Over at Equitable Growth: Must- and Should-Reads:
- Should-Read: Richard Peach and Charles Steindel: Low Productivity Growth: The Capital Formation Link: "Capital intensity... reflect[s] the effect of current and past physical investment on the growth of labor productivity... http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2017/06/low-productivity-growth-the-capital-formation-link.html
- Must-Read: Nicholas Bagley: Crazy waivers: the Senate bill invites states to gut important health insurance rules: "The bill goes further to grease the wheels for waivers... https://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2017/6/23/15862268/waivers-federalism-senate-bill-essential-benefits
- Must-Read: David Anderson: Reading the BCRA CBO Score: "The Congressional Budget Office is due to release their score on the Senate’s BCRA bill at some point today. Here are a few things to remember as you read the score... https://www.balloon-juice.com/2017/06/26/reading-the-bcra-cbo-score/
- Must-Read: Benjamin D. Sommers, Atul A. Gawande, and Katherine Baicker: Health Insurance Coverage and Health—What the Recent Evidence Tells Us: "Perhaps no research question better encapsulates this policy debate than, 'Does coverage save lives?... http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsb1706645#.WUriDI_R7Z4
- Must-Read: Minxin Pei: Xi Jinping’s war on the ‘financial crocodiles’ gathers pace: "Beijing will pass off a politically motivated purge as tough regulatory enforcement... https://www.ft.com/content/19810ea2-5814-11e7-80b6-9bfa4c1f83d2
- Should-Read: Thucydides: ,History of the Peloponnesian War: "To hear this history recited, for that there be inserted in it no fables... http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.04.0105%3Abook%3D1%3Achapter%3D22
- Four Links for 2007-06-25 http://www.bradford-delong.com/2007/06/links-for-200-4.html: Samuelson, P.A. (1971) "Understanding the Marxian Notion of Exploitation: A Summary of the So-Called Transformation Problem Between Marxian Values and Competitive Prices" Journal of Economic Literature 9 2 399–431...
- One Link for 2007-06-24 http://www.bradford-delong.com/2007/06/links-for-200-3.html: EBMUD East Bay Trails...
- Ten Links for 2007-06-23 http://www.bradford-delong.com/2007/06/links-for-200-2.html
- Michael Clemens on the Real Immigrant Underclass: "The People Who Wanted To Come, But Could Not" http://www.bradford-delong.com/2007/06/michael-clemens.html: Michael Clemens of the Center for Global Development, with a good rant, including bonus New Republic bashing...
- Richard Thaler: Slippery Slope Arguments Should Be Avoided Unless There Is Proof that the Slope Is Greased http://www.bradford-delong.com/2007/06/richard-thaler-.html
- Annals of Horticulture http://www.bradford-delong.com/2007/06/annals-of-horti.html: Air conditioners leak incredible amounts of moisture, even in arid climates like Tucson. This plant has found the one moist spot for acres around, and is responding appropriately...
- Wonders of the California Republican Party http://www.bradford-delong.com/2007/06/wonders-of-the-.html
- Jim Hamilton and Mark Zandi on Interest Rates http://www.bradford-delong.com/2007/06/jim-hamilton-an.html
- Why Oh Why Can't We Have a Better Press Corps? (The Hill Edition) http://www.bradford-delong.com/2007/06/why-oh-why-cant.html: Matthew Yglesias: "Carping: The Hill's Elana Shor on Barack Obama's earmarks..."
