Redeeming Economics: How Federal Budgets Affect the American Family

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By John D. Mueller

Without reforms of the magnitude Congressman Ryan proposes, there will be no way to prevent a sharp decline in the U.S. birth rate, and thus a decline in the relative size of the U.S. population and economy.

Were John Locke and the Founders "Lockeans"—or Scholastics?

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By John D. Mueller

The ways in which James Madison and Alexander Hamilton developed the scholastic economics tradition handed on through the 'laic scholastic' John Locke can illuminate today's partisan debate about the Federal budget.

The Chaos Congress Caused by Ending and How It Will Restore the Gold Standard

Heritage Foundation: Conference on a Stable Dollar: Why We Need It and How to Achieve It€ | Published on

By John D. Mueller

Presented by Jeffrey Bell, on behalf of John D. Mueller, Lehrman Institute Fellow in Economics at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, to the Heritage Foundation “Conference on a Stable Dollar: Why We Need It and How to Achieve It” on October 6, 2011.

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Hamiltonian Advice for Chicken Littles

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By John D. Mueller

 

To ask “Is the S&P downgrade fair? Whose fault it is? What can be done about it?” is like posing those questions about a thermometer that reads 99 when the temperature in Washington, D.C., is actually 90 degrees in early August. The thermometer is inaccurate, possibly due to malfeasance on the part of the manufacturer. But it’s still August in Washington.

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Babies and Dollars: Implications for USA, Russia, and the World

2011 Moscow Demographic Summit | Published on

By John D. Mueller

For complete coverage of the 2011 Moscow Demographic Summit, visit the Demographic Research Institute (Moscow) homepage. A PDF of Mr. Mueller’s remarks is available at the link above. The accompanying powerpoint is available here.

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