Author: Mark Thoma, University of Oregon Frequency: Daily Comments: Many
Mark Thoma's Economist's View is one of the pillar of the economics blogosphere. Besides writing a number of long articles on macroeconomics, he publishes on a daily basis a list of intersting bog posts, focusing mainly on independent blogs. So if you have your own blog, feed him your articles.
Author: Brad DeLong, University of California Berkeley Frequency: Daily Comments: Many
Brad DeLong, acclaimed financial economist and economic historian, was one of the first bloggers ever. The writing style can be a bit technical, but it is extremely well thought out.
Greg Mankiw's Blog
Author: Greg Mankiw, Harvard University Frequency: Bi-Weekly Comments: None
Much like the title of this blog, Mankiw posts no-nonsense concise yet intersting posts that are useful for novices and experts. I have a soft spot for this blog because, like almost anybody who studied economics in the past 15 years, Mankiw was the author of my introduction to economics textbook.
House of Debt
Authors: Atif Mian, Princeton University and Amir Sufy, University of Chicago Frequency: Bi-Monthly Comments: Many
Mian and Sufy are leading experts on the macroeconomic effect of private debt. Their blog's focus is on explaining the causes and effects of the 2008 financial crisis and brainstorming mitigating policies.
John Kay's Blog
Author: John Kay, St. John's College Frequency: Bi-Weekly Comments: None
John Kay is one of Britain's leading economists and writer for the Financial Times. I really enjoy his blog because he tries to explain how everyday life is affected by economics in a very accessible manner.
Long and Variable
Author: Tony Yates, University of Birmigham Frequency: Daily Comments: Medium
Tony Yates is an incredible debater and insightful macroeconomist. Most of his posts consist of sharply written responses to commentators and other bloggers. These back and forth are invaluable in allowing readers to understand arguments from multiple perspectives.
Author: David Andolfatto, Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Vice-President) Frequency: Bi-Monthly Comments: Few
MacroMania is a macroeconomics blog geared towards academia. and is heavy with equations, graphs and models. Posts are relatively infrequent but when Andolfatto publishes them, they dive deep into theory.
Author: David Beckworth, Western Kentucky University Frequency: Bi-Weekly Comments: Many
Macromarket Musing critiques macroeconomic policies whether they be monetary or fiscal. Beckworth deals with topics such as the impact of devaluation, the Eurocrisis or the origins and consequences of large public debt.
Author: Simon Wren-Lewis, Oxford University Frequency: Daily Comments: Many
Mainly Macro, as the name suggests, is a blog about macroeconomic with a strong focus on fiscal and monetary policy. It is a great reference for anybody interested in the British economy.
Authors: Tyler Cowen, George Mason University and Alex Tabarrok, George Mason University Frequency: Daily Comments: Many
Marginal Revolution is another pillar in economics. The authors post a number of excerpts from both academic journals and commercial publications, in additional to quirky articles on current affairs. However, what brings me back are the interesting discussions in the comments section.