Posts Tagged ‘recession’

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    Frugal Fatigue?

    Mar 21, 10 • 107 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Households, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    Some of us are suffering from frugal fatigue. According to a New York psychologist, symptoms could include anxiety, fear, depression, and even the common cold. The cause is stress from watchful, recessionary budgeting which for certain people is no longer as...

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    Big and Little Worries

    Feb 27, 10 • 125 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....

  • Not Always Dismal

    Feb 10, 10 • 109 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    From assorted sources, I share the following: 1. Poetry on the housing crisis from Karl Case (the Case in Case-Shiller Home Price Index) An excerpt: Fannie and Fred were always ahead, Then Countrywide got in the fray. Then Lehman and Merrill and Goldman Sachs...

  • Hayek vs. Keynes

    Jan 26, 10 • 141 Views • Economic Debates, Economic Thinkers, GovernmentNo Comments

    Good enough to watch, this youtube performance between Hayak and Keynes is similar to a recent Planet Money “boxing match” between the classical perspective and Keynes which I also recommend. Both are helpful when deciding whether you prefer...

  • Comments On Today’s News

    Jan 10, 10 • 109 Views • Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    A1 NY Times From a town clerk in Genesee, Wisconsin...