Economic Theory

In many areas of economic policy, initial studies turn out to be incorrect, yet they take on a life of their own, being quoted, cited and tweeted to such an extent that few people bother to question their veracity.
Economic Theory
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October 18, 2021
In many areas of economic policy, initial studies turn out to be incorrect, yet they take on a life of their own, being quoted, cited and tweeted to such an extent that few people bother to question their veracity.
June 8, 2021
ITIF hosted an expert panel discussion discussing EU-US digital trade relations and what both governments should do to foster closer relations without sacrificing U.S. digital innovation.
May 17, 2021
Throughout modern history, public financing has made possible some of the most important and impactful innovations society has enjoyed—from refrigeration to the Internet—and the spillover benefits have been incalculable.
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.

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