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Economy (page 12)

March 2, 2020 5:23 am

How to Make America’s Next Trade Policy

For nearly 80 years, the United States was the chief architect and foremost defender of the global rules-based,…

Clark Packard, Scott Lincicome, Kimberly Clausing, and Mary Lovely
February 27, 2020 5:16 am

Have You Accepted the Free Market as Your Personal Savior?

The nationalist conservatives have decided that turning against the free market will make America great again. Or something.
Robert Tracinski
February 26, 2020 5:22 am

Donald Trump’s Broken Trade Promises

It doesn’t appear the Trump administration knows how to shrink the trade deficit even if it wanted to.
Desmond Lachman
February 11, 2020 5:45 am

Wrong Way on Huawei

The Trump administration failed to block the U.K. from working with the Chinese telecom giant. Here’s why it matters.
Shay Khatiri
February 10, 2020 5:22 am

Europe Is Out of Economic Ammunition

The continent’s four biggest economies are all teetering. When they fall, they could take the world with them.
Desmond Lachman
February 4, 2020 5:39 am

No, the Coronavirus Is Not Good for the Economy

Despite what Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross may hope or believe, global epidemics are bad for everyone.
Desmond Lachman
February 3, 2020 5:41 am

Is Congress Willing to Assert Responsibility for Trade? 

Congress has the means to stand up to the executive branch... if it wants to.
Philip Wallach, James Wallner and Clark Packard
January 29, 2020 5:24 am

Against the Sweet Meteor of Death

Stop being so down about the world. Everything is awesome!
Robert Tracinski
January 29, 2020 5:21 am

This Too Shall Crash

Before President Trump stakes his reelection on the economy, he should remember the warnings of Professor Hyman Minsky.
Desmond Lachman
January 28, 2020 6:00 am

Trump’s Unkept Fiscal and Spending Promises

He said he would eliminate the debt. Instead, he has raised spending and avoided necessary reforms.
James C. Capretta