Hey, What’d I Miss? OTE Summary, 8/27 – 9/3

September 3rd, 2013 at 10:46 am
  • Over at the NYT Economix blog: riffing off of an important new study from EPI on wage stagnation and delving into the political economy of the fight for higher wages.
  • Presenting the Labor Day 2013 installment of the pesky brother-in-law series: how to nicely and efficiently set the record straight.
  • Highlighting the under-appreciated economic thrust of Dr. King’s March on Washington.
  • Noting that the debt ceiling debate will be here sooner than we thought.
  • Outlining an interview with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, who made a great point and a not-so-great one, too.
  • Weighing in on ways in which Larry Summers’ views on financial market oversight, a critical part of the job of Fed chair, have been misrepresented in some accounts.
  • Revisiting the “is economics a science?” debate.
  • Illustrating austerity in action in the Eurozone.
  • Laying out the 19th edition of Sequester Watch: remember, those who forget the sequester are doomed to repeat it.
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