Some sound economic advice for Senator Obama

Lynne Kiesling Two excellent economists offer advice well worth considering to Senator Obama. Tyler Cowen’s New York Times column stresses the importance of restoring confidence initially. Tyler makes a persuasive argument, although he does not offer any specific suggestions on how to do so; my fear is that the primary tactic will be to go … More Some sound economic advice for Senator ObamaMore Some sound economic advice for Senator Obama

Different perspectives on entrepreneurship under an Obama administration

Lynne Kiesling Several commentaries over the past few days have discussed the intersection of an Obama administration and entrepreneurship. One that does so directly is Bret Swanson’s opinion piece in Friday’s Wall Street Journal, which casts President-elect Obama as an entrepreneur himself. Importantly, and correctly in my opinion, Swanson highlights the emergent, bottom-up nature of … More Different perspectives on entrepreneurship under an Obama administrationMore Different perspectives on entrepreneurship under an Obama administration