economists

Obamacare Cost 'Billions' Less Than Originally Projected'
On at least one front, the Affordable Care Act is beating expectations: its cost. Read more...
 Income Inequality At Record Levels
The top 10 percent of earners took more than half of the country’s total income in 2012, the highest level recorded ever. Read more...
Despite being proved completely wrong about the effect of deficit reduction on the GDP, austerity's paid pitchmen are still hawking their crappy wares. Read more...
I've noticed a very dangerous trend on network and cable TV news. Have you noticed that does the Beltway media never puts on an economist who disagrees with their deficit fetish? Do economists have to fill out a form that declares what side of Read more...
Mitt Romney is going to have some unwanted company on his upcoming bus tour across several swing states... Read more...

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Today, actor Mark Ruffalo, star of the current movie "The Avengers," released a video calling on Americans to join the campaign. He was joined in the video by Coldplay's Chris Martin and Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello. The video, Read more...
The economists concluded in a paper published this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research that an increase of 100 foreclosures corresponded to a 7.2% rise in emergency room visits and hospitalizations for hypertension, and an 8.1% increase for diabetes, among people aged 20 to 49. Read more...
I spent an hour on the phone yesterday in a conference call with James Marple, senior economist with TD Bank. Here are my notes. They’re rough… I haven’t polished them up, but it gives you a pretty decent overview of what he views with regard Read more...
[media id=17907] (h/t Heather at VideoCafe) Everyone wants to be part of a winning team. It's human nature. But I've never understood the bizarre Read more...
If Liz Cheney had any credibility maybe she'd go on some other media outlets once in a while instead of having to hide behind the refuge of Fox to spr Read more...