Author Archives: Mayo Toruño
I was just made aware of a video on materialism created by The Center for a New American Dream, back in 2011. Psychologist Tim Kasser does a good job of laying out, in 5:37 minutes of animation, the negative impact … Continue reading
Originally posted on Uneasy Money:
The state of modern macroeconomics is not good; John Cochrane, professor of finance at the University of Chicago, senior fellow of the Hoover Institution, and adjunct scholar of the Cato Institute, writing in Thursday’s Wall…
In an Era of Increasing Fiscal Constraints, an Inexplicable Shift in Hiring Patterns in Higher Education
Originally posted on The Academe Blog:
In this past week’s issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education, there is a very revealing graph representing the changes in employment in colleges and universities from 1976 to 2011. The graph is based…
Here’s the Spring Quarter 2014 edition of the Coyote Economist. The lead article, written by CSUSB Economics Professor Daniel MacDonald, reviews Thomas Piketty’s new book “Capital in the Twenty First Century”.
Here’s the Winter Quarter Coyote Economist. The lead article deals with the political economics of the minimum wage.
I have been very busy the last few months and, as a result, have put this blog on the back burner. But, I intend to get back into writing more consistently after this quarter is over. In the meantime, here’s … Continue reading
The Spring Quarter Coyote Economist has just come off the press. It contains information on our newest faculty member – Professor Daniel MacDonald, employment prospects for Econ majors, the student club – Econ Radicals, tentative teaching schedule for next academic … Continue reading
See on Scoop.it – Explorations in Political Economy Dean Baker. “If economics were like astronomy, the experts in the field would all be calling for the government to spend what is needed to boost growth. But economics is not like … Continue reading
Dean Baker does a nice job in Worms, Pond Scum and Economists of laying out the pattern of thinking, ideology, that governs (with a few exceptions) the political and punditry class over the “crisis” confronting Social Security and Medicare, and mainstream economists’ … Continue reading