I wasn't able to get a daily off yesterday nor will I be able to a full-fledged one today. But I will post today. Just a reminder: next week, I am on holiday. And so I don't know how much writing I will do, if any. Let me start today
Daily post from Credit Writedowns with stories on inequality, China Turkey and Tesla
Today's daily post ismore on the political economy side. Top items include inequality and political control and Trump's negotiations with Canada.
A recent literature has explored growing personal wealth inequality in countries around the world. This column explores the widening wealth gap between regions and across states in Europe. Using data going back to 1900, it shows that…
The question: When November comes, will voters shun the GOP because they dislike Trump or will they look at the economy and return the GOP back to two more years of total control?
There hasn’t been inflation in the economy since the early 1980s. It collapsed with the end of the Soviet Union and with the rise of China as a supplier for consumer goods.
Yesterday I promised you to “look at individual economic data points and tell you why I think they bolster the case for optimism about the economic trajectory.” But before I get into that let me tell you why I still worry about the…
There has been much debate on the determinants of the vote for Brexit. This column uses newly released data from the Understanding Society study to examine the characteristics of individuals who were for and against Brexit. Unhappiness…