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New York City
About Blog – It is a New York Times column written for wider audiences, authored by Paul Krugman. Paul is an American economist who was awarded the Nobel Economics Prize in 2008 and is known in academia for his work on international economics. He is also a Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
New York and the World
About Blog – Get latest Articles on Economics from the Bloomberg. Bloomberg delivers business and markets news, data, analysis, and video to the world, featuring stories from Businessweek and Bloomberg News.
About Blog – An economist and a journalist join forces to make the often daunting topic of economics easily understood and digested by general audiences. It’s a fun and informative exploration of how the subject’s basic principles drive the minutiae of day-to-day existence.
San Francisco, CA
About Blog – News and discussion about economics, from the perspective of economists.
New York, NY
About Blog – Real Time Economics offers exclusive news, analysis and commentary on the U.S. and global economy, central bank policy and economics. Economic insight and analysis from The Wall Street Journal.
About Blog – The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news and information organisations, recognised for our authority, integrity and accuracy. Here you will find news on global economics.
About Blog – Reflections on economics, finance, and policy by the former Chairman of the Federal Reserve, now Brookings Distinguished Fellow in Residence. The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level.
New York, NY
About Blog – FiveThirtyEight, created by Nate Silver, who is best known for election forecasts such as the 2012 presidential election in which FiveThirtyEight correctly predicted the vote winner of all 50 states. The site regularly publishes articles by creating or analyzing statistical information on a wide variety of topics in current politics and economic news.
About Blog – Marginal Revolutions is currently one of the most popular economics blogs. It is written by Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, both of whom are professors at George Mason University. In addition to a daily roundup of interesting links, the blog features some of the best economics debates on the web.
About Blog – The Mises Wire is a blog publication by the Mises Instituion which promotes teaching and research in the Austrian school of economics. The posts apply Austrian economic theory on current or historical events.
About Blog – The Library of Economics and Liberty is dedicated to advancing the study of economics, markets, and liberty. It offers a unique combination of resources for students, teachers, researchers, and aficionados of economic thought.
Federal Reserve Bank of NY
About Blog – The New York Fed’s Liberty Street Economics blog provides commentary on current economic topics relating to monetary policy, macroeconomic developments, financial stability issues, and regional trends in the Second Federal Reserve District. Liberty Street Economics features insight and analysis from economists working at the intersection of research and policy.
About Blog – The Economic Policy Institute (EPI) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank created in 1986 to include the needs of low- and middle-income workers in economic policy discussions. EPI believes every working person deserves a good job with fair pay, affordable health care, and retirement security. To achieve this goal, EPI conducts research and analysis on the economic status of working America.
About Blog – Because spending trends do hold sway over how economies operate, it makes sense for fans of the subject to pay attention to what the consumers themselves have to say. Issues like recalls and rip-offs that change how businesses conduct themselves need to be taken into consideration before investing and predicting future outcomes.
London, United Kingdom
About Blog – VOX is an awesome blog created by the The Centre for Economic Policy Research, which promotes research excellence and policy relevance in European economics. It covers a diverse range of research based analyses on policy and economic issues. The content can appeal to a diverse audience of economic students to professional economists.
About Blog – The mission of the Economics and Statistics Administration is to provide high-quality economic analysis and foster the missions of the Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
About Blog – Armstrong Economics is an economic forecasting organization based on the cyclical models developed by Martin Armstrong. Our mission is to remove opinion from forecasting through the use of our advanced technical models while educating the public on the underlying trends within the economy.
Crystal Lake, IL
About Blog – This highly praised global economics blog is written by Mike “Mish” Shedlock, an investment advisor. Mike provides profound comments on macroeconomic trends around the world, which makes this a must read blog.
About Blog – The Big Picture, an excellent blog that looks at macroeconomic issues, is written by Barry L. Ritholtz. Barry is the founder of Ritholtz Wealth Management. The Big Picture breaks down and explains the latest economic news in great detail.
New York, NY
About Blog – Yves Smith is the pseudonymous author of Naked Capitalism, a popular blog about the U.S. economy and the financial sector. Naked Capitalism was started to combat the underreporting of Wall St. and the economy by mainstream media. They don’t hold back any punches against government officials or corporate interests.
