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Analysis and Commentary
Analysis and Commentary

Santa and Frank

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, July 6, 2010

[T]here are still Republicans lured by the siren song of "bipartisanship" and apparently unaware of the difference in popularity between Santa Claus and Frank Nitti...

Analysis and Commentary

Trust the Palestinian Authority?

by Daniel Pipesvia National Review Online
Tuesday, July 6, 2010

They’re still saying one thing in English and the opposite in Arabic...

Analysis and Commentary

Sumner on Neoliberalism

by Gary S. Beckervia EconLog
Monday, July 5, 2010

The neoliberal policy revolution that began in the late 1970s might be the most important recent event in world history...So does Scott Sumner begin this month's Feature Article on Econlib...

Analysis and Commentary

Why Steele Should Stay

by Tunku Varadarajanvia Daily Beast
Monday, July 5, 2010

Bill Kristol and Liz Cheney want to sack the RNC chairman after his Afghan gaffe. But Tunku Varadarajan says Republicans are better off with him—for now...

Analysis and Commentary

The Gulf Oil Leak and Optimal Safety Precautions

by Gary S. Beckervia Becker-Posner Blog
Sunday, July 4, 2010

The likelihood, and cost, of future spills has to be weighed against the gains to US national security and energy independence from having greater access to domestically produced oil...

Analysis and Commentary

A Chart for the Fourth of July

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Sunday, July 4, 2010

Just before Americans started celebrating the July 4th weekend, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual Long Term Budget Outlook...

Analysis and Commentary

What should POTUS do on jobs?

by Charles Calomirisvia Arena (Politico)
Friday, July 2, 2010

The administration and Congress are not really interested in promoting private sector job creation...

Analysis and Commentary

Obama Fails to Square the Illegal-Immigration Circle

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Corner (National Review Online)
Friday, July 2, 2010

The subtext of the speech was politics of the very sort the text often deplored. Obama has to square a circle...

Analysis and Commentary

Take That, Keynes and Lerner

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Friday, July 2, 2010

Paul Martin, the Minister of Finance for Canada from 1993 to 2002 and Prime Minister from 2003 to 2006, was the person most responsible for bringing down government spending and government debt as a percent of GDP...

Analysis and Commentary

Why Is Reform So Hard?

by Eric Hanushekvia Education Next
Thursday, July 1, 2010

Many people find it hard to believe that student performance has been flat for four decades when we have more than tripled funding for schools and when we have put into place a number of reform measures...

Analysis and Commentary

Financial Reform with False Remedies and Errors of Omission

by John B. Taylorvia Economics One
Thursday, July 1, 2010

A common criticism of the Dodd-Frank bill keeps coming up as more people wade through the several hundred sections, or at least summaries of them. This common criticism is that the bill contains many false remedies and errors of omission...

Interviews
Interviews

Economic Headwinds with Lazear & Boskin: Chapter 2 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Michael J. Boskin, Edward Paul Lazearvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Michael Boskin and Edward Lazear discuss the pitfalls of the monetary explosion occurring under the Bernanke Federal Reserve...

Interviews

Kling on the Unseen World of Banking, Mortgages, and Government

by Russell Robertsvia EconTalk
Monday, July 5, 2010

Arnold Kling of EconLog talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the weird world of banking...

Interviews

Economic Headwinds with Lazear & Boskin : Chapter 1 of 5

by Peter M. Robinson with Michael J. Boskin, Edward Paul Lazearvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, July 5, 2010

Michael Boskin and Edward Lazear, former chairmen of the Council of Economic Advisors, describe the dangers of the soaring levels of spending and debt that are occurring under the Obama administration...

Interviews

The Statesman

with George P. Shultzvia New York Times Magazine
Sunday, July 4, 2010

The former secretary of state talks about his legacy, the Tea Party and the war in Iraq...

Interviews

The Dennis Miller Show

with Peter Schweizervia Dennis Miller Show
Friday, July 2, 2010

Peter Schweizer, Fellow Research at the Hoover Institute, popped on to talk about Obama and cultural Marxism...

Interviews

Interview with Robert Hall

with Robert E. Hallvia Region Magazine
Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Stanford University economist on labor market dynamics, financial frictions, monetary policy and dating a recession...

In the News
In the News

Euro-Zone Leaders Feel Fallout From Crises

with Josef Joffevia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, July 6, 2010
In the News

Skating on Stilts – A Book Review

with Stewart Bakervia NoisyRoom.net
Monday, July 5, 2010
In the News

Combative nurses' union takes on Meg Whitman

with Thad Kousservia Sacramento Bee
Sunday, July 4, 2010
In the News

Another View on the States’ Budget Plight

with Robert J. Barrovia Economix (New York Times)
Friday, July 2, 2010
In the News

New ‘Edujobs’ Bill Threatens Long-term Reform

with Eric Hanushekvia American
Friday, July 2, 2010
In the News

Egregious Polluting Agency

with Hoover Institution, Henry I. Millervia Washington Times
Friday, July 2, 2010
In the News

A Red Flag Rises At China Plants: Should Strikes Worry U.S. Firms?

with Charles Wolf Jr.via Investor's Business Daily
Friday, July 2, 2010