NYU Econ Prof; author of The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor
We precisely calculate that sustainable Greek debt to GDP ratio is between 80% and 192%
I love New York
If you don't like my economics, try my photography
Great map graphic on the death of distance. From 1939.
The Twitter map of Africa
Exogenous shocks, like snowstorms, unfairly benefit some interest groups at the expense of others
He said, "Do NOT invoke Me in support of any one political candidate, party, policy, or agenda."
The best graph ever on why the immigration debate is so messed up. (from today's WSJ)
Different candidates have led at different times; election timing is random; SO winner is random
Support brave #Wukan in revolt against Chinese rulers! HT @MalcolmMoore
330 yr old Hangman's Elm in Wash Sq Park -- when public executions were a more popular sport than NFL
Today's Test of the wisdom of Twitter crowds -- what is this object?
Opening for somebody else to capture the huge People Who Like a Man in a Hat vote?
She's studying the issues, she's photogenic, ready to be the next not-Mitt top GOP candidate
I can GROW one of these but not MAKE one. Pls apply metaphor to development.
It may not be positive economic news that this 2007 Thanksgiving cartoon is still viable.
The Test: do our Development and Defense people understand Afghanistan better than My Dog Millie?
I was knocked over by a melee between protesters and police after taking this pic -- woman arrested for bringing a blanket (?!) to Zuccotti Park
This is the kind of thing I will miss about Occupy Wall Street
understanding Sachs analysis #TwitPict
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