Entries by Matt Nolan

Bleg: Is this due to capitalism?

Is the Sims the critique of modern capitalism we've all been missing https://t.co/T01dR6Hv5m — Unlearning Economics (@UnlearningEcon) September 17, 2018 I hear this sort of thing a lot – and want to hear your views.  I will give a view in the future. Also we used to just play Sim City 2000 in economics class […]

10 years after Lehman

I have been enjoying the live tweeting of the Lehman Brothers failure – with a 10 year delay. On the day I had this to say. Then 10 years ago today I tried to provide some predictions.  The terms of trade fell a little more than I expected (to their 2005 levels rather than to […]

On school spending and teachers pay

"We then narrow our focus to black families in the South, where state-wide minimum teacher salary laws created sharp differences in teacher wages between adjacent counties. These differences had large impacts on schooling attainment"https://t.co/WOnenclZxu — Noah Smith (@Noahpinion) September 12, 2018 Interesting.  Education, and schooling attainment, seems to be a big issue over here in […]