Economic policy

A majority of Americans support Biden’s economic policy plans

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and others on the left applauded the plans, while congressional Republicans condemned them. The story continues under the ad But what about ordinary Americans? Before the pandemic, Americans’ political views — and even perceptions of reality — had increasingly become divided along partisan lines. Corn our new research suggests that a […]

Economic policy

Paul Ryan Discusses the Congressional Experience and Economic Policy – The GW Hatchet

Media credit: Anthony Peltier | Photographer Ryan said Winston Churchill’s legacy inspired him to adopt a level-headedness and positive worldview. Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan discussed the ideologies that influenced his political career during a virtual event on Thursday. The Graduate School of Political Management and the National Churchill Leadership Center […]

Economic policy

FIU and Florida lawmakers establish center to study free markets and global economic policy | FIU News

Carlos Díaz-Rosillo, director of the Adam Smith Center for the Study of Economic Freedom The CRF established the Adam Smith Center for the Study of Economic Freedom. The center, created by law in July 2020, will act as an independent, nonpartisan think tank to study the impact of government and free markets on economic freedom […]

Economic system

Does the political or economic system need to change? Opinions in the United States and Western Europe vary

In the United States and Western Europe, many people support large-scale systemic change. In four countries surveyed in November and December last year, around four in ten or more in each country describe their economic or political system as needing at least major change, if not complete reform. But what people prioritize – and if […]

Economic system

Final Webinar on Racism in America to Focus on the Economic System

The harsh economic realities and inequalities in the United States have been laid bare by the uneven impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some have made big financial gains, but the losses are heaviest for those who can least afford it, highlighting the impact of racism on federal, state and local economic policies and outcomes. In […]

Economic policy

“Vaccine policy is economic policy,” stresses IMF chief | News from the International Monetary Fund

The managing director of the IMF and the president of the World Bank both expressed concern over growing global economic inequality on Wednesday after a second day of spring meetings of their organizations. An unprecedented political response and rapid vaccine development helped pull the global economy from the brink last year, but the outlook is […]