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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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The Very Temporary State Budget "Solution"
Aug 3, 2009 2:31 pm
Comments: 4 | Views: 8,738

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
Stimulus Versus Austerity--A False Choice
Jul 4, 2010 4:20 pm
Comments: 38 | Views: 8,706

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
Implications of Today's Economic News
Jan 6, 2012 11:59 am
Comments: 32 | Views: 8,700

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
Economy Blog #5: Are landlords greedy?
May 5, 2009 7:51 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 8,504

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
Comments: 38 | Views: 8,496

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
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