INSIGHTS: IF DEFICITS ARE THIS HUGE NOW, WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE RECESSION HITS? GUEST COLUMNIST: Ryan McMaken, a senior editor at the MISES Institute. Reprinted with permission. The Treasury Department released new budget deficit numbers this week, and with two months still to go in the fiscal … [Read more...]
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INSIGHTS: PHONY ECONOMIC GROWTH STATS CONCEAL DEEP PROBLEMS ON MAIN STREET Guest Columnist: Antony P. Mueller, a German professor of economics currently teaching in Brazil. Reprinted with permission. We live not only in a time of fake news but also in the era of fake economic growth. The … [Read more...]
INSIGHTS: MAKING SENSE OF THE MINIMUM WAGE Guest Columnist: Jeffrey Clemens, an associate professor of economics at the University of California, San Diego. Reprinted with permission. The new conventional wisdom holds that a large increase in the minimum wage would be desirable policy. Advocates … [Read more...]
INSIGHTS: STRENGTHENING AUTOMATIC STABILIZERS Guest Columnists: Timothy Taylor, Managing Editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives, Author of Principles of Economics and the Economy, and purveyor of the Conversable Economist blog. Reprinted with permission. For economists, "automatic … [Read more...]
INSIGHTS: AUTOMATION PERPETUATES THE RED-BLUE DIVIDE Guest Columnists: Mark Muro, Senior Fellow and Policy Director, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institute; Jacob Whiton, Senior Research Assistant, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institute; and Robert Maxim, Senior Research … [Read more...]