Posts Tagged ‘business cycle’

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    More On Unemployment

    Oct 11, 10 • 108 Views • Labor, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    These are great graphs! In just a minute or 2, through a series from The Washington Post, you can understand our employment problems. Our starting point is potential output during the past decade. We see how much we could have produced if our land, labor, and...

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    It’s Official

    Sep 21, 10 • 124 Views • Economic History, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    We now know when the recession officially ended. But I still wonder whether we are moving along a “V”, a “U”, a “W” or an “L”. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), the recession began...

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    Big and Little Worries

    Feb 27, 10 • 127 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    1.  Sovereign debt: Contemplating big worries, I could place sovereign debt at the top of the the list. Should we currently be concerned about Greece, Spain and other EU nations with excessive obligations?  Beyond, should we be focusing on the U.K....