Government

Governments’ spending, taxing and borrowing, fiscal policy has a direct impact on economic activity and growth. Looking at the past and present, econlife focuses on the role of government through fiscal policy.

A Close (Budget) Call

Having averted a shutdown last Friday, the Congress passed a continuing resolution that lets it fund government spending until April.…

A Happy Manufacturing Story

“Second-equals-last” is the message on Joe Max Higgins’s license plate. Called a “mega developer,” Higgins was hired to attract business to Mississippi’s Golden Tri…

China’s Very Mixed Economy

China’s social credit program is usually connected to social control. But I wonder if it’s also an economic system. Using information from “government blueprints, state-media reports…

Growing Marijuana Markets

Exceeding chocolate and wine, estimated marijuana sales are high as more states legalize recreational pot and marijuana markets change.…

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