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U.S. economy keeps defying the recession odds

It’s impressive how well the U.S. economy has held up during the past year. As early as 2018, leading indicators were suggesting a heightened...

Tax the wealthy and their charities will suffer

America’s corporate economy has long been divided between a taxed, for-profit sector and a non-taxed, not-for-profit sector. This division has significant implications for tax...

Millennials, boomers, Gen X labels are ‘nonsense’

Most of the stereotypes tied to so-called generations are ugly and insulting – whether it’s the greed and materialism associated with “boomers,” the narcissism...

Want to save the middle class? Rework unions

If the U.S. is going to make a big dent in income inequality and raise living standards for the middle class, it’s going to...

Long work hours a waste of time

In the sitcom “The Office,” a bumbling manager spends much of his time distracting the hapless employees of a paper company’s local sales branch....

Social Security isn’t doomed for younger generations

I have good news for younger generations worried that they won’t be able to claim their Social Security benefits because we older generations have...

Inequality isn’t always a bad thing

In recent decades, economic inequality in the U.S. and other developed nations has hit levels not seen since the 1920s. Such inequality exacerbates social...

Loan sharks can play a useful economic role

Hear the term “loan shark” and what do you think of? Probably a desperate borrower going to Tony Soprano and, later on, having his...

Trillion-dollar is just what the economy needs right now

The federal budget deficit was just shy of $1 trillion for fiscal year 2019, prompting the usual hand-wringing about the long-term fiscal health of...

Don’t assume it’s futile to tax the rich

For as long as I’ve been an economics journalist , the mainstream view among economists has been that taxing capital – corporate profits, dividends,...

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