Archives for: December 2008

Affordable Housing

December 30th, 2008
Five bedroom, 3.5 bath house. Hardwood floors, full basement, garage. $8,995. The catch, of course, is that it's in Detroit. And if you have some time on your hands, I highly, highly recommend perusing Detroitblog. Fascinating photojournalism o… more »

A Couple of Economic Links

December 29th, 2008
Both by way of Krugman: 1) The collapse of the European periphery, which has been very dramatic in Iceland, continues on the other side of the nominal continent in the Ukraine. "In a year when you would think little would surprise us the sharp change… more »

Cutting Through the Terminology

December 24th, 2008
From Matthew Yglesias: Tyler Cowen explains “When you cut through the terminology, Keynes says that capital heterogeneity isn’t needed to generate aggregate demand analysis and that his core mechanisms will operate in any case.” I’d be terrified… more »

Bad at something

December 22nd, 2008
From the Wall Street Journal: U.S. counterterrorism officials have been on guard for homegrown recruitment by radical groups. Intelligence analysts from the New York Police Department, in a study of radicalization in Western Muslim communities, warne… more »

Diablo With Snow

December 18th, 2008
It's snowing as we speak up on the devil's mountain (or, according to some, the devil's thicket); an infrequent but not startling occurance. So there may be more impressive levels of the white stuff up there in the near future. But as I waited at the… more »