What is Sage Economics?

A newsletter by me, Anirban Basu, and my colleague Zack Fritz, about economics and policy. Paid subscribers get a weekly post (plus more, on occasion). Non-paid subscribers get a monthly post (also plus more, on occasion).

Who am I?

Anirban Basu, economist (hold your applause) and chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm headquartered in Baltimore. Read more about me here, and more about Sage Policy Group here.

Past Posts for Your Perusal

A Very Basic Primer on Interest Rates

He (the President) Makes it Look So Hard

Like a Bad First Date, September Payroll Report Disappoints

Feel the Churn: Why the Construction Industry Lost Jobs in May

Why Subscribe?

Economic data are complex and often meaningless or worse (confusing) absent broader contextualization. You’re too busy to keep an eye on esoteric indicators like the Baltic Dry Index or to read the Fed’s Beige Book.  Let my do the heavy lifting for you.

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Economics, policy, and musings.


Anirban Basu 
CEO of Sage Policy Group, chief economist to a number of organizations, and Agatha Christie Super Fan. You can check out my full bio at https://sagepolicy.com/who-we-are/
Zack Fritz 
Chief operating officer at Sage Policy Group, friend to cats, writer of economics.