Reconciliation

at 07:00 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Today, Sarah looked into the costs of raising the Medicare retirement age, Brad explained why some states are recovering better than others, I summarized the nine best studies on the stimulus, and Ezra considered what an alternative stimulus could have looked like. Here’s what we missed:

1) No, government housing policy didn’t cause the crisis.

2) What policy levers does the Fed have left?

3) Not all tax expenditures are created equal.

4) Global warming could mean more wars.

5) The White House’s education reform outreach included multiple entreaties to Matt Damon.

Song of the Day: James Blake and Bon Iver’s “Fall Creek Boys Choir”

 
Read what others are saying

    Most Read: Business

    DJIA
    -0.79%
    NASDAQ
    -1.55%
     Last Update: : AM 05/06/2015(NASDAQ&DJIA)

    World Markets from      

     

    Other Market Data from      

     

    Key Rates from