I’ve neglected this site pretty badly recently – school and work have taken up a lot of my time. However, she finally got an overhaul.
Wrapping up another quarter of work towards my Economics undergraduate degree. So here is a life update since I’ve been so quiet.
I found Dr. House’s new blog via Noah Smith, and saw this great article from Dr. House today on rational expectations.
I’ve been working on expanding my exposure to economics on my social networks, which is how I found a piece from Matt Yglesias against the idea of Restaurant Week. I don’t think he’s entirely right, and here is why…
Tumblr delivers me some of the most interesting content I see in my day. Today it delivered an al-Jazeera article that directly hits my biggest fear about pursuing econ. as a career – I don’t want to be an industry pet.
With my calculus and science classes finished, I have the time and energy to turn my focus back towards economics. Some recent pieces on minimum wage in the New York Times opinion pages, as well as some other sites I frequent has me thinking about how inflation affects minimum wage and why a static minimum […]
I completely fell apart on publishing this fall. September was pretty hard for me. I was finishing up some challenging work matters and my husband was moving away for work. In fact, he’ll be back for his first visit this upcoming weekend. I can’t wait to see him. But I’ve made big progress on my […]
Some fast food workers here in Michigan are striking and protesting for a rise in wages. They are demanding $15/hour. I’ve been kind of shocked at the responses I get from my coworkers. Shocked because it violates a central part of my professional beliefs: Economics is NOT a morality play.
I’m pursuing a lot of ambitious goals. It is entirely too easy to get off track with a goal that is long-term and still feels remote. So I’ve investing in a secret weapon to help me.