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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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Economy Blog #5: Are landlords greedy?
May 5, 2009 7:51 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 9,450

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
Stimulus 101--A Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Jan 31, 2010 11:53 am
Comments: 23 | Views: 9,127

This is the first of a series of blogs about the economy, stimulus efforts and the role and challenges of government anti-recession efforts.

Sometimes our economy... More
The Very Temporary State Budget "Solution"
Aug 3, 2009 2:31 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 9,042

The budget adopted by the California legislature last month provides a very temporary solution to the state's continuing budget shortfalls and policy gridlock. The... More
Implications of Today's Economic News
Jan 6, 2012 11:59 am
Comments: 32 | Views: 9,034

Today brought two more bits of good economic news.

National job growth continued with a gain of 212,000 private sector jobs and a drop in the unemployment rate... More
Stimulus Versus Austerity--A False Choice
Jul 4, 2010 4:20 pm
Comments: 38 | Views: 9,000

I watched the Fareed Zakaria GPS show this morning. Paul Krugman argued that the U.S. economy needs more federal stimulus to help increase economic growth and reduce... More
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