Feb 7, 2022

New Report: Monetary Policy Without Interest Rate Hikes

New Report: Monetary Policy Without Interest Rate Hikes

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

Dec 20, 2021

Why Did the New York Federal Reserve Stop Surveying Evictions?

Why Did the New York Federal Reserve Stop Surveying Evictions?

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

Dec 9, 2021

Notes On The Crises Podcast #2: Adam Tooze Talks Shutdown

Notes On The Crises Podcast #2: Adam Tooze Talks Shutdown

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