Housing Activity Shows More Signs of Deterioration

May 19, 2022

“Existing-home sales fell again in April and inventory rose, though it remains low by historical comparison. Shifting housing preferences, record-high… Read More

The Lesson of Joe Biden’s Disappearing Presidency

"Despite allegedly being the most powerful person in the world, Presidents frequently find that events - particularly geopolitical events -… Read More

May 18, 2022

Weekly Initial Claims Hit the Highest Level Since January

“Weekly initial claims continue to trend slightly higher, but the low level still suggests a very tight labor market. The… Read More

May 19, 2022

A Path for University Reform

"Reducing bureaucracy saves money and race and ethnicity-blind admissions ends unpopular discrimination. But as importantly, both advance rather than undermine the… Read More

May 18, 2022

Red Science, Blue Science, What Science, No Science

"Our slender comprehension of the mysteries of the universe will be entirely undone by anything that prevents open debate about… Read More

May 18, 2022

Is It Time to End the Filibuster? No!

"If Senator Warren really cares about democracy, she would do well by leaving the filibuster in place and allowing more… Read More

May 17, 2022

Warning Flags for Home Construction

“Single-family starts and permits fell in April. Surging mortgage rates and record home prices are major headwinds for demand, and… Read More

May 18, 2022

Assessing the Baby Formula Shortage

"It’s not a 'you keep buying it, we’ll make more' situation because if it were that simple, the formula manufacturers… Read More

May 17, 2022

Inflation: What Causes It, and When Will it Subside?

"The growth rate of currency in circulation has been back to pre-crisis rates for at least 2 quarters. We should… Read More

May 17, 2022

Gun Control, States’ Rights, and Bernie Sanders

"As argued in principle by Madison, confining our country’s broad experiences with any issue or belief–in this case, gun legislation–to… Read More

May 16, 2022

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