Tag Archives: US economy

Energy and water are necessary for a sustainable economy and sustainable environment

“If you want to see a good example of how vital electricity and energy are to an economy, look no further than Germany. Since the country has imposed strict restrictions on people gathering, large parts of industry have been harshly impacted. The existence of millions of German people is now threatened.” click here

“…our response might well have done more harm than good to society as a whole.”

“In the coming months there will be an increasing debate over whether the virtual shutdown of our economy was warranted given the threat of the latest form of the coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. While there are still large uncertainties about how fast it spreads and how lethal it is (statistically, those are inversely related), I suspect we will ultimately realize that our response might well have done more harm than good to society as a whole.” click here

Public health cannot be protected in a failing economy…time to open for business

“The question faced by our elected officials, starting with the President and the nation’s fifty governors, is how much longer can they shut down the economy to fight this insidious virus, and is it prudent to continue this way? “ click here

What will be the cost of a great depression?

“Federal and state governments are making a massive gamble about a little-understood new virus. They may not only be betting our entire economy, but our nation’s future. Thus it’s imperative that they not make foolish choices.” click here

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Coronavirus recovery depends on building a stable economic base

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Regulatory actions effect “everyday Americans” and the national economy

“Coincident with the 2017 Presidential inauguration, real GDP growth changed from underperforming experts’ forecasts to outperforming them (Tankersley 2019). The CEA’sfindings on the aggregate effects of regulations and deregulations may help explain this state of affairs. Regulatory actions and their aggregate effects may be easily overlooked and underestimated because the actions are numerous and, if not seen through the lens of economic analysis, may appear cryptic to the general public. This report helps to narrow this information gap by showing the importance of the deregulatory agenda for everyday Americans as well as the national economy.” click here

States owe $4 trillion in debt…

State Budget Solution’s study finds states going in to deeper debt. (Click here for the study.)

For a summary article by the Examiner click here.

Source: The Examiner.com