- The life and speeches of Sadie Alexander
- Kim Rueben on the fiscal impact of immigration
- A sit down with Adair Turner
- Stephen Kotkin explains how Stalin defined the Soviet system
- Richard Florida on geographic inequality
- Jeremy Adelman on Albert O Hirschman’s “Exit, Voice & Loyalty”
- Dan Drezner on the marketplace of ideas
- Robert Lustig on the science behind our addictions
- The economic impact of immigration
- Further reading
- Ricardo Hausmann on the tragedy in Venezuela
- Does Amazon present an anti-trust problem?
- Mary Waters on the integration of immigrants into the US
- Lee Buchheit and Mitu Gulati on Venezuela’s debt
- Gabriel Zucman on tax evasion and inequality
- Michael Pettis on the mechanics of trade and the Chinese economy
- Angus Deaton on his Nobel prize-winning career (encore)
- Tim Harford on the lessons of new technologies in economic history
- Encore episode — Heidi Williams on gene sequencing, patent design, and innovation incentives
- Retail hype vs retail facts
Elsewhere on Monday…
In this guest post, law professors Mark Weidemaier & Mitu Gulati evaluate the risk that euro area sovereign debt could be redenominated into new local currencies. The places to worry about are France and Italy, not Greece. Our work centers around questions related to sovereign debt, and lately we have heard from a number of industry friends who wanted to talk about redenomination risk for Euro area sovereigns.
You may consider the below as a series of questions that need answering in the face of recent hopes (that’s the right word, yeah?) for a return of inflation — that’s healthy inflation as opposed to stagflation or this being another false alarm, or dawn if we were to go for continuity, which we’re clearly not.