Category Archives: Economic policy

Pound foolish–but not penny wise

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on Donald Trump’s proposed budget.

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Britain votes…again: three crucial questions

Read my latest OUP blog post on the upcoming British election.

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Resign!

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on why members of the British Parliament should have resigned rather than voting for Article 50 and Brexit.

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Scottish independence

See my comments on the prospect for Scottish independence in Mark Aitkin’s article “Top economists reveal whether an independent Scotland could really survive in a post-Brexit world” in the Daily Record newspaper, April 2, 2017.

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Accounting, Donald Trump style

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on Donald Trump’s dishonest accounting techniques.

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The truth business needs your help

I’m an economist, not a philosopher, but I think that voters need to spend more time thinking about truth…. Continue reading

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Globalization’s prospects, 2017

Read my latest Oxford University Press blog post on globalization’s prospects in the coming year.

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The consequences of the Fed’s interest rate increase

Listen to my interview with Tommy Tucker on WWL radio, New Orleans about the the stock market and the Fed’s recent interest rate increase.

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One concerned economist

Read my latest OUP blog post about the economists who cannot bring themselves to endorse Donald Trump but still took the trouble to condemn the economic policies of Hillary Clinton.

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Hamilton the central banker

Read my latest OUP blog post about Alexander Hamilton as the father of American central banking.

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