- I was interviewed by Chris Timmerman for the Europe based financial publication—Risk Magazine—on the 2016 election and what it means for financial markets.
- The Tax Foundation has a few great guides to the 2016 election worth noting. As detailed in the graphics below (and available in the PDF linked here), the Tax Foundation compares the tax plans of Clinton and Trump, including the economic impact of those plans using their “Taxes and Growth Model.” Additionally, they have built a tax calculator allowing you to look at the impact of Clinton and Trump’s tax plans, if they were enacted, on your personal tax bill. Also, the Tax Foundation has put together a guide to ballot measures being voted on in the states. Also on ballot measures, I recommend Ballotpedia, a resource that also received a ringing endorsement during FiveThreeEight’s recent election podcast.
- The 2016 Cato Fiscal Report Card of the Governors is out, just in time for the election. Graphics detailing the top and bottom ranked State Governors are below:
- The Dallas Fed has an interesting paper out on the challenges of affordable housing, looking at Texas in particularly, long a model of “getting it right” on housing policy. Relatedly, Megan McArdle had an interesting column on the challenges of affordable housing.
- Data out today on monthly job growth from the BLS. National unemployment rate drops to 4.9%. Chart below, via WSJ:
- For those who follow financial markets and/or business generally, an interesting article on Boeing’s unorthodox accounting methods (use of “unorthodox” not to be construed as meaning illegitimate).
- Via CBInsight, a look at the state of Venture Capital globally from their “Venture Pulse” report. Graphics detailing my highlights from the report below: