ECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS AND AMERICAN'S WORKING CLASS, OREN CASS INTERVIEW; WHERE DID ALL THE WORKING CLASS MEN GO
Economic Policy and the Working Class: An Interview with Oren Cass
W. Bradford Wilcox, Institute for Family Studies
Tucker Carlson’s recent monologue on the “Market and the Family,” in which he argued that the contemporary economy has undercut the strength and stability of working-class families, has sparked a major debate among conservatives. Some conservatives—including David French and Ben Shapiro—have taken issue with his argument. IFS senior fellow W. Bradford Wilcox recently spoke to Oren Cass, a senior fellow at The Manhattan Institute and author of the new book, The Once and Future Worker: A Vision for the Renewal of Work in America, about this important debate. The following interview has been edited for clarity. Read more here....
What Drives High Health Care Costs: Friedman Fundamentals
with Milton Friedman via PolicyEdThe fundamental reason for high health care expenses is third-party payments. Most payments to physicians are made not by the patient but by a third-party — an insurance company or governmental body. By eliminating most third-party payments and restoring the role of insurance to protecting against major medical catastrophes, health care cost and spending can be reduced.
Why Economics Must Get Broader Before It Gets Better
Mohamed El-Erian warns that the profession is ignoring its own failures and overlooking other disciplines' insights at its peril.
Time to Replace the Fed’s ‘Floor System’
Peter Ireland, E21
Immediately following its January policy meeting, the Federal Reserve released a Statement Regarding Monetary Policy Implementation and Balance Sheet Normalization. The Statement, which Chair Jerome Powell also referred to in his latest Semiannual Report to Congress, confirms that the Fed will continue targeting interest rates using the new “floor system” first introduced in December 2015. Read more here....
NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN MONETARY ECONOMICS: AFTER TIGHT MONEY & JOHN TAYLOR GIVES ANALYSIS FOR 2019 ECONOMY
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