U.S. Economy

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Let Businesses Decide for Themselves Where to Make Their Products

U.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog01/13/2017

Some products are best made in the USA, and some or not. Business themselves are the only ones in the position to make an informed choice on this.

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Prosperity = Abundant Work + Low Cost of Living

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog01/03/2017

Our economy is making it harder to start businesses, keep businesses, and hire people. That's a recipe for disaster.

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Restaurants to Eliminate More Waiters in Response to Minimum Wage Hike

Big GovernmentU.S. Economy

Blog01/03/2017

In response to new mandated wage hikes, restaurant owners are likely to raise prices, cut waiter jobs, and move toward less reliance on labor.

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Economic Science Has Been Hijacked

U.S. EconomyAustrian Economics OverviewPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog12/16/2016

Many people continue to think that "economics is hard" and can't be understood by ordinary people. It doesn't have to be this way.

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Auburn Feature on Wall Street Journal

EducationFree MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog12/13/2016

Auburn, Alabama, is featured on the front cover of today's Wall Street Journal. I was interviewed extensively for the story, but was not mentioned. The story is about the relationship between the state university and increased manufacturing jobs.

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Have Trump Tweets Replaced Fed Speak?

The FedFinancial MarketsU.S. Economy

Blog12/12/2016

Donald Trump's Twitter account is steering the market, the consequence of America substituting markets for central planners.

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Mike Pence Thinks the "Free Market" Is Making You Poor

Money and BanksU.S. EconomyMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog12/09/2016

Michael Pence seems to be under the mistaken impression that the United States has an unregulated free market economy.

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Countless Ordinary Americans Benefit When Companies Move to Mexico

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyInterventionism

Blog12/02/2016

Companies relocate in order to serve their customers better with less-expensive products. In the media, these unseen customers are usually ignored.

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In Defense of Trump’s Deal with Carrier

Corporate WelfareTaxes and SpendingU.S. Economy

Blog12/02/2016

As long as Trump sticks to tax and regulatory relief, bring on the Art of the Deal.

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