As goes the power, so goes the internet, and the likelihood of an outage here in the DC area is high, so if there’s radio silence from OTE for a few days, that’s why. Not to bring everything back to Keynesian economics, but the 10 year bond yield is 1.75%, the 10 year TIPs yield… Read more
The Obama administration’s initiatives to invest in advance battery technology often get a bad rap, mostly because there’s an ideological bias against government “picking winners.” That’s an unfortunate bias on many levels. The demand for increased battery capacity is growing across the globe and the game is on for who will be poised to… Read more
Well, that was just wonk-a-delic—much more down in the policy weeds than I expected. And of course, when that happens in this context, there’s going to be a lot of confusion and many facts that require checking. Thankfully, the WaPo’s Wonkblog army did an admirable and balanced job. This one is particularly important to… Read more
While everyone was listening to the predictable speeches at the DNC in Charlotte, Lori Montgomery of the WaPo cleverly snuck off to a successful Siemen’s factory where they manufacture the big gas turbines that will power new electric plants here and abroad. I suspect you’d learn a lot more at this factory about the combination… Read more
If you’re looking for three economists, including yours truly, debating everything under the sun, look no further.