Admittedly, blogger and Harvard professor's blog is primarily focused on the study of economics. However, savvy business students will understand the indelible and deeply entrenched connections that lie between the two disciplines. Readers are able to shore up their understanding of how economics works in real-work scenarios post by post. Greg also offers a priceless set of advice postings, several of which are aimed specifically at b-school students.
The Sports Economisthttp://thesportseconomist.com/
A group of economic professors have collaborated together to produce and maintain a blog focused on the financial aspects behind sports, a multibillion dollar entertainment business from collegiate to professional athletics. The latest news and essays on sports economics are gathered on this blog for those with a mind for finance and a heart for sports.
This blogs covers all aspects of business on every level. Particular attention is given to women who start-up companies. In addition, Drea and guest bloggers focus on Internet start-ups and the trend that the online environment holds.
Produced by George Mason University academics Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, this blog features regular updates, commentary on current economic trends and interests, and links to many other economics articles and publications of note. The blog has a global focus, but does comment on domestic issues as well.
Blogger Eric Fulkenstein is a fund manager offers balance to the anti-market efficiency consensus that has built up in lieu of the recent credit crunch. The posts are on-point, relevant, and he writes with a smart, thorough, and understandable voice.
Economic Dreams - Economic Nightmareshttp://forestpolicy.typepad.com/economics/
Like other blogs listed here, this blog comments on trends in the American economy. One notable difference however is the author's use of theoretical perspectives in describing or analyzing society from an economic perspective. The site includes many links to other economics-themed resources.
The Conscience of a Liberalhttp://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/
As the name may suggest, this blog has a definite soft-spot for any thing left-leaning. So for those with a different ideo-political stance, take note. Regardless, author Paul Krugman is a published economist and professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, and a similar position at the London School of Economics, so at the very least there is academic authority behind his economic ideas.