Professor of Public Affairs and Economics at the University of Wisconsin
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Menzie David Chinn is a professor of public affairs and economics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He, along with James Hamilton, are co-authors of Econbrowser, a weblog on current macroeconomic ... more

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Glasnost In Wisconsin
After a hiatus of nearly 4 years, the Wisconsin Department of Revenue has resumed publication of the Wisconsin Economic Outlook, as of yesterday. How did Wisconsin fare over the past four years in which no reports were published?
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Just So You Know: Watergate And Recession
This chart says it all.
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What Did $1.4 Billion Buy In Manufacturing Employment?
Since the phase-in of the Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit, Wisconsin manufacturing employment has lagged the Nation’s. Since full phase-in in 2016, the lag has persisted.
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Inversion!
Yield curve turns negative for the first time since 2007. And I hear Mr. Trump has nominated Stephen Moore to be Fed governor. God help us all.
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Self-Professed Policy Analyst Predicts Minimum-Wage Induced Employment Disaster
After a 2019 increase in the minimum wage a prophesied calamitous drop in employment didn’t occur. In fact, employment jumped.
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The Administration’s GDP Forecast, Compared
The Administration forecast is noticeably above the CBO’s forecast (conditioned on current law), even for the current year.
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45 Years Of Nominal Soybean Prices
Chart covering 45 years of nominal soybean prices.

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University of California, Berkeley
PhD
Economics

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