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Brad DeLong, professor of economics

Brad DeLong

J. Bradford DeLong is a professor of economics at UC Berkeley, chair of the political economy major, a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and former deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury in the Clinton administration.

He is the author of the blog "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.

Posts by Brad DeLong

1-10-16Other Subjects: What's on your mind?A university is supposed to be a safe space for ideas…
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