Economics

Policy: U.S. Economics

Political discourse nowadays is enough to depress anyone, and the media don’t help by ignoring good economic news. But buck up, Americans: Worker wages are growing much faster than previously reported. The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) on Tuesday...
Executive Summary The University of New Hampshire Survey Center conducted a survey of economists for the Employment Policies Institute (EPI). The specific areas of interest are economists’ opinions on a $15 minimum wage. Invitation and reminder emails were sent to five...
The Index of Economic Freedom (www.heritage.org/index) celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2019! The Index evaluates government policies and economic conditions in 186 countries. Since its inception in 1995, the Index, an annual cross-country analysis by The Heritage Foundation, has...
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions. Our members range from mom-and-pop shops and local chambers to leading industry associations...
Support for the Trump Administration’s approval of Opportunity Zones is wide spread as it will drive more capital investment into communities who will benefit from newly created local businesses, new jobs, better housing, retail and more. nation's most vulnerable, distressed...
Many people are uniting behind the idea of universal basic income with the assumption that it will give them greater freedom and more free time. But they are completely wrong about universal basic income. UBI is only designed to...
The Trump campaign's senior trade advisor and the former Nucor CEO, Dan DiMicco, discusses Donald Trump’s economic plan including trade.
The 2016 Index of Economic Freedom analyzes economic policy developments related to world economic freedom in 186 economies. Economies rated “free” or “mostly free” enjoy incomes that are over twice the average levels in all other countries and more than...
WASHINGTON — No piece of legislation before the U.S. Congress requires action more urgently than extending the tax cuts of 2001 and 2003. Failure to act will deal a devastating blow to our fragile economy by slowing growth and...
By Xavier Lerma - Pravada RU ~ Putin in 2009 outlined his strategy for economic success. Alas, poor Obama did the opposite but nevertheless was re-elected. Bye, bye Miss American Pie. The Communists have won in America with Obama but failed miserably...
Morning Jolt . . . with Jim Geraghty From National Review ~ President Obama is off to Connecticut today, doing an event at "the University of Hartford where he will continue asking the American people to join him in...
House Budget Committee chairman Paul Ryan unveiled a budget Tuesday, March 12, 2013 that he says balances the budget in 10 years. Ryan invited President Barack Obama and Senate Democrats to come together and put forth their ideas on...
By Paul Wiseman and Christoper S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — A last-minute deal will keep the U.S. from driving off the so-called "fiscal cliff," but higher taxes and continued political fighting in Washington threaten to shake the...
Socialism: While the U.S. punishes millionaires, Russia and China reward them. In the upside-down era of Barack Obama, the capitalists act like communists and the communists act like capitalists. Our multimillionaire president frowns on "millionaires and billionaires" and soaks them with...