It was a somewhat disappointing home inspection... an issue we'll have to call in an engineer for. It may be fixable, or it may be a deal breaker. All we have to do is wait.
Anyway - not a fun day, but it's always good to come home to two solid pieces of economic analysis that I can nod my head vigorously to:
1. The indispensable Paul Krugman on how annoying it is when people lump Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid together, and
2. Adam Ozimek on four things that "all economists" agree on. What's most impressive about this post is that for the most part he did not pick stereotypical things like rent control.
The genesis of social cycle theories
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