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Cyclical Trends in Searching Inequality

I’ve been thinking about what explains this cyclical trends in search for the term “inequality” in Google. As you can search for inequality has been rising since sometime around 2011 but it fluctuates between peaking in November/December and a troughing in July of each year. Is it because of seasonal ups-and-downs in Google search in general?

Why We Can’t Cut Government Funding For Our Schools

This Blog post originally appeared in on January 11, 2013. Liberals and socialists might not like the arguments presented in the University of Chicago economist Casey Mulligans’s recent book, The Redistribution Recession. In his book, he argues that increases in the benefits available to unemployed workers explains to some extent the depth of the recession that… Continue reading