Happy New Year, China

My latest Oxford University blog post discusses the recent turbulence in China.  Read it here.

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WRONG makes it to Waseda University’s graduate admissions test

Don’t believe me?  Download the the test here and go to page 3.

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Trends of 2015…and 2016?

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on economic trends of 2015 and how they are likely to develop in 2016.

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Taking the lord’s name in vain

My paper “Taking the lord’s name in vain: The impact of connected directors on 19th century British banks,” co-authored with Masami Imai, has been published in the January 2016 issue of Explorations in Economic History.  Thanks to the publisher, Elsevier, this article can be freely downloaded until February 10, 2016.

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Market Watch op-ed

Howard Gold cites my recent OUP blog post on Fed policy in Market Watch.  Check the op-ed out here.

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Birdwatching at the Federal Reserve

Read my Oxford University Press blog post on the changing membership of the Federal Reserve’s policy-making body, the Federal Open Market Committee, and the consequences for US interest rates.

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Clean air….hot air

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on the GOP presidential candidates and environmental regulation.

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Hiring John Boehner would be a bad investment

See my latest op-ed, “Whoever hires John Boehner post-Congress will make a terrible investment,” co-authored with Masami Imai, which appeared in The Guardian.  It is based on an academic article that is forthcoming in the journal Explorations in Economic History.

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Abenomics

See my piece on Abenomics (click on expert view in right hand column) in the Sage Business Research’s Doing Business with Japan (subscription required after October 19).

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Don’t panic: it’s October

Read my last Oxford University Press blog post on the Fed’s decision not to raise interest rates in their September meeting.

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