Sunday, March 2, 2008

Readings for the Day

How a Bubble Stayed Under the Radar- Schiller

Global Warming Paradox?

Graduate programs in development

A level playing field for cities

Why Risk Aversion Isn't

More Evidence That Andrei Shleifer Is the Most Insightful Economist of His Generation

Economics of suicide

Non-doms: move to New York City and pay more

Just how badly is the United States really doing?

Sovereign wealth is a force for stability

Jim Hamilton: There Is No More Macroeconomic Balance

Jevon's Contribution to Index Number Theory

Still Stocks Rather than Bonds for the Long Run

Fiscal Policy Surveys and the "Mueller Test"

The Virginia School

Weekend Reading List - from The Numbers Guy

China up close: understanding the Chinese economy and financial system

A brief history of central banks
. -- Michael D. Bordo

Liquidity, Monetary Policy, and Financial Cycles

Are We Underestimating the Gains from Globalization for the United States?

U.S. Jobs Gained and Lost through Trade: A Net Measure
Recent concerns about the transfer of U.S. services jobs to overseas workers have deepened long-standing fears about the effects of trade on the domestic labor market. But a balanced view of the impact of trade requires that we consider jobs created through the production of U.S. exports as well as jobs lost to imports. A new measure of the jobs gained and lost in international trade flows suggests that the net number of U.S. jobs lost is relatively small—2.4 percent of total U.S. employment as of 2003.

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