The parallels to the post-pandemic Roaring ’20s of a century ago are striking. But we have learned how to fine-tune fiscal policy in order to avoid a boom-and-bust cycle.
We are facing an unprecedented global crisis, which makes it unwise to seek an abrupt return to life as usual, writes Paul D. McNelis, S.J., our contributing editor for economics.
The federal government has the tools to stabilize the economy in the wake of coronavirus, writes the economist Paul D. McNelis, S.J. We cannot settle for delayed and piecemeal responses.
From the defense of moneylending to ethical research methods, theologians have shaped modern economics and finance, writes Paul McNelis. It may be time for them to step in again.
Dwight Eisenhower has risen in the rankings of presidents, writes Paul D. McNelis, S.J., and his ability to combine bold initiatives with fiscal discipline is needed today.
The Rodney Dangerfield film “Back to School” has a lesson for even the most famous individuals: Anyone can benefit from hitting the books.
New York is sending a message that some public officials are no longer willing to play the tax break game, even with giants like Amazon. The rest of the nation should be grateful.