Chris Edwards

October 6, 2008 - 7:05 PM
Chris Edwards is director of tax policy studies at the Cato Institute, and a former senior economist on the congressional Joint Economic Committee.
My Articles
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 - 1:53pm
Taxpayer-Funded Wind Farms Prompt Concern from Democrats and Republicans; Jobs for China?CNS
Monday, 4 January 2010 - 10:39am
Taxpayer-Funded Wind Farms Prompt Concern from Democrats and Republicans; Jobs for China?
Obama, Democrats Court Women on Health Care OverhaulCNS
Monday, 4 January 2010 - 10:18am
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Tuesday, 22 December 2009 - 1:01pm
The Congressional Budget Office has released final budget numbers for fiscal year 2009. The numbers allow us to take a last look at the Bush administration's record on spending from a statistical point of view.
Tuesday, 14 April 2009 - 3:41pm
The outlook for American taxpayers is pretty grim. The federal tax code is getting more complex, the president is proposing tax hikes on high-earners, businesses, and energy consumers; and huge deficits may create pressure for further increases down the road.
Tuesday, 17 February 2009 - 8:03pm
Federal policymakers are moving ahead with a $789 billion stimulus plan to return the U.S. economy to growth. Will it work? Decades of macroeconomic research suggest that it won't. Indeed, the revival of old-fashioned Keynesianism to fight the recession seems to stem more from political expediency than modern economic theory or historical experience.
Monday, 6 October 2008 - 7:05pm
U.S. economic policy has been dominated lately by responses to short-term crises — the Wall Street bailouts, the economic stimulus bill, and post-hurricane spending.