Sitemap - 2021 - Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality
American Nationalisms & þe American Revolution
OUTTAKE: Þe Human Economy: -8000 to 1870
READING: Kwame Anthony Appiah: On Graeber & Wengrow
Þe Right-Wing War Against Rootless Cosmopolites Never Ends
John Holbo on þe Persistent Structures of "Establishment Wisdom"
Understanding Our Current Price-Level Surge
OUTTAKE: Þe Arrival of Modern Feminism
Omicron Is Here: So Hunker—Until It Is Clear Þt Þis Is Lower-Mortality...
HOISTED FROM THE ARCHIVES: Chaucer on "Chevauchée"
Nobody Expects... Þe Spanish <strike>Inquisition</strike> Virus Variant Mutation
Is þe "Wilhelmine China" Analogy Useful, or Useless?
Dan Froomkin on Why Reporters Punch Well Below Þeir Potential Weight
READING: Edward Said's Review of Eric Hobsbawm's "Age of Extremes"
Is Inflation "Non-Transitory"?
Plotting Out þe First Lecture for Spring 2022: History of Economic Growth
READING: How Was It Þt Rome Conquered þe Mediterranean & Created Its Pax Romana, Anyway?
PODCAST: "Hexapodia" is þe Key Insight XXXII: Þe “Rule & Ruin” of America’s Republican Party, & Other Topics
Looking at: Diane Coyle: "Cogs & Monsters"
Statistics or Calculus in High School?: Critiquing Matthew Yglesias (& Kareem Carr)
In Praise of Azeem Azhar, "Þe Exponential Age: How Accelerating Technology is Transforming Business, Politics & Society "; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-12 Su
Appreciating & Reviewing Patrick Wyman: "Þe Verge"; & BRIEFLY NOTED: 2021-12-11 Sa
I Am Still Puzzled Þt Anyone Is Off of "Team Transitory"; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-10 Fr
Worþy Reads: For 2021-12-10 Fr
READING: Simon Kuznets: Modern Economic Growth: Findings & Reflections
Value & Power: Negative-Sum Force, Zero-Sum Fraud, & Positive-Sum Exchange; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-09 Th
Is Þis the Moment My Long-Run China Growth Pessimism Will Be Right?; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-08 We
Getting Fast & Complete Recovery in a Shaken-Up Labor Market; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-07 Tu
One Really Should Not Say: "Þere Is a Choice Between Vaccines & Masks"; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-05 Su
One 20th-Century Totalitarianism, or Two?; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-04 Sa
Worþy Reads: For 2021-12-03 Fr
The "Sister Souljah" Moment, in Reality; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-03 Fr
Questions & Answers on DeLong's Interpretation of þe Long 20th Century
John McWhorter: Grifter, or Delusional?; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-12-01 We
What Were þe Origins of Abolitionism, Anyway?; &, BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-11-30 Tu
PROJECT SYNDICATE DRAFT: What Is þe Puzzling State of þe U.S. Labor Market Telling Us?
PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXXI: History, Slavery, & National Narratives
Þe First Paragraph of My Forthcoming "Slouching Towards Utopia"; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-11-29 Mo
READING: Sewall: Þe Selling of Joseph
Were Alan Greenspan Ever to Let His Hair Down...; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-11-28 Su
READING: Seneca: To Lucilius on Slavery
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Wile E. & Wilma Coyote: Sibley Volcanic Park at Dawn
Today's State-of-the-Plague; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-11-26 Fr
Adam Smith’s Big Project, & Þe Place of His Wealth of Nations in It; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-11-25 Th
Phryne Fisher, Core Curricula, Cultural Appropriation, & Falling Victim to Victorian-Era Grifters
How Can I Avoid Becoming "ÞT GUY" in My Old Age?; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-11-24 We
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Possible Weekly Online Discussion Thread Questions for þe Spring 2021 Instantiation of "Þe History of Economic Growth" :: Econ 135
Discussion Thread Questions for 20th Century Economic History
READING: Friedrich Engels on þe Materialist Conception of History
Why Gillian Tett's Anthropological Take on þe World Is Very Useful
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PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXX: Faulty Torpedoes, WWII Submarines, Promotions, & Our Hideous Waste of Human Potential
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Conclusion. Are We Still Slouching Towards Utopia?
