- 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.