An advisor to Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign has written an impressively fact-free Wall Street Journal article claiming her "remedy for health care costs" would be a wonderful gift to American businesses.
AlanReynoldsEconIn the Wall Street Journal, Simon Johnson claims private health insurance is an onerous "dead weight"on U.S. business which "gets heavier each year." He claims the burden would be greatly relieved by Warren's "Medicare for All" plan. This is 100% false.
AlanReynoldsEconSimon Johnson Claims the Warren Health Plan is a Gift to U.S. Businesses
The Dow and broader U.S. stock market tumbeld on Monday after Peter Navarrow argued forcefully against the prospect of a tariff rollback.
AlanReynoldsEconWhen Wanniski suggested the 1929 Crash was precipitated by fears the Smoot-Hawley tariff was getting stronger and nastier in the Senate critics argued that new laws don't affect stocks until they're enacted. Trump's trade warriors keep proving that wrong.
Wealth naturally trickles up in free-market economies, model suggests
AlanReynoldsEconMath trickery sure isn't "science"... or economics: "In a flat redistribution scheme, all those possessing wealth below the mean [young graduate students] would receive net funds, whereas those above the mean [seniors with retirement savings] would pay."
A recent barrage of front-page articles in The New York Times has fueled renewed concern about income inequality in America. The conclusion of this series of reports easily is summarized: Income inequality is rising and its chief victims are the...
Who will build the roads? Every libertarian I know who has been one for 5 years or more has been asked this question. Our answer is typically that for-profit firms will build roads and that sometimes neighborhood associations will do so. What I...
AlanReynoldsEconFriedrich Engels Answers the Question All Libertarians Have Been Asked - Econlib
The primary driver of Saez and Zucman’s claims about the tax rates on the wealthy do not reflect a regressive shift over time. They arise almost entirely out of unconventional and contested adjustments to their previous numbers.
AlanReynoldsEconAccording to "Gabriel Zucman and Emmanuel Saez, the bottom 50 percent of earners in the United States now pay a higher overall tax rate than multimillionaires. The New York Times and Washington Post trumpeted this claim as if it was settled fact." It's not.
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AlanReynoldsEconThis is the larger of two canvas prints with matching frames.