other Market Musings: Fool Me Once, Shame on You; Fool Me Twice Shame on Me.

Macro and Other Market Musings: Fool Me Once, Shame on You; Fool Me Twice Shame on Me.

The unseen casualties of Japan’s lost decades suffer in silence - FT.com

The unseen casualties of Japan’s lost decades suffer in silence - FT.com

Robert Reich (The Conundrum of Corporation and Nation)

Robert Reich (The Conundrum of Corporation and Nation)

Liveblogging World War II: March 9, 1945: The Firebombing of Tokyo (Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality...)

Remember this when we speak about the unusual cruelty of the ISIS.





Liveblogging World War II: March 9, 1945: The Firebombing of Tokyo (Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality...)

Can hipsters save the world? | UK news | The Guardian

Can hipsters save the world? | UK news | The Guardian

Your Guide to Understand (And Compete With) Robo-Advisors | I ❤ Wall Street.

Your Guide to Understand (And Compete With) Robo-Advisors | I ❤ Wall Street.

Inside Walmart’s Wage Hike

Inside Walmart’s Wage Hike

What are the Robots Doing? Rebalancing our Inequality Intellectual Portfolio | Next New Deal

What are the Robots Doing? Rebalancing our Inequality Intellectual Portfolio | Next New Deal

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Driverless Cars in 30 US cities; Death of Cars? Convenience vs. Cost; Comfortable Predictions

Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Driverless Cars in 30 US cities; Death of Cars? Convenience vs. Cost; Comfortable Predictions

Bonds: How firm a foundation? - FT.com

Bonds: How firm a foundation? - FT.com

Saturday, March 07, 2015

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

The steep path forward for unionization - Washington Center for Equitable Growth

The steep path forward for unionization - Washington Center for Equitable Growth

AllAboutAlpha: Hedge Fund Trends & Alternative Investment Analysis� Best Practices Hedge Fund Strategies Private Equity Regulatory Today's Post � AIMA Reports: Activist Hedge Funds are the Good Guys

AllAboutAlpha: Hedge Fund Trends & Alternative Investment Analysis� Best Practices Hedge Fund Strategies Private Equity Regulatory Today's Post � AIMA Reports: Activist Hedge Funds are the Good Guys

Robots are hurting middle class workers | Lawrence H. Summers

Robots are hurting middle class workers | Lawrence H. Summers

Luddites fear humanity will make short work of finite wants - FT.com

Luddites fear humanity will make short work of finite wants - FT.com

Sweet Briar will close

Sweet Briar will close

The Demolition of Workers’ Compensation - ProPublica

Another reason why Social Security Disability has risen. The continued transfer of risk from corporations to government.



The Demolition of Workers’ Compensation - ProPublica