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January 15, 2005

Economics
Latest speech of FRBNY President Tim Geithner

I pay a certain amount of attention to what New York Federal Reserve President Tim Geithner has to say just because he was my boss at the Treasury and the IMF (noted in the spirit of full blog disclo…

April 28, 2010

Iran
Will a Climate Bill Cost Iran $100 Million a Day?

A big new talking point has emerged in the battle for a climate bill. Reuters reports: “[Senator John] Kerry also has been casting the climate debate in national security tones. He joined veterans…

May 13, 2010

Energy and Climate Policy
Kerry-Lieberman and the International Climate Talks

[IMPORTANT UPDATE BELOW] I’ve got three quick thoughts on what the big Kerry-Lieberman energy and climate bill means for the international negotiations, and they’re not good. (More to come later; I’…

May 14, 2010

Trade
America, Trade, and Asia

Photo courtesy of the MIT Visualizing Cultures project. Here’s the thing about trade policy:  the United States can’t be a leader in Asia without one. That was true in the 19th century, as fast-sai…

America, Trade, and Asia

May 20, 2010

Economics
Kerry-Lieberman is Looking Like a Nuclear Energy Jobs Bill

Trevor Houser and his colleagues at the Peterson Institute have a sharp economic analysis of the Kerry-Lieberman energy and climate bill out this morning. Take a look here. (There’s a lot more in it …

Kerry-Lieberman is Looking Like a Nuclear Energy Jobs Bill

June 15, 2010

Energy and Climate Policy
Simulating the Effects of Kerry-Lieberman on Energy Security

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about the Chamber of Commerce’s new Energy Security Risk Index. At the end of the post, I asked a question: “It will be interesting… to see how various energy and climate…

Simulating the Effects of Kerry-Lieberman on Energy Security

June 15, 2010

Turning the Tables on the Cap-and-Trade Skeptics

Trevor Houser and I have a new piece up at Slate. We’ve used the new Chamber of Commerce Index of Energy Security Risk to evaluate the impact of the Kerry-Lieberman clean energy and climate legislati…

June 17, 2010

Energy and Climate Policy
Responding to the Chamber of Commerce

[This post is coauthored with Trevor Houser.] The Chamber of Commerce has responded to our analysis, published on Tuesday, of the Kerry-Lieberman American Power Act using their Energy Security Risk …

June 30, 2010

Economics
IER Study is Wrong on Kerry-Lieberman

The Institute for Energy Research has published an analytically weak study written by Chamberlain Economics (CE) that distorts the Kerry-Lieberman energy and climate bill and overstates its costs. Ex…

November 5, 2010

Energy and Climate Policy
Cap-and-Trade Didn’t Kill the Dems

There’s been a lot of back and forth about whether cap-and-trade hurt the Democrats this past Tuesday. It’s mostly spin, with people focusing on whatever results they think bolster their case. But th…