Can a Little Inflation Be Good?

Let me jump to the end and say right at the start that I don't think so. However, there's a serious argument being made right now among economists and economic policy makers that h

Recession Journal VI: It's OVER!!!!!!!!!!!! Any Questions?

The recession is technically over, officially over, numerically over. How do you feel now and what are you gonna do about it?

Deadweight loss of Christmas: Economist explains why gifts are inefficient

The term "deadweight loss" doesn't exactly smack of Christmas cheer, but ask yourself — are you spending too much on holiday gifts?