SubscribeOn this episode we have a very special guest, economist Daniel Mitchell on his time as the chief economist of Nixon’s pay board, the “wages” part of wage and price controls. He is also coauthor, along with “public” member of the 15 person Pay Board Arnold Weber, of a
SubscribeLast Wednesday the Biden Administration announced a number of changes to how student debt would be treated by the Federal Government. They all were important, but the change attracting the most attention was canceling ten thousand dollars of student debt of each borrower who made less than one hundred and
SubscribeAt the end of July, a few hours after I wrote about Employ America’s Oil and Gas proposal, the Biden administration implemented a modified form of their proposal. To briefly summarize, the Biden administration committed to further emptying the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. At the same time, they committed to
This is a free piece of Notes on the Crises. Paid subscriptions help me release pieces like this for free, increasing their impact SubscribeSo far this month I have been focusing on catching up to various different aspects of the “inflation” conversation that has been happening in the United States.
This is a Premium Pieces of Notes on the Crises In my last piece I focused on laying out how I view the “inflation” conversation that has been going on in 2022 (on the abstract level). There I briefly touched on some received narratives about “price gouging” that have circulated
Subscribe In our third episode Nathan spoke to Karina Patricio Ferreira Lima, a law professor at the University of Leeds, and Chris Marsh, a macroeconomist at Exante Data, about their paper questioning the legality of the International Monetary Fund’s 2018 program in Argentina. The interview runs through the important