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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

An Exit Strategy From the Euro

by Robert J. Barrovia Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 9, 2012

The euro can be phased out the same way Europe's individual currencies were. The bonds of troubled member states would benefit as a result...

Analysis and Commentary

Granite and Bear It

by Bill Whalenvia Advancing a Free Society
Sunday, January 8, 2012

After going more than three weeks without meeting on a public stage, the Republican presidential hopefuls went at it twice within a 12-hour span, in New Hampshire, over the weekend...

Analysis and Commentary

Know Thine Enemy: China, And Obama's Defense Cuts

by Paul R. Gregoryvia Forbes.com
Sunday, January 8, 2012

The facts suggest that China’s military power will equal our own in a relatively brief period of time thanks to Obama’s downgrading of U.S. military power...

Analysis and Commentary

No, Austan, Washington Is Spending Too Much

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Saturday, January 7, 2012

While the Congress was able to make a dent in the Administration’s spending plan, we still have a long way to go to gradually get spending back to 2007 levels, which is the pro-growth thing to do...

Analysis and Commentary

Resisting the song of the third-party siren

by Paul E. Petersonvia Chicago Tribune
Saturday, January 7, 2012

When a new party is first formed, the allure is terrific and the excitement intense. After the campaign is over, however, those who listened to the song of the third-party siren experience a sense of regret...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama Might Be Reelected...

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Friday, January 6, 2012

...if he just stays silent and undercover in Hawaii all year...

Analysis and Commentary

Bastiat's Insight on Government Inaction

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, January 6, 2012

I've noticed in discussions--in person, on Facebook, and in blogs--how hard it is for most people to see that opposition to having the government subsidize or require activity X does not mean that one opposes activity X...

Analysis and Commentary

California bureaucrats' bad chemistry

by Henry I. Millervia Orange County Register
Friday, January 6, 2012

The state's Department of Toxic Substances Control is charged with writing the rulebook for green chemistry...Yet, time after time, the DTSC speaks and writes with no more scientific rigor than a late-night infomercial...

Interviews
Interviews

The Job Numbers to Watch

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Squawk Box (CNBC)
Friday, January 6, 2012

The job market is still very depressed but is improving, says Edward Lazear, Stanford University economics professor/former Council of Economic Advisors chairman...

In the News
In the News

Dean Baker on the Crisis

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, January 9, 2012
In the News

WWII with Andrew Roberts: Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinsonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, January 9, 2012
In the News

A Quiet Fed Voice Emerges as Force Inside the Temple

with John B. Taylorvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 9, 2012
In the News

Education law's promise falls short after 10 years

with Hoover Institution, Eric Hanushekvia Associated Press
Sunday, January 8, 2012
In the News

Schools Sue States for More Money

with Hoover Institution, Eric Hanushekvia Wall Street Journal
Saturday, January 7, 2012