About Blog – We created this interactive site to give voice to our scholars’ ideas and opinions in a forum that encourages public comment. This blog serves as a virtual blackboard for ideas and expertise found on the Berkeley campus.Here you will find latest updates on economics.
About Blog – Bill McBride is the author of Calculated Risk, a highly influential blog about the U.S. housing market. Most posts relate to macroeconomic trends in the U.S. economy. Bill frequently posts a weekly round up of events and analysis of economic data.
About Blog – Mark Thoma, a Professor of Economics at the University of Oregon, writes about macroeconomics on the Economist’s View. He posts a daily round up of interesting blogs links, while sometimes writing his own detailed analysis in longer posts.
About Blog – Robert Reich is the former secretary of labor for the Clinton administration. He’s currently Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the U.C. at Berkeley. His blogging style is thought-provoking, direct and understandable.
New York, NY, USA
About Blog – Chris Blattman is an Associate Professor at Columbia University. Through his blog, Chris explores statistics and cultural trends to examine poverty and political participation. His weekly links capture some of the best content on the web.
About Blog – The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) promotes democratic debate on the most important economic and social issues that affect people’s lives. CEPR is committed to presenting issues in an accurate and understandable manner, so that the public is better prepared to choose among the various policy options. This blog is great for people looking to stay informed about the American economy.
George Mason University
About Blog – Cafe Hayek is a very popular economics blog by Professor Don Boudreaux (George Mason University) and Russ Roberts (Research Fellow at Stanford University). They argue against a Keynesian view of economics in today’s issues and governmental systems.
About Blog – With the strength of over half a dozen regular contributors, who are professors and researchers, The Incidental Economist is one of the most formidable health economics blogs. They blog about the U.S. health care system, how it works and how it could be improved.
About Blog – EconBrowser is a blog that provides an analysis of current economic data, issues and macroeconomic policy. It is written by Professor James Hamilton (University of California, San Diego) and Professor Menzie Chinn (University of Wisconsin, Madison).
About Blog – The author Greg Mankiw, a Professor of Economics at Harvard University, has created some unique content like a principles of economics rap and animated video. His advice for student is extremely relevant for anyone studying economics.
About Blog – The Money Illusion is a highly regarded economics blog by Scott Sumner, who teaches at Bentley University. Through his blog, he popularized the idea of targeting the Nominal GDP, an idea which was later endorsed by the Federal Reserve.
About Blog – Tim is an economist, journalist and broadcaster. He is author of “Messy” and the million-selling “The Undercover Economist”, a senior columnist at the Financial Times, and the presenter of Radio 4’s “More or Less”. Tim has spoken at TED, PopTech and the Sydney Opera House and is a visiting fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford.
About Blog – J. Bradford DeLong was one of the first economics bloggers and his continues to reflect that with a large number of links. DeLong is a Professor of Economics at U.C. Berkeley. His well thought out insights on macroeconomic issues makes this a must-read blog.
About Blog – We offer policy advice and economic analysis from a group of professional economists, legal scholars, and financial market practitioners. Dedicated to modern money theory (MMT) and policies to promote financial stability and the attainment of full employment.
Palo Alto, CA
About Blog – John Cochrane, Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford, is The Grumpy Economist. But he claims to not actually be grumpy. On this blog, he provides detailed commentary backed with data and exceptional reasoning on current economic news, finance and policy policy.
About Blog – Stumbling and Mumbling is a personal blog of Chris Dillow, an economist who spent eight years with one of Japan’s largest banks. He blogs about British politics and provides thoughtful analyses on the British economy and sports.
About Blog – Bill Mitchell is a Professor in Economics and Director of the Centre of Full Employment and Equity (CofFEE), at the University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia. His blog is about Modern Monetary Theory with importance to macroeconomic reality.
About Blog – The two authors, Tim Haab and John Whitehead are both Economics Professors. Environmental Economics is a blog intended for a wide audience and approaches its arguments with an easy to understand writing style.
About Blog – The Baseline Scenario is a blog discussing economics and economic policy written by Simon Johnson and James Kwak.The Baseline Scenario is dedicated to explaining some of the key issues in the global economy and developing concrete policy proposals.
