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The Weekly Standard Reviews The Upside of Inequality

The Weekly Standard Reviews The Upside of Inequality

Michael M. Rosen The Weekly Standard November 21, 2016 As impassioned calls to curb income inequality, including through a growing movement to establish a “guaranteed basic income," have increasingly dominated the political conversation here and ... [Read More]

AEI Debate on “The Upside of Inequality”

I summarize my Top 10 NYT bestselling book, The Upside of Inequality: How Good Intentions Undermine the Middle Class for the American Enterprise Institute with Steven Roberts.  The book argues that today's knowledge-based economy is constrained by ... [Read More]

More Evidence of Synergistic Clustering

The author notes: "Still, the concentration of American corporate might is stark. Nearly 40 percent of all public companies are in just four states: California, Massachusetts, New York and Texas. Three of them — California, New York and Texas — ... [Read More]

How to Fix America

Which Tools Should Washington Use? Unleash the Private Sector By Edward Conard | May 13, 2013 In "Can America Be Fixed?" (January/February 2013), Fareed Zakaria argues that American democracy has grown increasingly dysfunctional since the 1970s ... [Read More]

How to Get Our Savings on the Move Again

      Harvard Business Review Friday June 8, 2012 by Edward Conard Some politicians claim that unsystematic loan losses, like the $2 billion loss JP Morgan recently suffered, significantly increase the risk of another ... [Read More]

Publishers Weekly Review

Conard, a former partner at Bain Capital, the venture capital firm founded by Mitt Romney, and a Romney megadonor in the 2012 presidential campaign, expounds on U.S. economic policy and the future, defending private investment against government ... [Read More]