A response to Brad DeLong on techno-fatalism and the rise of the robots.
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A new paper suggests the natural rate hypothesis is an idea past its sell-by date.
Creative destruction is a key feature of capitalism, and it may eventually create jobs, but it could take a while. So what should we do while we wait?
Arguing that falling real wages explains the productivity 'puzzle' of rising employment with sluggish output and falling labour productivity, raises several problems, says David Spencer.
Another look at the problem of incomes, employment and financial security in a flexible labour market.
It's possible that a society of educated people is likely to be more cultured and scientific-minded than one of non-graduates, and this should have positive externalities in the form of better political discourse and higher culture. There is, however, little evidence of this in practice.
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Income seekers have bid up US high-dividend stock prices to worrying levels - http://t.co/lQsq9hWaEt
RT @Frances_Coppola: And most important of all - Pieria redefines economics as the study of abundance: http://t.co/QGkPqW4ofK
How secular stagnation will end - by @azizonomics http://t.co/Twq2O5V0Hz
Making the desert of plenty bloom - by @Frances_Coppola http://t.co/hCKiya63Zx
Economics as the study of abundance - http://t.co/6AWYYzPLSH