About Blog – The Worthwhile Canadian Initiative blog is a self proclaimed “mainly Canadian economics blog”. Written by a group of intelligent economists, this blog is filled with top quality posts ranging from health, finance and inequality.
About Blog – Blog by Jeff Miller. Investment manager, blogger on economy and finance, here you will find an ecletic approach to better trading and investment. This approach is coupled with an instinctive and detailed analysis of market and economic trends.
About Blog – Healthcare Economist was created by Jason Shafrin, a Senior Research Economist at Precision Health Economics. His blog is filled with unbiased and research driven critiques of today’s healthcare issues, which sometimes is hard to find given the political divide in American healthcare.
About Blog – Jared Bernstein’s areas of expertise include federal and state economic and fiscal policies, income inequality and mobility, trends in employment and earnings, international comparisons, and the analysis of financial and housing markets.
About Blog – Credit Writedowns is a news and opinion site dedicated to bringing a well-informed view of finance, economics, markets, and foreign policy into the mainstream consciousness. Edward Harrison is the founder of the finance news and forecasting site Credit Writedowns.
About Blog – Conversable Economist is an economics blog by Timothy Taylor, who is the author of several economics books. Timothy goes deep into details about a range of topics, backing his arguments up with statistics and data. He has also written Journal of Economic Perspectives.
About Blog – The Economic Populist is an economic opinion and analysis site. We give voice to the little guy and are heavily focused on statistics, sources and graphs. Economic Populist is an Economics, Business, Finance and Labor blog focused on the United States and Middle Class.
About Blog – Confessions of a Supply-Side Liberal was created by Miles Kimball, a Professor at the University of Michigan. His core topics apply supply side solutions to macroeconomic issues and monetary policy. His arguments are well written and thoroughly researched.
About Blog – he Atlanta Fed’s macroblog provides commentary on economic topics including monetary policy, macroeconomic developments, financial issues and Southeast regional trends.
About Blog – John Kay is one of Britain’s leading economists. His interests focus on the relationships between economics and business. Today his main focus is on writing and he is renowned for his ability to express complex ideas clearly and succinctly. He is a journalist for the Financial Times, a successful author, an academic and a businessman.
University of Queensland
About Blog – John Quiggin’s blog focuses on Australian economics and politics. He delivers an interesting perspective on current events in Australia. He also hosts a weekly ‘sandpit’ forum style discussion.
About Blog – David Glanser is an economist in the Washington DC area. My research and writing has been mostly on monetary economics and policy and the history of economics. Uneasy Money is a blog about monetary policy, which means it is also about monetary theory and macroeconomics.
About Blog – Hi, I’m Keith Hennessey. I work as a Lecturer at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, teaching American economic policy to MBA students. This blog is aimed at students of American economic policy.
About Blog – The Bonddad Blog is authored by Hale Stewart, a financial advisor. His blog publishes an invaluable weekly economic review on the Bond Market, International Economics, and Equity and Economics. These links along with his highly detailed review of economic trends makes this one of the top economics blogs
About Blog – Long and Variable is a blog on macroeconomics and public policy. Authored by Professor Tony Yates (University of Birmingham), this blog is quite detailed and knowledgeable about global monetary policy.
About Blog – Diane Coyle is a professor of economics at the University of Manchester and runs the consultancy Enlightenment Economics. We has long-standing specialist expertise in technology markets, innovation and competition policy. We are currently working on projects on the implications of the spread of mobile broadband for inequality in low-income economies.
About Blog – Policy Research in Macroeconomics (PRIME) is a network of macroeconomists, political economists and professionals from related disciplines who seek to engage with a diverse audience in order to de-mystify economic theories, policies and ideas. Our aim is to develop and frame macroeconomic theories, applications and solutions to the severe economic, social and ecological problems of the world.
About Blog – The Microeconomic Insights blog posts summaries of high quality microeconomic research to inform its audience about global microeconomic issues. Its topics cover all areas of microeconomics, including development, health economics, environmental economics and international trade.
About Blog – Commentary on Economics, Information and Human Action. Knowledge Problem was created by Professors Lynne Kiesling (Northwestern University) and Michael Giberson (Texas Tech University). They explore topics and breakdown current news related to anti-trust and energy economics.
