Category Archives: Microeconomics

Article Collection 10/01/13

Macroeconomics Jobless Recoveries Likely in U.S. Future, Much Like in Europe – A recent paper by Brookings, one of the top think tanks in the world, attempts to explain unemployment persistence, e.g. why is the unemployment rate in the U.S. not … Continue reading

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Article Collection 9/9/13

A collection of [what wonks like myself find is] interesting stuff. Macroeconomics  List of Upcoming September Events Roubini: Autumn’s Known Unknowns (Uncertainty about upcoming global events) Robert “Bob” Shiller (of Case-Shiller Index fame) says in a video interview on the housing … Continue reading

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Forever blowing bubbles, pretty bubbles in the air…

As you might have realized, one of my research fascinations is the exploration of bubbles in economics and finance. Well master of bubbles and 2007 housing crisis predictor himself, Robert Shiller, typed a simple yet excellent “future of bubbles” article … Continue reading

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Detroit’s Doomsday

Updates: Pictures of an apocalyptic Detroit; the bankruptcy declaration complete with slideshow presentation to creditors.  Well Detroit couldn’t have really timed it better, declaring Chapter 9 Bankruptcy – the largest ever municipal bankruptcy filing in the US – the day after we talked about municipal … Continue reading

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Article Collection 07/16/2013

Just like the last one, a collection of [what nerds like myself find is] interesting stuff. Macroeconomics Greece, Italy, and otherwise Southern Europe are falling apart; nothing surprising here if you know your economics. Calculated Risk does a 5 part … Continue reading

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Article Collection 06/22/13

So I realized I have way too many articles to address each individually its own post, yet I’d also like to keep the links around so I can revisit the best or most applicable ones later. Hence I’ll periodically post categorized anthologies … Continue reading

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