The U.S. government has long recognized that while freer trade would bring broad benefits to Americans through lower prices on everything from clothing to TV sets, there would be real costs. And they would be concentrated in certain parts of…
By Robert Stavins
If he lives up to his campaign rhetoric, Trump may indeed be able to reverse course on climate change policy, increasing the threat to the planet and in the process destroy much of the Obama legacy in this realm.
By Bill Corcoran and Byron Gudiel
Putting a price on carbon is just one tool in the toolbox for cutting climate pollution, not a solution in and of itself, the columnists say.
By Eric Zitzewitz
A surprise Trump win would have the about the same effect on global markets that Brexit had on UK markets.
The twists and turns just keep coming in the pioneering revenue-neutral carbon tax measure, Initiative 732, which will be on Tuesday’s ballot in Washington state, writes Yoram Bauman.
By Vikram Mansharamani
The United States may spend more money on its military than any other country in the world, but the Pentagon’s budget has suffered from a lack of predictability.
You have every right to be an angry voter this year, but it's not OK to be an ignorant or passive, angry voter, writes Jim Stone.
"The right question is not whether trade is good or bad for the United States," writes Edward Alden in his book "Failure to Adjust," but "whether the United States has used the new opportunities created by international trade to boost…
How should job seekers present their lack of formal education in salary negotiations? Headhunter Nick Corcodilos has some contrarian advice: don't.
It is not the technology that determines who gets the benefits of major innovations; it is laws that govern technology, which in turn are made by politicians. Specifically, the laws on patents and intellectual property more generally will determine whether…
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