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The Poison Beer of GDP

  By Herman Daly, CASSE Economist Emeritus – October 3, 2018 Disaggregating reported GDP growth to reveal the differences in growth by income class, as per the Schumer-Heinrich Bill, is a good idea. After all, telling us, say, that average income grew by 4% is not nearly as informative as telling us that the richest […]


Today’s Irrational Policies Increase the Costs of Tomorrow’s Storms

Congress appears to be trying to maximize the costs of future coastal storms. What could lawmakers do differently?


How to Turn the Power of the Wall Street Protests into Real Reforms

A “repatriation holiday” would be good for well-to-do CEOs and investors, not so good for workers and taxpayers.


The New Congressional Debt Panel: An Opportunity for an Essential Economic Debate

Brent Blackwelder describes why now is the time to put pressure on the media and the 12 members of the Congressional debt panel.