Monday, January 16, 2012

Recommended reading/viewing

  • More Fingleton fallout: my critique of Eamonn Fingleton, along with that of Paul Krugman, was linked by Ezra Klein's Wonkblog. Meanwhile, here's another critique of Fingleton that raises many of the same points, but is frankly probably even more comprehensive.
  • The Washington Post notes that high-speed rail appears to be on the slow track. Good.
  • New unemployment figures in Spain are expected to hit 23.3 percent. Coincidentally my future Spanish father-in-law told me over the weekend that he paid a 56 percent income tax rate for last year!

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