"Economics" Blogs & Blog Posts

The Rogue EconomistThe Rogue Economist

A mix of popular economics and personal finance with all the technical jarg...

 
Strange DaysStrange Days

Politics, Middle East, Cultural Theory, and Philosophical Ramblings

 
Unfashionably EconomicUnfashionably Economic

Random thoughts from a Ph.D economics student, covering current events and ...

 
Forum for Stable CurrenciesForum for Stable Currencies

The Forum for Stable Currencies is a voluntary initiative of parliamentaria...

 
Public Debts for Vested Interest PaymentsPublic Debts for Vested Interest Payments

An analysis of the national debt as the most heinous mechanism inflicted on...

 
Paul KrugmanPaul Krugman

Nobel Prize winner for economics

 
Real Reform - The Robin Smith InstituteReal Reform - The Robin Smith Institute

Swapping out rent seeking for wealth creation

 


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If you're an American who's lucky enough to live somewhere that received large influxes of immigrants during the "Age of Mass Migration" (1860 to 1920), congratulations! The immigrants who came to your territory brought along higher incomes, lower un...

Renewables to capture three-fourths of the $10 trillion the world will invest in new generation through 2040.Last year, solar in Chile saw lowest global price for unsubsidized electricity by any technology. CREDIT: ACERA.The staggering drop in the...

Embedded rents

By Mark Wadsworth on Jun 14, 2017 in: Economics

Continuing my occasional series, from The Daily Mail:Retailer WH Smith has reported a two per cent sales increase in the first quarter of this year due to the success of its shops in airports, train stations and motorway services.Sales across the new...

Since the Occupy movement in 2011 there has been conversations about the 99% versus the 1% of wealth holders. The idea then was to show the massive inequality between those in the top 1% of society and everybody else – sadly that inequality has...

If you are going to invoke the interwar period, particularly the 1930s, please do so intelligently.By which I mean, non-propagandistically. And by interwar period I mean the phenomenon of fascism and neo-fascism.Despite self-serving (look at me,...

Guest: Chris Miller is the Associate Director of the Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy at Yale University. He has previously served as a lecturer at the New Economic School in Moscow, a visiting researcher and the Carnegie Moscow Center, and a...

Stanford history and classics professor Walter Scheidel writes in the Atlantic that the only reliable ways for unequal societies to become more equal is to suffer catastrophes that upend the order of things; Scheidel concludes that our modern, unequa...