About Blog – Truth on the Market offers commentary on law, business, economics and more. We hope you find some of our posts insightful, thought-provoking, or at least mildly interesting. This blog was formed by a group of law professors and economists.
About Blog – Blog by Shaun Richards. I am an independent economist who studied at the London School of Economics. My speciality is monetary economics and I analyse current economic trends.
About Blog – Blog by Dr. Jonathon Deans. I study energy and commodity markets for an Australian research institute, and have a doctorate in economics as well as masters degrees in business administration and finance. As a hobby, I study the economics of the fountain pen world and communicate my findings here.
About Blog – The Academic Health Economists’ Blog exists to provide an on-line presence for the discussion of issues and developments in health economics. A place where people can present their views, opinions, ideas, and takes on current affairs from the perspective of health economics. The site has a simple aim; to promote healthy debate in the field, with a sharing of ideas.
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
About Blog – An Economic View of The Environment is a blog by Robert Stavins, who is a professor at Harvard University and is the Director of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program. His posts paint a comprehensive view of global environmental issues from an economic standpoint.
About Blog – Blog by David Beckworth, an associate Professor of Economics at Western Kentucky University, has recently launched an awesome podcast that features well-known economists, many of whom are featured on this list. David’s blog highlights is a great place to start to learn about specific economic events.
Wellington, New Zealand
About Blog – This New Zealand based economics blog was created by two economists, Eric Crampton and Seamus Hogan. They explore a range of fascinating topics from sports economics to housing and much more. Sharp and easy to follow analysis.
About Blog – This blog began in 2006 and was solely authored by Joshua Gans, an economics professor at the University of Melbourne. In 2008, the blog became multi-authored with other academic economists joining Core Economics. The topics on this blog reflect the wide interests of the authors. Much of the commentary is about economic policy and economic issues.
About Blog – EconomicsUK is the personal website of David Smith, the Economics Editor of The Sunday Times, London. His easy to understand writing and clearly defined causes and consequences makes this an accessible blog for beginners.
About Blog – Multiplier Effect is the blog of The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, an economics research organization. The posts focus on economic policy in the United States and the rest of the world, prompting a reasoned discussion on current issues.
About Blog – The Everyday Economist is a blog written by Josh Hendrickson, an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Mississippi. Josh’s flair for simple and readable writing on current economics issues makes this one of the best economics blogs for beginners.
About Blog – Josh Mason, an Assistant Professor of Economics at City University of New York, blogs at The Slack Wire. This economics blog primarily revolves around macroeconomics issues and economic history, which Josh captures extremely well. He does an excellent job of analyzing economic news.
About Blog – Antonio Fatas is a Professor of Economics at INSEAD, an international business school with campuses in Singapore, France and Abu Dhabi. Antonio highlights important economic data coming out central banks and analyzes the implications for us in a way that is readable by economists and non-economists.
About Blog – The Center for Popular Economics is a nonprofit collective of over 60 political economists based in Amherst, MA, dedicated to helping to demystify the economy. CPE provides economic de-mystification through participatory trainings, forums, publications, and curriculum development. We are also engaged in building the solidarity economy movement an economy for people and planet.
About Blog – Stochastic Trend by David Stern, is an Energy and Environmental Economist at the Australian National University. This energy and environmental economics focussed blog uses econometrics and modeling to base its arguments, which makes it a reliable resource but requires background knowledge to understand.
Grand Forks, ND
About Blog – Barter is Evil is an economics blog where the author, Professor David Flynn (University of North Dakota) encourages the exchange of ideas on economics, economic history and statistics. His blog places an emphasis on the North Dakota economy, which provides us with great insight on the impact of the oil industry boom there.
About Blog – Bradley Hansen is a Professor of Economics at the University of Mary Washington. He supplies commentary on economics, history, law amongst other things that interest him. His posts on economic history are particularly fascinating to read.
About Blog – Cyril Morong, who teaches economics at San Antonio College, is the Dangerous Economist. Cyril picks up on some very interesting articles in the news with his own comments. This blog is very easy to read and great for people wanting to see how economic principles appear in everyday news.
About Blog – Welcome. I am currently teaching Economics at NOHS. This is my 13th year teaching.I enjoy using my business and teaching experience to make the study of economics relevant to my students. Blog by John Gauld.
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