Hey, What’d I Miss? OTE Summary, 7/2 – 7/8

July 8th, 2013 at 11:49 am
  • Previewing the June employment report and outlining some first impressions of the jobs numbers.
  • OTE programming note:  crossing the pond for a talk on fiscal policy — light posting this week, depending on time and wireless and jet lag.
  • Explaining that the Affordable Care Act and job creation have little to do with each other.
  • Pointing to my take on delaying Obamacare’s employer mandate over at the NYT Economix blog.
  • Describing benefits of the safety net that go well beyond the business cycle.
  • Noting that a “blank slate” approach to tax reform could fall prey to the tax reform trap.
  • Laying out the eleventh and twelfth editions of Sequester Watch:  those who forget about sequestration are doomed to repeat it…
  • A dispatch from Europe re austerity and ideology.
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3 comments in reply to "Hey, What’d I Miss? OTE Summary, 7/2 – 7/8"

  1. Christoph says:

    Mr Bernstein,

    which paper from the IMF you are talking about in the new york economix blog?