The Grumpy Economist predicts the near future


They’re not happy predictions.

Advice? If you run a business, get a lot of lawyers and lobbysists. He who writes the regulations will make a lot of money. He who does not will lose. :┬áMake sure you make the right political contributions and don’t say anything critical of those in power.

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Craig Newmark

Craig Newmark

Associate Professor of Economics, North Carolina State Univ.

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