Ottawa quietly slashed federal debt, cut spending, and returned to budget surpluses. How? Not by reading Keynes. By David R. Henderson.
Behind the headlines lies an old and basic question: in the clash between Islamism and the nation-state, who will win? By Charles Hill.
Why businesspeople aren’t banking on Washington’s supposedly pro-business overtures. By Stephen H. Haber and F. Scott Kieff.
Although under intense political pressure, the Federal Reserve needs to return to its apolitical core mission: monetary stability. By John B. Taylor and Paul D. Ryan.
In Washington, many are struggling to control spending and cut taxes. History is on their side. By Michael J. Boskin.
Federal spending may be busting out all over, but columnist Paul Krugman claims he doesn’t see it. By Charles Blahous.
More evidence that stimulus thinking is wishful thinking. By John F. Cogan and John B. Taylor.
Hoover fellow Richard A. Epstein knew Barack Obama when he was teaching at the University of Chicago. Obama has the right temperament for intellectual poker, Epstein believes, but is stuck with a bad hand. By Nick Gillespie.
Our return to prosperity depends on permanent tax cuts, predictable policies, and sane deficits. By George P. Shultz, Michael J. Boskin, John F. Cogan, Allan Meltzer, and John B. Taylor.