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
SubscribeI don’t spend a lot of time writing about Modern Monetary Theory on Notes on the Crises. Regular readers will know that insights from MMT inform all my writing on this newsletter on various different topics. But I prefer to focus on my analysis of unfolding situations, rather than
Something I have periodically kept my eye on over the course of the pandemic has been the results of the New York Federal Reserve’s Housing Survey. Amazingly, they just happened to add some questions about evictions to their survey in the time period immediately preceding the pandemic. This is
Subscribe On this month’s episode Nathan talked to Adam Tooze, history professor at Columbia University, about his new book Shutdown: How Covid Shook the World's Economy. Nathan and Adam wound the clock back to January 2020 to talk about what the world looked like then and the bizarre series