Archive for the ‘Inequality’ Category

No one, including the Fed, has done the necessary analysis to answer the question re QE and inequality.

October 27th, 2014

If you’re in the NYC area tonight, be sure to come see Larry Kudlow and me debate the issue of income inequality at the 92nd Street Y on behalf of the “bring light not heat” Common Ground committee. See you there! Speaking of inequality, though this argument has been around for a while, ever since the… Read more

Slides from this AM’s talk to social work educators

October 24th, 2014

I told the (totally awesome) audience at the Tampa, FL meeting of the Council on Social Work Education that I’d post my presentation ASAP. Here it is. A few clarifications. YOYO=you’re on your own WITT=we’re in this together In case the video doesn’t work, go here and start at 1:40. And h/t to Chuck Sheketoff for… Read more

More on the Fed, QE, and the full employment unemployment rate.

October 20th, 2014

Just a quick follow up on this morning’s meanderings about the Fed, QE (quantitative easing, or the Fed’s asset purchasing program, currently winding down), inequality, and that sort of stuff. I mentioned the President of Boston Fed, Eric Rosengren, and here he is again saying very cool things in my hometown paper. For example, this is… Read more