Archive for May 25th, 2010

Matt Ridley On Pessimism

James Pethokoukis has a very interesting short interview with Matt Ridley, the author of “The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves.” It’s well worth a quick read and I suspect his book is well worth a long one. The last answer that Ridley provides is a useful one for all of us to keep in mind. […]

One More Little Stimulus Bill

Who do you think would offer a statement like this: …jobless benefits are “one of the most effective forms of economic stimulus because every unemployment dollar returns $1.64 of economic benefits.” If you guessed a member of the US Congress as opposed to say some daft economist then you can go to the head of […]