Sunday, January 2, 2011

Weekend items.

At New World Economics, Nathan Lewis examines money supply under a gold standard.

On IBD, Alan Reynolds challenges Peter Schiff’s claim that falling real estate prices threaten the economy.

At Fox News, The Journal Editorial Report names U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (WI) as a winner for 2010, and John Maynard Keynes as a loser:

In The NYT, Harvard’s Greg Mankiw sounds supply-side themes in advising the President on how to understand conservative thinking.

At the liberal Firedoglake, Jest names Jude Wanniski and Art Laffer the worst economists in the world.

On Fox News, Steve Forbes predicts 2011 will bring a dollar crisis:

At Red State, Soleynm suggests President Obama is moving towards supply-side economics.

On Fiscal Times, Bruce Bartlett makes the case for federal budget reform.


  1. I highly encourage Jest at Firedoglake (whoever the heck that is) to not accept Chait's TNR anti-SSE screed without also reading Brian Domitrovic's excellent book on the history behind SSE (and "the napkin"). Chait is just a left-wing bombthrower with an obvious ax to grind.

  2. The Washington Post has turned sour:
    The charade is coming to an end now.