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Can you believe the media? Evidence from 3 surveys

8,000 Americans were asked about the credibility of the media, as part of Voter Study Group, and the results suggest that there are still people...

Understanding the 2016 vote: Democratic turnout

Why did the election in 2016 turn out the way it did? One story is the that too many Democrats stayed home. Soon after the vote,...

Cynicism in America

Is the economic system "rigged"? Several presidential candidates claimed they believed it was -- and that they'd clean it up, if elected. "It's...

Can government spending meet expectations?

New demands and expectations The latest Fiscal Monitor report warns that more will be expected from fiscal actions in the future: The global economy is undergoing...

Interpersonal trust

In OECD countries, about 36% of interviewees expressed interpersonal trust. In Nordic countries over 60% of interviewees trust each other compared to less than 13% in...

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:...

Economic slowdown in China

How is the slowdown affecting various Chinese regions? If we look at average growth rates between 2009-12 and then the latest 3 years of data (2012-14,...

How likely is a June hike?

As the April FOMC minutes came out on May 18, the market reassessed the probability of a looming hike immediately: Source: Fed Funds futures, via Bloomberg...

Iveta Radičová on anti-EU sentiment

In an interview with Denník N, former Slovak prime minister Iveta Radičová accurately points out that it was never monetary assistance from Brussels that "caused&...

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