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Economics Weblogs

Adam Smith Lives!: A History of Economic Thought Blog

Written by Sandra Peart, economics professor and chair of the faculty at Baldwin-Wallace College.

Against Monopoly

Aid Watch

A blog by William Easterly of NYU about foreign aid and development.

An Economic View of the Environment

Written by Robert N. Stavins, the Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government, Director of the Harvard Environmental Economics Program, and Chairman of the Environment and Natural Resources Faculty Group.


Written by Paul Walker, an economist at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Aplia ECON Blog
Founded by economist Paul Romer, Aplia offers interactive course tools to help better prepare economics and finance students.*

ArgMax: Economics News, Data, and Analysis

Written by John Irons, the Director of Tax and Budget Policy at the Center for American Progress.

Baseline Scenario

The Beacon

The Blog of the Independent Institute.

Beat the Press: Dean Baker's commentary on economic reporting

Written by Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research.  This blog is affiliated with The American Prospect magazine. 

Better Economics

Big Bang Economics

An economics blog written by James Bang, an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Virginia Military Institute, and a Truman State University economics graduate.

Bob McTeer's Blog

The blog of Bob McTeer, former president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and former Chancellor of the Texas A & M University System.

The Borjas Blog
Written by George Borjas, Professor of Economics at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Borjas is a labor economist who specializes in the study of immigration.

Bronte Capital

Businomics Blog

Written by Bill Conerly.

Cafe Hayek

Written by Dan Boudreaux and Russell Roberts, two economists at George Mason University.

Carpe Diem

Written by Mark J. Perry, a professor of economics and finance at the University of Michigan at Flint.

Written by Daniel O’Connor.

Center for Global Development Blog

Cheap Talk

Chris Blattman's Blog

Written by Chris Blattman, an assistant professor of political science and economics at Yale.  The bog focuses on development issues.

The Compulsive Theorist

Written by an Assistant Professor of Statistics at the University of Warwick (UK).

Consider the Evidence

Written by Lane Kenworthy.


Written by Joshua Gans.

Dani Rodrik's Weblog
Written by Harvard University Professor of International Economics Dani Rodrik. Largely focuses on international issues.

Development Bank Research Bulletin (DBRB)

Director's Blog

A blog written by Douglas Elmendorf in his role as Director of the Congressional Budget Office.

Division of Labour

Donald Marron

Written by economist Donald Marron, a former member of the President's Council of Economic Advisors, former Acting Director of the Congressional Budget Office, and former Executive Director of Congress's Joint Economic Committee.

EconLog: Library of Economics and Liberty

Written by Arnold Kling, a former staff economist for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, and Andrew Caplan, Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason University and an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute.

Economic Logic

Economic Perspectives from Kansas City

Written by several economics department faculty members from the University of Missouri - Kansas City.

Economics Roundtable

Economist's View

Written by Mark Thoma.

EconoSpeak: Annals of of the Economically Incorrect


Written by Richard W. Evans, an Assistant Professor of Economics at Brigham Young University, and Jason DeBacker, a Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Georgia.

EconTalk, Economics Podcasts Hosted by Russ Roberts: Library of Economics and Liberty


Written by Francisco Torralba, a graduate student in economics at the University of Chicago.

Employment, Interest, and Money

Written by Andy Harless.

Environmental Economics
Written by Tim Haab, a professor in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics at The Ohio State University, and John Whitehead, a professor of economics at Appalachian State University.

Eric Rasmusen’s Weblog
Written by Eric Rasmussen, an Indiana University game theorist. Many of his entries are on topics far removed from economics.

Freakonomics Blog
Co-written by John Bates Clark Award winner, Steven Levitt, of the University of Chicago and journalist Stephen Dubner.

The Freedomnomics Blog

Written by John Lott, an economist at the University of Maryland and author of the books Freedomnomics and More Guns, Less Crime.

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Global Economy Matters

Grasping Reality with Both Hands: Brad DeLong's Semi-Daily Journal
Written by J. Bradford DeLong, Professor of Economics at the University of California Berkeley and former deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury during the Clinton administration.

Greed, Green and Grains

Greg Mankiw's Blog

Written by Harvard University economics Professor N. Gregory Mankiw, former chair of the Council of Economic Advisors to President George W. Bush.


Health Affairs Blog

A blog associated with the journal Health Affairs.

Healthcare Economist - An unbiased look at today's heath care issues

Written by Jason Shafrin, a Ph.D. student in economics at UCSD.

Heavy Lifting


Written by James Yetman, a macroeconomist at the University of Hong Kong.

Written by David Friedman, who teaches Law and Economics at the University of Santa Clara.

The Knowledge Problem: Commentary on Economics, Information and Human Action

Written by Lynne Kiesling, an economist at Northwestern University.

Macro and Other Market Musings

Written by David Beckworth, an assistant professor of economics at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.


A blog from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

Macro Man

Marginal Revolution
Written by Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, two economists at George Mason University.

The Market Center Blog

A blog associated with The Center for Freedom and Prosperity.

Mises Economics Blog: Austrian Economics and Libertarian Political Theory


Written by Scott Sumner, an Economics Professor at Bentley University.



Maintained by the Center for the Study of Neuroeconomics at George Mason University.

New Economist: Economic theory
Written by a London-based macroeconomist.

Newmark's Door
Written by Craig Newmark.

News N Economics

Odd Numbers

Written by Zubin Jelveh for Conde Nast

Office of Management and Budget Blog

Written by Peter R. Orszag, the Director of OMB.  Click on blue titles for more details and links.

Oligopoly Watch
Written by Stephen Hannaford.

The Oregon Economics Blog

Written by Patrick Emerson, an assistant professor of economics at Oregon State University.

Real Time Economics - WSJ

An economics blog of the Wall Street Journal.

Sabernomics» Economic Thinking about Baseball

Written by J. C. Bradbury as an economist at Kennesaw State University.

The Sports Economist: Economic Commentary on Sports and Society
Co-written by multiple economists associated with different schools.

Trade Diversion

Written by Jonathan Dingel, a graduate student in economics at the University of Oxford.

Truck and Barter: One million dollars or all the world's knowledge of economics?

Twenty-Cent Paradigms


Vox Baby

Written by Andrew Samwick, Professor of Economics at Dartmouth University.

Willem Buiter's Maverecon

Written by Willem Buiter, an economist at the London School of Economics and former chief economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

William J. Polley

Written by William J. Polley, an economist at Western Illinois University.

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