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter XVII. Þe Great Recession & Anemic Recovery
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter XVI. Reglobalization, Information Technology, & Hyperglobalization
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter XV. Þe Neoliberal Turn
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter XIV. Thirty Glorious Years
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter XIII. Inclusion
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter XII. False (& True) Starts to Economic Development in the Global South
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter XI. Þe Cold War of Hostile Yet Coexisting Systems
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter X. World War II
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter IX. Fascism and Naziism
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter VIII. Really-Existing Socialism
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter VII. Þe Great Depression
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter V. World War I
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter IV. Imperializing þe Global South
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter III. Democratizing þe North Atlantic
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter II. Revving-Up þe Engine of Technology-Driven Growth
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter I. Globalizing þe World
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Introduction. My Grand Narrative
Why Was þe 20th Century Not a Chinese Century?
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READING: Rose Wilder Lane on Herbert Hoover's Making His First $50,000 in China
Worþy Reads: For 2021-11-12 Fr
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Grasping Reality Substack: Second Half of 2021
PROJECT SYNDICATE: Why All þe Inflation Worries?
Lecture Rehearsals Summary Page
Lecture Rehearsals: 4.3. Thirty Glorious Years in þe Post-WWII Global North
Lecture Rehearsals: 4.2. Inclusion in þe 20th Century
Lecture Rehearsals: 4.1. False (& True) Starts to Development, 1911-1990
Worþy Reads: For 2021-11-05 Fr
Lecture Rehearsals: 5.1. Þe Neoliberal Turn (20th Century Economic History)
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Review: Þe Long 20th Century: 1. Beginnings Grand Narrative & Watershed Boundary-Crossing
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PROJECT SYNDICATE DRAFT: Why So Much Premature Fear of an Inflationary Spiral?
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READING: From Ursula K. LeGuin: "A Wizard of Earthsea"
READING: Herbert Hoover's View of þe Issues in the Campaign of 1928 (Herbert Hoover vs. Al Smith)
READING: Winston S. Churchill on Leon Trotsky
Worþy Reads: For 2021-10-22 Fr
PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXIX: Þe Swedish Central Bank Prize in Honor of Alfred Nobel Podcast
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Lecture Rehearsals: 1. Beginnings: Crossing þe Watershed Boundary of 1870
Lecture Rehearsals: 3.1. Þe Great Depression
Lecture Rehearsals: 3.2. Really-Existing Socialism
Lecture Rehearsals: 3.3. Fascism & Naziism
Lecture Rehearsals: 3.5. Cold War & Peaceful Coexistence
Worþy Reads: For 2021-10-15 Fr
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Lecture Rehearsals: 3.4. World War II
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Lecture Rehearsals: 2. Chasing Economic El Dorado, 1870-1929: 20th Century Economic History
PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXVIII: Build Back Better!
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PROJECT SYNDICATE: The Strange Death of Conservative America
Worþy Reads: For 2021-10-01 Fr
DRAFT: For Project Syndicate: Please Read Geoffrey Kabaservice!
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PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXVII: Evergrande
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PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXVI: True, Neo-, and Illiberalism
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Þere Is Something Wrong wiþ Þose Who Claim "Wokeness" Is þe Major Threat to Democracy; + BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-09-01 We
PROJECT SYNDICATE DRAFT: Lael Brainard for Fed Chair
Yes, Trumpism Is Fear of & Loaþing for Minorities; + BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-08-27 Fr
Background: Guesstimating þe Rate of "Technology" Growth Across þe Millennia...
