Monday, September 28, 2020

Economics Teaching Conferences

Readers of this blog might be interested in the annual conference of NETA, the National Economics Teaching Association, sponsored by Cengage, the publisher of my principles text. This year, the conference is October 22-23, virtual, and free. I will be speaking at 11 am on the 23rd. You can get information about the event by clicking here.

Also, a week earlier, I will be speaking at EconEd, a virtual conference organized by Macmillan, the publisher of my intermediate macro book.

Monday, September 21, 2020

Econofact Podcast

I was recently interviewed by Michael Klein for the Econofact podcast. You can listen to the podcast by clicking here.

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Call me 3380

Here is a website that uses some sort of computer algorithm to measure academic influence. Here is a ranking of most influential academics of all time. Aristotle, Darwin, Plato, Einstein, Marx, and Newton top the list. (I am number 3380.) Here is an article about recently influential economists.

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

Immunology, meet economics

Click here to read my column in this Sunday's New York Times.

Saturday, September 05, 2020

Comparing Two Recessions: Update

 The number of permanent job losses is rising but still nowhere near the level in 2008-2009. (Click on graphic to enlarge.)