Mark J. Perry is concurrently a scholar at AEI and a professor of economics and finance at the University of Michigan's Flint campus. He is best known as the creator and editor of the popular economics blog Carpe Diem. At AEI, Perry writes about economic and financial issues for American.com and the AEIdeas blog.
7. From Trulia: In November, asking prices on for-sale homes rose 0.8% month-over-month, for a 3.8% year-over-year increase–the second-largest post-crisis monthly gain (just slightly behind October 2012) and the largest yearly gain to date.