Showing posts with the label Labor

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…

Testimony - Barokong

I was invited to testify at a hearing of the House budget committee on Sept 14. It's nothing novel or revolutionary…

EconTalk - Barokong

As in other recent projects (growth essay,testimony) I'm trying to synthesize, and also to find policies and ways t…

Immigration and trade - Barokong

Question: What is an easy way to reduce immigration in to the US (if you want to do that)? Answer: Buy what they have t…

Miserable 21st Century - Barokong

Nicholas Eberstadt in Commentary, (HT Marginal Revolution) offers a revealing look at what's wrong with "middl…

Clemens on minimum wage - Barokong

Jeff Clemens offers a "roadmap for navigating recent research" on minimum wages in a nice CATO policy analysi…

Boot Camp - Barokong

The Hoover Institution will host another "Policy Boot Camp" August 16-22. See here for details and how to app…