With the announcement of the Trump tariffs on steel and aluminum – and the prospect of more trade curbs to come – the news organizations on which Americans rely for accurate and impartial information have understandably turned to private sector specialists for facts and analysis. 464 more words
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What Economics Can Teach Us About The Irresponsible Fiscal Policies Pursued by Germany and Singapore
It is always remarkable how much praise Singapore gets from liberal or left-leaning economists who should know better. A few years ago the Nobel laureate, Joseph Stiglitz, held Singapore up as a model of how to achieve economic growth while prioritizing social equity and income equality. 1,044 more words
Janet Yellen may have been replaced as Federal Reserve Chair, but she’s not joining the ranks of the unemployed.
On the first weekday since Yellen was replaced by Jerome Powell as Fed chair, she’s assuming a post at the Brookings Institution, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank. 192 more words