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Update: More Economists Oppose Trump

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(Nov. 7, 2016) The number of economists having signed a letter opposing the Republican presidential candidate reached 785 the morning before Election Day. 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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Does the Economy Really Do Better Under Democratic Presidents?

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(June 27, 2016) Hillary Clinton has been saying that the US economy does much better when a Democrat is president than when a Republican is.  When the press goes to fact-check the claim, they can be forgiven for having  a presumption that it can’t be 100 per cent true.  After all, if it were completely true, then wouldn’t we all already know it?

Well, there is no other way to say this: The claim is 100 per cent true. Continue reading

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