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The Coming Anxiety Pandemic

Popular Economics Weekly Dryuz.com Americans’ confidence in their future is dropping substantially as they decide who to trust during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hence what Nobel laureate economist Robert Shiller has called the rise of its result—an anxiety pandemic. Dr. Shiller’s … Continue reading

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The Coming Anxiety Pandemic

Popular Economics Weekly Dryuz.com Americans’ confidence in their future is dropping substantially as they decide who to trust during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hence what Nobel laureate economist Robert Shiller has called the result of the loss of confidence—an anxiety pandemic. … Continue reading

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Nobelist Daniel Kahneman on Thinking, Fast and Slow

Financial FAQs Amazon Thinking, Fast and Slow; what else should Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman be noted for, the son of Lithuanian Jewish parents fleeing the Russian Empire in the 1920s who grew up  to the sound of marching black boots … Continue reading

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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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