On Jobs

An issue on which economists’ thinking differs most distinctly from that of non-economists is jobs. The economist understands that jobs are always available.

ESG as an Artifact of ZIRP

Founding myths tend to be mired in obscurity, and like many other investment trends, the roots of environmental, social, and governance (ESG)

Persistently Pesky Price Pressures

Inflation remains stubbornly high. The Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index (PCEPI), which is the Fed’s preferred measure of inflation, increased 0.6 percent

Sowing the Seeds of 1776

In April 1768, an opinion writer known only as “A Farmer in Pennsylvania” finished the last letter in a series decrying the

Biden’s Industrial Policy Flop

“I will make no apologies that we are investing to make America strong. Investing in American innovation, in industries that will define

Inflation Surges in January

After eight rate hikes from the Federal Reserve in the last year and declining inflation during the back half of 2022, many