U.S. Economy

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Warren Buffett and The New York Times Are Still Wrong About Taxes

Taxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog04/14/2018

Timothy Egan in The New York Times evokes Warren Buffett in a recent article on taxes. Unfortunately both men are completely wrong. 

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Paul Ryan was a Failure — It’s Important to Understand Why

Big GovernmentU.S. Economy

Blog04/13/2018

By all accounts Paul Ryan is a good natured man, but one who ended up betraying almost all the causes he claimed to care about.

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Why We Learn Nothing about Trade

Protectionism and Free TradeU.S. EconomyWar and Foreign Policy

International trade hasn’t had a very good time lately. The outlook is bleak indeed, but it’s not the first time, nor will it be the last.

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The Looming Mortgage Liquidity Crisis

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

Blog03/23/2018

Everything is dandy if borrowers make their payments on their increasingly unaffordable homes. But will unemployment remain low forever?

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Recession Predictor: Conceptions

U.S. Economy

Blog03/13/2018

To put an Austrian spin on this, conception is essentially the creation of a higher order good.

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Robert Reich Gets These Seven Economics "Fundamentals" Very Wrong

Labor and WagesU.S. EconomyOther Schools of Thought

Blog03/09/2018

Robert Reich isn't interested in economics. His pronouncements are simply clarion calls to destroy wealth and spread poverty.

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The Political Economy of Protectionism

Free MarketsFrom the ArchivesProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog03/08/2018

Protectionism may provide some short-term benefits to a small number of special interests, but at much greater costs to the rest of society.

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Trump’s Protectionist Follies Threaten a Trade War

Global EconomyProtectionism and Free TradeU.S. Economy

Blog03/06/2018

What America is facing are the illogical trade policies of an economically illiterate president in the White House. 

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