Over at Equitable Growth--The Equitablog:
Today's economic history: John Law in Venice
Nick Bunker: The more elastic you are, the less you lose
Nick Bunker: Why it makes sense to look at nominal wage growth right now
David Hudson: Equitable Growth's New Interview Series, and Our Fourth "History of Technology" Report
Heather Boushey: Equitable Growth in Conversation: An interview with Lawrence H. Summers
Nick Bunker: Giving credit to the unemployed
Cyrus Mody: Responsible innovation
Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook Q4 2015 Results--Earnings Call Transcript
Amir Sufi: Household Debt, Redistribution, and Monetary policy during the Economic Slump
Justin Fox: Vanguard's Low Blow
Michael E. Martinez et al.: ealth Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey
Mark Thoma: Why the Working Class Is Choosing Trump and Sanders
Ada Palmer: Plato vs. Metaphysics, or How Very Hard it Is to Un-Learn Freud
John Maynard Keynes (1936): The State of Long-Term Expectation
Gary Silverman: US immigration: Workers wanted
Emma Sandoe: Medicaid and the Primaries
Andy Harless: "The way to discipline Fed policy is with a level target (pref NGDP, but price OK), not a Taylor rule. Short run flexibility but no escape..."
Ezra Klein: "Things America doesn't have: socialized medicine. Things it does have: rationing, which is done, in this country, through ability to pay."
Ezra Klein (2007): We Ration. We Ration. We Ration. We Ration.
Ta-Nehisi Coates: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Race, Class, and Reparations: "The Enduring Solidarity of Whiteness: Black poverty is fundamentally distinct from white poverty—and so cannot be addressed without grappling with racism..."
DJW: "Daniel Hirschman’s review: of Harry Frankfurt’s exercise in lazy profit-taking book confirms my fears about it..."
Jared Bernstein: The Full Employment Productivity Multiplier
Leah Schnelbach: Thinking Through Violence in The Just City and The Philosopher Kings
Anna Maria Barry-Jester: What Went Wrong In Flint
Ray Ginger (1975): The Age of Excess: United States from 1877-1914
And Over Here:
Live from Over the Great Basin: George Orwell: From Wikiquote
Must-Read: Via Ben Thompson: Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook Q4 2015 Results--Earnings Call Transcript
Must-Read: Amir Sufi: Household Debt, Redistribution, and Monetary policy during the Economic Slump
Live from The Roasterie: "I must say, if Bernie Sanders wants to convince me that he is an idiot, this is how to go about it..."
Comment of the Day: David Moles: Socrates as Mary Sue
Comment Dialogue of the Day: C. Trombley: Crooked Timber as Its Best Possible Self
I Must Say: Crooked Timber Is Being Its Best Possible Self This Week...
On Machiavelli's "Letter to Vettori": Hoisted from the Archives from 2003
Live from Over the Great Basin: "I seem to find it a rule that those who built their careers on an ability and a willingness to go the extra mile to cater to the bigotries and prejudices of Martin Peretz underperform..."
Live from Somewhere Over the Great Basin: John Gapper: Bridgewater and ‘Radical Transparency’
Comment of the Day: Lee A. Arnold: 'Big story missed by everyone is that Kasich just became the GOP establishment's pick..."
Comment of the Day: InvHand: Re: Mark Thoma, the CBPP and the 'non-existent moocher class.'
Must-Read: Justin Fox: Vanguard's Low Blow
"Comment of the Day: Kansas Jack: "When Matthew Yglesias, Ezra Klein and Jonathan Chait are all hitting on the same theme at the same time..."
(Late) Monday Smackdown: Let Us Once Again Dispel with the Myth That Marco Rubio Knows What He Is Doing...
John Law in Venice: Today's Economic History
Live from Over the Great Basin: Hank Green: Why Cilantro Tastes Like Soap to Some People
Live from New Hampshire: Google Trends - Web Search interest: John Kasich, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Ted Cruz: "
Getting to Fat Tuesday a Century Ago
(More Late) Monday Smackdown: Nancy LeTourneau on David Brooks and the New York Time as Utterly Shameless Prostitutes
(Late) Monday Smackdown: Make Ambinder Sucks at His Job Edition
Must-Read: Richard Mayhew: ESI, Stability and Cost
Must-Read: Michael E. Martinez et al.: Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey
Must-Read: Mark Thoma: Why the Working Class Is Choosing Trump and Sanders
Late Monday Smackdown: David Brooks of the New York Times Says: I Have Been Bullshitting All of You About Obama for the Last Eight Years
Liveblogging Postwar: February 8, 1946: Eleanor Roosevelt
The Archives: February 1-8, 2016: From One Year Ago
Live from Evans Hall: bCourses LOSES blogging...
Live from Evans Hall: Ada Palmer: Plato vs. Metaphysics, or How Very Hard it Is to Un-Learn Freud
Must-Read: Ada Palmer: Plato vs. Metaphysics, or How Very Hard it Is to Un-Learn Freud
Monday Smackdown: Debating Societies, Talking Points, and Choosing Our Governors
Live from La Farine: Maha: Dust and Ashes, Egos and Religion
Live from the Forbidden City: Minxin Pei: China’s Rule of Fear
Might Like to Be Aware of:
Sean Carroll: "Holy crap what a beautiful plot of gravity waves. I'm a bit verklempt."
Sarah Whitten: 'Beyonce Bounce': Red Lobster Credits Sales Spike to Queen Bey
Matthew Yglesias: Bernie Sanders is the future of the Democratic Party
Ian Millhiser: Five Conspiracy Theories That Ted Cruz Actually Believes
Lucky Iron Fish
Isaiah Berlin (1953): The Hedgehog and the Fox
Pseudo-Plato: The Seventh Letter
Jo Walton: What is living for? Poul Anderson’s The Corridors of Time
How to Bake Ancient Roman Bread Dating Back to 79 AD: A Video Primer
Mark Liberman: In Soviet Russia, Snowclones Overuse You
Richard Kreitner, ed.: Who is Hillary Clinton?: Two Decades of Answers from the Left: