Archive: Economy & Jobs
The Province of Alberta Shows Dangers of a Carbon Tax ‘Deal’
No matter their promises, in practice government-imposed “carbon pricing” schemes never live up to the guidelines for “efficiency” laid down by their proponents.
The Nature of Work Is Changing, and Laws Need to Keep Up
In order to fully realize the potential of a highly mobile, highly connected world, our institutions must allow the flexibility necessary to adapt and succeed.
Do Amtrak and Airport Subsidies Make America Richer?
Government spending doesn't generate economic activity, it simply redistributes it.
STEM Is Not All That Matters
A holistic focus is essential to delivering sustainable economic growth.
The Age of Versatility
Two of the chief labor market concerns people have when deciding what to study or what career to pursue are automation and inequality.
Is It Time to Pull the Plug on Amtrak?
Amtrak should live or die by its own merits as tested by people’s willingness to part with their hard-earned money in the market.
Four Ways to Improve Land Use Without Upzoning
Prolonged periods of high rents are a sign that cities haven’t permitted enough potential building space in their most desirable areas.
Here’s What Small Business Owners Are Thinking—And Why it Matters
Investment and expansion become more likely when small business owners send less of their hard-earned money to Washington, D.C., and keep more in the form of investable capital.
Deduct SALT from Your Food Not Your Taxes
The unrestricted SALT deduction subsidized the tax-and-spend policies of a select few states at the expense of states that practice more responsible tax and fiscal policy.