Ryan Bourne occupies the R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics at the Cato Institute.
As the populist elements of the right and left converge on economics, a new text provides a much-needed corrective.
The president is passing off his proposed expansion of government as costless, and a lot of smart people are going along with it.
Regulators frequently flunked basic risk-benefit analysis.
To fix the economy, you have to contain the virus.
A genuinely pro-worker policy should focus on those who really do need the government’s help.
Advocates of ‘Trumpism without Trump’ are advocating to continue the policies that didn’t work over the ones that did.