Jared Bernstein

11/10/2015 - 10:30am

    Like most economists, no one would mistake me for the most upbeat guy on the block. Words like "stagnation" fall more trippingly off my tongue than words like "look at that great jobs report!"

    But October was a solid report, boasting 271...

07/31/2014 - 8:17pm

    As an economist who's mixed it up in the D.C. hurly-burly for decades by now, I'm pretty inured to the foolishness you read on a daily basis.  So when something tweaks my outrage sensors, I tend to perk up and pay attention. What's gnawing at me is this throwaway line in an editorial from the...

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