So Far, There’s No Sign Of A ‘Trump Bump’ In The Economy

So far, there’s no sign that Donald Trump is having much of an impact on the economy.

The End of Work?

What if the jobless recovery is but the beginning of a trend?

Obama Administration vs Bush Administration on Syria

Score one for Team Bush?

Keynes and the Long Run

Keynes and uncertainty about the the future: about childlessness or philosophical assumptions?

Speaking of “Coming Apart”

If one has views that one will not change even in the face of the best case scenario for new data against those views, then one cannot claim to be an analyst.

OTB Caption Contest Winners

The Walk About Edition OTB Caption ContestTM is now over.

Rise Of The Machines

Finding a job gets harder when businesses discover they don’t need to hire as many people as they used to.

Paul Krugman’s Cure For Economic Woe: An Alien Invasion

According to Paul Krugman, what the American economy needs is for a bunch of space aliens to invade us.

What, Exactly, Is The Federal Reserve Up To?

The Federal Reserve is injecting $ 600,000,000,000 into the economy, primarily in the hope that it will boost stock prices and, in turn, the economy. It might work, but if it doesn’t the consequences could be severe.

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