Highlights, and Just the Highlights: for those who only want to read the things that I have written that I believe are especially memorable...
Economics 24-1: The Financial Crisis and the Little Depression of 2007-2012: Fall 2011 U.C. Berkeley Freshman Seminar:/h3>
What Is Happening Across the Wide Missouri?: From DeKalb County Illinois south to St. Louis and over to Wichita, my ancestors moved to the Mississippi-Missouri Valley in the nineteenth century to build their civilization.
What has happened to the civilization that they--Judge James DeLong, Florence Richardson, Roland Usher, Grizzela Parkinson, an all the rest--built here?
BETA Equitablog Soft Launch:
The conversation--even the high-technocratic conversation--spends much-too-much time chasing rabbits flushed by the Pete Peterson Foundation (on the necessity for entitlement cuts), the Wall Street Journal editorial page (on the overwhelming need for low taxes on the rich), the John M. Olin Foundation (on how the New Deal erred in thinking that positive liberty is a thing), and so forth.
This is not the conversation our public sphere should be having.
So let us drive the conversation to what it should be about--equitable growth.
So: Suggestions as to what to cover? Recommendations as to how to cover it? Volunteers to cover it?
Noted: Things worth noting. Unfortunately, these are also things not commented upon. Ars longa, vita brevis, you know...
Econ 2: Spring 2014: Brad DeLong's One-Semester Go-Faster Do-More Principles of Economics Course: