In the past year, the cyclical employment gap for prime-aged males has shrunk and is now smaller than the structural employment gap: That is all.
Uwe Reinhardt: Medicare: A Seasoned Adult Conceived and Born in Sin: “￼￼￼MEDICARE AND MEDICAID! ￼We all know you had breech births and your life has been tough… …But you made
Afternoon Must-Read: Nicholas Bagley: Deferring to the IRS
.@reihan No. Liberals don't like Lee-Rubio because it is sufficient regarding both revenue and support to poor families. They're indifferent
RTing w/ right @siobhanehughes. Funny bit on @SenSchumer in this great Harry Reid interview
The latest jobs numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate further steps are necessary to boost employment demand, which is still not close to the level
there will be 90-100 members of Congress in Selma this weekend, but none from the GOP congressional leadership
.@NormOrnstein looks to me like a degree of hatred for the president’s policies not seen since MacReynolds cc: @djsziff @imillhiser
Mark Thoma: Economist’s View: Ten Years: “Today is the ten-year anniversary for this blog… …Ten years! It hardly seems like that long. When I started, I didn’t expect much. So
whoa, @eisingerj just announced that he's working on a book on the DoJ and the lack of financial prosecutions.
Gangbusters, better hike: @Barclays says U.S. first quarter GDP tracking at 1.6% after January factory orders.
When “family-friendly” tax reform turns into just another big tax cut for the rich
Investing for Generations: Slides: Daily Economic History
.@Profepps Au contraire, there is a lot 2 say about #KingvBurwell. If Sups find plntfs, what will red-state moral hazard meltdown look like?
.@djsziff but Carvin adopted by NFIB *dissenters*; intellectual inconsistency in a justice sin against Holy Ghost @imillhiser @NormOrnstein
Timothy B. Lee: NIMBYism Is Holding Back Silicon Valley and the American Economy: “Most city leaders would be overjoyed to be selected as the site of a new headquarters for
.@reihan as to whether conservative intellectuals fight with each other about it because it has no purchase on GOPs revanchist base anyway.
Really appreciate that @MarkThoma highlights new econ writers, too. He was the first to link to me way back when.
Must- and Shall-Reads: Sendhil Mullainathan: Departmental Seminar: Machine-learning in Economics Matthew C. Klein: 2009 FOMC transcripts Scott Lemieux: “People say that having cameras in the courtroom would undermine the solemn