Sitemap - 2023 - Econ Soapbox

The past, present, and future of Econ Soapbox

The Population Center of the US

More than you wanted to know: Ulysses S. Grant

Consumer Vibes and Politics

Econ Soapbox Mailbox #1

Forest fires and recessions: When burning it down is a good thing

Arrow's Impossibility Theorem and College Football

The Middle Class

Notes on Succession

Bad economics at the Las Vegas Grand Prix

Turkey Economics

Grading The Covid Stimulus Packages

A defense of Instagram

Was there even a housing bubble?

The State of the Economy: November 2023

The Top 10 American Cities

The Big Solution

The Big Problem

Argentina not-fun facts

When Capitalism Goes Too Far

Military Schools

The Deficit

The New Economics of Student Debt

Red Pen Edit: Sarah Stodola on Hurricanes and Rebuilding

The Expanse of Taylor Swift

Predicting Recessions

A Terrible Chart

The Wirecard Scandal

The Big Ten Time Capsule

More Than You Wanted To Know: Shouting fire in a crowded theater

Gas Station Attendants

Red Pen Edit: The New York Times Magazine on American Colleges

The United Kingdom as the 51st State

What should Yale do?

Staying informed with today's media

Town and Gown

Where is the worst traffic in the US?

Bad Economics: Apartment Edition

The Whisky Auras

Notes on Oppenheimer

The next growth miracle might be in the Caribbean

The Market for Trophy Hunting

Team USA in the Women's World Cup

Econ Soapbox vs ChatGPT

The Market for Ivory

The Sublimity of the Roundabout

The Champagne Wars

How to think about unions

Red Pen Edit: Allie Volpe on Travel

Green vs Blue (Bubble Edition)

Mean vs. Median: The Reckoning

How Are Millennials Doing?

The Ultimate Bubble

The Titan Submersible and the Rule of Rescue

That time a college tried to close itself

June 2023: Thoughts on the Fed and Inflation


Notes on Great Britain

The best TV episode of the year

Connecticut has an insane tax break

No, the electoral college does not have a "built-in bias" for Republicans

White is the new black

Red Pen Edit: Alex Tabarrok on airline cancellations

Economics for Muggles: Green parties in Europe

I had ChatGPT take my final exam. How do you think it did?

That time a ski resort got evicted from its own mountain

The real power of King Charles III

The Debt Ceiling

64 is the new 62

More than you wanted to know: World War I

Driving a Tesla: Consumer economics edition

Tucker Carlson is wrong even when he's for bigger government

But which inflation?

The World's Oldest Debt

Notes on Charleston

The Costco Hot Dog

April 2023: Thoughts on the economy

Economics for Muggles: The Columbine Shooting and Housing Prices

That time a hedge fund stole a naval vessel

On the risk of Silicon Valley Bank 'Hot Takes'

What Happened to Silicon Valley Bank

Facts about DST

Publishing in Economics

The Environmental Scam of the Century

The Zombie Multiverse

Econ 101: Quantitative Easing

Deep Dive: Student Loan Forgiveness Part II

Deep Dive: Student Loan Forgiveness Part I

Red Pen Edit: Brian Deese on the economy

Should I go to graduate school?

Argentina Currency Confusion

Econ 101: Labor Market Statistics

Economics Challenge Recap: How did the class do?

Economics Challenge: Which Nation is Wealthier?

The Game Theory of Getting a PhD

Red Pen Edit: The New York Times on Skiing

Economics for Muggles: Night light and GDP

Patrick's Book Club: Magpie Murders


Notes on Belize

Just Plane Bad


Red Pen Edit: Scott Galloway on the Future of Education

Predictions for 2023