Monthly Archives: July 2011

Government and Economics Pt. 2

A point of clarification: Mr. Leonhardt’s argument is not without merit.  You can point to many successful economies with significant government influence: Canada, the Scandinavian countries, France, Germany, etc. It is his statement that irked me.  He stated, unequivocally, that government involvement is … Continue reading

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Government and Economics

I was reading the New York Times this morning on my coffee break, and I came across this blog post by the incomparable David Leonhardt.  Now, I don’t always have to agree with what Dave has to say, but he is always … Continue reading

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On the Debt

A lot has been made recently, and for good reason, on the current fight in Congress regarding the debt.  On August 2nd (my birthday), if an agreement cannot be made to rise the debt limit, then the United States will … Continue reading

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Some Links

So, work has been busy and so has after-work life, so here is a short post: Here are a few rival economics blogs.  They are good reads: Here is Dr. Greg Mankiw’s blog.  He is currently a professor at Harvard … Continue reading

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