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Middle Class Economics: Josh Barro nails some critical points

February 26th, 2015

Josh Barro does an excellent job describing many of the key points about the challenges of crafting what politicians are calling “middle-class economics.” As I see it, they’re talking about policies that reconnect overall economic growth and the prosperity of the middle class. Though median household incomes have been rising in recent years, as best… Read more

Why the dogs of inflation are not barking

February 24th, 2015

Over at PostEverything, based on work with Ben Spielberg, based on work by Andy Levin, we offer a special discount on a measure of labor market slack with distinct advantages right now over the standard unemployment rate.