Author: Yanis Varoufakis, former Finance Minister of Greece Frequency: Bi-Weekly Comments: Medium
It always surprises me how little attention this blog attracts in the economics blogsphere. I would highly suggest it to anybody who is interested in the Euro crisis and the future of the peripheral economies. But most of all it sheds light to the question that the whole world asked in 2015: "What are those Greeks thinking"!
Why Nations Fail
Authors: Daron Acemoglu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and James Robinson, Harvard University Frequency: Weekly Comments: None
Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson are the co-authors of the best selling book "Why Nations Fail" and are two of economics' super stars. Their blog is quite unique, and unlike their peers who deal with macro and microeconomics, it focuses on governance and the political economy.
Worthwhile Canadian Initiative
Authors: Frances Wolley, Carleton University, Stephen Gordon, Université de Laval and Nick Rowe, Carleton University Fequency: Bi-Weekly Comments: Many
The Worthwhile Canadian Initiative is a compilation of creative thought experiments from its three editors: the blog excels at answering "economic brainteaser" in a concise and almost quotable way. It is also the reference for understanding developments in the Canadian economy.