Peter Diamond

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Name: Peter Diamond
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Obama refuses to set upper limit on tax rate

PRESIDENT OBAMA: You know, I don’t have a particular number in mind, but if you look at our history we are still well below what, you know, the marginal tax rates were under Dwight Eisenhower or, you know, all the way up even through Ronald Reagan.  Tax ... [Published American Thinker - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Poems about Teaching

With this post, I begin a monthly feature about teaching written by teachers, students, and others who bring precise and vivid language in expressing the emotional life of what it is like to be a teacher or student.Why a poem? Because in writing posts ... [Published National Education Policy Center - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

“Legislation to Reform the Federal Reserve On Its 100-Year Anniversary,”

Chairman Hensarling, Ranking Member Waters, and distinguished members of the Committee, I thank you for the invitation to appear at today’s important hearing. I am Mark Calabria, Director of Financial Regulation Studies at the Cato Institute, a non-profit, ... [Published Cato Institute - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

How the Government Subsidizes Wealth Inequality

SOURCE: AP/Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh This undated photo shows Skibo Castle, the estate of Scottish-born industrialist Andrew Carnegie. Renowned French economist Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century thoroughly documents how those ... [Published Center for American Progress - Jun 25 2014]
First reported May 08 2014 - Updated May 08 2014 - 1 reports

My Hoover Obit on Gary Stanley Becker, by David Henderson

Here's a long excerpt: One major problem that Becker addressed in his column was the drug war. He did not shrink from advocating a free market in illegal drugs, a good that he, I'm confident, did not buy. He saw the drug war as a tremendous waste. ... [Published EconLog - May 08 2014]
First reported May 07 2014 - Updated May 08 2014 - 1 reports

The Legacy of Gary Becker (1930–2014)

He used economics to help us understand human behavior.On Saturday May 3, Gary S. Becker, a University of Chicago economics professor and a Hoover Institution Senior Fellow, died. He was 83. Becker was one of a kind. Beyond being a deeply kind man, he ... [Published Policy Review - May 07 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 05 2014 - 2 reports

Monday Smackdown Watch: Noah Smith on Chris House

Recall that last February the University of Michigan's Chris House said some rather silly things: that because some conservative Nobel Economics laureates like Ed Prescott, Robert Lucas, and Eugene Fama had said some really misinformed and wrong things, ... [Published Brad DeLong - May 05 2014]
First reported May 01 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 1 reports

4 ways to stop the U.S. from becoming a Piketty-style oligarchy

(Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for Coachella) There's an old economic saying: a rising tide lifts all boats. Problem is, most people can't afford a boat. Most people can't afford a lot of stocks, bonds, or real estate, either. But the few who ... [Published Ezra Klein - May 01 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Higher Earners Say U.S. Taxes are Too High, How Do They Compare?

Source: Thinkstock Now that most people should be done filing those pesky taxes, it’s more than likely you’ll be feeling a little financial sting. Nothing unusual there. But if it seems like federal income taxes sting a bit more this year than in ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 2 reports

Things to Read on the Morning of March 28, 2014

Must-Reads:<p><a name="#Off the Charts Blog|Center on Budget and Policy Priorities|SSI Should Be Strengthened, Not Cut"&gt; Kathy Ruffing: SSI Should Be Strengthened, Not Cut : "House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s misleading review of the safety ... [Published Brad DeLong - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Feb 25 2014 - Updated Feb 25 2014 - 2 reports

Hoisted from Nine Years Ago: Dean Baker, Paul Krugman, and My... Uneasiness... at Bush Administration Projections that Long-Run Future Growth Would Be Low While Equity Stock Market Returns Would Be High...

Brad DeLong:Ed Andrews Writes About Asset Returns and Economic Growth:The New York Times &gt; Washington &gt; Social Security, Growth and Stock Returns: In barnstorming the country over Social Security, administration officials predict that American economic ... [Published Brad DeLong - Feb 25 2014]
First reported Feb 06 2014 - Updated Feb 06 2014 - 2 reports

Chris House: All Opinions of Shape of Earth Are Nutty: Does This Qualify as Thursday Idiocy?: Yes, I Conclude That It Does...

