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Good Profit Part II

by Charles Kochvia Uncommon Knowledge
Friday, April 29, 2016

Charles Koch covers politics, freedom, and the role of corporations in our society.


New Book On Fed Oversight Reform

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Friday, April 29, 2016

Recent legislation to rein in Fed power, including the Fed Oversight Reform and Modernization (FORM) Act, has generated a load of opinion pieces and acrimonious debate, but so far little in the way of in-depth policy research. The purpose of the papers and analysis in a newly published book is to do such research.

In the News

U.S. Jobs, Buffett, Abe Abroad, UBS: Week Ahead April 30-May 7

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Bloomberg
Thursday, April 28, 2016

U.S. payrolls probably rose by more than 200,000 in April, showing strength in the labor market. Manufacturing probably expanded at a slower pace, while growth in the service industries held steady, other data this week are expected to show. Follow the TOPLive blog for real-time coverage here.

In the News

Does The IRS Need That Information?

quoting Edward Paul Lazearvia Politico
Thursday, April 28, 2016

House Ways and Means will consider three separate bills today — and would it surprise you to find out that the most controversial might be called the “Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act?" 

In the News

Clinton Attacks The Obama Economy

quoting Edward Paul Lazearvia The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, April 28, 2016

With the Bernie Sanders threat receding, “the great Clinton pivot has begun,” writes our columnist Daniel Henninger. “By the time she’s done repositioning herself for the fall campaign run, most likely against Donald Trump, Hillary’s pivots will make Stephen Curry look like a little old lady.” 

Analysis and Commentary

Incomes, Spending, And Saving

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Earlier this month, I read two articles that were somewhat eye-opening to me about various Americans' views and actions on income, spending, and saving.


The Blame-Thy-Neighbor Economic Excuse

by Kevin Warshvia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Faced with stagnation, the big economies cite vague ‘headwinds’ and play a devaluation tit-for-tat.

In the News

Wanted: A Real Plan For Economic Growth

quoting John H. Cochrane via The Washington Post
Thursday, April 28, 2016

You wonder when the presidential candidates will adjust their economic plans to reality.


Ed Lazear: U.S. Economic Growth Slows to 0.5% In First Quarter

interview with Edward Paul Lazearvia Bloomberg
Thursday, April 28, 2016

Hoover Institution fellow Ed Lazear discusses the US annualized GDP growth registering its slowest pace in two years with a gain of 0.5 percent in the first-quarter. Lazear notes that the best indicator of where we are going in the future is a change in the S&P 500.

In the News

Will The Fed Raise Rates Before The Election?

quoting Timothy Kanevia CNN
Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The probability of the Federal Reserve hiking rates today is 0%. So what about the rest of the year?


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