Hey, What’d I Miss? OTE Summary 5/6 – 5/13

May 13th, 2014 at 11:01 pm
  • Over at NYT’s The Upshot: explaining the transfer defense re Thomas Piketty’s important book on inequality.
  • Looking at what we know and don’t know about Seattle’s $15 minimum wage proposal.
  • Analyzing an important new paper by Blanchflower and Posen on slack in the labor market.
  • Explaining that when it comes to climate change, most people have a very high discount rate.
  • Pointing to Catherine Rampell’s piece on the ongoing dust-up involving the potato lobby and WIC.
  • Explaining why principle reduction on underwater home loans is still idea worthy of consideration.
  • Mitt Romney and the minimum wage.

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