Archive: Economy & Jobs
The State of Union America
Flaws and Frustrations Galore
Given the increase in union membership among Millennials, there is no better time for pro-employee reform.
Warren Buffett Warns Movers to Avoid States with Large Unfunded Pension Liabilities
Unsurprisingly, a public pension plan with an ever-growing mountain of pension debt costs much more for the taxpayer to operate than the one without.
Millennials MIA Among U.S. Entrepreneur Class
Why It Really Matters
Without a healthy and robust business startup community, our long-term economic health will suffer.
Who Pays for Tariffs and Trade Restrictions?
Just because someone is legally responsible for paying a tax or tariff doesn’t mean that they actually bear the economic burden of the tariff.
The Verdict on Tax Day 2019: Less Painful Than Its Predecessors
Tax Day has come and gone, and millions of Americans came away better off than in years past.
The Middle-Class Is Hollowing Out, and That’s Okay
Societies can indeed become more prosperous on the whole, even as their middle classes hollow out.
Thank, Don’t Blame, the Tax Reform for a Smaller Refund
Don’t blame the Tax Cut and Jobs Act if you got a smaller refund—celebrate the awesome things not loaning the government more money every month allowed you to do!
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.