NCPA Media: NCPA in the News
Jun 30, 2004
Even before the Federal Reserve followed through on long-held expectations for a rate hike, aides to President Bush and Democratic challenger John Kerry argued over what the move said about the economy.
Jun 24, 2004
In a recent interview, Nobel Prize-winning economist James Buchanan lamented the incentive structure in academia, which tends to reward those who find exceptions to accepted economic principles. By contrast, those who restate them -- however opaquely, in the academic fashion -- find themselves somewhere down the list of desirable tenure candidates.
Jun 24, 2004
Question: My husband and I need assistance figuring out the tax benefit, if any, if I stay home with our son.
Currently, my husband makes $52,000. After 403(b) contributions, health insurance, etc., he brings home $49,000 after taxes...
Jun 21, 2004
A new report by Congress' official budget shop, the Congressional Budget Office, sent the Social Security universe into a tizzy. The CBO report says Social Security's long-term debt is slightly smaller than the $10.4 trillion price tag estimated by Social Security's trustees back in March.
Jun 07, 2004
Ronald Reagan's economic achievements were among the most important of his presidency. When he took office in January 1981 the American economy was suffering from many ills, including slow growth, high inflation, rising unemployment, and unprecedented interest rates.