The Great Inequality Debate White House Understands Land Use Problems
President Obama and his team of economists understand how overregulation of land is distorting our economy. Shifting federal land use policy toward a pro-growth, pro-housing model would be a solid accomplishment for this President in the closing months of his tenure.
The Great Inequality Debate Soaking the Rich Won’t Work
Jacking up the top marginal tax rate barely has any effect on income inequality.
The Great Inequality Debate The Meritocracy Delusion
The academy isn’t nearly as meritocratic as it pretends to be—whether in college, Ph.D. programs, or business school. But meritocracy is often a sham outside of the university, too.
The Great Inequality Debate One Wage to Rule Them All
A federal minimum wage would impose a fixed standard on a country with significant variations in the cost of living. Doing so hurts businesses where it’s too high and workers where it’s too low.
The Great Inequality Debate The "Mormon Solution" to Poverty?
Religious affiliation can do a lot to instill habits that prevent poverty and inequality. Realizing this allows us to offer a more holistic account of poverty and its possible solutions.
The Great Inequality Debate Our Proletarian Middle Class
The parallels between our age and the industrial revolution are huge and important. Both parties seem to be overlooking them.