<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>Naked Capitalism on <a href="http://www.nakedcapitalism.com/2012/07/restoring-trust-in-the-american-economy-the-real-world-v-the-confidence-fairy.html">how to restore trust in the U.S. economy</a><br> Free Exchange on the <a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/freeexchange/2012/07/seasonality">summer jobs swoon</a> <br> Economix on the<a href="http://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/10/richer-rich-and-poorer-poor/"> rich getting richer and poor getting poorer</a><br> History News Network on <a href="http://hnn.us/articles/dont-just-blame-republicans-no-tax-pledge-democrats-are-allergic-tax-hikes-too">Democrats' aversion to tax increases since the 1930s</a><br> Ripetungi on <a href="http://ripetungi.com/soviet-era-infographics/">Soviet-era infographics</a><br> University of Utah department of economics on<a href="http://www.econ.utah.edu/activities/papers/2012_04.pdf"> financial reform in the 1930s</a><br> Spectrum on a <a href="http://spectrum.ieee.org/at-work/innovation/a-brief-history-of-money/0">brief history of money<br></a><a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/view/echoes/">Read more</a> from Echoes, Bloomberg View's economic history blog.</p> </body> </html>