Hey, What’d I Miss? OTE Summary, 10/22 – 10/28

October 28th, 2013 at 12:17 pm
  • Over at the NYT Economix blog: considering how the budget debate could help the economy.
  • Giving my first impressions on the September jobs numbers.
  • Pointing to a NYT piece on why faster inflation would actually be helpful right about now.
  • Explaining how dysfunctional politics plays a role in our too-slow job growth and too-slow GDP growth.
  • Looking at confusing Nobel prizes given out this year to economists with seemingly fundamentally different views of how the economy works.
  • Jotting down a brief note on the Fed’s communication with markets.
  • Illustrating an odd juxtaposition on deficit reduction and growth.
  • Providing a little historical perspective on health reform implementation.
  • Laying out the 27th edition of Sequester Watch: remember, those who forget the sequester are doomed to repeat it.

Music: a long-overdue double Musical Interlude featuring an awesome layer-cake version of Stevie’s Don’t You Worry Bout a Thing and the slow movement of Mozart’s piano concerto #21.

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