Topic: Alberto Alesina
Debt ceiling pressures are mounting, as Republicans and Democrats both claim to have the right formula for closing the budget divide and raising the debt ceiling.
07/12/2011 08:27 pm
Vice President Biden and congressional negotiators met again Wednesday to try to reach a deal on the budget deficit and US debt. As the economic recovery falters, how not to imperil it is a top consideration.
06/15/2011 02:30 pm
Government spending programs take time, but cutting taxes would help the economy right away.
02/01/2011 09:33 am
The Economist recently asked how the teaching of economics will change to reflect changed realities. The answer: Not much.
10/01/2010 04:29 pm