Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, presents his proposal for a carbon tax, followed by debate on its merits.
The latest from James Pethokoukis and the AEIdeas blog.
There are many problems with the US corporate tax code, but the solution is not to impose more burdensome regulations on firms. The only feasible and practical long-term solution is for the US to reform its corporate tax code.
Some apparent good news regarding America’s entrepreneurial dynamism — and the health of the US economy.
It is by no means clear that NSA surveillance reform will be achieved before congress meets its deadline. What can be done to restore balance?
Unions and the $15 minimum wage.
The real problem facing us is not income inequality per se, but deepening poverty and poor economic opportunities at the bottom, which are strongly correlated with a decline in traditional family structures.
It’s been tempting to think the shale boom is over, that a fall in the rig count and a small dip in US crude production signify that the high-water mark of US shale oil has come and gone. But, as the Saudis are finding out, we are just in the early innings of a new revolution.
The last thing we need in an increasingly threatening world is to disadvantage ourselves while other nations enhance their own export-credit programs.
Maybe metrics devised for a wheat-and-steel economy of physical commodities are poorly suited for one experiencing rapid growth in software and digital content.
European policymakers must be alert to the heightened risks that now face the European economy following the Spanish elections.