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On Financial Repression and ♀ Labor Supply after 1945

I just came back from the Economic History Association meeting in San Jose. There are so many papers that are worth mentioning (and many have got my brains going, see notably the work of… 521 more words


10 Years after Northern Rock – is the UK more or less likely to see another bank run?

Stephen Clarke

(Northern Rock image – Lee Jordan – Flickr, reproduced from wikimedia commons under CCA licence)

Ten years ago this month, queues of people started to form early in the morning outside Northern Rock branches across the UK, to withdraw their money out of fear that their bank would soon collapse.  1,414 more words

Financial Stability

Today's links, odds, and ends

  1. A free CORE economics textbook, written by researchers on both sides of the Atlantic, that responds to some of the critiques of how standard economics is taught, talks more about the real world rather than classical economics…and is freely available online.
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