==> Just an announcement, kids, I’m scaling back my frequency of posts at Mises CA; I’m just too busy. If you want to take your hand at it, feel free to pitch ideas to them at email@example.com. They often get picked up by ZeroHedge if that matters.
==> A new NBER study suggests that part of the “surprising” US performance last year was due to the ending of unemployment benefits. Here’s a Reason review, but TL;DR if you stop paying people to not have jobs, then fewer people will not have jobs.
==> Can’t remember if I linked to this? Peter Lewin (an expert on Austrian capital theory) chimes in on Piketty.
==> I don’t have time to deal with this, but if you want to see another perspective, Mike Konczal tries to defang Scott Sumner’s laughing over the sequester and Keynesians.