How CEOs must fight the anti-trade movement

American CEOs should fight the rising tide of anti-trade sentiment in what they say in public and in how they run their companies. Here is a modest agenda¬†appearing in Chief Executive magazine…

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Economists Grapple With Public Disdain–Here’s Why

There’s an article in today’s Wall Street Journal which may be difficult for non-subscribers to access, so I will repeat just a couple of paragraphs. It’s by Josh Zumbrun from Chicago. “The nation’s leading economists are suffering an identity crisis as many of the institutions they helped build and causes they advanced have come in […]…

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The Myth of Jobs Returning From China

President-elect Trump and fellow travelers are beating the drum to take American jobs back from China. Unbeknownst to them, some CEOs already are doing that. But the jobs that are coming back are different from the ones that left, according to my research on the subject. There are two related patterns. One is that if […]…

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