Monthly Archives: November 2014


John Cochrane of U. Chicago gives another interesting and well drafted article, this time about inequality.  Here is the edited version in the WSJ, and here is the long-form on his blog, The Grumpy Economist. I highly suggest that, if you have the time, read the long-form version on his blog. Read more →

John Cochrane on Inflation

John Cochrane’s op-ed in the WSJ, with a link here to the WSJ original and a link here to his blog, The Grumpy Economist. First, I confess I am not a macro-economist (worse yet, I confess that the training I received in macro-economics was rather basic).  The conversation around inflation has baffled me for some time, and I think there… Read more →

Business School Admissions and GMATS

From the Wall Street Journal, November 6, 2014. I find this very interesting (full disclosure, I have both attended graduate business school and now I teach at the graduate level for business students).  It is also reflective of how some Economics programs (additional disclosure, I also have a graduate degree in Economics) select their PhD candidates: take everybody who did perfectly on… Read more →