- By Daniel W. Drezner
Daniel W. Drezner is professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a senior editor at The National Interest. Prior to Fletcher, he taught at the University of Chicago and the University of Colorado at Boulder. Drezner has received fellowships from the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Council on Foreign Relations, and Harvard University. He has previously held positions with Civic Education Project, the RAND Corporation, and the Treasury Department.
Some “current events” economics worth reading on the web: 1) In Tech Central Station, fellow Chicagoan and blogger Lynne Kiesling has a concise essay on the state of play in electricity regulation and deregulation in the wake of last week’s blackout. 2) Via Tyler Cowen, two Washington Times essays — one by Dan Griswold and one by Bruce Bartlett — on why the U.S. does not need to fear outsourcing. 3) Brad DeLong has an informative post on the extent to which the U.S. trade deficit is unsustainable. Well, it’s informative in that DeLong is honest about what’s known and unknown regarding the sustainability of the deficit. Go check them all out.