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Hoover Digest articles by John B. Taylor

April 21, 2014

The Myth of "Secular Stagnation"

Presented as a profound new insight, the latest explanation for the lackluster recovery is a sorry example of sloppy thinking and stale excuses.

January 21, 2014

Let It Grow

The evidence is in that steeper taxes and overregulation fail to boost incomes and ease inequality.

October 18, 2013

Failure Is an Option—A Very Good One

How to let "too big to fail" banks close up shop, predictably and fairly.

January 25, 2013

Start Now

This should be the president’s overwhelming top priority: deal with the looming debt. By George P. Shultz, Michael J. Boskin, John F. Cogan, Allan H. Meltzer, and John B. Taylor.

October 26, 2012

The Taylor Cure

The White House and Congress should swear off stimulus packages—and the Fed should quit “easing.” Hoover fellow John B. Taylor makes his case. By Gene Epstein.

August 13, 2012

Dangerous Intervention

The Fed has been given too much power and too much discretion. Why we must rein it in. By John B. Taylor.

April 6, 2012

Getting Back on Track

A return to first principles: economic freedom leads to economic success. By John B. Taylor.

January 23, 2012


Federal Outlays as a Percentage of GDP graph

In recent years we’ve seen what doesn’t work. Here’s what would. A simple plan for turning the economy around. By John B. Taylor.