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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

A Second Stimulus Package?

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, September 11, 2011

Boiled down to its essentials, the proposed Jobs Act is a second stimulus package since most of the spending is supposed to take place soon (before the end of 2012), while it will be financed over the next ten years in ways that are unclear...

Analysis and Commentary

The Economics of Judicial Conflict of Interest

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Sunday, September 11, 2011

Jeffrey Toobin implicitly makes a strong case that may surprise his fans...

Analysis and Commentary

How to Really Save the Economy

by Robert J. Barrovia New York Times
Sunday, September 11, 2011

It will not work to announce a new $450 billion jobs plan while promising vaguely to pay for it with fiscal restraint over the next 10 years...

Analysis and Commentary

Real steps to boost jobs

by Scott S. Powellvia New York Post
Saturday, September 10, 2011

President Obama’s “jobs” speech failed to deliver truly new ideas, just a rehash of old ones...Happily, it’s not too late to change...

Analysis and Commentary

Why More Infrastructure Spending Is Unlikely to Create Jobs and Stimulate the Economy

by James Huffmanvia Advancing a Free Society
Saturday, September 10, 2011

There are several reasons why a new burst of infrastructure spending by the federal government is unlikely to stimulate a significant economic recovery...

Analysis and Commentary

Falling Man

by Kori Schakevia Advancing a Free Society
Saturday, September 10, 2011

As we commemorate the solemn anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, it merits celebrating that our art, like our society, has so much to say, and so many different things to say, about the meaning of those events...

Analysis and Commentary

The Financial Front in the War on Terror

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Friday, September 9, 2011

Few Americans now remember that the United States launched its first post-9/11 attack on terrorists from a very unusual front—the financial front...

Interviews
Interviews

The Obama Presidency by the Numbers

with Michael J. Boskinvia Opinion Journal (Wall Street Journal)
Friday, September 9, 2011

Stanford economist Michael Boskin on the records that Obama has set as president and last night's jobs speech...

Interviews

Richard Epstein and Amy Zegart on the John Batchelor Show

with Richard A. Epstein, Amy Zegartvia John Batchelor Show
Friday, September 9, 2011

GUESTS: Jim McTague, Barron's Magazine; Richard Epstein, Hoover; Melik Kaylan, Newsweek; Amy Zegart, Hoover...

Interviews

Fear about Europe, US Drags Dow Down 300

with Keith Hennesseyvia Market Wrap With Moe Ansari
Friday, September 9, 2011

Moe discusses today’s market drop and President Obama’s job plan with [Keith Hennessey]...

In the News
In the News

Frank on Competition, Government, and Darwin

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, September 12, 2011
In the News

Economists doubt payroll tax cut will create jobs

with Hoover Institution, Michael J. Boskinvia San Francisco Chronicle
Sunday, September 11, 2011