The High Cost of UnemploymentIt hurts the morale of a nation’s citizens, and austerity is no solution
Obama Needs a New Deal“Hope” and “change” are so 2008. Obama needs a better way to describe his second-term vision.
Narrative Over NumbersIt has been a long time since Americans have been this depressed about the economy.
Insuring Against Economic CollapseHow Japan and other nations can soften the blow when economic growth slows.
The Right Way to Do StimulusRaising taxes would lead to more spending and more demand. Really.
Deluded About DebtHow one misleading statistic has made investors, and politicians, irrationally afraid of debt.
The Next Bubble: FarmlandAll the usual signs are in place for a continued increase in the price of agricultural real estate.
View From Chicago
Why Do Judges and Politicians Flip-Flop? To investigate, Cass Sunstein and I conducted a series of surveys.
Storm a-Brewin’—Let’s Hit Trader Joe’s! Americans get way too excited about stocking up before a storm.
Dropped Balls The Patriots became nearly fumble-proof after a 2006 rule change backed by Tom Brady.