Panelists discuss what needs to be done to keep Greece in the eurozone and whether Europe is in a better position to withstand a Greek exit today than it was in 2012.
Maureen Ohlhausen, an FTC commissioner, outlines a step-by-step approach for putting the principles of regulatory humility into action and identifies high and low watermarks for the FTC’s adherence to this approach.
The good news is that middle-wage jobs are starting to make a comeback.
It’s no surprise that the export lobby and ethanol lobby are fighting fiercely to save their subsidies. What’s a bit odd is that, for the first time, there’s a powerful anti-subsidy lobby working against them.
The most compelling explanation is the most mundane one: substantial slack remains in the labor market.
The notion that the Federal Communications Commission would designate Internet access to be a Title II service – a “public utility” as Susan Crawford and other net neutrality advocates put it – was inconceivable as recently as a few months ago. Then, just after the election, something happened.
Providing paid maternity leave may not require a whole new federal program. A simpler approach builds on existing tax credits, but makes them refundable and accessible outside of just tax season.
Time to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit, the federal earnings subsidy to low-income households.
As it prepares to normalize interest rates, the Federal Reserve would be well-advised to take into account the high odds of a continued appreciation of the dollar and the resulting drags on growth and inflation.