Monday, October 6, 2008

Stuff I've Read Today

WSJ: former Treasury Secretary and economist Summers says bailout plan will sap 8,000 dollars from each American family and will not have much of an effect on the economy.
WSJ on Congress scrutiny of Wall Street.
WSJ: presidential campaign attacks will become more vicious.
NYT on the work of Goldin & Katz on the relationship between education and inequality in the US (HT Mankiw).
Mankiw on the connection between the state of the economy and election outcomes. Maybe another evidence of Caplanian voter irrationality.
Constantino on the 20th anniversary of the disastrous Brazilian Constitution of 1988 (in Portuguese).

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