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PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXV: Afghanistan
Readings Note: Partha Dasgupta on How to Think Like an Economist
To My Students Þis Fall: SARS-CoV-2 Overview as of 2021-08-19 Th
COVID Delta Is Coming for Carbon County, Montana; + BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-08-15 Su
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Worþy Reads: For 2021-08-12 Th
Even If You Already Had the Plague, Get Vaccinated Now!; + BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-08-11 We
INCOMPLETE DRAFT: LONG NOTES TO: Chapter VI. Roaring Twenties
FaceBook Behaving Very Badly Indeed; + BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-08-08 Su
PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXIV: Which Great Powers Held the Baton of the Future, When?
Worþy Reads: For 2021-08-06 Fr
Trump Voters & þe Death Cult; +BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-08-05 Th
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DRAFT FOR PROJECT SYNDICATE: Public Health Still Needs to Be in Command
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READING: Paul Krugman: Notes on Globalization & Slowbalization
Worþy Reads: For 2021-07-30 Fr
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PODCAST: “Hexapodia” Is þe Key Insight XXIII: Antitrust
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Notes from an Inflation Event from May...
DOCUMENT: Charles de Gaulle: Appeal of June 22, 1940
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PODCAST: "Hexapodia" Is þe Key Insight XXII: Cuba!
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Europe Fails to Learn þe Lessons of History
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Battered <strike>but Not</strike> & Beaten
Worþy Reads: For 2021-07-12 Mo
READING: Charles Kindleberger: Anatomy of a Typical Financial Crisis
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: NAFTA & Other Trade Deals Have Not Gutted American Manufacturing—Period
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PODCAST: "Hexapodia" Is þe Key Insight XXI: Last Exit Off þe Highway to Serfdom?
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Harvard as a Dysfunctional Yugoslavian-Communist Firm
DOCUMENT: Jefferson's Original Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence
DOCUMENT: Franklin Delano Roosevelt: “Four Freedoms” State-of-the-Union Address to Congress (1941)
Worþy Reads: For 2021-07-02 Fr
Briefly Noted: For 2021-07-02 Fr
PODCAST: "Hexapodia" Is þe Key Insight XX: Five-Item Grab-Bag: Vaccination & Votes; NIMBYism & California Growth, Aversion to UI, Google’s Quality, & Wilhelmine Germany & Contemporary China
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HOISTED FROM Þe ARCHIVES: Right from þe Start?: What Milton Friedman Can Teach Progressives (2007)
NOTE TO SELF: China's Politburo Standing Committees since 1956...
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DOCUMENT: 1959-07-14: Peng Dehuai to Mao Zedong
DRAFT: From þe "Commodity Economy" to þe "Attention Economy"?
READING: A Reconstruction of Sappho 31
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HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: From 2015: Are We Approaching ‘Peak Human’?
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Stephen S. Cohen, J. Bradford DeLong, & John Zysman (2000): Tools for Thought: What Is New & Important About þe “E-conomy"
DRAFT: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: Þe Ideal-Type of an "Attention Economy"
DRAFT: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: Þe Ideal-Type of a "Commodity Economy"
DOCUMENT: John Maynard Keynes (1938-02-01): Private Letter to Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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PODCAST: "Hexapodia" Is þe Key Insight XIX: America Today: A Zero-Sum Society?
OUTTAKE: The Heart of the Information Economy
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READING: Reconstructing Macroeconomics: Mervyn King, Ben Bernanke, Olivier Blanchard, Axel Weber, Larry Summers in 2013
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PRESS: Lempinen: Prices Are Spiking for Homes, Cars, & Gas. Don’t Be Alarmed, Economists Say
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES (2006): Þe Box Þt Changed þe World
READING: Þe Prayer of þe Griqua: Come, LORD, Now—But Þis Time Yourself, Not Your Son, for Now Is No Time for Children...
