<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>NEP-HIS blog on <a href="http://nephist.wordpress.com/2012/02/05/the-european-debt-crisis-in-an-american-fiscal-mirror/">how the European Union mirrors U.S. fiscal federalism</a><br> EconoMonitor on <a href="http://www.economonitor.com/blog/2012/02/understanding-past-and-future-financial-crises/?utm_source=contactology&amp;utm_medium=email&amp;utm_campaign=EconoMonitor_Highlights%20-%20A%20Weekly%20Recap%20of%20some%20of%20the%20Best%20Pieces%20on%20EconoMonitor_10_27_111">how the most recent financial crisis compares with past ones</a><br> Marginal Revolution on <a href="http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2012/02/the-secret-agreement-that-revolutionized-china.html">the secret agreement that revolutionized China</a> ...<br> ... and on <a href="http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2012/02/a-possible-answer-to-a-common-european-question-atomic-bread-baking-at-home.html">how American bread is getting better while French bread is getting worse</a><br> Credit Writedowns on <a href="http://www.creditwritedowns.com/2012/02/adam-smith-and-joseph-schumpeter-on-the-bifurcation-of-society.html">how Smith and Schumpeter would interpret the U.S. income gap</a><br> Free Exchange on <a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2012/02/monetary-policy-4?fsrc=gn_ep">Ben Bernanke the professor versus Ben Bernanke the chairman</a><br> History News Network on <a href="http://hnn.us/articles/how-think-about-corporate-personhood">how to think about corporate personhood</a><br> American Enterprise on <a href="http://americanenterprise.si.edu/2012/02/brown-university-students-tackle-advertising-history/">the history of American advertising</a></p> </body> </html>