Hey, What’d I Miss? OTE Summary, 11/19 – 11/25

November 25th, 2013 at 11:03 am
  • Over at the NYT Economix blog: looking at what the unemployment rate consistent with full employment might be, along with Dean Baker, co-author of our new book on this very topic (more on the book here!).
  • Illustrating Social Security’s significant impact on elderly poverty.
  • Looking at the upsides and downsides to Sen. Baucus’ international tax reform proposal.
  • Wondering how Paul Ryan can be considered a poverty warrior.
  • Analyzing a few recent developments in the ACA rollout saga.
  • Explaining why I don’t think things economic will soon be looking up.
  • Highlighting a NYT piece comparing outcomes in neighboring states with quite different approaches to economic policy.
  • Laying out the 30th and 31st editions of Sequester Watch: remember, those who forget the sequester are doomed to repeat it.

Music: Pitch Perfect meets Lorde’s Royals in this week’s aca-awesome Friday Musical Interlude.

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