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PODCAST: "Hexapodia" Is þe Key Insight XVIII: Þe Ecology of Innovation
DOCUMENT: Gordon Moore (1965): Cramming More Components onto Integrated Circuits
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DOCUMENT: John Maynard Keynes (1933-12-31): Open Letter to Franklin Delano Roosevelt
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Henry George Wrestles wiþ Protection
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READING: Rudyard Kipling (1897): Recessional
PODCAST: "Hexapodia" Is þe Key Insight XVII: What Will the Jobs of the Future Be Like?
PROJECT SYNDICATE: Xi's Historic Mistake
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READING: FANFIC: Bertram Wilberforce “Bertie” Wooster & Lord Peter Death Bredon “Flim” Wimsey on a Post-WWI Armistice Day…
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Wilmoore Kendall & Jefferson Davis vs. Harry Jaffa & Abraham Lincoln
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READING: Mark Silk: Did John Adams Out Thomas Jefferson & Sally Hemings?
We See No Signs of a Lab-Employee Cluster, & Þt Makes þe Lab-Leak Theory Unlikely; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-27 Th
I Would Not Have Thought þe Light Lifting I Ask My Machines to Do Could Fill an Intel i5...; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-26 We
PODCAST: Hexapodia XVI: Zombie Economic Ideas
LECTURE NOTES: Feminism & Demography
An Ur-Text for Dark Satanic Millian Liberalism; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-23 Su
SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: Open Thread for 2021-05-22...
A Non-Socratic Dialogue on þe Decline of Milton Friedman's Influence; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-22 Sa
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Apple's GENIUS-NUTS Chip Designers & OS Programmers, "Some Democrats"; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-20 Th
READING: John Lippert on þe Idiocy of þe Chicago School in Late 2008
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READING: From 2005: General Discussion: Has Financial Development Made þe World Riskier?
PODCAST: Hexapodia XV: No-Bullshit Democracy, Starring Henry Farrell
From þe Opening of George MacDonald Fraser's "Þe Candlemass Road"...
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Cory Doctorow on How Weblogging Made His Brain What It Is Today; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-16 Su
INTERVIEW: Inflation Concerns in þe US Following Secretary Treasury Janet Yellen's...
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HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Review of Richard Evans: "Lying About Hitler"
BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-12 We; + A Guess at the State of þe Plague in India, & þe Right-Wing Long Con
PODCAST: Hexapodia XIV: Þe Capital Gains Tax
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BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-05-10 Mo, & Anti-Anti Tory Little-Englandism
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PROJECT SYNDICATE: Is þe US Economy Recovering or Overheating?
PODCAST: Hexapodia XIII: "Mandated Interoperability": We Can't Make It Work, or Can We?
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HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Five Books on þe Classical Economists (2020-09-29)
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Lessons from þe New Deal (2009-03-31)
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SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: Þis Year's Inflation: Skidmarks, Not Blowouts—DRAFT
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PODCAST: Hexapodia XII: Þe Cambridge Capital Controversy
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READING: MacFarquhar (1992): Deng’s Last Campaign
RHETORICAL QUESTION: Why Do Economists Ignore þe Greatest of All Market Failures?
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READING: John Stuart Mill: Of the Stationary State
PODCAST: Crimson Connections: Shleifer & DeLong
PODCAST: Hexapodia XI: China: Its Industrial Policy, & Its Striving for Deweaponized Autarchy
A Personal "ULP!" Moment: Giving a Guest Lecture on Budgeting & Macro Policy
READING: Carl von Clausewitz: "On War": Friction
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READING: Eisenhower: "Their Number Is Negligible & They Are Stupid..."
I Do Not See "Overheating" This Year...
