Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Interesting Picks

Rebecca Wilder and FT Alphaville summarize the latest FOMC minutes.

The Economist reports on a discussion of the Spence report at the AEA meetings.

A funny economist

While Macroman lists out his predictions for 2009 (in two parts), Brad Setser lays out the big themes.

A new paper looks at why US and other developed countries stopped saving in the first place.

A new way to regulate banks.

While Hal Varian notes of the need to boost private investment to stimulate the economy, David Altig ponders whether tax cuts will do the trick.

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