Author: Lars Christensen, Head of Emerging Markets Research at Danske Bank Frequency: Daily Comments: Few
Christensen's blog looks at monetary policy in a historical context, but also how more contemporary developments in monetary theory and policy will affect the economy.
Author: Bill Woolsey, The Citadel Frequency: Monthly Comments: Few
Although articles are published infrequently and at unpredictable time intervals, this blog is still worth the visit. It is a collection of musings on economics and politics, with a special interest in free banking and monetary disequilibrium.
Author: Craig Newmark, North Carolina State University Frequency: Daily Comments: Few
Don't get too excited, this is not the Craig Newmark who created Craigslist (on the other hand, the blog is much more visually pleasing). This is an easy to read and non-technical look at current affairs from an economist's perspective. Highly recommended.
Authors: Cass R. Sunstein, Harvard University and Richard H. Thaler, University of Chicago Frequency: Bi-Monthly Comments: Many
The Nudge blog is the online companion to Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein's "Nudge". Here you'll find much more about nudging, choice architecture, libertarian paternalism, and many other terms you won't read about in standard economics books.
Author: Kasole Nyembo, Founder of AfroBell.com Frequency: Bi-Monthly Comments: Few
Rogue Economics deconstructs fundamental principles in economics in order to walk readers through the causes and ideal solutions to current issues. The blog stands apart with its strong focus on economic development, especially in Africa.
Author: Julien Noizet, Independent Frequency: Weekly Comments: Few
Spontaneous Finance is considered by some analysts the best blog on banking. Noizet tries to reinject some classical liberal, free-market and laissez-faire ideas in today's debate on banking and finance, in the tradition of thinkers such as Von Mises, Hayek, Buchanan, Friedman, Mill, Bastiat and Voltaire.
Steve Keen's Debtwatch
Author: Steve Keen, University of Western Sydney Frequency: Bi-Weekly Comments: None
Keen attempts to explain the causes of the current global financial crisis and warn about our over reliance on debt financing. It is a great blog for anybody interested in the quantification of financial risk.
The Big Picture
Author: Barry Riholtz, CIO of Riholtz Wealth Management Frequency: Daily Comments: Few
TV personality, blogger and podcaster, Barry Riholtz' has been observing capital markets for 20 years. His blog has a holistic approach to financial and trends analysis, and has fantastic infographics.
The Grumpy Economist
Author: John Cochrane, University of Chicago Frequency: Daily Comments: Medium
The Grumpy Economist is a right leaning blog about financial economics, macroeconomics and public policy. It caters to the academic crowd and the analysis is often backed with graphs, equations and empirical data.
The Money Illusion
Authors: Scott Sumner, George Mason University Frequency: Daily Comments: Medium
As the name suggests, Scott Sumner's blog is focused on monetary economics. It is an essential reference for anybody who is interested in Central Banking. In fact, many of his ideas were actually adopted by central bankers, inclding targetting the Nominal Gross Domestic Product.