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Miles Kimball

Miles Kimball

Miles Kimball is Professor of Economics and Survey Research at the University of Michigan. Politically, Miles is an independent who grew up in an apolitical family. He holds many strong opinions—open to revision in response to cogent arguments—that do not line up neatly with either the Republican or Democratic Party.

Videos by Miles Kimball

More International Finance Comparative Statics

This lecture follows “Why Open Economy Macro is also Called International Finance” “International Finance Comparative Statics: Shifts of NX(epsilon), S and target r” “Keeping Aggregate Demand on Track” and “Why the Fed Should Keep the Output Gap Equal to Zero” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OEpCUjnaV10&t=42s

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Open Economy Accounting Mankiw Chapter 6

I have a related blog post: “Presidential Q&A: Is a Strong Dollar or a Weak Dollar Good for the Economy?” https://blog.supplysideliberal.com/post/2017/2/17/is-a-strong-dollar-or-a-weak-dollar-good-for-the-economy

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Solow Growth Model ch8

Be sure to watch Hans Rosling’s “200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes” before watching this online lecture: https://www.gapminder.org/videos/200-years-that-changed-the-world-bbc/

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How Interest Rate Cuts Stimulate the Economy

This video lecture is closely related to these 3 blog posts: “Even Central Bankers Need Lessons on the Transmission Mechanism for Negative Interest Rates” https://blog.supplysideliberal.com/post/140316252484/even-central-bankers-need-lessons-on-the “Responding to Joseph Stiglitz on Negative Interest Rates” https://blog.supplysideliberal.com/post/143149357117/responding-to-joseph-stiglitz-on-negative-interest “Negative Rates and the Fiscal Theory of the Price Level” https://blog.supplysideliberal.com/post/150667592685/negative-rates-and-the-fiscal-theory-of-the-price Also, some of the discussion takes as background the kind …

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Money and Inflation

This lecture lays out how I (Miles Kimball) think about the key issue for money, monetary policy and inflation. It also gives the standard textbook approach to money and inflation.

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The Costs of Inflation

This is the companion video lecture for the blog post “The Costs of Inflation” https://blog.supplysideliberal.com/post/2019/3/28/the-costs-of-inflation

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Analyzing the Great Depression Using Supply and Demand for the Monetary Base

Before watching this video lecture, read “Supply and Demand for the Monetary Base: How the Fed Currently Determines Interest Rates,” which you can find here: https://blog.supplysideliberal.com/post/2019/4/4/supply-and-demand-for-the-monetary-base Note: the facts about Treasury bill rates at the beginning of the Great Depression come from FRED: https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M1329AUSM193NNBR

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End of Chapter 4 Lecture—Miles Kimball

This video is closely related to my blog post “Avoiding Economic Carnage from the Coronavirus: There are Better Policies than Sending Everyone $1000” https://blog.supplysideliberal.com/post/2020/3/19/there-are-better-policies-than-sending-everyone-1000

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