Noah Millman

Posts tagged “economics”

Piketty and Executive Pay

My review of Thomas Piketty’s book, which appears in the current issue …

Posted July 21st, 2014

Demographic Decline and the Problem of Cash

I’m very sympathetic to Gracy Olmstead and Connor Friedersdorf in their arguments …

Posted June 10th, 2014

Tom Friedman v. Math

I love a good fish-in-the-barrel hunting party. Here’s Fredrik deBoer on Tom …

Posted May 21st, 2014

Slack Labor Markets And The ACA/Employment Debate

How unemployment undermines every attempt to fight inequality

Posted February 11th, 2014

The Piketty Projection For Ever-Increasing Inequality: Preliminary Thoughts

With Asia and Africa exploding, pre-industrial economics seem a long way off.

Posted January 30th, 2014

The Savings Glut And The 1%

Damon Linker does a fine job tearing into the absurdity of Jamie …

Posted January 28th, 2014

The Shape Of The Curve and the Insufficiency of Monetary Policy

And as long as I’m reading Kevin Drum’s blog, he had a …

Posted October 31st, 2013

Liberals for Low Wages

Progressives are reluctant to undercut the price of labor—except when it comes to immigration.

Posted May 16th, 2013

The 16th-Century Inflation Caused By Spanish Silver Drove A Real Increase In Wealth. Just Not In Spain.

I begin to feel like a broken record, but Matt Yglesias has …

Posted April 17th, 2013

Time To Stop Worrying And Learn To Love Baumol’s Cost Disease?

Or is that just an invitation to a deepening entrenchment of social inequality?

Posted October 8th, 2012

Information Was Meant To Be Expensive

Insider trading is a lot like other kinds of market research

Posted May 24th, 2012