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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Update on the U.S. Economy
Aug 8, 2009 3:24 pm
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In April I started a blog on when the recession would end.
My opinion was that we would know by the end of July whether Plan B was needed or the stimulus, financial... More
Guidelines for Evaluating Public Investments
Jun 27, 2009 1:47 pm
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A reader asked me to explain the difference between public spending and public investment from an economist's perspective. I am going to try using two issues often... More
Stimulus 102-- One Year and $800 Billion Later
Feb 20, 2010 1:11 pm
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This month marks one year since the nearly $800 billion federal stimulus package was passed by Congress. What has the stimulus package accomplished? What should... More
Stimulus 101--A Bridge Over Troubled Waters
Jan 31, 2010 11:53 am
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This is the first of a series of blogs about the economy, stimulus efforts and the role and challenges of government anti-recession efforts.
Sometimes our economy... More
Economy Blog #5: Are landlords greedy?
May 5, 2009 7:51 pm
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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