Mankiw on the Pandemic

Listen to this guy.

Another Top Republican Abandons The Sinking Ship Of Trump’s GOP

Greg Mankiw, an economist who served as a top adviser to Mitt Romney and George W. Bush, is officially no longer a Republican

More on Moore

John Fund thinks I am afraid of Stephen Moore (and that I am an economist). He is wrong on both counts.

So…That Stimulus

A report card for the 2009 Stimulus Bill.

Rick Perry Looking For The Elusive Second Act In American Politics

Rick Perry is sounding for all the world like a candidate for President, and says he’s a different candidate this time, but initial perceptions are hard to overcome.

Legitimate Reasons To Question September’s BLS Household Survey

While the conspiracy theory is nuts, there are legitimate reasons to be skeptical of some elements of September’s Jobs Report.

Harvard Graduate Romney Says Obama Spent ‘Too Much Time At Harvard’

Mitt Romney, who has law and business degrees from Harvard, is criticizing President Obama for having a law degree from Harvard.

It’s Mitt Romney’s Nomination to Lose

Mitt Romney is once again the clear frontrunner for the Republican nomination.

UCLA Forecast: More Slow Growth

More slow economic growth, the L-shaped recession.

Tyler Cowen’s Productive Mind

A profile of George Mason economist and blogger Tyler Cowen offers this amusing description: “Cowen, 49, has round features, a hesitant posture, and an unconcerned haircut.”

Rand Paul’s Pointless Gimmick: The Gas Tax Holiday

Rand Paul has borrowed a bad idea from the 2008 Presidential campaign.

I’ll Have What Mankiw’s Having

Greg Mankiw has a plan for cutting the deficit.

Barney Frank Revises History

Greg Mankiw notes a curious revisionism in Barney Frank’s pronouncements on Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac.

More on Taxes and Incentives

More on Greg Mankiw’s thought experiment on taxes and incentives to work.

Taxes and Incentives

Greg Mankiw argues that, the more of his money the government takes, the less incentive he has to earn more. That’s debatable.

Did the Stimulus Work?

Nobody can really say whether the stimulus worked — or even define “worked” — but that doesn’t stop them from issuing pronouncements.

Taxes Per Person

Tax Incidence


More on Stimulus Lag

That’s Right

Fiscal Stimulus Lag