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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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