Tag Archives: Greg Mankiw

Hedge Fund versus CEO Pay

There are many interesting descriptive statistics in this paper by Steven Kaplan and Joshua Rauh, including: Since 2004, the 25 highest paid hedge fund managers have earned more than all of the chief executive officers of the Standard and Poor’s 500 companies … Continue reading

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It Takes a Regime Shift: Recent Developments in Japan through the Lens of the Great Depression

A recent paper from Christy Romer (via Greg Mankiw).

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Reactions to Mankiw on the Long Run Budget Path

I agree with most of Greg Mankiw’s NYTimes piece on long-term debt to GDP but can’t overlook a glaring omission –  he seems to ignore the fact that we are currently experiencing a major economic catastrophe. Here’s how Mankiw concludes: Military … Continue reading

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Mankiw on Middle Class Taxes

Greg Mankiw: Even if President Obama wins all the tax increases on the rich that he is asking for, the long-term fiscal picture will still look grim. Perhaps we can stabilize the situation for a few years just by taxing … Continue reading

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