International experts from industry, academia, the financial community, and government share lessons learned from their efforts to objectively measure housing risk.
Proponents of an interest-rate increase generally treat it as an end in itself, and a tiny increase in the federal funds rate should be thought to be so important either way.
This seminar will examine the causes of the recent Chinese slowdown and address whether it is a temporary setback or the deflation of real estate and investment bubbles, with worse to come.
Post-crash polls reveal Americans’ continued uncertainty about the economy’s trajectory.
Dodd Frank has burdened small banks — and the businesses that rely on them — much more than large businesses that have access to capital markets. Is this why we’re experiencing the slowest recovery in two generations?
The Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee will discuss a variety of current financial regulation issues, including the Federal Reserve’s Lender of Last Resort activities, stress testing and living wills, and regulation of swaps.
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A few important takeaways from Republican candidates’ tax plans
Since value depends on economic rent, and rent on location, and location on convenience, and convenience on nearness, the intermediate steps may be eliminated and say that value depends on nearness. Land prices on the outskirts are lower as area increases as the square of the distance from any given point. If a new utility does not arise, exchange prices may advance and recede, while intrinsic values do not change.
In their quest for quick returns, activists make the mistake of forgetting that it takes time and patience to position any company for success.
While the US appeared to be moving away from subsidies that distorted agricultural markets in the early and mid-1990s, since then the House and Senate agricultural committees have been allowed to make a 180-degree turn.
Crony capitalism was a central theme of the weekend gathering organized by billionaire free-market crusader Charles Koch, with Koch and other speakers at the conference arguing that corporate welfare, protectionist regulations, bailouts not only hurt the economy, but they also corrupt business and politics and destroy the moral foundation of free enterprise.
The latest from James Pethokoukis and the AEIdeas blog.