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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Implications of Today's Economic News
Jan 6, 2012 11:59 am
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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
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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
Economy Blog #5: Are landlords greedy?
May 5, 2009 7:51 pm
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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
Should Zoning Ever Change
Jan 3, 2014 3:13 pm
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My answer is yes just as it is for laws regarding civil rights when I was growing up in the 1950s or for laws regarding gay marriage or a women's right to choose.... More