Defining Ideas by topic: Economics: National

November 20, 2012

The Flat Tax Solution

To step back from the fiscal cliff, we need to simplify our tax policy.
November 5, 2012

Obama's Debt Legacy

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The president’s policies, left unchecked, could lead to a long-run growth depression.
November 4, 2012

The Libertarian’s Dilemma

Which statist candidate should lovers of freedom vote for this Tuesday?
October 29, 2012

Intro to Romneynomics

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Why the Obama recovery has failed—and how to fix it in four charts.
October 25, 2012

The Myth of the Resource Curse

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America is becoming a major energy producer. Will this be a boon or a bane to our country?
October 16, 2012

The New Yorker’s Closet Libertarian

James Surowiecki’s attack on “Corporate Welfare Queens” is like something out of Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations.
October 10, 2012

Obama's Death by Jobs

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Everything you wanted to know about killing jobs, but were too afraid to ask.
September 27, 2012

The Bottom One Percent

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To lower taxes, free all prisoners who have committed victimless crimes.
September 11, 2012

The Preacher-in-Chief

The president’s DNC speech was long on rhetoric and short on coherent policy.
August 28, 2012

Paul Ryan’s Intellectual Muse

The wisdom of Hayek is exactly what this country needs right now.