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An update on my condition

April 4th, 2019

Friends and followers — As some of you know, on March 23 I had a brain hemorrhage, technically known as a subarachnoid hemorrhage.  This is a very serious condition, often fatal or disabling. But I appear to have been very lucky.  After spending nine days in the ICU at Fairfax Hospital, I was discharged and… Read more

A personal update

March 27th, 2019

I won’t be posting for a couple of weeks due to a medical emergency. However, the prognosis is good and I look forward to returning to my blog soon.

The loss of a great economist and a great man

March 18th, 2019

Like everyone else who knew him, I’m in shock and despair over news of the death of the economist Alan Krueger. Alan was the best kind of colleague: always inquisitive, incredibly rigorous about what constituted facts and evidence in economics, and willing and able to talk about his work in ways that made sense to… Read more