Archive for November 4th, 2011

In This Case, Less is NOT More


Friday November 4th, 2011   •   Posted by Stephanie Freedman at 1:52pm PST   •   0 Comments

Here is a classic commentary written by Senior Fellow Robert Higgs “Why Less Government Spending Would Mean Less Economic Trouble” written June 23, 2010 for the Christian Science Monitor:  Many economists say deficit spending is crucial to keeping the economy moving. But history tells a different story. ————— Though our current economic troubles are complex, many mainstream economists...
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The U.S. National Debt Burden per Capita


Friday November 4th, 2011   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 6:39am PST   •   1 Comment

In 1831, the National Debt Burden per Capita, or rather the ratio of the United States’ national debt per capita and GDP, multiplied by 1 billion), dropped below a value of 3 for the first time in its history [1]. In 2011, the U.S.’ National Debt Burden per Capita has risen above that level....
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