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Huge government debts mean Canada is robbing its kids

Jerome Gessaroli, British Columbia Institute of Technology Before the pandemic, the combined federal and provincial Canadian debt totalled $1.4 trillion. And since then, this debt...

Huge government debts mean Canada is robbing its kids

Jerome Gessaroli, British Columbia Institute of Technology Before the pandemic, the combined federal and provincial Canadian debt totalled $1.4 trillion. And since then, this debt...

Changing the Federal Reserve mandate could provide a down payment to...

William M. Rodgers III, Rutgers University The job of slicing up the economic pie in the U.S. has traditionally fallen to Congress, with the Federal...

Why the Fed has no choice but to keep cutting interest...

Andreas Kern, Georgetown University The U.S. Federal Reserve is stuck between an apparently booming economy and a financial crisis that might be right around the...

Inflation is healthy for the economy – but too much can...

Richard S. Warr, North Carolina State University In a healthy economy, prices tend to go up – a process called inflation. While you might not like...

May jobs report suggests a slowing economy – and possibly an...

Richard Grossman, Wesleyan University The latest jobs data suggests an interest rate cut may be imminent. The Labor Department reported on June 7 that U.S. nonfarm...

Sanders and AOC want to cap interest rates on consumer loans...

Anne Fleming, Georgetown University Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez want to cap consumer interest rates in an effort to curb “sky high” credit...

Recent stock market sell-off foreshadows a new Great Recession

Steven Pressman, Colorado State University and Robert H. Scott III, Monmouth University In early February, concerns about inflation and rising interest rates sent global financial...

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James David Adams, University of Southern California Medical marijuana is legal in 33 states as of November 2018. Yet the federal government still insists marijuana...