My research on “heat” in the U.S. financial system has appeared in print

Find it here.  From the abstract: We provide a framework for assessing the build-up of vulnerabilities to the U.S. financial system. We collect forty-six indicators of financial and balance-sheet conditions, cutting across measures of valuation pressures, nonfinancial borrowing, and financial-sector health. We place the data in economic categories, track their evolution, and develop an algorithmic approach to monitoring vulnerabilities that can complement the more judgmental approach of most official-sector organizations.


Sexism and discrimination in economics and how you can help fix it

The paper by Alice Wu on blatant misogyny in a blog frequented by some economists is disturbing.  Some links to relevant work and proposals for how to help: