Justin Wolfers

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Name: Justin Wolfers
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

5 Money Lessons Your Parents Taught You That Are Wrong

Because  teaching kids about money  isn't required in most schools, parents play a crucial role in cultivating sound money management skills in their children.In fact, personal finance is one of the most important lessons moms and dads are faced with ... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Why Economists Disagree With Piketty's "r>g" Hypothesis On Wealth Inequality

Justin Wolfers at the New York Times has written an insightful new article reporting the recent University of Chicago Institute on Global Markets survey finding that a majority of economists surveyed (over 81%) disagree with Thomas Piketty's "r > g" ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

What Finance Experts Are Saying About Mortgages Today

The yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury experienced high volatility Wednesday when it traded down at 1.86 percent before moving back above 2 percent.The movement was due to weak retail sales and manufacturing data, as well as falling prices in equities ... [Published Benzinga.com - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Department of "Huh?!": Yet Another Thomas Piketty Edition

Let's quote Thomas Piketty: Thomas Piketty: Capital in the Twenty-First Century: "Let me return now to the causes of rising inequality... ...in the United States. The increase was largely the result of an unprecedented increase in wage inequality and ... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Links for 10-15-14

The State of Macro, Six Years Later - Paul Krugman Why I Care about Inequality - Growth Economics Fed Is Silent on Doomsday Book - NYTimes.com Three ways of understanding the world - Noahpinion Short-run impulsiveness versus long-run impatience - ... [Published Economist's View - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Assorted links

1. Ireland’s suburban ghost towns . 2. The man who smuggles Trader Joe’s into Canada .  By the way, I much prefer Whole Foods, I hardly like any of the items at Trader Joe’s, although they have good smoked trout. 3. The culture that is San Francisco, ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Which Way the Senate? First, Go Back to the Basics

Economic View By JUSTIN WOLFERS How would commentary on the midterm election look if economists, rather than Beltway pundits, were calling the race? You would read a lot less about personalities, gaffes [1]and gossip, and a lot more about fundamentals ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

Morning Must-Read: Tim Duy: Is There a Wage Growth Puzzle?

Justin Wolfers presumably believes that starting in 1985 expectations and perceptions of inflation anchored themselves at "low", and that since then we have 29 years of macroeconomic experience of cyclical patterns of wage growth and unemployment in an ... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

Over at Equitable Growth: Where Is the Wage Growth?: (Late) Thursday Focus for October 9, 2014

Over at Equitable Growth: Nick Bunker picks up the slack left when Reuters pulled the plug on its noble and very useful Counterparties: Nick Bunker: Where is the wage growth?: "The lack of wage growth is on everyone’s mind... ...Catherine Rampell ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

10 brilliant tweeple you should follow

If you have been tracking the same old names on Twitter, you are missing out. Start following these intellectuals and get your ideas flowing:1. Scott Barry Kaufman (@sbkaufman), scientific director, The Imagination Institute, University of Pennsylvan ... [Published Economic Times - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 2 reports

Is There A Wage Growth Puzzle?

Is there a wage growth puzzle? Justin Wolfers says there is , and uses this picture:to claim:This puzzle isn't entirely new, as the usual link between unemployment and the rate of wage growth has totally broken down over recent years.​The recent data ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Economists Give Uber and Lyft a Resounding Thumbs Up

Writing for the Washington Post , Emily Badger shares news of the latest survey of the Initiative on Global Markets Economic Experts Panel . The survey questioned the panel on the economic benefits of transportation network companies like Uber and Ly ... [Published Planetizen - Oct 02 2014]

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Wonkbook: How to stay calm in the final two wee... [Published Ezra Klein - 18 hours ago]
5 Money Lessons Your Parents Taught You That Ar... [Published Motley Fool Discussion Boards - Oct 18 2014]
Why Economists Disagree With Piketty's "r>g" Hy... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 17 2014]
Why Economists Disagree With Piketty's "r>g" Hy... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 17 2014]
What Finance Experts Are Saying About Mortgages... [Published Benzinga.com - Oct 15 2014]
Links for 10-15-14 [Published Economist's View - Oct 15 2014]
Department of "Huh?!": Yet Another Thomas Piket... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 15 2014]
Department of "Huh?!": Yet Another Thomas Piket... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 15 2014]
On A Tirole [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 14 2014]
On A Tirole [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 14 2014]
Assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Oct 14 2014]
Wonkbook: Lessons from the second U.S. Ebola case [Published Ezra Klein - Oct 14 2014]
Levine on Wall Street: Early Earnings and Big B... [Published Bloomberg View - Oct 14 2014]
Brookings Papers on Economic Activity: Spring 2014 [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Oct 14 2014]
A well-deserved prize [Published Core Economics - Oct 13 2014]
Jean Tirole? Why did he receive the Nobel Prize... [Published PBS - Oct 13 2014]
Middle-class feels squeezed [Published Register-Guard - Oct 12 2014]
Which Way the Senate? First, Go Back to the Basics [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 11 2014]
Scott Marcus: More than being positive [Published Red Bluff Daily News - Oct 10 2014]
Ending Gender Discrimination Requires More than... [Published Harvard Business Review - Oct 10 2014]
Ending Gender Discrimination Requires More than... [Published HBR Blog Network - Oct 10 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Octo... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 10 2014]
Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for Octo... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 10 2014]
Morning Must-Read: Tim Duy: Is There a Wage Gro... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 10 2014]
Morning Must-Read: Tim Duy: Is There a Wage Gro... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 10 2014]
Evening Must-Watch: Heather Boushey et al.: Cha... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 10 2014]
Evening Must-Watch: Heather Boushey et al.: Cha... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 10 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth: Where Is the Wage Gro... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 10 2014]
Over at Equitable Growth: Where Is the Wage Gro... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 10 2014]
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Wonkbook: How to stay calm in the final two wee... [Published Ezra Klein - 18 hours ago]
Why you shouldn't forecast elections by counting lawn signs. (AP/Danny Johnston) With the mid-term elections exactly two weeks away, President Obama made what seemed another strategic error Monday,  saying that Democrats in competitive races "are ...
Links for 10-15-14 [Published Economist's View - Oct 15 2014]
The State of Macro, Six Years Later - Paul Krugman Why I Care about Inequality - Growth Economics Fed Is Silent on Doomsday Book - NYTimes.com Three ways of understanding the world - Noahpinion Short-run impulsiveness versus long-run impatience - ...
Department of "Huh?!": Yet Another Thomas Piket... [Published Brad DeLong - Oct 15 2014]
Let's quote Thomas Piketty: Thomas Piketty: Capital in the Twenty-First Century: "Let me return now to the causes of rising inequality... ...in the United States. The increase was largely the result of an unprecedented increase in wage inequality and ...
Department of "Huh?!": Yet Another Thomas Piket... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Oct 15 2014]
Let's quote Thomas Piketty: Thomas Piketty: Capital in the Twenty-First Century: "Let me return now to the causes of rising inequality... ...in the United States. The increase was largely the result of an unprecedented increase in wage inequality and ...
On A Tirole [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 14 2014]
61 years old, French Jean Tirole @UT1Capitole , 1/1 #nobelprize2014 in Economic Sciences pic.twitter.com/W7tQ002ngW — The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) October 13, 2014 John Cassidy explains the significance of Tirole’s work: Taking tools of ...
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