Posts Tagged ‘safety net’

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    Costly Legislation

    May 28, 10 • 228 Views • No Comments

    Looking at a recent NY Times article, whose title was, “Cost of Jobs Bill Leaves Some Democrats Leery,” I wondered whether the author realized just how many costs his discussion involved. If passed, the bill would extend jobless pay, provide...  [read more]

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    The Tip of the Iceberg?

    Mar 26, 10 • 239 Views • No Comments

    Growth or a safety net? Thinking at the margin, an increasing number of European policy makers are debating a change. The result is a classic economic dilemma. Unemployment and medical insurance, pensions, licensing protections, and job guarantees can...  [read more]