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Economy (page 5)

March 27, 2020 5:22 am

Europe Needs to Wake Up and Smell the COVID

While the pandemic has hit Europe particularly hard, economic policymakers on the continent have been slow to respond.
Desmond Lachman
March 17, 2020 5:31 am

The Coming Coronavirus Recession Calls for “Helicopter Money”

Faced with a new kind of economic downturn, an old idea of Milton Friedman’s could ensure the slump is short and shallow.
Desmond Lachman
March 13, 2020 5:30 am

Save the U.S. Oil Industry

Saudi market gaming is harming U.S. firms—but there’s a way to stop it and profit.
Robert Zubrin
March 12, 2020 5:14 am

Will the Coronavirus Kill Trump’s Reelection Campaign?

If the virus causes a global economic downturn, the president will lose his proudest accomplishment.
Desmond Lachman
March 6, 2020 5:30 am

Beware the New Fiscal Hypocrisy

Under Trump, the GOP has given up on entitlement reform and become the party of low taxes and big spending.
James C. Capretta
March 5, 2020 5:34 am

If Italy Gets Sick, the Whole World Catches a Cold

As coronavirus ravages Italy, the chances of a global economic downturn grow.
Desmond Lachman
March 2, 2020 5:23 am

How to Make America’s Next Trade Policy

For nearly 80 years, the United States was the chief architect and foremost defender of the global rules-based,…
Clark Packard, Scott Lincicome, Kimberly Clausing, and Mary Lovely
February 27, 2020 5:16 am

Have You Accepted the Free Market as Your Personal Savior?

The nationalist conservatives have decided that turning against the free market will make America great again. Or something.
Robert Tracinski
February 26, 2020 5:22 am

Donald Trump’s Broken Trade Promises

It doesn’t appear the Trump administration knows how to shrink the trade deficit even if it wanted to.
Desmond Lachman
February 11, 2020 5:45 am

Wrong Way on Huawei

The Trump administration failed to block the U.K. from working with the Chinese telecom giant. Here’s why it matters.
Shay Khatiri