Apricitas - an Econ Blog

Joseph Politano
Economics and Policy for a Better World
Created 06 Jun 2021
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  • The Life, Death, and Zombification of the Phillips Curve
    16 Oct 20211 day ago • 10 min read • 5 2
    The views expressed in this blog are entirely my own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the United States Government. In 1958 economist Alban William Phill...
  • Rivalry, Innovation, and Speedrunning
    09 Oct 2021 • 9 min read • 4 0
    The views expressed in this blog are entirely my own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the United States Government. Portal, the groundbreaking 2007 first...
  • Capitalism and the Surplus Economy
    02 Oct 2021 • 12 min read • 5 4
    The views expressed in this blog are entirely my own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the United States Government. Each producer or trader may arrive in...
  • The Inherent Flaws in Inflation Measurements
    25 Sep 2021 • 13 min read • 6 4
    The views expressed in this blog are entirely my own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the United States Government. Unfortunately there’s no single way t...
  • The Fault in R-Stars: The Problems in Policymaking Based on "Natural" Rates
    18 Sep 2021 • 10 min read • 6 1
    The views expressed in this blog are entirely my own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the United States Government. To this day, I cannot read without ir...
  • Student Loans are Bad Taxes
    11 Sep 2021 • 11 min read • 5 0
    The views expressed in this blog are entirely my own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the United States Government. In 2010, President Obama completed th...
  • Stabilizing an Unstable Coin
    04 Sep 2021 • 12 min read • 5 0
    The views expressed in this blog are entirely my own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the United States Government. On June 17th, the cryptocurrency TITA...
  • Video Games, Price Architecture, and the Zero Marginal Cost Revolution
    28 Aug 2021 • 12 min read • 4 0
    The views expressed in this blog are entirely my own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the United States Government. In 1986 Nintendo released the origina...
  • Yes, Inflation is Transitory
    21 Aug 2021 • 9 min read • 8 0
    The views expressed in this blog are entirely my own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the United States Government. As the US economy has come roaring ba...
  • The Interpersonal Economy - Automation, Employment, and You
    14 Aug 2021 • 13 min read • 6 0
    The views expressed in this blog are entirely my own and do not necessarily represent the views of the Bureau of Labor Statistics or the United States Government. Automation is one of the most headlin...
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