interview with Edward Paul Lazear via CNBC
Conor Sen, Bloomberg
James Pethokoukis | AEIdeas
Carl Benedikt Frey and James Pethokoukis discuss the impacts of technological progress on the economy, past and present.
James C. Capretta | RealClearPolicy
While the final federal budget for fiscal year 2019 doesn't show a need for precipitous deficit cutting, Congress needs to act soon to limit the borrowing projected for 10, 20, and 30 years from now. Eventually, high levels of federal debt will constrain effective governance, hurt the economy, and invite a crisis. Progress will require bipartisan compromise and probably occur in steps rather than all at once.
Jonathan Haskel & Sitan Westlake, City Journal
From the appetizing smells and disciplined, busy cooks, you’d think it was the kitchen of a bustling restaurant, filled with diners. But with no tables to reserve, no serving staff, and just a discreet entrance, where Uber Eats and Deliveroo drivers (the only clientele this kitchen serves) pick up orders, this is a “dark kitchen,” bringing together chefs and their wares with online search and food-delivery platforms—businesses based on software, data, and proprietary networks of drivers. Read more here....