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Fact of the week: Lithuania changes the ECB's voting system

Lithuania will become the 19th member of the Euro area on the 1st of January, following Wednesday’s Council endorsement. The most important part of the story – however – is not that someone is still brave enough to join the Euro area, but that Lithuania’s accession will trigger a change in the voting system of the ECB. 1,296 more words


My article in today's Guardian: Abbott achieves the impossible: unity among economists

My piece in the guardian today. Please go here to read the original.

Tony Abbott achieves the impossible: unity among economists

Economists are refuting the three big picture claims made by the government: 1) We have a budget emergency 2) We have a debt crisis and 3) The carbon tax was ruining the economy… 967 more words

Economic Policy

Right Wing Politicians in Robes May Have Just Killed Obamacare

© Josh Sager – July 2014

Today, the D.C. Circuit Court ruled on the Halbig v. Burwell case and, in doing so, may have set in motion the complete destruction of the Affordable Care Act (AKA. 784 more words

Policy Discussion


Brian S. Wesbury - Chief Economist

Bob Stein, CFA - Dep. Chief Ecnomist

Strider Elass - Economist


The economic world lost a leading thinker this weekend with the passing away of Gary Becker, who, since the death of Milton Friedman in 2006, was the most influential, and important, living economist. 619 more words

Economic Outlooks

Larry Kudlow Speaks at Kemp Forum on True Growth

Anytime Larry Kudlow speaks, people need to listen. Whenever Larry Kudlow speaks at the (Jack) Kemp Forum, people need to study it. Larry’s message on growth is so important.

Jack Kemp

Steps being taken to resolve coal shortage : Piyush Goyal

July 17, 2014

It is a fact that many stations of NTPC and many states are facing coal shortage; a primary reason for which is less than 2% growth rate in coal production in the last 5 years – says Power and Coal Minister, Mr Piyush Goyal.

Economic Policy

Hans-Werner Sinn’s theses on climate policy: a puzzle

I recently came across Hans-Werner Sinn’s 13 theses on climate policy. Prof. Sinn’s main target is Germany’s policy of radical transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources – the famous “ 260 more words