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PODCAST: Hexapodia X: Global Warming
In-Person Office Hours, & BRIEFLY NOTED: for 2021-04-13
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Our Economists' Letter on þe Need for Public Investment
NOTE TO SELF: TEACHING: A Whole Course's Worth of Reading on Really-Existing Socialism
East Asian Miracles: Intro Video
READING: Rajiv Sethi Starts wiþ Ta-Nehisi Coates, & þen Brings in Ralph Ellison to Riff on Claiming Ancestors
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES (2015): Þe Monetarist Mistake
DeLongTODAY: Inflation as þe Principal Risk? I Do Not See It…
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PODCAST: Hexapodia IX: Banishing Extreme Poverty from þe World
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Þe Lighting Budget of Thomas Jefferson
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: 2013 Introduction to Kindleberger: The World in Depression
SUBSCRIBERS: Open Thread for 2021-04-04...
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READING: Seneca vs. Posidonius on Wheþer Technology Is Philosophy
READING: Lucius Annaeus Seneca Minor (64): Moral Letters to Lucilius 90: On þe Part Played by Philosophy in þe Progress of Man
READING: From Peter S. Beagle: Þe Folk of þe Air
DeLongTODAY: Biden Building Back Better: Will It Work?
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APRIL FOOL: David Graeber Deserves to Be Remembered...
PODCAST: Hexapodia VIII: Þe China Syndrome!
PRIVATE (STUDENTS ONLY): Spring 2021 Econ 115 Zoom Sessions...
Econ 135 :: F2021 :: Problem Set 5.1.5. Failing to “Converge” or Catch Up to America (& þe Rest of þe Global North)
HOISTED FROM THE ARCHIVES: Musings on the Episteme of the Federal Reserve...
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SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: Does Not þe U.S. Government Right Now Have a Free Lunch Before It, via Debt Issue, as Long as g > r?
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PODCAST: Hexapodia VII: Forecasting þe Economy, Now Þt Biden-Rescue Has Been Enacted
ABOUT: DeLong: Very Short Bio & Headshot
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES (2019): "Passing þe Baton": Þe Interview
"It Seems Plausible Þt þe Neoliberal Era Is Over..."
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES (2019): Passing þe Baton...
READING: David Abernethy (2000): Þe Dynamics of Global Dominance: European Overseas Empires 1415–1980
SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: DeLongTODAY: Þe Political-Economy State of America Today
DeLongTODAY: How Did þe “Global South” Become so Underdeveloped?
Sidney Coleman Is My Interpretation-of-Quantum-Mechanics Guru; Plus BRIEFLY NOTED: for 2021-12-17 We
PODCAST: Hexapodia VI: Þe Global South Begins to Converge to þe Global North!; Wiþ Noah Smith & Brad DeLong
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CONFERENCE COMMENT: How Should Latin Americans Understand the United States Today?
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COMMENT: What Are We Doing When We Teach "Political Economy"
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HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Þe Corporation as a Command Economy (Lecture)
How Should We Teach Political Economy?; & BRIEFLY NOTED: for 2021-03-10 We
PODCAST: Hexapodia V: Freeing Us from þe Market; Wiþ Mike Konczal, Noah Smith & Brad DeLong
Recovering (Economically) from COVID: Scenarios for After May; Plus BRIEFLY NOTED: 2021-03-09 Tu
LECTURE: Intro Video: Hegemony & Plutocracy :: Econ 135 :: History of Economic Growth
LECTURE: 184.108.40.206. Zoom: Hegemony & Plutocracy :: Econ 135 :: History of Economic Growth
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LECTURE: "Huddled Masses" Background Slides
LECTURE: Modern Economic Growth Zoom Session Slides
PODCAST: Hexapodia IV: Checks for (Almost) Everyone! Wiþ Noah Smith & Brad DeLong
READING: Abraham Lincoln (1860-02-27): Cooper Union Address
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JUPYTER NOTEBOOK: Econ 135 4.1.5. Modern Economic Growth, Resources, & Global Inequality
JUPYTER NOTEBOOK: Econ 135: 0.1.5. Python, Notebooks, & þe Biggest-Picture Overview of Economic Growth
FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY: Why þe Worries About Biden's $1.9 Trillion? (Project Syndicate)
READING: On Dietrich von der Glezze: Der Siegesgürtel
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READING: The Beginning of: John Q. Marquand (1937): Think Fast, Mr. Moto
PODCAST: Hexapodia III: þe Minimum Wage, wiþ Arin Dube, Noah Smith, & Brad DeLong: Should We Be Fighting for $15?
