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Entries by Harry Moroz from 04/2009

Don't Call It a Comeback

| Posted 04.08.2009 | Business

This rather overwhelming response to the first "green shoots" of the economic crisis suggests that we've reached a significant, even threshold, moment that policymakers must utilize.

Risky Business: On The Sexiness Of Infrastructure

| Posted 04.10.2009 | Business

When I traveled to the U.S. Conference of Mayors annual meeting in Miami last year (more of a party than it sounds), I asked a handful of mayors why ...

The Middle Estate

| Posted 04.15.2009 | Business

The estate tax is not about confiscating wealth for redistribution, but about encouraging spending during a wealthy individual's lifetime and limiting the intergenerational transfer of wealth.

Who's Responsible? We Might Never Know

| Posted 04.17.2009 | Politics

The mistakes or missteps of President Bush lie not merely in his administration's lack of transparency, but in its disregard for the establishment of goals.

The 40-Year-Old Stimulus

| Posted 04.22.2009 | Business

It seems almost ridiculous, or at least unnecessary, to talk about "demonstrable" results (let alone successes) from Bush's 2008 package when the economy has so visibly deteriorated since its passage.

The Fake Out: Imitating Regulation in the Era of Madoff

| Posted 04.29.2009 | Business

The Senate is capable of making activity illegal that the general public already assumes is illegal.