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The Economy is Not Alright

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Just an observation, in one part obvious, the other more in minutia: Anecdotally, the US economy increasingly relies on the press releases of the US Fed and ...

The Fed and the Evil Genius of Hacking

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On April 24th, the St. Louis Federal Reserve's popular data service, FRED, was hacked by unidentified assailants. For those who do not know, the Federal Rese...

Economics Travelogue #2

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After three days of socializing and watching lectures, I must say that FEE and CISC's Communicating Capitalism seminar was a resounding success. Attracting ...

Economics Travelogue #1

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With everything I will be doing this summer, I think a travelogue will be a fun way of reflecting on what I learn and see. I am currently at Hartsfield-Jac...

Not Lacking Links

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Reading miscellanea: Identity Politics and their threat to liberal democracy An interesting article by Kemal Derviş, the VP of the Brookings Institute, on ho...