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Economic Newsletter 38 2021

This week’s issue of The Liberty Bullhorn Economic Newsletter takes a closer look at some odd trends in Treasury yields. We also give an update on inflation and unemployment numbers.

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Larson’s Political Economy, Episode 7

What is the relationship between real wages, money wages and unemployment? An introduction to Keynes’s “General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money”.

But first, let’s make fun of economics:

Now for the serious stuff:

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Larson’s Political Economy, Episode 6

Do sticky prices cause recessions? The answer is not what mainstream economics tries to tell you. But before we rip to pieces what Finn Kydland and Ed Prescott contributed to New Classical Macroeconomics, let’s enjoy some econ humor:

And now for this week’s episode of Larson’s Political Economy, where we discuss the relationship between sticky prices and recessions. Hold on to your conventional wisdom – or let it go:

Economic Newsletter 37 2021

This week’s issue of The Liberty Bullhorn Economic Newsletter analyzes the most recent set of state and local government finances from the Census Bureau. Our conclusion is that states are far too dependent on the federal government, and that local governments are beginning to have the same experience.

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Larson’s Political Economy, Episode 5

Good morning! Before we listen to this week’s podcast episode, let’s get our weekly econ joke out of the way…

There you go.

This week’s episode of our podcast brings up the question: why are economists so bad at forecasting? The answer: they don’t understand what a prices is.

Yes. It’s actually true:

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Economic Newsletter 36 2021

This week’s issue of The Liberty Bullhorn Economic Newsletter takes a closer look at the emerging battle for the re-appointment of Jerome Powell as Chairman of the Federal Reserve. We predict that future appointments to the central bank’s governing body will match Supreme Court appointments in terms of ideological warfare.

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Larson’s Political Economy, Episode 4

This week’s episode of our non-political podcast discusses the concept of profit in the context of uncertainty. The literature of reference is Frank Knight’s excellent “Risk, Uncertainty and Profit”.

First, though, let’s make fun of economists. They deserve it:

Now for the serious part of the story:

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Economic Newsletter 35 2021

This week’s issue of The Liberty Bullhorn Economic Newsletter analyzes the most recent data on government finances, including a sharp rise in states’ dependency on federal funds.

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