The Grumpy Economist
Coronavirus and the Road to Recovery

Coronavirus and the Road to Recovery

March 27, 2020

John Cochrane describes the kind of economic policies that can help America return to normal — and the kind that could impede a recovery.

Econ in the Time of Coronavirus

Econ in the Time of Coronavirus

March 19, 2020

John Cochrane explains how to contain the economic fallout from the Coronavirus while avoiding fiscal profligacy — and explains how to insulate markets from similar disruptions in the future.

How We Broke (and May be Fixing) Housing

How We Broke (and May be Fixing) Housing

March 18, 2020

John Cochrane examines the government’s role in housing, from restricting development to subsidizing low-income options to giving preferential treatment to homeowners. The good news? Some of the more extreme distortions are generating a backlash that may lead to more affordable housing in the not-too-distant future.

The Economics of a Pandemic

The Economics of a Pandemic

March 12, 2020

John Cochrane looks at the many economic dimensions of the coronavirus pandemic, from the Federal Reserve’s rate cut to proposed stimulus measures to the possible need for bailouts.

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