Category Archives: budget

Fiscal Education for the G-7

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(May 26, 2016) As the G-7 Leaders gather in Ise-Shima, Japan, on May 26-27, the still fragile global economy is on their minds.  They would like a road map to address stagnant growth. Their approach should be to talk less about currency wars and more about fiscal policy. Continue reading

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Forecasting 2016 Economic Developments & Candidates’ Reactions

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(Jan. 4, 2016)   As the new year starts, Politico asks a set of economists for forecasts. Continue reading

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Gas Taxes and Oil Subsidies: Time for Reform

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(8/10/2015) World oil prices have been highly volatile during the last decade.  Over the past year they have fallen more than 50%.

Should we root for prices to go up, down, or stay the same?  Continue reading

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