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Today in Paris

Today I watched the march in Paris. I encourage everyone to see clips on TV or Internet sites. Today thousands of Muslims marched in solidarity with Jews in...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jan. 11, 2015
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jan 15, 2015 at 12:09 pm | 2 comments | 18418 Views

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Is the 'California Dream' over?

In recent weeks there have been a series of articles in the national press about the California economy with the common theme that the "California Dream" is over....

Original post made by Steve Levy on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 28, 2009 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 20594 Views

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The Crash of Sept 2008--One Year Later

This is the one-year anniversary of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, the collapse of the stock market, considerable anxiety throughout the country and the beginning...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Sep 22, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 20439 Views

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Update on the U.S. Economy

In April I started a blog on when the recession would end. My opinion was that we would know by the end of July whether Plan B was needed or the stimulus, financial...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Aug 9, 2009 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 7289 Views

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Entitlements, Promised Benefits, Language and Arithmetic

Every week Americans are reminded that large federal budget deficits threaten our future because we have an "entitlement crisis" from Social Security, Medicare and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Dark, on Oct 5, 2009 at 5:12 am | 1 comment | 8318 Views

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Help Our Local Restaurants Help Needy Residents

Recently my wife went to the downtown food closet and asked what they needed most. The answer was salads. She then went to Sprout Cafe on University (one of our...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 8, 2020
Last comment by Great idea!, on May 9, 2020 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 6736 Views

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Reintroducing Myself and This Blog

I want to reintroduce myself and talk a bit about how I see this blog. I came to Palo Alto in 1963 to attend Stanford and have lived in the area since. Nancy and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 5, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 214 Views

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Update on the U.S. Economy

In April I started a blog on when the recession would end. My opinion was that we would know by the end of July whether Plan B was needed or the stimulus, financial...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Paul Losch, on Aug 9, 2009 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 22871 Views

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Entitlements, Promised Benefits, Language and Arithmetic

Every week Americans are reminded that large federal budget deficits threaten our future because we have an "entitlement crisis" from Social Security, Medicare and...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by Dark, on Oct 5, 2009 at 5:12 am | 1 comment | 23306 Views

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California Budget Update

California continues to struggle with state budget deficits. Revenues are rising but not by enough to eat into the deficit as health care and other costs continue...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 17904 Views

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Letter to Council: I Support Minimum Wage Increase Exploration

I support the exploration of increasing the minimum wage in Palo Alto suggested by councilmembers Berman, Burt, DuBois and Wolbach. CCSCE has just finished a...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Feb. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 13656 Views

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Guidelines for Evaluating Public Investments

A reader asked me to explain the difference between public spending and public investment from an economist's perspective. I am going to try using two issues often...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 6073 Views

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How are Regional Growth Projections Developed?

Town Square has had several lively threads about the local planning guidelines for allocating projected regional housing growth. This is a small but generally contentious...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 6279 Views

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Update on the California Dream

The first blog I wrote for the Weekly was on whether the California Dream was over. Recently I saw an editorial in the Christian Science Monitor asking the same...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 4608 Views

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California Budget Update

California continues to struggle with state budget deficits. Revenues are rising but not by enough to eat into the deficit as health care and other costs continue...

Original post made by Steve Levy on May. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1680 Views

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Guidelines for Evaluating Public Investments

A reader asked me to explain the difference between public spending and public investment from an economist's perspective. I am going to try using two issues often...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jun. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 21475 Views

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How are Regional Growth Projections Developed?

Town Square has had several lively threads about the local planning guidelines for allocating projected regional housing growth. This is a small but generally contentious...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Jul. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 21190 Views

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Update on the California Dream

The first blog I wrote for the Weekly was on whether the California Dream was over. Recently I saw an editorial in the Christian Science Monitor asking the same...

Original post made by Steve Levy on Aug. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 20212 Views
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