U.S. Economy

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Trump is Wrong on H1-B Visas

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog01/31/2017
Restricting H1-B visas is a win for protectionism at the expense of everyone else.

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Asset-Price Inflation Heating Up with Nothing to Show For It

The FedU.S. Economy

Blog01/27/2017
Obama is the first president since Hoover to not have a single year of over 3% GDP growth.

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The Money Myths Behind the Creation of the Federal Reserve

The FedMoney and BanksU.S. EconomyU.S. HistoryMoney and Banking

Blog01/18/2017
Roger Lowenstein's new book on the Federal Reserve relies on some well-worn myths about the monetary history of the United States.

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Let Businesses Decide for Themselves Where to Make Their Products

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog01/13/2017

Some products are best made in the USA, and some or not. Business themselves are the only ones in the position to make an informed choice on this.

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Prosperity = Abundant Work + Low Cost of Living

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog01/03/2017

Our economy is making it harder to start businesses, keep businesses, and hire people. That's a recipe for disaster.

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Restaurants to Eliminate More Waiters in Response to Minimum Wage Hike

Big GovernmentU.S. Economy

Blog01/03/2017

In response to new mandated wage hikes, restaurant owners are likely to raise prices, cut waiter jobs, and move toward less reliance on labor.

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Economic Science Has Been Hijacked

U.S. EconomyAustrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog12/16/2016

Many people continue to think that "economics is hard" and can't be understood by ordinary people. It doesn't have to be this way.

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Auburn Feature on Wall Street Journal

EducationFree MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog12/13/2016

Auburn, Alabama, is featured on the front cover of today's Wall Street Journal. I was interviewed extensively for the story, but was not mentioned. The story is about the relationship between the state university and increased manufacturing jobs.

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