The Slack Wire
Dreary, Out-of-Date Academic Controversializing
Thursday, July 9, 2015
This Blog Is Now at http://jwmason.org/the-slack-wire/
I am leaving this site up, but I won't post any more content here.
Friday, July 3, 2015
What Greece Must Do
At the new site : My proposal for Greece.
Friday, June 26, 2015
OECD: Activist Shareholders Are Bad for Investment
[Cross-posted from the new blog at jwmason.org. Please comment there, and update your bookmarks -- at some point soon I'm going to stop...
Monday, June 8, 2015
The Myth of Reagan's Debt
[Cross-posted from the new blog at jwmason.org .] ... or at least don't blame him for increased federal debt. Arjun and I have...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
The End of the Supermanager?
[I am transitioning my blog over to my new site , but for now I will continue to crosspost stuff here.] Everyone is talking about this ne...
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Touchez pas au Grisbe
Regular blogging will resume shortly. In the meantime, here is a clip of me on tv. Let me make a few observations: 1. If you are going ...
Monday, April 20, 2015
Default ≠ Drachma
I've been saying for a while that people should stop assuming that a Greek default implies leaving the euro for a new currency. Much of ...
Sunday, April 19, 2015
The IMF on Investment since 2008
Vox today has a useful piece by five IMF economists on the behavior of business investment during and since the Great Recession.  From m...
Thursday, April 16, 2015
New-Old Paper on the Balance of Payments
Four or five years ago, I wrote a paper arguing that the US current account deficit, far from being a cause of the crisis of 2008, was a st...
Sunday, April 12, 2015
The Greek Crisis and Monetary Sovereignty
Note: This post only really makes sense as a continuation of the argument in this one . It's a general rule that the internal logic o...
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