Category Archives: inequality

Long-term Job Decline in US Manufacturing

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Nov. 10, 2017 — What does international trade have to do with US jobs?  Surely the US trade deficit in manufacturing has reduced employment?  Not as much as you would think, on net.  Continue reading

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Year-End Perspectives on the US & Global Economies

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(Dec. 20, 2016) A year-end summing up of where we stand is harder than usual this time! Continue reading

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Clinton Economics vs. Trump Economics

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Nov. 4, 2016- [These two pages were written for an OMFIF report released Oct. 28.  They draw on some of my preceding columns.]

If one judges by the two candidates’ economic policy stances, the 2016 US presidential campaign is not quite as much of a departure from the past as it otherwise appears.   Continue reading

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