Economic History Roundup

Kirsten Salyer writes about consumer culture for Bloomberg View and is the site's engagement editor. She has also written for Condé Nast Traveler, Texas Monthly and Houston Community Newspapers. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism and international studies from Northwestern University.
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Economix on how the incomes of physicians affect health-care costs
History News Network on important State of the Union addresses in history
Paul Krugman on disco-era macroeconomics
Marginal Revolution on what Friedrich Hayek would have thought about Obamacare
Greg Mankiw on the growth of the welfare state (chart)

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