Tag archive for ‘Welfare economics’
News Brief On Sunday, May 31st, 2015

Did Bernie Sanders Exaggerate Income Inequality Claims?

– – Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders claims that “in America we now have more income and wealth inequality than any other major country on earth.” But FactCheck.org calls BS on this pointing out More...

Prof. Kenneth Rogoff On Friday, May 8th, 2015

Professor of Economics at Harvard University Kenneth Rogoff: Inequality, Immigration, and Hypocrisy

CAMBRIDGE – Europe’s migration crisis exposes a fundamental flaw, if not towering hypocrisy, in the ongoing debate about economic inequality. Wouldn’t a true progressive support equal opportunity More...

Stanford Professor Michael Boskin: Are the Good Times Over?

 In the 25 years before the Great Recession of 2008-2009, the United States experienced two brief, mild recessions and two strong, long expansions. Globally, incomes grew briskly; inflation abated; and More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, April 10th, 2015

Professor at Harvard Business School Michael Porter: Why Social Progress Matters

Economic growth has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty and improved the lives of many more over the last half-century. Yet it is increasingly evident that a model of human development based More...

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