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The Pitfalls Of Cutting Low-Skilled Immigration

Image credit: iStockFeaturedvia The Herald-SunPresident Donald Trump has thrown his support to the Cotton-Perdue bill to restrict legal immigration of low-skilled workers into the U.S. by as much as 50 percent on the grounds it would raise the wages of American working families. That’s not what …

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Our Reactionary State Department

Image credit: istockFeaturedvia FrontPage Mag.comFantasies about the Palestinians’ “commitment” to peace. Continue Reading....

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Fiscal policies and the prices of labor: a comparison of the U.K. and U.S.

Image credit: istockvia Springer OpenThis paper measures the 2007–13 evolution of employment tax rates in the U.K. and the U.S. The U.S. changes are greater, in the direction of taxing a greater fraction of the value created by employment, and primarily achieved with new implicit tax …

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Central Bank Digital Currency and the Future of Monetary Policy

via Economics Working PapersEconomics Working Paper WP17104 Continue Reading....

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A New U.S. Strategy To Bolster Tunisia’s Struggling Democracy

Image credit: istockAnalysis and Commentaryvia Hudson InstituteThe country that set off the Arab Spring of 2011 is now widely hailed as its only success story. However, the factors that have aided the formation of the post-2011 Tunisian Republic cannot be counted on to sustain it. The …

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Jamil Jaffer: North Korea Threat: Saber-Rattling Or The Real Deal?

Image credit: istockInterviewsinterview with Jamil Jaffervia Fox 5Hoover Institution fellow Jamil Jaffer discusses North Korean threats. Continue Reading....

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The Entitlement Society

Image credit: istockIn the Newsquoting Thomas Sowellvia The Daily RecordOne of the greatest things about having children is the fact that you never stop learning from them. Out of the blue one of my kids will say or do a subtle thing that will give me …

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Considering Preemptive War

Image credit: Poster Collection, US6060, Hoover Institution Archives.Blank Section (Placeholder)Analysis and Commentaryvia Military History in the NewsHoover Daily ReportPresident Trump set off a rhetorical hand grenade this week, threatening North Korea with “fire and fury like the world has never seen.” The Secretary of State rushed to …

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The Libertarian: The Google Controversy

Blank Section (Placeholder)Analysis and Commentaryinterview with Richard A. Epsteinvia Defining Ideas (Hoover Institution)Hoover Daily ReportWas the tech giant justified in firing an employee critical of its diversity policies? Continue Reading....

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Long-Term Issues For Central Banks

Image credit: istockvia Bank for International SettlementsThe global political, economic and financial landscape is constantly evolving. Some of the changes may prove short-lived. But others may be slow-moving and persistent, and only detectable over time as evidence accumulates. Although central banks’ day-to-day operations and policymaking tend …

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