Showing posts with the label Trade

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…

Blueprint for America - Barokong

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

Immigration, trade, and child care - Barokong

Both Mr. Trump and Mrs. Clinton want to lower the cost and, presumably, increase the amount of child care. A quick econ…

EconTalk - Barokong

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

Carrier Commentary - Barokong

When Paul Krugman, Larry Summers,  Sarah Palin, and the Wall Street Journal all agree on something -- that presidential…

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…

Summers on Trade - Barokong

Larry Summers has an excellent FT column, "Revoking trade deals will not help American middle classes." (If y…

Trade insight - Barokong

Daniel Hannan, a (soon to be unemployed?) UK member of the European Parliament, writes insightfully about trade in the …