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By Steve Levy

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About this blog: I grew up in Los Angeles and moved to the area in 1963 when I started graduate school at Stanford. Nancy and I were married in 1977 and we lived for nearly 30 years in the Duveneck school area. Our children went to Paly. We moved ...  (More)

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Take the Deficit Reduction Quiz
Nov 14, 2010 1:16 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 7,562

The New York Times has a deficit reduction quiz based and a series of related articles on their homepage today.

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Stimulus 102-- One Year and $800 Billion Later
Feb 20, 2010 1:11 pm
Comments: 36 | Views: 7,480

This month marks one year since the nearly $800 billion federal stimulus package was passed by Congress. What has the stimulus package accomplished? What should... More
Guidelines for Evaluating Public Investments
Jun 27, 2009 1:47 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 7,425

A reader asked me to explain the difference between public spending and public investment from an economist's perspective. I am going to try using two issues often... More
Economy Blog #5: Are landlords greedy?
May 5, 2009 7:51 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 7,397

The issue of "greedy landlords" seems to a subject of great passion and interest on Town Square.

What follows is my economist perspective on the question of... More
California Budget Myths
Jul 8, 2010 12:51 pm
Comments: 15 | Views: 7,389

State leaders have acted as usual to make state budget decisions in secret with the only access to the public is through the posturing that both parties put forth.... More
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