Archive for Noah Smith


==> John Nash’s PhD dissertation: 26 pages in the body of the paper, and a mere 2 citations, one of which was his own previous paper. (HT2 MR) ==> If somebody wants to wade through this post-game show of my debate with Warren Mosler, I would appreciate it. This guy Rohan is a careful thinker […]

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Noah Smith Shows the Power of Framing

Noah puts “austerians” on the couch: [M]aybe people like the idea of austerity because they think an economic stagnation is our best chance to address what they perceive to be our long-term challenges. Allowing a crisis might be less terrible than wasting it. Now, when stated that way, the idea sounds kind of silly – […]

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