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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Toward Free Exchange Rather Than Capital Controls

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Thursday, September 5, 2013

In Capital Controls: Against the Tide, the Economist’s Free Exchange (R.A.) described this week how macroeconomists are getting more and more comfortable with the idea of capital controls. Unfortun...

Analysis and Commentary

Fed Chair

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Thursday, September 5, 2013
My pick for Fed chair below. More interesting than my opinions, what's the job description?
Analysis and Commentary

Would Bombing Syria Be a 'Just War'?

by Robert P. Georgevia Wall Street Journal
Thursday, September 5, 2013

Jean Bethke Elshtain, the eminent University of Chicago scholar who died last month at age 72, was a little lady from a small town in Colorado who became a giant in the field of political philosophy.

Analysis and Commentary

In Support of Congressional Authorization on Syria

by Kori Schakevia Shadow Government (Foreign Policy)
Thursday, September 5, 2013

Barack Obama's campaign team is out in full force doing what the U.S. president himself is giving only passing attention to: building the case for a limited military strike on targets only symbolically related to chemical weapons and calibrated to have no effect on the brutal civil war grinding on and producing ever more radical rebels who are consolidating power in swaths of Syria.

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Analysis and Commentary

Who Shrunk America?

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Daily Beast
Thursday, September 5, 2013

While children are gassed in Syria, America led by Obama hems and haws and debates endlessly. Whatever happened to our moral power and leadership, asks Tunku Varadarajan.

Interviews
Interviews

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal (Syria)

with Fouad Ajamivia Opinion Journal (WSJ Live)
Thursday, September 5, 2013
Interviews

Edward Lazear on the Kudlow Report (:46)

with Edward Paul Lazearvia Kudlow Report (CNBC)
Thursday, September 5, 2013

The ADP report added 176,000 private sector jobs in August. Investors await Friday's jobs report, with Edward Lazear, Stanford University professor. "While we're growing jobs, we're doing it just barely above the pace necessary to keep up with the population growth," he says.

Interviews

Fouad Ajami on Opinion Journal (Egypt)

with Fouad Ajamivia Opinion Journal (WSJ Live)
Thursday, September 5, 2013