Showing posts with the label Interesting Papers

Syverson on the productivity slowdown - Barokong

Chad Syverson has an interesting new paper on the sources of the productivity slowdown. Background to wake you up: Long…

NYT on zoning - Barokong

Conor Dougherty in The New York Times has a good article on zoning laws, a growing body of economic literature suggests…

A Behavioral new-Keynesian Model - Barokong

Here are comments on Xavier Gabaix' "A Behavioral new-Keynesian model." Xavier presented at the October 2…

Concentration increasing? - Barokong

Is the US economy getting more concentrated or less? At the aggregate level, more. This is a widely noted fact, leading…

The High Cost of Good Intentions - Barokong

If indeed the Congress will now turn to entitlement reform, as house speaker Paul Ryan has promised, this will be the b…

Clemens on minimum wage - Barokong

Jeff Clemens offers a "roadmap for navigating recent research" on minimum wages in a nice CATO policy analysi…

Cost divergence - Barokong

Source: Marginal Revolution This lovely picture is fromWhy are the prices so D*mn High? by Eric Helland and Alex Tabarr…

Wealth and taxes, part I - Barokong

(This is Part I of a series. See theoverview for a summary. The punchline comes in Part V.) Last November I had the ple…

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