Archive for the ‘Economic Growth’ Category

Larry Summers adds concerns about insufficient supply to those about inadequate demand…to which I ask, “why go there?”

September 8th, 2014

In a WaPo oped today, Larry Summers takes a pretty gloomy view of the growth prospects of the US economy, and he throws Europe and Japan in there too for good measure. Larry’s always worth listening to on such matters, so let’s take a brief, closer look. Larry’s been righteously worrying about the economy’s demand… Read more

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