Goldman’s Hatzius: “Peterson-ism” Can’t Win

Joe Weisenthal posted an incredible interview with Jan Hatzius yesterday. Hatzius is known for schooling fools on the economy, but he’s better known as Goldman’s economist. And Joe is…always working 10x as fast (and better) than everyone else in the world. Also today, David Weigel wrote about the 20 years of failures of the Peterson Institute. […]

Why the TC Rule (and Nearly All Fiscal Rules) are Less Political than Monetary Policy

Hey, we’re making some progress over here at MR. Steve Waldman had a great post up a few days ago about fiscal rules. Down in the comments about the TC rule, I got some intelligent push back from people about how this blog was supposed to be less political and more descriptive. People were rightly […]