<html> <head><style type ="text/css">body { font-family: "Bloomberg Prop Unicode I", Verdana, sans-serif; font-size:125%; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; color: #FF9F0F; background-color: #000000; text-align: left; } p {line-height: 1.25em; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" );} h1, h2, h3 { text-align: left; font-weight: normal; color: #FFFFFF; } h1 { font-size: 130%; } h2 { font-size: 115%; } h3 { font-size: 100%; } #bb-style { font-size: 90%; max-width:900px; width:expression(document.body.clientWidth > 900? "900px": "auto" ); } b, strong { font-weight: bold; } i, em { color: #FEC54A; } pre { font-family: "Andale Mono", "Monaco", "Lucida Console"; letter-spacing: -0.3pt; line-height: 1.25em; } table { border: 0; font-size: 90%; width: 100%; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; } td, tr { text-align: left; } td.numeric { text-align: right; } a:link { color:#53B2F5; text-decoration: none; } a:visited {color:#53B2F5} a:active {color:#53B2F5} a:hover {color:#53B2F5} </style> </head> <body> <p>By Kirsten Salyer</p> <p>Each week, we'll be collecting interesting economic commentary for a roundup of quick reads. Did you come across a great story or blog post that we missed? Leave a note in the comments below.</p> <p>Paul Krugman on <a href="http://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/14/austerity-then-and-now/">British austerity then and now</a></p> <p>The Global Macro Monitor on what Europe can learn from the <a href="http://www.creditwritedowns.com/2011/11/biggest-bubble-in-history.html">Russian ruble crisis of 1998</a></p> <p>Kevin Drum on <a href="http://motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2011/11/making-hard-work-fashionable-again">making hard work fashionable again</a></p> <p>The Economist’s Free Exchange on a <a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2011/11/euro-crisis-8?fsrc=rss">“New Europe” with the same problems</a></p> <p>The Big Picture on whether <a href="http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2011/11/economic-mobility-is-%E2%80%9Crags-to-riches%E2%80%9D-still-possible/">economic mobility</a> is possible today</p> <p>The Economix’s Catherine Rampell on <a href="http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/15/american-migration-reaches-record-low/">American migration</a> reaching a record low</p> </body> </html>