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July 15, 2024

Main Street Macro: The self-love theory of economics

As we enter the third week of July, upcoming data releases are all about economic incentives. While insights about supply, demand, and equilibrium often make the headlines, a crucial but rarely discussed pillar of economics is the importance of incentives to macroeconomic outcomes.
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January 18, 2021

MainStreet Macro: Inflation, the Remix

by Nela Richardson, Ph.D.

Last week witnessed a second Trump impeachment in three years. It’s a remarkable time in political history and there’s a lot to unpack. But this isn’t that type of blog and I’ve taken a grand total of one political science class and whatever history was required in high school.
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January 11, 2021

MainStreet Macro: What Next for 2021 Jobs Recovery

by Nela Richardson, Ph.D.

Welcome to the MainStreet Macro Blog, a weekly dispatch that will dissect and explain the macroeconomic trends that affect the business community, its workers, and the consumers it serves.
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