Economic Theory

Given all the challenges America faces, the overarching goal for our economic policy should be spurring faster per-capita GDP growth, more innovation and greater national competitiveness, especially in advanced industries.
Economic Theory
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April 1, 2021
Given all the challenges America faces, the overarching goal for our economic policy should be spurring faster per-capita GDP growth, more innovation and greater national competitiveness, especially in advanced industries.
March 15, 2021
As hard as it is to believe, there was a time—before the New Deal—when economists were largely treated like any other interest group, occasionally saying something interesting, but usually ignored
March 12, 2021
Healthy enterprises are the prerequisites for production, which in turn is the prerequisite for consumption, growth, and prosperity.
March 1, 2021
The winning party this year represents a new kind of liberalism just as the Republican Party of 1980 represented a new kind of conservatism.
February 3, 2021
The overarching goal of U.S. economic policy should not be to help either investors or the middle class, it should be to ensure strong enterprises in the United States.
January 19, 2021
If the nation ever succumbs and passes UBI, it will be the penultimate evolution of an American culture of selfishness. “Who doesn’t want free money?” you might ask. Everyone who is a responsible citizen.
January 12, 2021
Rob Atkinson writes in American Compass that putting conservatives and moderates who embrace a national industrial strategy in the same boat as far left critical theory-inspired, identity politics warriors is just plain dumb, substantively and politically.
December 12, 2020
The real choice in a growth agenda is between a purely free market and a developmental state—a state that helps enterprises, industries and the economy thrive with policies such as investing in research, infrastructure, skills and other key building blocks.
September 26, 2020
I never thought I would find myself in wholehearted agreement with Paul Krugman. That is, until I ran across a passage from his 1996 book Pop Internationalism.
September 14, 2020
For too long, economic policy in the U.S. and Commonwealth nations has been guided by the “market efficiency” school.

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