SCOTUS this week seems awfully unconvinced that states should be able to slap down utility companies that disperse CO2 into the atmosphere. What’s fascinating about the case is that it stands at the vanguard of climate change jurisprudence, but draws … Continue reading
Lots of blowback from this John Taylor post on his blog.
Here’s the striking graph Taylor showed which seems to demonstrate a striking correlation between investment as a share of GDP and unemployment. His conclusion is that policies should encourage investment, and thus unemployment would be solved. Yay Republican rhetoric, right?
Clearly this is politically charged. As such, It’s been strongly challenged. Here’s what Justin Wolfers had to say at Freakonomics, and here’s what the ever-verbose Krugman has had to say, here and here and (exasperated) here.
You decide who wins. I’m picking Taylor.