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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

My WSJ Article on Samuelson

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, December 15, 2009

My article on Paul Samuelson's work is in today's (Tuesday's) Wall Street Journal. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Christmas Reading

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, December 15, 2009

One way to reduce the wear and tear of Christmas shopping at the mall is to give books as presents. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Are We All Keynesians Now?

by Richard A. Epsteinvia Forbes
Monday, December 14, 2009

Examining Paul Samuelson's legacy. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

We Should Amend, not Discard, National Income Accounts

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Monday, December 14, 2009

The justification economists give for concepts of national income, such as Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Net Domestic Product (NDP). . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Wall Street Journal on Health Care

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, December 14, 2009

Today's lead unsigned editorial on health care in the Wall Street Journal is one of the best they have run. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

The Muscular Hayek

by Russell Robertsvia Cafe Hayek
Monday, December 14, 2009

Bryan Caplan dismisses Hayek’s contributions as flabby: I’ve long since lost all patience with Hayek. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Problems with the Common Core National Standards

by Williamson M. Eversvia Ed Policy
Monday, December 14, 2009

Ze'ev Wurman and I wrote an op-ed that we published Dec. 11 as a guest column on Jay P. Greene's Blog. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Why Everyone Read Samuelson

by David R. Hendersonvia Wall Street Journal
Monday, December 14, 2009

The late Nobel laureate's mathematical approach to economics has been a mixed blessing. . . .

Analysis and Commentary

Alternative Needed to Common Core: An Additional Consortium for ‎Common Standards

by Williamson M. Eversvia Jay P. Greene's Blog
Friday, December 11, 2009

A consortium to develop a set of “research-based and internationally benchmarked” college and career-ready standards in mathematics and in English-language arts (ELA) was established earlier this year by the National Governor’s Association (NGA) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), in partnership with Achieve, the College Board, and ACT. . . .

Interviews
Interviews

Ron Reagan Show: Whole Foods Republicans

with Michael J. Petrillivia Air America
Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Ron Reagan talks with Mike Petrilli about what the Republicans need to do to get younger. . . .

Interviews

Niall Ferguson

with Niall Fergusonvia Wealth Track (PBS)
Friday, December 11, 2009

On this week's Consuelo Mack WealthTrack, the lessons of history. Best selling author and historian Niall Ferguson tells Consuelo what the seismic global economic and market shifts of recent years mean for our future, particularly the longer term implications of America's exploding debt. . . .

In the News
In the News

Obama takes new 'Just War' doctrine to Copenhagen?

with Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia MarketWatch
Tuesday, December 15, 2009

If our new Nobel winner isn't a game-changer, summit fails, global wars by 2030. . . .

In the News

Making banking simple once more

with Hoover Institution, George P. Shultzvia San Francisco Chronicle
Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Payback time was the underlying message behind President Obama's jawboning of big bank CEOs on Monday. . . .

In the News

Will The GOP Be Able To Buy Voters At Whole Foods?

with Michael J. Petrillivia Air America
Monday, December 14, 2009

And is it an organic fit? . . .

In the News

Education Tracking Continues To Stir Debate

with Chester E. Finn Jr., Tom Lovelessvia National Journal
Monday, December 14, 2009

Two New Reports Are Reviving Tough Questions About How To Improve Education Equality. . . .

In the News

Whole Foods Republicans!

with Michael J. Petrillivia Stanford Review
Monday, December 14, 2009

As a Republican, I’ve been feeling kind of lonely lately. . . .

In the News

Business as usual?

with John B. Taylorvia Investors Chronicle (UK)
Monday, December 14, 2009

Interest rates will rise next year, according to futures markets. . . .

In the News

Bashing The Banks

with Thomas Sowellvia Investor's Business Daily
Monday, December 14, 2009

The White House thinks it can jawbone banks into lending to people they don't want to lend to. . . .

In the News

For the Holidays, a Multimedia Guide to Economics

with John B. Taylorvia Barron's Online
Monday, December 14, 2009

Our recommendations include seven books -- and five documentaries. . . .

In the News

Uncle Sam Can’t Add – He Can Only Subtract

with Robert J. Barrovia Taipan Publishing Group (MD)
Monday, December 14, 2009

A recent Bloomberg finding shows two-thirds of Americans want Uncle Sam to tax the rich and use the money to create jobs. . . .

In the News

Can Portland hipsters be conservatives?

with Michael J. Petrillivia Oregonian
Monday, December 14, 2009

Michael Petrilli, a Hoover Institution researcher, notes that the percentage of adults over 25 with at least a bachelor's degreee has climbed from 20 percent in 1988 to 30 percent in 2008, and there's no reason to think it won't continue to climb. . . .