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Fighting the ills of corporate concentration

April 18, 2017

Economics textbooks generally begin with a simple model in which prices of goods and services are determined by supply and demand in competitive markets and firms are “price-takers.” Yet it is much closer to reality to view the world we live in as one in which a handful of very... Read more

Leading the Change: Closing Remarks from Progress Summit 2017

April 13, 2017

  In his opening, Ed urged us to think of the best defense as being a good offense. I want to tell you I was thinking about that advice a couple of weeks ago on federal budget day. I lost a bet with my colleagues that day because I was... Read more