The University of Michigan's Chris House appears to suffer from the searching-for-false-balance disease.It's not a big deal.But it is a neat, clean, and comprehensible example of the damage done by the opinions-of-shape-of-earth-differ disease that Chris ... [Published Brad DeLong - Feb 06 2014]

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Obama refuses to set upper limit on tax rate [Published American Thinker - Jul 26 2014]
Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Prac... [Published National Education Policy Center - Jul 16 2014]
“Legislation to Reform the Federal Reserve On I... [Published Cato Institute - Jul 10 2014]
How the Government Subsidizes Wealth Inequality [Published Center for American Progress - Jun 25 2014]
My Hoover Obit on Gary Stanley Becker, by David... [Published EconLog - May 08 2014]
The Legacy of Gary Becker (1930–2014) [Published Policy Review - May 07 2014]
Monday Smackdown Watch: Noah Smith on Chris House [Published Brad DeLong - May 05 2014]
Monday Smackdown Watch: Noah Smith on Chris House [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - May 05 2014]
4 ways to stop the U.S. from becoming a Piketty... [Published Ezra Klein - May 01 2014]
Higher Earners Say U.S. Taxes are Too High, How... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 15 2014]
Things to Read on the Morning of March 28, 2014 [Published Brad DeLong - Mar 31 2014]
Things to Read on the Morning of March 28, 2014 [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Mar 31 2014]
More High-Stakes Appointments to the Federal Re... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 14 2014]
Hoisted from Nine Years Ago: Dean Baker, Paul K... [Published Brad DeLong - Feb 25 2014]
Hoisted from Nine Years Ago: Dean Baker, Paul K... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Feb 25 2014]
Why Health Reform Provides Subsidies in All States [Published Off the Charts Blog | Center on Budget and Poli ... - Feb 18 2014]
'Microfoundations and Mephistopheles' [Published Economist's View - Feb 15 2014]
Chris House: All Opinions of Shape of Earth Are... [Published Brad DeLong - Feb 06 2014]
Chris House: All Opinions of Shape of Earth Are... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Feb 06 2014]
World of Words: Application is the secret of gr... [Published Worthing Today - Jan 23 2014]
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My Hoover Obit on Gary Stanley Becker, by David... [Published EconLog - May 08 2014]
Here's a long excerpt: One major problem that Becker addressed in his column was the drug war. He did not shrink from advocating a free market in illegal drugs, a good that he, I'm confident, did not buy. He saw the drug war as a tremendous waste. ...
Monday Smackdown Watch: Noah Smith on Chris House [Published Brad DeLong - May 05 2014]
Recall that last February the University of Michigan's Chris House said some rather silly things: that because some conservative Nobel Economics laureates like Ed Prescott, Robert Lucas, and Eugene Fama had said some really misinformed and wrong things, ...
Monday Smackdown Watch: Noah Smith on Chris House [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - May 05 2014]
Recall that last February the University of Michigan's Chris House said some rather silly things : that because some conservative Nobel Economics laureates like Ed Prescott, Robert Lucas, and Eugene Fama had said some really misinformed and wrong things, ...
4 ways to stop the U.S. from becoming a Piketty... [Published Ezra Klein - May 01 2014]
(Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images for Coachella) There's an old economic saying: a rising tide lifts all boats. Problem is, most people can't afford a boat. Most people can't afford a lot of stocks, bonds, or real estate, either. But the few who ...
Higher Earners Say U.S. Taxes are Too High, How... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Apr 15 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Now that most people should be done filing those pesky taxes, it’s more than likely you’ll be feeling a little financial sting. Nothing unusual there. But if it seems like federal income taxes sting a bit more this year than in ...
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