As the Democrats’ budget bill takes shape, higher education policy is once more a point of contention.
Texas is making another bid to become America’s technology hub. It will be an uphill battle, to put it mildly. But one seemingly small policy tweak could give the state a big boost in its quest to lure the tech industry: banning the enforcement of noncompete agreements.
What did happen in the early ‘70s to cause such a large and enduring structural shift in the U.S. economy?
Although the case for basic income is not yet a slam dunk, pandemic relief benefits add circumstantial evidence in favor.
The most important factor determining the length of the U.S. recession brought on by the pandemic is the state of public health, he says.
In terms of the long-term effect on economic outcomes, the disease is likely to be anything but an equalizer.