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An Economics Handicapping System

It is an oft repeated canard that the “American economy is not working for the vast majority of middle and lower-income Americans.”¬† What follows from this are recommendations that have vitually nothing to do with making it work better for these people, but are elaborate schemes to get politicians re-elected, to cater to powerful interest […]

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Since I Was Asked

One of my best former students asked me recently, “What one US policy change would have the biggest impact for improving the US economy? ¬†Same question regarding the world.” I am usually loathe to answer these sorts of questions, because I don’t want anyone to mistake an answer for something that would be easy to […]

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