In an article about the congressional committee that is deliberating 2016 defense policy, the Yahoo! News site refers to a study co-written by Thomas Stratman, faculty member, Department of Economics and the Center for Study of Public Choice, that finds that lawmakers' seniority within the committee system drives corporate contributions.
Tyler Cowen, faculty member, Department of Economics, and director of the Center for Study of Public Choice, has authored an op-ed in the New York Times's Upshot column on the workers who benefit from services like Uber, which challenge traditional methods of delivering services.
The United States continues to suffer from a historically weak economic recovery. Monthly GDP and employment numbers remain near anemic. From a historical perspective the economy should be roaring by now given the pronounced contraction in 2008. Many explanations have been offered but the core reason for the U.S.’s slow recovery, and one that will continue to impede prosperity, is the decline in economic freedom and its impact on entrepreneurship, both of which began prior to the recession.