Showing posts with the label Growth

Don't Believe the Economic Pessimists - Barokong

Source: Wall Street Journal No matter who wins Tuesday’s presidential election, now ought to be the time that policy ma…

Testimony 2 - Barokong

On the way back from Washington, I passed the time reformatting my little essay for the Budget committee to html for bl…

Zoning common sense - Barokong

Kate Kershaw Downing has posted a worthy letter of resignation from the Palo Alto Housing commission, that seems to be …

Blueprint for America - Barokong

Some of the inspiration for this project came from the remarkable 1980 memo (here) to President-elect Ronald Reagan fro…

Federalization of Labor - Barokong

We are getting a good hint that a centerpiece of economic policy in the Hillary Clinton administration will be an incre…

Summers on growth and stimulus - Barokong

Larry Summers has an important, and 95% excellent, Financial Times column. Larry is especially worth listening to. I ca…

Clinton Plan - Barokong

The WSJ asked me to review the Hillary Clinton economic plan, motivated by her August 11 speech introducing it.The Op-E…

The new voodoo - Barokong

Scott Sumner sums up contemporary stimulus proposals well 2. The claim that extended unemployment benefits---paying peo…