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February 8, 2020

Two things that explain the economy under Trump. First is that the economy was on the rebound from the Great Recession when he came into of...

January 30, 2020

Alan Dershowitz was patting Pompeo on the back and smiling while President Trump was praising the Secretary of State for lighting into an N...

December 8, 2019

not really super rich, not until now, not until after being president, it somehow doesn't sit right with the image I had of the man ......

October 11, 2019

None of this is unusual. It happens all the time in Washington, DC among politicians and their offspring (though this is not to claim that...

July 20, 2019

The U.S. economy is now at full employment. You can see it all around you, help wanted signs, businesses struggling with less than their pr...

April 15, 2019

This is some kind of crazy economics. According to an Economist Magazine summary of this theory, currently a darling of some politicians wa...

March 5, 2019

Looks like Trump is running up against the trade is good scenario that he probably didn't learn or understand when he took his economic cou...

February 2, 2019

The one word I would apply to the U.S. economy today, if I only had one word to use, is "uncertainty." And markets don't like uncertainty,...

December 24, 2018

we could take Trump's demand for $5 billion for his ill thought out border wall and use it for increased aid to these countries.

December 1, 2018

What strikes me most with George H. W. Bush's passing is how far American leadership and politics has deteriorated since his time. He a...

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Who's Behind The Blog

Joseph Hight studied Economics at the University of New Hampshire and Brown University.

 Battling-Economists: Economists argue and debate among themselves and sometimes even in public. Click on "Battling-Economists" on the menu bar to bring you to some blogging on the great debates among economists, both past and present. Only one post there for now. It's a work in progress. 
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