Timothy B Lee

Timothy B Lee

Washington DC
Tim is a reporter in Washington DC.
Jul
01
Living standards, quality, and the future of money

Living standards, quality, and the future of money

6 min read
Jun
29
24 charts that show we’re (mostly) living better than our parents

24 charts that show we’re (mostly) living better than our parents

Ignore the haters: living standards have improved a lot since the 1980s.
17 min read
Jun
17
Short Stack: self-driving cars, solar panels, and inflation

Short Stack: self-driving cars, solar panels, and inflation

7 min read
Jun
16
Why the Fed announced the biggest rate hike in 28 years

Why the Fed announced the biggest rate hike in 28 years

The Fed is scrambling to get inflation back under control.
4 min read
Jun
15
Ask me anything! (and a sneak preview)

Ask me anything! (and a sneak preview)

4 min read
Jun
03
Short Stack: four new econ studies you should know about

Short Stack: four new econ studies you should know about

7 min read
May
25
Rising interest rates are hammering tech stocks

Rising interest rates are hammering tech stocks

They could be especially bad for startups looking to raise capital.
6 min read
May
23
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1 min read
May
17
Joe Biden has a smart plan to tackle the housing shortage

Joe Biden has a smart plan to tackle the housing shortage

The US needs to catch up after 15 years of subpar housing production.
5 min read
May
11
Why the government took home prices out of its main inflation index

Why the government took home prices out of its main inflation index

A 1983 change reduced volatility but probably didn't lower the average inflation rate.
10 min read