Hey, What’d I Miss? OTE Summary, 12/17 – 1/6

January 6th, 2014 at 2:35 pm
  • Over at the NYT Economix blog:  contemplating the War on Poverty at 50 and looking at how to narrow the income gap without another bust.
  • At the NJ Star-Ledger, wondering what Chris Christie thinks about his top advisor’s troubling take on inequality.
  • Highlighting my ten favorite graphs of 2013 from my prolific colleagues at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
  • Questioning Greg Mankiw’s false choice re: minimum wage or EITC.
  • Talking fiscal impacts of pot legalization with Melissa Harris-Perry et al.
  • Noting some odds and ends on the 2014 economic outlook, the snow, and NYC Mayor DeBlasio.
  • Examining the differing views of John Taylor and Larry Summers on secular stagnation.
  • Checking out Wonkblog’s graphs of the year for a few minutes of deeply nerdy fun and insight.
  • Dissecting Michael Moore’s mixed feelings about the ACA.
  • Laying out some quick thoughts on the expiration of long-term UI.


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