Jan Zilinsky

Political Science & Economics

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US economy under Obama

Obama’s Economic Record: An Assessment - The New Yorker Farewell to the Chief: Our Columnists Assess Obama's Presidency - Bloomberg View Martin Wolf: How Barack...

An unequal recovery

Some time ago, I looked at wage growth in advanced economies since 2007 and saw that falling or stagnant wages were not just a southern-European disease:...

Stata resources

My Stata-related posts are here. Other resources are below: Basics UCLA STATA portal Key chapter from the manual: Estimation and postestimation commands Commands for factor variables...

Pockets of eurocrisis: Regional differences in Greece

Several European regions are still economically depressed. The absence of a proper economic recovery is probably most striking in Greece. Consider the long-term unemployment rate, which...

Some memorable aspects of #USElections2016

State of the American democracy Just 43 to 52% of respondents say they would be willing to support the next president: These numbers makes me deeply...

Britain wants globalization on its own terms

Does Britain want to be global? A few days ago, the answer appeared to be yes: Splendid post-Brexit tales: Theresa May says a "truly global...

Some good news this October

Civic values in America Almost all Americans say that paying taxes is the right thing to do: Paris climate agreement #ParisAgreement to enter into force as...

Consumers of last resort will be (also) in China

Two years ago, a Wall Street Journal article asked: Is the U.S. yet again destined to do the global economy’s heavy lifting? For a...

Taxing Apple - an update

Australia warns companies against trying to avoid its ‘Google tax’ The impact of the UK’s diverted profits tax, the 25 per cent levy introduced by...

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