Topic: Robert Barro
Don't like what Democrats have offered so far to cure unemployment? Here's a look at the Republican plan to create jobs – and what economists think of it.
09/21/2010 05:16 pm
Do unemployment benefits encourage the jobless to stay jobless? If we got rid of lifeguards and let more swimmers drown, fewer people would venture into the water. A civil society is not based on the principle of tough love.
09/02/2010 10:10 am
Some argue that extending unemployment benefits discourages the jobless from finding work. But when no one is hiring, it's time to emphasize compassion.
09/01/2010 04:03 pm
China continues to build despite an excess of empty commercial real estate.
03/08/2010 05:36 pm
Econometric estimates of the federal stimulus often are shrouded in mystery.
03/01/2010 05:12 pm
One dollar of federal money is not the same as a dollar of private money.
02/25/2010 09:39 am
Presidential candidates have very different views on how to handle taxes, jobs, home foreclosures, and fuel prices.
06/10/2008 01:00 am