policy
punched

Supply Siders Losing Ground in the White House

– August 26, 2019

If the economy falters, supply side policies will be blamed. That would be unfortunate. Supply side hasn’t been tried yet.

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policy
demdebates

The Hidden Reason the Primary Debates Seem Extra Crazy This Year

– August 3, 2019

This is a remarkable case of how a hastily drafted voting rule unintentionally drove the whole Democratic field to a wacky level of ideological extremism that nearly guarantees they will lose a national election. Everyone knows it, most everyone is against it, but no one can stop it.

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International, policy
game-thrones-loot-train-attack

Trade Wars: A Real-Life Game of Thrones

– May 30, 2019

Unlike marvelously created made-for-television episodes where someone usually emerges victorious, in trade wars, everyone loses.

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policy

Are Financial Crises Driven By Supply Or Demand Shocks?

– May 30, 2019

In a new NBER working paper, Felipe Benguria and Alan M. Taylor consider whether financial crises usually stem from the demand or supply side of the market.

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Sound Money, policy
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The Fed Wants to Close the Window on Narrow Banks

– May 28, 2019

A new type of financial institution could take root in the U.S. But the Federal Reserve seems determined to prevent this from happening.

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