"Economics" Blogs & Blog Posts

The Rogue EconomistThe Rogue Economist

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

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

Swapping out rent seeking for wealth creation

 
Enforcement of Bank of England Act 1694Enforcement of Bank of England Act 1694

This blog attempts to act as magnet for 'us the people' in the fa...

 
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

 
The ThinkerThe Thinker

Critical thinking, applied to social, political, economic, and technical is...

 
Thinking Out AloudThinking Out Aloud

A blog of book reviews, occasional film reviews and posts on matters of int...

 


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This week's Patreon PR fumble (the company changed what kinds of support are permissible and the way fees are paid and then said it was good for creators, when it clearly wasn't) prompted people to take a closer look at Patreon and its business. (m...

In Household Wealth Trends in the United States, 1962 to 2016: Has Middle Class Wealth Recovered?, an NBER working paper by NYU economics professor Edward N. Wolff, we get an analysis of the annual US governmental Survey of Consumer Finances, reveali...

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Why Do Cities Matter? Local Growth and Aggregate Growth is a 2015 paper written by University of Chicago and UC Berkeley economists Chang-Tai Hsieh and Enrico Moretti, which purports to show that the reasons cities are so expensive is that bourgeois...

Pennsylvania Republican Senator Pat Toomey is an America First bull when it comes to protecting from ridiculous international actors and actions the United States steel industry. And has been for decades. And no wonder. Steel is a bit of a thing in P...

The total wealth controlled by the world's billionaires has reached $6,000,000,000,000, up nearly 20% from last year. There are now 1,542 dollar-denominated billionaires on earth. (more…)...

During the Reagan administration, the Republicans instituted their supply-side economic policy (commonly known now as "Trickle-Down" economics). They promised that giving more tax breaks and less regulations to the rich and corporations would benefit...