Category: Economics

government 16

It Really is All About the Money

Pretending to be bewildered at the failure of recruitment and retention efforts while denying that compensation plays a role is bad business, even for government.

Uber 191

What Use Is Uber?

Without investor subsidy, can Uber compete on price? If it can’t, can it survive?

Billionaires 252

Those Dastardly Billionaires, or Something

“Evil rich” and it’s slightly more polite colloquial cousin “greedy rich” are very old – and occasionally true – stereotypes, and will never go away. But we should not accept them on face value, and we certainly should not be making wide-ranging and binding policy based off it.

Amazon 117

Linky Friday: Adventures in Amazon

Linky Friday this weeks delves into the world of Amazon: HQ2 cancelled, NYC reacts, business, economics, Jeff Bezos, politics, unions & more

taxes 44

The Case Against the Charitable Deduction

Instead of raising tax rates on high-income earners, a smarter way for progressives to raise taxes on higher-income earners would be to eliminate itemized deductions: tax breaks that allow primarily upper-middle and upper-income earners to write off various expenses.

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