Noah Millman

Posts tagged “economics”

Do We Know the Answers To Our Economic Problems?

Partisan obstructionism and incompetence are inadequate explanations for structural problems that have developed over decades.

Posted November 13th, 2014

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