Oh! What a Lovely Trade War This is a nice read on the issues with trade and tariffs. It should be intuitive that tariffs benefit the first order company involved, but those […]
How leveraged should your stock market investment have been? I typically enjoy articles that look back in time and tell you how much money you could have today if you invested $X […]
Estimating economic damage from climate change in the United States Here is an interesting read on climate change in the US. To quickly summarize, the researchers estimate that economic activity will decrease […]
I have three laughs this week based on some of the biggest stories. The first is related to the Seattle Minimum Wage Study. This study found evidence that increased minimum wage leads […]
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Why Are Some Immigrant Groups More Successful Than Others? This paper provides some interesting thoughts on immigration and success. The best summary of the paper is below: A model of selection is […]
Will the working poor be better off in the future? Probably not. But it will not be the government’s fault
In-Work Poverty in the United States This is a must read from the IZA on the prospects for working poor. To summarize, the prospects are not good. This paper finds that wages […]