Hey, What’d I Miss? OTE Summary, 12/17 – 12/23

December 23rd, 2013 at 11:28 am
  • Over at the NYT Economix blog: showing that the Murray-Ryan budget deal’s impact is only a blip when it comes to nondefense discretionary spending and noting that we should beware of a new-normal-too-slow economic growth rate.
  • On the Fed: delving into the inflation report, highlighting the taper’s arrival, and describing Ben Bernanke’s role as an alchemist who did more with less.
  • Pointing to my piece at the London School of Economics blog on the US policy reaction to the great recession.
  • Debunking the misguided claim that the ACA will “frustrate” the middle class.
  • Laying out how the inequality/growth debate has evolved over time.
  • Presenting a few final thoughts on the Murray-Ryan budget deal.
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