Is there hope for reform? Perhaps not, at least until we recognize a major source of the world's government debt. When economists and politicians talk about the problem of unsustainable government debt, they often focus on the need to rein in government budgets and entitlement policies.
Editor’s Note: As the United States confronts a range of challenges in the coming decades, pundits and policymakers alike fret that partisan polarization, growing isolationism among the American people, and political institutions that are not up to the tas
Keep the image of Alexandra Dukhanina being mauled by security forces in your minds when you view the beaming face of Vladimir Putin at Sunday’s closing ceremony. The smile on his face may be that, the charm offensive over, he can go back to being himself.
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Robert Frank of Cornell University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the implications of Ronald Coase's views on externalities. Drawing on his book, The Darwin Economy, Frank explores the implications of Coase's perspective for assessing public policy challenges...
In their book The Triple Package, Yale Law School professors Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld say a mixture of shared traits have helped some groups, including Cuban Americans, lift themselves into “America’s elite.”