Follow the Money
This video (via Mark Perry) describes some neat data. It seems to me that some clever dissertation-writer in economics should be able to use it for good effect, although exactly how is not obvious.
Random Observations for Students of Economics
I am the Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University, where I teach introductory economics (ec 10). I use this blog to keep in touch with my current and former students. Teachers and students at other schools, as well as others interested in economic issues, are welcome to use this resource.