Economics

We're Checking the Wrong "Privilege"
April 15, 2015

Stop focusing on cultural capital. Start focusing on economic inequality.

Raise Our Taxes. Please.
April 15, 2015

A Tax Day reminder: The government needs more revenue.

Republicans Are Doomed If They Take Political Advice From Conservative Economist Art Laffer
April 13, 2015

Look no further than Kansas to see the disastrous results.

Ted Cruz Still Says Obamacare Killed Jobs. Has He Seen This Chart?
April 09, 2015

Rebuked by fact, Ted Cruz has retreated into the land of guesswork.

Why Obama Is Spurning Liberals With a Massive Trade Deal
April 07, 2015

Elizabeth Warren and labor unions hate it, but are their worries justified?

Is It Inequality or Mobility? Neither Economists nor GOP Candidates Can Decide.
April 07, 2015

Rick Santorum and a New York Times economist have something in common.

Wanted: Personal Assistant. Ivy League Degree Required.
April 07, 2015

A distinction needs to be made between the jobs that exploit and the ones that just disappoint.

Don't Take Kevin Spacey's Reckless Investment Advice
April 03, 2015

His ad for E-Trade doesn't offer sound advice.

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