Posts Tagged by economist
|December 17, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
The granddaddy of all business magazines takes seriously a great tax reform and its equally awful record of acceptance by society.
|December 15, 2014||Posted by Fred E. Foldvary, PhD under Editorials|
Keynesians like government being deeply in the red. Yet where’s the promised prosperity? Is government merely robbing Peter to pay Paul?
|November 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Many of us have long known in our guts that something about mainstream economics doesn’t add up. A new book suggests we were right.
|September 1, 2014||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Editorials|
Labor Day became an official holiday during the administration of President Wilson and under Labor Secretary Post, a Single Taxer.
|May 3, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
Thomas Piketty’s bestseller uses data from several countries and centuries to explain inequality.
|April 14, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
The book, an analysis of the ties between states and bankers, is a fine addition to standard economics albeit incomplete.
|March 1, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Why can’t economists predict? Why do they hide behind numbers? Why’s it hard for them and kindergartners to share?
|January 13, 2014||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
The most prominent magazine in the business world talks rationally about public policies that work well for everyone.
|December 26, 2013||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Economists love to crunch numbers but when the answer is unwanted, it’s out with the good data and in with the bad — no way to run a “science”.
|July 26, 2013||Posted by Staff under Good Press|
The granddaddy of business magazines says, in print, that Governments should make more use of land taxes. Taxes on immovable property are the most growth-friendly. They make it more expensive to buy purely for speculation, restraining booms. Developers don’t hoard undeveloped land. Globalized firms and skilled people can’t dodge them. This 2013 excerpt is from The Economist, Jun 29.