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Alan Blinder

Federal Reserve Officials Impair GAO Audits By Destroying Their Source Records

Robert Auerbach | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Robert Auerbach

Have Fed officials, including Chairs Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen, continued to destroy the source FOMC transcripts following the Greenspan Fed officials who voted to destroy them in 1995?

The Bernanke Fed's Printing Press Explosion Now Exceeds Two Trillion Dollars

Robert Auerbach | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business
Robert Auerbach

Bernanke and most of his colleagues say they are fighting unemployment and see no inflation. They actually may be targeting stagflation: high unemployment and high inflation.

Alan Blinder's After the Music Stopped

Robert Teitelman | Posted 04.30.2013 | Books
Robert Teitelman

Overall, he does a fine job explaining things, which is what you would expect. He adopts a tone like the most sociable guy at a cocktail party (meaning, he's not Krugman, who's the argumentative one in the corner), trying to explain, but doing so in an easygoing way that won't scare anyone off.

'Stimulus Now': Economists Including Joseph Stiglitz, Alan Blinder Call For More Government Spending

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As in the 1930s, the economy is suffering a sharp decline in aggregate demand and loss of business confidence. Long experience shows that monetary pol...

The Regulator Franchise, or the Alan Blinder Problem

Nassim Nicholas Taleb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Alan Blinder is certainly not the worst violation of my sense of ethics, but I have to transcend my human proclivities and swallow my sense of grandeur: someone used public office to, at some point, profit from the public.

Laura Bassett

Extending Bush Tax Cuts WON'T Create Jobs, Says Leading Economist | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As Congress debates whether to extend Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans at least one prominent U.S. economist has already cast his negati...

The U.S. Cities Most Vulnerable To Having Their Jobs Shipped Overseas: Richard Florida

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Traditionally, the United States has worried about the offshoring of manufacturing jobs. But concern is mounting that as the rest of the world becomes...

Financial Regulatory Reform's Slow Pace Frustrates Industry

Reuters | Mark Weinraub and Jonathan Spicer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

"An astounding fact to me is that we are sitting here in March 2010 and we've done nothing in the way of financial reform up to now, nothing," Alan Bl...

Kill All the Economists

Sen. Fritz Hollings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Fritz Hollings

The need for jobs, both creation and retention, is for President Obama to immediately launch an industrial policy to compete in globalization.

Flapping In The Policy Breeze

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

The question for those who actually want health care reform is no longer about politics. It's how well equipped the public is to support reform based on its merits, rather than its politics.