The Myth of Rural “Assistance”

As the old country proverb goes, “if it’s happened once, it’s damned-shor’ gonna happen again.”  Robert Wright’s forthcoming book, New Deals Exposed: How

More Interest Rate Hikes Ahead

The Bureau of Economic Analysis released its latest personal consumption expenditures price index (PCEPI) estimation on February 24. The PCEPI is the

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)