Economics blogs

From Diversifying Economic Quality: A Wiki for Instructors and Departments

Revision as of 21:43, 17 July 2012 by Jvenato1 (talk | contribs)
Jump to: navigation, search

Leading economists such Paul Krugman have turned to blogs as forums for discussions (see images of his blog below). Economics blogs provide easily accessible analysis of our economy to everyone from economics students to policy wonks to people with no background in economics

In 2009, the Wall Street Journal made  a list of the top 25 economics blogs:

1.Angry Bear Blog "Slightly left of center economic commentary on news, politics, and the economy

2. The Becker-Posner Blog A blog run by economists Gary Becker and Richard Posner

3. Brad Setser: Follow the Money This blog is no longer updated

4. Baseline Scenario Dedicated to explaining some of the key issues in the global economy and developing concrete policy proposals

5. [1] Economics blog run by Bill McBride, has great graphics particularly for unemployment numbers

6. Stan Collender's Capital Gains and Games Centrist blog by Stan Collender, a renowned expert on the federal budget

7. Conscience of a Liberal: Paul Krugman Paul Krugman's renowned blog from the NY Times which is known for being firmly in the Keynes camp

8. The Curious Capitalist Blog from Times Business written by Rana Foroohar

9. Econbrowser Blog by Prof. James Hamilton of UC San Diego and Prof. Menzie Chinn of University of Wisconsin Madison

10. [2] A right-leaning blog written by Arnold Kling, Bryan Caplan, and David Henderson

11. Economic Principals A Web-based independent weekly commentary on the production and distribution of economic ideas. Claims to not be a blog.

12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25.