Jacob Goldstein appears in the following:
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
In a new paper, two economists write:
In 2012 the National Public Radio program Planet Money created a fake presidential platform based on the issues a small sample of economists, with different political views, agreed upon. In focus groups this platform found no support among the public ...
Monday, October 29, 2012
Like millions of other people, I stocked up on canned food this weekend. Why didn't grocery stores raise prices to take advantage of the pre-hurricane rush?
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Where did all those jobs come from? And what do they say about our obsession with the monthly jobs report?
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Will there be a smartphone stimulus this fall? Don't hold your breath.
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
How many jobs did the nation gain (or lose) last month?
Tuesday, September 04, 2012
For most of human history, the price of any given thing was whatever a buyer and a seller could agree on. The price tag — and the world of fixed prices that it implies-- didn't come along until the 19th century, with the rise of department stores.
Economists, for the ...
Monday, June 25, 2012
"Valve doesn't care about anything other than creating games. Suddenly, they've wound up with economies."
Monday, June 11, 2012
American households got poorer in the first decade of the 21st century, largely because of the housing bust.
Friday, May 11, 2012
JPMorgan's "many errors, sloppiness and bad judgment" will hurt the bank's reputation and bolster support for rules limiting banks' ability to make speculative bets.
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
"All Greek people should bring their Euro to the bank. They put it in an exchange machine (see left on my picture). You see, the Greek guy does not look happy!!"
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Thursday, October 20, 2011
The price of a New York City taxi medallion has gone through the roof in the past few decades. Here's why.
Friday, August 05, 2011
Most of the big holders of U.S. debt don't pay much attention to rating agencies. Still, "downgrade" does have a nasty ring to it.
Friday, June 24, 2011
To tap or not to tap? NPR's Planet Money correspondent Jacob Goldstein discusses President Obama's decision to release 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserves and what goes into the decision-making process.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008