Tax Havens Leave U.S. Filers $1,259 Tab Each, Report Says

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Krugman: Supply and Demand and Unemployment

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Chetty et al estimates the gains from replacing very bad teachers with average teachers. Gains are $250k in additional earnings for each classroom per year. That is a LOT.

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In Haiti, Cellphones Serve As Debit Cards

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Behind Brazil’s Low Unemployment, A Quest For Education

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Average Citizens and Small Businesses Pay the Price for Offshore Tax Shelters

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China’s economy grows 7.4% in 2014 Q1, better than forecast

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Sending Money On An Overseas Round Trip To Avoid Taxes : NPR

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Are Taxes Beautiful? A Survey Experiment on Information, Tax Choice and Perceived Adequacy of the Tax Burden

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Despite the push for a higher inflation target, most notably by the IMF, inflation expectations not only remain low but also hesitate to rise.

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Fraud, Failure, and Frustration: the Story of America’s First Energy Transition (Americans have not always desired new sources of energy. Demand has needed to be created, and this has never been easy)

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How well would you cope as Chairman of the Fed? Check out this game that lets you try out the role

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Census Survey Revisions Mask Health Law Effects – The Census Bureau, the authoritative source of health insurance data for more than three decades, is changing its annual survey so thoroughly that it will be difficult to measure the effects of Obamacare

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Value Deviation From The Crowd

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Fed’s Yellen Says More Capital Would Protect Biggest, Most-Complex Banks

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Watch "Nobel Laureate Distinguished Lecture by Professor…" on YouTube

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Macroeconomic forecasting has had a turbulent history

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Japan’s population shrinks for the third year in a row as elderly make up 25%

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Tight job market in U.S. cities prompts higher pay

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Japan: Sales plunge after 37.5% sales tax hike, critical for containing the spiralling national debt

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