If the American public stays home en masse even after public officials lift stay-at-home orders, the ‘re-opened’ economy will look nearly as morose as the current one.
While this shutdown has already done enormous damage, it is the uncertainty about when and how it will reopen that could prove far more destructive in the long run.
It is vitally important, literally life and death, that the proper costs and benefits are weighed with the decision on how much and how long to shut down economic activity through the pandemic.
The AP’s statement has no basis in reality. There is currently no body of research that demonstrates people are less likely to take their lives in time of economic hardship.
The stimulus approach fails to address the fundamental causes of the economic downturn, while it balloons the deficit to no good end.
When reporting on the Democratic blunder, The New York Times got the headline right the first time, only to change it three times to appease readers.
Like the New Deal, every additional billion dollars in stimulus and bailout spending will further delay the economic recovery we all want and need.
A quick glance at the yield curve, which has predicted every recession for the past 50 years, shows the possibility of another recession in the near future.
On this episode of the Federalist Radio Hour, John Tamny and Ben Domenech discuss the latest economic policy ideas coming from both Republicans and Democrats.
If the world continues on its present trajectory, millennials will have collectively lived the most prosperous lives in the history of the world.
If inflation reaches ‘80s levels and the Fed responds by increasing interest rates to ‘80s levels, the United States will undergo a jarring debt crisis.
The recession and recovery have been very painful. But most workers enjoy considerably higher incomes today than in 2000.
Many GOP voters think they’re getting something new in Donald Trump. Actually, they are opting for Bushonomics and Obamanomics on steroids.
New car loans have become the new hot product and Wall Street, not car-loving Americans, is the real market.
Politicians want you to believe that simple structural fixes will protect our insecure financial system. That’s just not true.
Millennials are sick of being told to sacrifice our dreams and economic potential for that of other people whom government picks.
The unemployment rate may be dropping, but the real story behind that drop is much more depressing than you think.
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