Articles by Chad Stone
Policymakers too afraid to use their power to reduce the unemployment rate.
Economists say a combination of tax cuts and more spending are needed to stimulate the weak economy.
Analysis of the effects of the stimulus show that there would be a lot more unemployment without it.
An examination of data on the distribution of wealth shows that while the top 10 percent did experience net worth losses, the poor suffered much worse.
There is a way to avoid both a recession or a rise in national debt if Congress acts on the federal budget.
The debt ceiling plays no role in enforcing budget discipline.
Dean Baker and Kevin Hassett have shown that political differences need not stand in the way of crafting a real solution to a real problem.
How can the public sort out such differences among economists?
Economic growth and job creation were much stronger after the Clinton tax increases than after the Bush tax cuts.
It's disingenuous to claim that the Congressional Budget Office's analysis shows the president's policies hurt the economy.