Economic Coloring Books

To what extent are you a freshwater or saltwater economist? Several coloring books might help you decide. But first, some background… The original homes of the freshwater economists were the Uni…

A Clunker Stimulus?

It would be so nice if we could say, “Yes, the 2009 stimulus was a good idea,” or “No, it was not.” Instead, the debate continues. Discussing his new book, journalist Michael G…

Econ Fun

The second Keynes/Hayek rap video, “The Fight of the Century” just arrived. Like the first one, it focuses on the never ending debate between economists who want more government and those …

Spend More or Less?

It was perfect. On the left side of the NY Times Op-Ed page, David Brooks defended the austerity approach. On the right was Paul Krugman saying spend more. Those are the alternatives. Maybe now it wil…

Economic Growth

Did someone once say, where you look determines what you see? For evaluating the impact of federal spending, perhaps that is the problem. Some economists emphasize the connection between federal spend…

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