To celebrate, here are a few links that serve to either reduce our research transaction costs or to correct other economics fallacies:
IFPRI has released a new weekly food price series going back to 1998 with daily data for futures back to 2001. It includes hard wheat, soft wheat, soybeans, maize, and rice.
Nick Rowe demonstrates that there are no income effects. Well, not from price changes anyway.
Yes, thing are bad in Haiti one year after the earthquake. This is par for the course after disasters everywhere.
Murphy for the pointer and a response to Yglesias:
But I bet if a had a bullhorn I could get a Tea Party crowd pretty worked up by saying, "Can you patriots believe this? The federal government is growing, while state and local governments have to lay off teachers and firefighters! So grab your pitchforks and let's go give Obama a lesson in federalism he'll never forget!"