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ATA Trucking Index increases in February

This is a minor indicator that I follow. From ATA: ATA Truck Tonnage Index Edged Higher In February The American Trucking Associations’ advanced seasonally adjusted (SA) For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index… Read more »

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Report: Cyprus's Parliament Rejects Bank Deposit Tax

From Business Insider: CYPRUS VOTES AGAINST CONTROVERSIAL BANK BAILOUT DEAL The Cypriot parliament has voted against the bank bailout deal, with 36 votes against, reports Bloomberg. 19 abstained from voting… Read more »

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Daily Demand and Supply: Everything you could ever want in one example

Decreasing supply of an input (corn ethanol credits are an input to gas production for refineries), increasing exports due to relative price decreases in importing countries, decreasing supply of refined… Read more »

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The end of an era?

Big changes are afoot Read more »

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A few comments on Housing Starts

A few comments: • Total housing starts in February were up 27.7% from the February 2012 pace. Single family starts were up 31.4%. This is a very strong year-over-year increase… Read more »

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"Building U.S. Competitiveness"

The Economic Report of the President, 2013, related last Friday, devotes some attention to global rebalancing, a topic that I’ve addressed on a number of occasions. [1] [2]; and this… Read more »

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In case you were wondering, I joined the Ohio State faculty in 2000*

I was recently made aware of a 2012 article in Ecological Economics listing the "Most influential institutions in the field of environmental and ecological economics (2000–2009)." Here they are: 1… Read more »

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A turning point

The Fed's new strategy may soon be tested Read more »

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