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Has Australia Really Had A 28-Year Expansion?
In July, the U.S. officially entered its longest expansion on record. Naturally, many are wondering if the expansion is sustainable. When asking this question, many turn to the Australian case.
China Is A Low Productivity Superpower
In the space of just a few decades, China has risen to become a world and certainly an Asian regional power. And now China and the US have locked horns in a great power struggle over trade.
What Will The Conventional Wisdom In Economics Be After 2008?
This piece was written almost exactly 6 years ago. Since the author was at that time speculating about the future, it is most interesting to observe how well he hit (or how poorly he missed) the mark.
August 2019 CBO Monthly Budget Review: Total Receipts: Up By 3 Percent In The First 11 Months Of The Fiscal Year
The federal budget deficit was $1,067 billion for the first 11 months of the fiscal year 2019, the Congressional Budget Office estimates - $168 billion more than the deficit recorded during the same period last year.
August 2019 Consumer Expectations: Inflation Expectation Falls To A Series Low
Expectations for one year ahead inflation, home prices changes, and changes in the price of medical care and rent all reached new series lows.
Slowing Home Price Growth Enters 15th Month
According to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller National Home Price Index, home prices in the United States grew by 3.1% in June.


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Betting On India
4 years ago
I am a foreigner who lives in India about 6 months a year. there is a theory that a ship runs smoother if all rowers are rowing in the same direction - even if it is wrong. At this point Rajan is the rower trying to move the ship in the opposite direction. It is significantly easier to slow an economy down than speed it up - in fact, i see no evidence from anywhere in the world that monetary policy can be used to accelerate an economy. Rajan's policies are a brake on the indian economy.
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