Allen Hardiman is an Associate Editor for The EC Journal. He writes primarily about economics policy and focuses on how to apply economics concept that is present in the real world. His main responsibility as an Associate Editor other than writing top quality articles is to edit, cross-reference, and proofread the articles prior to being published.
Free college can raise taxes substantially and detriment the health of the U.S. labor market in the long run. Instead of making colleges free, educational institutions need to polish their system in order to make college more affordable.
It is imperative that Indonesia bridges the economies of the 13,000 islands by enforcing the alleviation of corruption and to increase infrastructure investments in order to build bridges and toll roads - things vital to Indonesia’s economic prosperity.
The tariffs suggested by President Trump and, thereby the ensuing trade war, is not going to benefit either country; not the United States, and certainly not U.S. consumers who will take the burden of higher costs. We cannot afford to go into a trade war because of poor economics.
among many ways to reduce national debt, printing money without control would do so much harm to the economy. To let it all sink in, let me give you a quote to sum it all: “If money grew on trees, it would be as valuable as leaves.”
The soda tax is a well-intended idea that has major critical flaws that prevent it from being effective. It does little to reduce obesity, it's easy to circumvent, and it doesn't target the demographic who would be most affected by it.