Work and value-adding production make an economy prosper, and eliminating disincentives to doing so, such as high taxation and regulatory burdens, stimulates growth.
Richard Thaler might be very smart, but his contribution to economics was largely, as he put it himself, to ‘make a career stealing ideas from psychologists.’
This fall, ten states will likely raise their minimum wages, either due to new state labor department regulations or legislation.
Staff writer at the Atlantic, Annie Lowrey, discusses the economic policies that hit American wallets directly on this episode of Federalist Radio
What is unique about health care is not fee-for-service, but third-party payment. Only in health care is someone else picking up the tab for our spending.
The basic stance of the Right and Left determines their government’s approach to the economy and the individual.
Amy Schumer accidentally let us in on a little secret: She actually believes women should be paid what they deserve, not based on what their male colleagues are bringing in.
The notion that the Federal Reserve can enhance the growth of the economy is unsupported by any empirical evidence.
AEI Scholar Nicholas Eberstadt discusses worldwide trends inequality, education, and longevity on the Federalist Radio Hour.
Laws can demand doubling the pay for low-skilled workers, but there’s no way to mandate how businesses will deal with unsustainable labor costs.
It matters if the worker isn’t helped, and is even hurt, by minimum-wage hikes. If there is credible research to support this notion, there’s reason to give your fellow Americans the benefit of the doubt.
Women don’t have to work to support their families, houses are not more expensive, college costs aren’t related to wage decreases, and wages have not stagnated since the 1970s.
The accusation that Republicans really want to shove the inhabitants of pediatric cancer wards onto the streets to die is obscuring the health-care debate we need to have.
Urbanophile Aaron Renn discusses American cities, the opioid crisis, and the changing labor force on this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour.
We shouldn’t make the mistake of thinking that the current escalations in political rhetoric and acts of violence are divorced from these broader globalist trends.
Rep. Dave Brat joins Federalist Radio and dispatches from the health care and budget debates taking place on Capitol Hill.
Beneath the long history of findings that sing the praises of firstborns, there’s another, interesting story to tell about their economic Achilles’ heel.
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