Does Big Government Result in More Housework?

I found this to be the most interesting question explored in ‘Government Size and Implications for Economic Growth’, by Andreas Bergh and Magnus Henrekson. Before I explain, however, I want to provide some comments on the author’s conclusions about the effects of size of government on economic growth.

Bergh and Henrekson base their . . . → Read More: Does Big Government Result in More Housework?

What is the Real Estate Story?

Headline screams bad news:  Region home sales drop sharply

Yet this is the cut and paste quote from that article right now as I type:

“Average home prices rose 3.7 percent, from $138,907 last year to $151,556 last month, according to RealSTATs.”

I’m missing something in the math on that?  Later another quote is . . . → Read More: What is the Real Estate Story?

Economic Events on December 17, 2010

At 10:00 AM EST, the Leading Indicators report for November will be released.  The consensus is that this index increased by 1.2% last month, which would be the fourth month of improvement in a row.

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