Hey, What’d I Miss? OTE Summary, 11/5 – 11/11

November 11th, 2013 at 9:48 am
  • Over at the NYT Economix blog: explaining the long-term cost of feckless policy and examining three vexing questions from the October jobs report.
  • Pointing to an op-ed from Dean Baker and me for the NYT on how we’re targeting the wrong deficit.
  • Looking at the October jobs numbers: an upside surprise on payrolls.
  • Highlighting an extremely resonant and sensible piece by Elisabeth Rosenthal on the reality for “shopping for health care.”
  • Comparing Jeff Zeints to Pulp Fiction’s Mr. Wolf.
  • Feeling OK about Twitter’s IPO.
  • Laying out some first impressions of the 2013Q3 GDP release.
  • Discussing a piece by PIMCO founder Bill Gross on inequality, tax reform, and more.
  • Examining how the Germans keep labor costs low relative to productivity.
  • Laying out the 29th edition of Sequester Watch: remember, those who forget the sequester are doomed to repeat it.

Music: a New Zealand-themed Friday Musical interlude, courtesy of my friend and colleague, Ms. Chye-Ching Huang.

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