Monthly Archives: October 2012

Treasuries, TIPS, and Gold (Wonkish) [NYTimes.com]

Link to original article, September 6, 2011, NYTimes.com Paul Krugman … For this is essentially a “real” story about gold, in which the price has risen because expected returns on other investments have fallen; it is not, repeat not, a … Continue reading

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Fact-checking financial recessions [VOXeu.org]

Link to original article, October 5, 2012, VOXeu.org By Moritz Schularick, Alan Taylor The central part played by credit in the deep downturn and weak recovery fits a recurring historical pattern. Financial crises correlate with more painful recessions. This column … Continue reading

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This Time is Different, Again? The United States Five Years after the Onset of Subprime [PDF on Ken Rogoff’s faculty page on harvard.edu; also, Bloomberg.com]

Link to original article, October 14, 2012, http://www.economics.harvard.edu Link to very similar article, October 15, 2012, Bloomberg.com Carmen M. Reinhart and Kenneth S. Rogoff Harvard University Five years after the onset of the 2007 subprime financial crisis, GDP per capita … Continue reading

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