Whither Interest Rates

Whither Interest Rates

Will interest rates go up? The Fed will almost certainly raise short-term rates–if not in September then likely in December–if only because they’ve talked themselves into a corner. But that doesn’t necessarily mean that broader interest rates...
Food Network & The New Normal

Food Network & The New Normal

Over the past couple of years I’ve taken to watching three shows on The Food Network: Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives (3D), Restaurant Impossible, and especially, Chopped. These are not about food. Television is a poor medium for taste and smell, and in LED...

A Man’s Job

An article by Allison Schrager (published in Playboy–consider that a trigger warning; h/t Tyler Cowen) considers the future of work by gender. Given that industrial and manual labor will increasingly be automated, most remaining jobs for humans will be found in...