Economic Intelligence

October 2012


The Science of Government Regulation

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Patrick McLaughlin is a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and co-creator of RegData.

Since the recession began in 2008, attempts to grow and improve the economy have been studied and hotly debated.Yet one critical component of the economy—regulation—continues ...

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Three Debate Questions Obama and Romney Failed to Answer

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David Brodwin is a cofounder and board member of American Sustainable Business Council. Follow him on Twitter at @davidbrodwin.

Last night, the professor in chief defended his record against the would-be dismantler in chief. But for all the wonkishness on display, the debate ignored crucial economic ...

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economy
Obama, Barack
Romney, Mitt
2012 presidential election
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health care
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