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There is little question that the reduction in income taxes will boost the economy.
Managers should be aware that applicant testing is an area of numerous risks to the unwary.
The debate over the effect of corporate tax reductions triggers the usual shrill rhetoric.
It promises a better understanding of human decision making and a better economic model.
Predictability in governmental regulations would make predicting demand easier.
From an economics perspective, option is preferable to the coercive elements of Obamacare.
The paper finds that firms have expanded substantially the margin between marginal cost and price.
We must address the cost of health care before designing an insurance system.
The controversies swirling around the productivity data at the national level are not really a concern for individual businesses. Owners and managers can still make… Continue reading
Deficit financing of stimulus would be a smart thing to do if our economy needed it, but it’s not clear that it does.
In the beginning of the 1947 movie “Miracle on 34th Street,” Kris Kringle finds himself first playing Santa in the Macy’s Parade and then playing… Continue reading
When central bankers from around the world met in Aspen, Colorado, last week, one question kept dogging them: was monetary policy played out? If so,… Continue reading
A friend of mine refers to Congress’s periodic debt crisis displays as “political Kabuki.” It is a pretty accurate metaphor. The current timeline calculated by… Continue reading
It seems so simple. Every student in Economics 101 memorizes “productivity is equal to the output per unit of input” before the quiz. What could… Continue reading
James O. Hornfischer’s bestseller, “The Last Stand of The Tin Can Sailors,” describes the ships and the men who sailed them into battle…and almost certain… Continue reading
Subprime loans played a major role in the market meltdown that plunged us all into the Great Recession. Now that kind of lending is coming… Continue reading
one that is a reasonably accurate reflection of… Continue reading
For all of its celebrated fog, economics can sometimes bring crystal-like clarity to a policy issue. It did just that in the case of the… Continue reading
The ancient Greek gods used to amuse themselves sometimes by such things as testing men with difficult tasks or simply tormenting them with mischief, riddles… Continue reading
Editor’s note: Following his recovery from an illness, long-time Herald columnist James McCusker resumes his weekly column. What do you get if you create an… Continue reading