Archive for the ‘Economic Growth’ Category

An Awfully Bleak Poll

August 28th, 2014

Clearly, there are a lot of people who feel that the economic recovery–over five years old by now, at least by the official count–isn’t reaching them. That’s a central result from a pretty gloomy poll out today from Rutgers University. I put some thoughts and data together over at PostEverything, showing the gaps between real GDP growth, corporate… Read more

Chair Yellen Needs Many Hands to Juggle Income Data

August 22nd, 2014

I review the Fed chair’s Jackson Hole speech from earlier this AM, over at PostEverything. It’s–appropriately–a lot of “on the one hand, this…on the other hand, that.” And while no one should deify the Fed chair, that does bring the following image to mind: At times when the data are ambiguous, this Goddess would make… Read more