Economics

Is Growth Over?

Our phones get more powerful and our TVs bigger, but those improvements aren’t showing up economically. Is this permanent?

By Stephen Rose

Fixing the Estate Tax

Income from inheritances is taxed at a lower rate than income from work, and only the wealthiest of the wealthy pay. How to create a fairer system.

By Lily L. Batchelder

The Importance of Thomas Schelling

By Henry J. Aaron

Yes, We Can Beat China

Trump’s alarmism is way off base, but he actually has a point about our trade imbalance with China.

By Richard Vague

More Virtuous Than We Think

Homo Economicus is a fundamentally selfish man. But what if he’s been vastly overhyped?

By Henry J. Aaron