Mike Konczal

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Name: Mike Konczal
First reported 50 mins ago - Updated 50 mins ago - 1 reports

Economics Daily Digest: Complex regulations, interest swaps, and backlash from the banks

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New DealClick here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest.Dodd-Frank Spawns Software to Comprehend Dodd-Frank ( Marketplace )Sabri Ben-Achour speaks to Roosevelt ... [Published Daily Kos - 50 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Those Regressive Scandinavians, Ctd

Mike Konczal lets the air out of Cathie Jo Martin and Alexander Hertel-Fernandez’s claim that the US has a more progressive tax system than Sweden:They are measuring how much of tax revenue comes from the top decile (or, alternatively, the concentration ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Economic Illiteracy is Alive and Well

Image by © Dreamstimeby Per BylundAs an academic and economist, few things are as frustrating and mind-boggling as the fervor with which people embrace and display their economic illiteracy. It appears some, and an increasing number of them, consider ... [Published Austrian Economics Center - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Economics Daily Digest: Downward mobility, the minimum wage, and abortion access

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New DealClick here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest.The Age of Vulnerability ( Project Syndicate )Roosevelt Institute Chief Economist Joseph Stiglitz ... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

What’s the Best Way to Overcome Rising Economic Inequality?

I have a new column: What’s the Best Way to Overcome Rising Economic Inequality? : A debate over the use of progressive taxation and redistribution as a means of solving the problem of rising inequality erupted in the last week or so. The debate began ... [Published Economist's View - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Inequality and Progressive Taxes

Steve Waldman has a nice discussion of a recent debate: Scale, progressivity, and socioeconomic cohesion, Interfluidity : Today seems to be the day to talk about whether those of us concerned with poverty and inequality should focus on progressive taxation. ... [Published Economist's View - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Links for 10-11-14

Does the USA Really Soak the Rich? - Mike Konczal The economics of parenting - vox Why is the recovery so weak? It’s the austerity, stupid. - Matt O'Brien Thoughts on Financial Stability and Monetary Policy - Brad DeLong Are DSGE models distorting ... [Published Economist's View - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 2 reports

How We Fund Injustice

Mike Konczal and Bryce Covert take a close look at our huge prison population:Many will seek to make our system of incarceration more “fair.” But as Naomi Murakawa argues in her new book The First Civil Right , it’s precisely this response that feeds ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 3 reports

Mass incarceration, European austerity, and the Lehman bailout that wasn't

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal[1]Click here[2] to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest.The Score: Why Prisons Thrive Even When Budgets Shrink (The Nation[3])Roosevelt Institute Fellow ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Economics Daily Digest: Violence against women is still a threat, abroad and at home

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New DealClick here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest.Hillary Clinton Seeks End to Gender Violence by Terrorist Groups ( CBS News )Clinton also spoke about ... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 2 reports

Morning Must-Read: Mike Konczal: The Pragmatic Libertarian Case for a Basic Income Doesn't Add Up

Mike Konczal: The Pragmatic Libertarian Case for a Basic Income Doesn't Add Up "For the pragmatic case to work... ...it has to be founded on an accurate understanding of the current welfare state. And here I think Zwolinski is wrong.... He describes ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 2 reports

Evening Must-Read: Mike Konczal: Dodd-Frank Reforms Are Finally Paying Off

Mike Konczal:Dodd-Frank Reforms Are Finally Paying Off: "This past year has seen significant advances......with at least four major wins. And crucially, the battles that still remain are coming clearly into focus. First, banks are now required by regulators ... [Published Brad DeLong - Jul 26 2014]

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Economics Daily Digest: Complex regulations, in... [Published Daily Kos - 50 mins ago]
Calling the consolidation efficiency bluff [Published Balloon Juice - 8 hours ago]
What the Middle Ages can tell us about the GOP'... [Published The Week Magazine - 9 hours ago]
Those Regressive Scandinavians, Ctd [Published Atlantic Monthly - 19 hours ago]
Those Regressive Scandinavians, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 19 hours ago]
Economic Illiteracy is Alive and Well [Published Austrian Economics Center - Oct 22 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: Downward mobility, the ... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 14 2014]
What’s the Best Way to Overcome Rising Economic... [Published Economist's View - Oct 14 2014]
What’s the Best Way to Overcome Rising Economic... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Oct 14 2014]
Why the GOP Hates U.S. History: Inconvenient Tr... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 13 2014]
Do Soak The Rich [Published Firedoglake - Oct 12 2014]
Inequality and Progressive Taxes [Published Economist's View - Oct 11 2014]
Links for 10-11-14 [Published Economist's View - Oct 11 2014]
Former U.S. Rep. Brad Miller Joins Roosevelt In... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Oct 10 2014]
How We Fund Injustice [Published Atlantic Monthly - Oct 02 2014]
How We Fund Injustice [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 02 2014]
Mass incarceration, European austerity, and the... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 01 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: Mass incarceration, Eur... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 30 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: Mass incarceration, Eur... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 30 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: Violence against women ... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 15 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: Violence against women ... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 15 2014]
A tea party of the left? It’s nowhere to be seen [Published Buffalo News - Sep 13 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: Could a left-wing Tea P... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 10 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: Block grants won't solv... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 09 2014]
Can Republicans Be Convinced to Help Improve th... [Published TAPPED - Sep 09 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: What ever happened to t... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 08 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: Read this before your I... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 28 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: The mortgage crisis, act 2 [Published Daily Kos - Aug 25 2014]
Economics Daily Digest: Looking for strong stat... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 18 2014]
Domination in Ferguson [Published Firedoglake - Aug 17 2014]
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Calling the consolidation efficiency bluff [Published Balloon Juice - 8 hours ago]
Last week, a major specialty practice in the east suburbs of my central city announced that they had agreed to be bought out by Big City Medical Group.  BCMG will now control 85% of the orthopedists, 100% of the dermatologists, 90% of the nephrologists, ...
Those Regressive Scandinavians, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 19 hours ago]
Mike Konczal lets the air out of Cathie Jo Martin and Alexander Hertel-Fernandez’s claim that the US has a more progressive tax system than Sweden: They are measuring how much of tax revenue comes from the top decile (or, alternatively, the concentration ...
What’s the Best Way to Overcome Rising Economic... [Published Economist's View - Oct 14 2014]
I have a new column: What’s the Best Way to Overcome Rising Economic Inequality? : A debate over the use of progressive taxation and redistribution as a means of solving the problem of rising inequality erupted in the last week or so. The debate began ...
Do Soak The Rich [Published Firedoglake - Oct 12 2014]
Don’t Soak The Rich is the headline of an op-ed in the New York Times, written by Edward D. Kleinbard, a professor of law and business at the University of Southern California. In a similar vein, Vox ran an post by Cathie Jo Martin, professor ...
Inequality and Progressive Taxes [Published Economist's View - Oct 11 2014]
Steve Waldman has a nice discussion of a recent debate: Scale, progressivity, and socioeconomic cohesion, Interfluidity : Today seems to be the day to talk about whether those of us concerned with poverty and inequality should focus on progressive taxation. ...
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