Tag Archives: Robert Shiller; John Maynard Keynes

Do We Need a New Jobs Deal?

Popular Economics Weekly Calculated Risk The best picture we have of current and future job trends is the Labor Department’s JOLTS report (i.e., Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey). Calculated Risk’s colorful graph shows Job Openings (yellow line) hasn’t yet … Continue reading

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Dr. Robert Shiller–Why the Weak Recovery?

Popular Economics Weekly Nobelist Robert Shiller, winner of the Nobel for his research in Behavioral Economics, or the psychology that drives economic behavior, has come up with the latest reason this economic recovery has been so weak to date. GDP … Continue reading

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The Decline of the West

Popular Economics Weekly Berkeley Prof Brad Delong has posted a very sobering essay on his website. Because the deficit hawks and austerity advocates now hold sway in both Europe and North America, we could be in for a very prolonged … Continue reading

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Our Psychological Depression

Popular Economics Weekly The plunging financial markets are telling us something depression, but it is more about crowd psychology, than actual events. Americans are very depressed about their financial prospects. Duh, says Paul Krugman, given the congressional deadlock. So why … Continue reading

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