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America’s Debt – Short Term and Long Term



The latest from the 2014 Milken Global Conference. Just got out of a session on how the U.S. public debt and how it’s affecting economic growth, which was moderated by Fox Business Network anchor Maria Bartiromo. One of the first points that came up was that there was a general weariness in…

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Coding Errors and Challenging Assumptions: Why the Debate over Reinhart-Rogoff Matters



Last week, the economics blogosphere was ablaze with commentary on an economics paper from 2010 called “Growth in the Time Debt.” The paper was by Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff, both of Harvard, and has come to be known as just “Reinhart-Rogoff.” What’s so big about a three-year-old…

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