Tabulating the Credit Crunch's Effects: One Educated Guess
UK vs US taxes
Did you say “decoupling”?
Real interest rates are now negative
Why public opinion polls are garbage
Separating Good Polls From Bad
What the Unemployment Rate Misses
Unemployment and the Unemployment Rate
Labour isn't working
A very long post about labor force participation that you should read anyway
The Citizen's Guide to the 2007 Financial Report of the United States Government
Institutions and Development: The Second Wave
Fed Officials Downplay TIPS Inflation Signal
CBO analysis of the President’s budget
If the President’s proposals were enacted, the federal government would record deficits of $396 billion in 2008 and $342 billion in 2009. Those deficits would amount to 2.8 percent and 2.3 percent, respectively, of gross domestic product (GDP). By comparison, the deficit in 2007 totaled 1.2 percent of GDP.