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HOISTED FROM THE ARCHIVES: Barry J. Eichengreen & J. Bradford DeLong (2013): Introduction to Kindleberger: The World in Depression 2021-04-05 Mo BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-04-03 Sa: ‘Things that went whizzing by that I want to remember… LINK: 2021-04-03 Sa READING: Seneca vs. Posidonius on Wheþer Technology Is Philosophy - Grasping Reality Newsletter, by Brad DeLong: ‘Posidonius for, Seneca against; it is a pity that the monks erased all the surviving manuscripts of Posidonius: he sounds like somebody it would have been good to get to know, virtually—an urban Greek polymath would almost surely have been better company than a Roman aristocrat… LINK: 2021-04-03 Sa READING: Lucius Annaeus Seneca Minor (64): Moral Letters to Lucilius 90: On þe Part Played by Philosophy in þe Progress of Man:

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  • HOISTED FROM THE ARCHIVES: Barry J. Eichengreen & J. Bradford DeLong (2013): Introduction to Kindleberger: The World in Depression <https://braddelong.substack.com/p/hoisted-from-the-archives-2013-introduction> 2021-04-05 Mo

  • BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-04-03 Sa: ‘Things that went whizzing by that I want to remember… LINK: <https://braddelong.substack.com/p/briefly-noted-for-2021-04-03-sa> 2021-04-03 Sa

  • READING: Seneca vs. Posidonius on Wheþer Technology Is Philosophy - Grasping Reality Newsletter, by Brad DeLong: ‘Posidonius for, Seneca against; it is a pity that the monks erased all the surviving manuscripts of Posidonius: he sounds like somebody it would have been good to get to know, virtually—an urban Greek polymath would almost surely have been better company than a Roman aristocrat… LINK: <https://braddelong.substack.com/p/reading-seneca-vs-posidonius-on-whether> 2021-04-03 Sa

  • READING: Lucius Annaeus Seneca Minor (64): Moral Letters to Lucilius 90: On þe Part Played by Philosophy in þe Progress of Man: ‘Technological advance the business of the lowest grade of slaves; desire for technological advance the result of making your body your master rather than your servant; and other topics… LINK: <https://braddelong.substack.com/p/lucius-annaeus-seneca-minor-64-moral> 2021-04-03 Su

  • READING: From Peter S. Beagle: Þe Folk of þe Air: ‘The literary character Emperor Kankan Musa of Mali… LINK: <https://braddelong.substack.com/p/reading-from-peter-s-beagle-the-folk> 2021-04-02 Fr

  • BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-04-01 Th: ‘Things that went briefly whizzing by that I want to remember… 2021-04-01 Th

  • APRIL FOOL: David Graeber Deserves to Be Remembered...: ‘I mean, Apple Computer was founded in 1976, not the 1980s; and none of its three founders had ever worked for, let alone split from, IBM—they had worked for Atari & HP… LINK: <https://braddelong.substack.com/p/on-april-fools-day-we-remember-david> 2021-04-01 Th

  • PODCAST: Hexapodia VIII: Þe China Syndrome!: ‘Five key insights: Hexapodia!, of course. Also: listen to Dan Wang & to Barry Eichengreen, China's slowing migration to the coast looks like a significant error, & China looks not that different… LINK: <https://braddelong.substack.com/p/podcast-hexapodia-viii-the-china> 2021-03-30 Tu

  • BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-03-29 Mo: ‘Things that went whizzing by that I want to remember… LINK: <https://braddelong.substack.com/p/briefly-noted-2021-03-29-mo> 2021-03-29 Mo

  • JUPYTER NOTEBOOK: Econ 135 :: F2021 :: Problem Set 5.1.5. Failing to “Converge” or Catch Up to America (& þe Rest of þe Global North): ‘History of Economic Growth course "convergence" python exercise… LINK: <https://braddelong.substack.com/p/econ-135-f2021-problem-set-515-failing> 2021-03-28 Su

  • HOISTED FROM THE ARCHIVES: Musings on the Episteme of the Federal Reserve...: ‘From 2015: What was the Federal Reserve thinking when it decided to tighten policy? And what does that tell us about economists and their models?… LINK: <https://braddelong.substack.com/p/hoisted-from-the-archives-musings> 2021-03-27 Sa

  • BRIEFLY NOTED: For 2021-03-27 Sa: ‘Things that went whizzing by that I want to remember...… LINK: <https://braddelong.substack.com/p/briefly-noted-for-2021-03-27-sa> 2021-03-27 Sa

  • Bradford DeLong
    J. Bradford DeLong is Professor of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was Deputy Assistant US Treasury Secretary during the Clinton Administration, where he was heavily involved in budget and trade negotiations. His role in designing the bailout of Mexico during the 1994 peso crisis placed him at the forefront of Latin America’s transformation into a region of open economies, and cemented his stature as a leading voice in economic-policy debates.

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