american economy

Climate Change and the American Economy

May 30, 2014 by Elias Hinckley

The 3rd National Climate Assessment was released earlier this month, painting what amounts to a very frightening picture of the spiraling costs of climate change and climate disruption to America and highlighting the need to price carbon dioxide emissions.[read more]

Washington Needs to Embrace the New American Century: More Thoughts on US Exports

February 17, 2014 by Amy Myers Jaffe

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman's recent column is a must read. He argues that innovation in the US is driving us to greatness again and potentially fantastic job creation but he notes correctly that our political leaders in Congress are failing to join in the success.[read more]