Monetary policy can't work optimally until we free up the economy in other important ways.
California, New York Have the Most To Gain From Ending Bonus Unemployment Benefits. They Probably Won't.
States that already had lower unemployment rates in May are more likely to have announced plans for ending the bonus unemployment payments.
Unemployment is falling but fraudulent jobless claims are still skyrocketing in some places.
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Using the process of elimination, the culprit seems clear.
The government's coronavirus-related unemployment benefits are encouraging some to stay unemployed.
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Jobs data casts doubt on the idea that the COVID-19 pandemic is uniquely setting women back.
High unemployment benefits are getting the blame for disappointing job growth in the midst of a worker shortage
But where is the outrage?
Fewer low wage businesses also means fewer job opportunities for low wage workers.
Enhanced unemployment benefits may have helped many Americans weather the pandemic, but they've also attracted the interest of some modern-day Willie Suttons.
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Congress Could Pass a $900 Billion COVID Stimulus Bill This Week. Or There Might Be a Government Shutdown.
Unsettled political circumstances and the ongoing pandemic crossed with Congress' broken bill-passing process is a recipe for chaos.
Even as the economy recovers, pain from the COVID-19 lockdowns still lingers.
Is it too much to ask for a presidential candidate who cares about America's fiscal health and respects the limits of his office?
The danger of the virus can’t be considered to the exclusion of the need for jobs and prosperity.
Officials claim doing business is a revocable “privilege,” but many Americans see it as a right that they’ll exercise with or without licenses and permits.
Did Trump's Coronavirus Stimulus Save 51 Million Jobs? The Claim Relies on Shaky Math and Questionable Economics.
Even if it's true, taxpayers paid $58,000 for each saved job.
If Congress extends boosted temporary unemployment benefits into early 2021, nearly five out of every six beneficiaries would be earning more money by not working.
Top-down, one-size-fits-few mandates are recipes for conflict.
It may be a statement about the decline of the dollar, but the best-case explanation of the resilient stock market is that it is sending us a positive message about a rapid recovery of both public health and corporate profits.
Businesses need to be able to adjust to a world where COVID-19 remains an ongoing concern.
The tradeoffs among considerations of health, prosperity, and liberty are catching up with us even if we don't want to acknowledge them.
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The war between Openers and Closers shouldn't be seen as a fight between idiot death-worshippers and unnecessarily frightened tyrants.
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That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.
Much about the COVID-19 outbreak has been unprecedented and historic, but until now it's been difficult to quantify exactly how serious a blow the virus would deal to the U.S. economy.
The coronavirus outbreak offers another view of the limits of central planning.
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The law will reopen critical channels to employment and housing that might otherwise be closed.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Unemployment Is Low 'Because Everyone Has Two Jobs,' Which Is Not How Unemployment Rates Work
"Capitalism has not always existed in the world and it will not always exist in the world."
A loss of opportunities equal to about four percent of the workforce.
History suggests that if the government chokes off the supply of foreign labor, American workers won't step in to reap rewards.
Workers and business owners have pleaded with council members to consider the cost of their action.