Several developments should cause the U.S. Treasury to reverse itself in favor of a smaller International Monetary Fund.
Human emotions and animal spirits are increasingly driving economic outcomes.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp’s tax reform proposal shows political courage and embraces admirable policy objectives.
Detroit recently submitted its financial restructuring plan to court and approved a privatization deal. Here are several other proposals for turning the city around.
GDP statistics lead us to take an overly pessimistic view of the economy. There is no Great Stagnation. There is only a widening gap between the rate of economic improvement and our ability to measure that improvement.
Fact-free he began and fact-free he remains.
The new head of the Federal Reserve is imprudently dismissive of concerns about recent international economic developments.
Giving elected officials the power to change the ways that public employees earn future benefits may make the difference in avoiding further Detroits.
Germany’s radical initiative to subsidize renewable electricity generation has resulted in higher carbon dioxide emissions and the most expensive electricity in Europe, with the poor disproportionately bearing the burden.
Contrary to opponents of Keystone XL, the pipeline would have virtually no effect on global warming, and the world is not experiencing more frequent and extreme climate-related events.
The proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline has taken more than five years to approve and Washington bureaucracy will likely delay it for months if not years to come, at the expense of real, market-driven job creation.
A new union-sponsored study lowballs today’s pension costs by around two-thirds and overstates the net costs of corporate welfare.
The standard assumption about the superior efficiency of a carbon tax relative to bans and energy consumption standards is deeply problematic for both scientific and political reasons.
Startups and regulatory restraint have fueled Swedish economic growth.
Here are a dozen predictions about the Fed's second century.
Despite massive taxpayer-funded subsidies, ‘clean energy’ is a failure because it remains far too expensive to compete in the marketplace.
The country is awash in legislative efforts to increase regulation of agriculture, but only California has had the chutzpah to impose the preferences of that state’s voters on the rest of the country.
With European policymakers complacent, it is unlikely that progress will be made this year in reducing Europe’s record unemployment rate or in preventing a further fragmentation of its politics.
The main point in Reagan’s farewell address, a quarter-century ago today, remains relevant to the current dominant debate: expanding government control of the economy is not the way to advance equality.
Since LBJ’s War on Poverty was launched, America has witnessed an unprecedented rise in cohabitation, divorce, and out-of-wedlock births. In 2014, reforms should promote personal dignity and encourage work and responsible fatherhood.