DeLongTODAY: Enthusiastically Reading þe New Book by Mike Konczal: 'Freedom from þe Market'
FOR PAYING SUBSCRIBERS: DeLongTODAY: From þe Development of Agriculture to Modern Economic Growth...
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: Regional & Distributional Policy in a World Where People Want to Ignore þe Value & Contribution of Knowledge- & Network-Based Increasing Returns
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FOR PAYING SUBSCRIBERS: OUTTAKE: Risks of þe Cold War, & Ten on þe Western Side of the Iron Curtain Who Made a Big Difference
PODCAST: Hexapodia II: Industrial Policy? Do We Need It?, wiþ Brad DeLong & Noah Smith
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HOLIDAY: Presidents' Day: A Republic, If We Can Keep It
WORÞY READS: From 2021-02-05 Fr
Damned-Soul Republican Staffers; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-02-11 Th
READINGS: Andrew Carnegie (1889): Wealth
DeLongTODAY: þe U.S. Minimum Wage—What Should It Be, Technocratically & Neoliberally? 2021-02-12
SubStack Navel-Gazing; & BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-02-10 We
PODCAST: "Hexapodia" Is þe Key Insight I: "Relief, Support, Stimulus" or "Stimulus, Inflation, Catastrophe"?: þe Biden $1.9T Reconciliation Plan: Noah Smith & Brad DeLong
HOISTED FROM ÞE ARCHIVES: James Scott Claims Local Arrangements Protect Civil Society from an Overmighty, Blundering State. I Say: "Perhaps". &: "Sometimes"
þe Harvard Administration's 35-Year Tolerance & Shielding of Sexual Harasser Jorge Dominguez; & BRIEFLY NOTED: for 2021-02-08
DeLongTODAY: Nudging Ourselves Toward Full Employment... 2021-02-08
Why Do Economists Ignore þe Greatest of All Market Failures?; & BRIEFLY NOTED: 2021-02-06
BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-02-05 Fr
WORÞY READS: From 2021-01-29 Fr
OUTTAKE: Understanding þe Rise of "Socialism", -350 to 1917
READING: W.H. Auden: September 1, 1939
BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-02-01 Mo
SOCIAL MEDIA: Taking Twitter's Temperature: 2021-01-31 Su
BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-01-31 Su
BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-01-30 Sa
DeLongTODAY: GameStonk 2021-01-29
SOCIAL MEDIA: Taking þe Temperature of Twitter: 2021-01-28 Th
FOR PAYING SUBSCRIBERS: OUTTAKE: Fascism
SOCIAL MEDIA: Taking þe Temperature of Twitter: 2021-01-27 We
BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-01-27 We
SOCIAL MEDIA: Taking þe Temperature of Twitter: 2021-01-27 Tu
DeLongTODAY: Economic Growth from þe Distant Past to þe Medium-Term Future 2021-01-26 Fr
BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-01-21 Th: Þis Really Is Fine!
READING: Langston Hughes: "Let America Be America"—or, Rather, for þe First Time...
WORÞY READS: From 2021-01-15 Fr
DeLongTODAY: What Comes After HI—Herd Immunity—Day for þe Economy? 2021-01-15 Fr
BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-01-11 Mo
BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-01-08 Fr
WORÞY READS: From 2021-01-08 Fr
PROJECT SYNDICATE: Why Storm þe Capitol Building, & þen Do Little But Take Selfies?
DeLongTODAY: Is Today Rhyming with þe History of þe Great Depression? 2021-01-08