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 »

Notes while playing Fallout 3

December 23rd, 2008
Despite the fact that Fallout 3 disappointed Oso and left him depressed, despondent, and unable to trust a video game ever again (I'm inferring a bit, here), I'm currently playing the game, and largely enjoying it. Of course, I haven't reached t… more »

Music recommendations for 2008

December 23rd, 2008
I'm afraid that my recommendations are a bit thin on the ground. School of Seven Bells, sure, and possibly Ra Ra Riot (I like them, but I can easily understand how someone else might think they were a bit too pretentious at times; it can be a close thin… more »