Economics

Soccer Ball Manufacture Is Inefficient. Here's Why.
June 13, 2014

Why don't soccer ball factories adopt the most efficient technology available?

The Long-Term Unemployed Are Depressed. Here's How We Can Help Them.
June 09, 2014

A subsidized employment program would help get the long-term unemployed back to work.

The Economic Recovery Would Be Stronger If Companies Like Apple Paid Their Fair Share in Taxes
It's time for corporate tax reform
June 09, 2014

It's time for corporate tax reform.

Piketty v. Marx
The two economists have a lot in common, but their differences matter too
June 07, 2014

The two economists have a lot in common, but their differences matter too.

Republicans Are Making the Long-Term Unemployed as Desperate as Possible
June 04, 2014

The Senate deal on unemployment insurance is just about dead.

Piketty and the New Marxists Are Selling the American Middle Class Short
They are much better off than Piketty's numbers suggest
June 03, 2014

The hottest economist of 2014 uses data that understates middle-class wealth

Pikettymania Must Stop: A Plea for Calm in the Debate Over 'Capital'
The book is neither gospel nor garbage
May 27, 2014

The book is neither gospel nor garbage.

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