<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>Kevin Drum on <a href="http://motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2012/03/it-now-officially-ok-make-world-war-ii-references">when it's appropriate to use WWII references<br></a>Marginal Revolution on <a href="http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2012/03/why-dont-women-patent.html">why women don't patent<br></a>Free Exchange on <a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2012/03/potential-output?fsrc=gn_ep">the macroeconomic-policy failures of the 20th century<br></a>Economix on <a href="http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/22/are-the-good-times-never-coming-back/">if the U.S. will ever completely recover from the recession</a><br> Minneapolis Fed on <a href="http://www.minneapolisfed.org/research/wp/wp695.pdf">clearing arrangements before the Federal Reserve System</a><br> Brad DeLong on <a href="http://delong.typepad.com/sdj/2012/03/origins-of-american-finance.html">the origins of American finance</a><br> History News Network on <a href="http://hnn.us/iwan_morgan/articles/145199.html">the rise of BRIC nations</a> and <a href="http://hnn.us/articles/did-france-cause-great-depression">if France caused the Great Depression</a><br> New York Fed on <a href="http://www.newyorkfed.org/research/staff_reports/sr544.pdf">losses on commercial real-estate bonds during the Depression</a><br> Conversable Economist on <a href="http://conversableeconomist.blogspot.com/2012/03/top-marginal-tax-rates-1958-vs-2009.html">the higher top marginal income-tax rates of the 1950s</a><br><a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/ben-bernanke-murders-the-gold-standard-2012-3">Business Insider</a>, <a href="http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2012/03/bernanke-vs-the-gold-statndard/">The Big Picture</a> and <a href="http://marginalrevolution.com/marginalrevolution/2012/03/selgin-reviews-bernanke-on-the-gold-standard.html">Marginal Revolution</a> on Bernanke and the gold standard</p> </body> </html>