- The Evolution of Household Income Volatility http://www.bradford-delong.com/2007/06/the-evolution-o.html
- "Orthodox" and "Heterodox" Economics Once Again http://www.bradford-delong.com/2007/06/orthodox-and-he.html
And Over Here:
- Links, etc., for the Week of June 26, 2017 http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/links-etc-for-the-week-of-june-26-2017.html
- Kagans Smackdown/Hoisted from Archives: History as Tragedy: The Peloponnesian War http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/monday-kagans-smackdownhoisted-from-the-archives-history-as-tragedy-the-peloponnesian-war-hoisted-from-the-archives.html
- Worth Noting from Grasping Reality: March 2007 http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/worth-noting-from-grasping-reality-march-2007.html
- Stalinists Gonna Stalin: Hoisted from 2007: Michael Berube is back, eviscerating Alexander Cockburn and Edward Herman, those notorious stooges-in-search-of-a-Stalin: Michael Berube (2007): HOW DO I SLEEP?: "My position on Iraq four years ago hasn't led me to wonder how much responsibility I have for the war. I opposed the war, and no, I'm not sorry about that.... Perhaps you think this is just sloppy Alex Cockburn making a sloppy mistake..." http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/stalinists-gonna-stalin-hoisted-from-2007-michael-berube-is-back-eviscerating-alexander-cockburn-and-edward-herman-th.html
- Thinking About the Unfortunately Thinkable: Iran—and Bush: Hoisted from the Archives from Ten Years Ago http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/thinking-about-the-unfortunately-thinkable-iranand-bush-hoisted-from-the-archives-from-ten-years-ago.html
- Ten Years Ago in Grasping Reality: June 25, 2007 http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/ten-years-ago-in-grasping-reality-june-25-2007.html
- Weekend Reading: Origin of "'Cry 'Havoc', and Let Slip the Dogs of War!"? http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/weekend-reading-origin-of-cry-havoc-and-let-slip-the-dogs-of-war.html
- Weekend Reading: Aristotle: Politics: Property and Wealth http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/weekend-reading-aristotle-politics-property-and-wealth.html
- Weekend Reading: Oration on the Dignity of Man http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/oration-on-the-dignity-of-man.html
- Must-Read: Nicholas Bagley: CRAZY WAIVERS: THE SENATE BILL INVITES STATES TO GUT IMPORTANT HEALTH INSURANCE RULES: "The bill goes further to grease the wheels for waivers..." http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/must-read-nicholas-bagley-crazy-waivers-the-senate-bill-invites-states-to-gut-important-health-insurance-rules-the-b.html
- Should-Read: Richard Peach and Charles Steindel: LOW PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH: THE CAPITAL FORMATION LINK: "Capital intensity... reflect[s] the effect of current and past physical investment on the growth of labor productivity..." http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/should-read-richard-peach-and-charles-steindel-low-productivity-growth-the-capital-formation-link-capital-intensity.html
- Must-Read: David Anderson: READING THE BCRA CBO SCORE: "The Congressional Budget Office is due to release their score on the Senate’s BCRA bill at some point today. Here are a few things to remember as you read the score..." http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/must-read-david-anderson-reading-the-bcra-cbo-score-the-congressional-budget-office-is-due-to-release-their-score-on.html
- Must-Read: Benjamin D. Sommers, Atul A. Gawande, and Katherine Baicker: HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE AND HEALTH—WHAT THE RECENT EVIDENCE TELLS US: "Perhaps no research question better encapsulates this policy debate than, 'Does coverage save lives?..." http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/must-read-benjamin-d-sommers-atul-a-gawande-and-katherine-baicker-health-insurance-coverage-and-healthwhat-the-r.html
- Must-Read: Minxin Pei: XI JINPING’S WAR ON THE ‘FINANCIAL CROCODILES’ GATHERS PACE: "Beijing will pass off a politically motivated purge as tough regulatory enforcement..." http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/must-read-minxin-pei-xi-jinpings-war-on-the-financial-crocodiles-gathers-pace-beijing-will-pass-off-a-politi.html
- Should-Read: Thucydides: HISTORY OF THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR: ""To hear this history recited, for that there be inserted in it no fables..." http://www.bradford-delong.com/2017/06/should-read-thucydides-history-of-the-peloponnesian-war-to-hear-this-history-recited-for-that-there-be-inserted-in.html
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