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Brad DeLong, professor of economics

Brad DeLong

J. Bradford DeLong is a professor of economics at the UC Berkeley, chair of its political economy major, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and was a deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury in the Clinton administration. He is the author of the perhaps influential weblog, “Grasping Reality With Both Hands: Brad DeLong’s Semi-Daily Journal.” His work extends from business cycle dynamics through economic growth, behavioral finance, political economy, economic history, international finance to the history of economic thought and other topics, including: “Is Increased Price Flexibility Stabilizing” “Productivity Growth, Convergence and Welfare,” and “Noise Trader Risk in Financial Markets.”

Posts by Brad DeLong

8-8-15Other Subjects: What's on your mind?Another disaster at political-economic policy analysis by Brad DeLong!
8-8-15Other Subjects: What's on your mind?What strongly suboptimal fiscal policy means for the inflation target and monetary policy
8-8-15Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Is “secular stagnation” a monetary-financial problem or a fundamental technological problem?
7-31-15Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Depression’s advocates
6-25-15Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Why did the supreme court decide yet another ObamaCare case today?
3-23-15Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Who’s better off, ‘Paris of the Plains’ or ‘Stumptown’? A cost-of-living puzzler
6-18-14Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Thoughts on Robert Skidelsky’s Rant Against the Current Economics Curriculum
12-11-13Other Subjects: What's on your mind?Well, it’s the end of Nicholas Dirks’s first semester as Berkeley Chancellor, so why not offer him some unsolicited advice?
10-9-13Business & Economics: What's on your mind?The Yellen nomination: Robin Harding of the FT collects some quotes…
10-9-13Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Janet Yellen: Clearly the best candidate to head the Federal Reserve
9-28-13Business & Economics: What's on your mind?On Federal Reserve policy: The “taper” and its shadow: Central-Bank policymakers need to better explain what they see as the risks of further Federal Reserve bond purchases
9-28-13Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Discussion of Robin Greenwood and David Scharfstein: The growth of modern finance
9-18-13Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Yes, I am now strongly on team Janet Yellen as far as the Federal Reserve is concerned. Why do you ask?
9-12-13Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Fiscal policy issues in the United States
9-8-13Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Modern great books: David S. Landes’s “The Unbound Prometheus” and nineteen others…
8-31-13Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Should India fear the exchange rate-inflation Rakshasha?
8-30-13Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Fear of a Black President?
8-30-13Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Today’s American political dysfunction
5-31-13Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Inequality on the horizon of need
10-18-12Business & Economics: What's on your mind?How to put the shine on Romney’s jobs plan
8-1-12Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Hopeless unemployment
7-27-11Business & Economics: What's on your mind?What to do about the debt ceiling
5-25-11Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Built to bust
4-19-11Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Overinterpreting short-term market movements: The S&P U.S. Treasury rating downgrade threat
3-4-11Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Peters Agonistes (Peter Orszag and Peter Baker, that is)
2-24-11Business & Economics: What's on your mind?What have we unlearned from our Great Recession?
2-20-11Business & Economics: What's on your mind?RomneyWorld vs. ObamaWorld
2-16-11Business & Economics: What's on your mind?America’s fiscal problem is something we can fix only at the ballot box
1-5-11Business & Economics: What's on your mind?A time to spend
11-29-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Thinking about a time when government would not just stand back and let the business cycle wreak havoc
9-3-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Class of 1957-Garff B. Wilson Professor of Economics Christina Romer on why the recession was so large
9-3-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?What American economic policy should be looking forward
9-3-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Why Obama Administration economic policy was what it was
9-2-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?“Not her father’s recession”
9-1-10Health & Medicine: What's on your mind?In which I correct an error in my post of 8/29/2010…
9-1-10Other Subjects: What's on your mind?It is the 70th anniversary of World War II’s Battle of Britain
9-1-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?The state of the macroeconomy today
8-31-10Genes and personalized medicine at UCBBring your genes to Brandeis
8-29-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Against claims that the North Atlantic today suffers from “structural unemployment”
8-29-10Genes and personalized medicine at UCBBring your genes to your life insurance sales representative
6-29-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Listening to arsonists
5-8-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?Surveillance Over the Federal Reserve: On the Sanders Amendment to the Dodd Senate Financial Regulation Bill
5-8-10Business & Economics: What's on your mind?The Macroeconomy: Not Yet Morning in America; But Methinks the Morning Star Is Rising…
4-30-10Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Warm, and getting warmer: New NASA data show just how quickly the climate is changing. What can we do now?
3-17-10Taxes and higher ed in CaliforniaIs It Fair for Education to Be Cheap
1-20-10Massachusetts vote and health care reformSenator-to-Be Scott Brown and Health Care Reform