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The most important thing for small businesses is getting the economy back on its feet. That – the key driver of small business activity is…
It is a foregone opportunity that we could have a trillion dollars more of income for the United States if we were producing at capacity…
I have young kids. The fiscal burden that will be imposed on them is going to depend primarily on whether we tackle this looming problem…
For example, I was privileged to be working at the White House under the Clinton administration and had not finished my Ph.D., and I thought…
Defense spending as a share of the economy dropped significantly during the early 1990s, and that was one of the things, along with other policy…
Well, I think what we need to remember is that budget deficits can impede economic activity.
Well, a deficit reflects an imbalance between spending and revenue, and so narrowing it requires acting on one, the other or both.
Total borrowing has imploded. Private borrowing has collapsed. And, in effect, the Treasury Department is the last borrower left standing.
Social Security faces a long-term actuarial deficit, yes.
My mom is a very warm, typical sort of Jewish-mother type. And my dad has a somewhat, um, different personality.
There’ve been times where I wondered whether it was worth continuing in my own education.
The fact of the matter is right now politicians and insurance companies are making decisions. We’re saying we want doctors to be making decisions. And…
Every day is like that, eight successive meetings on eight different topics, every one really important and interesting.
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