Economics

Squeezing the Middle Class

Last week, I discussed a bit about Marriner Eccles, prominently featured in Robert Riech’s new book Aftershock.  While most people believe the problem with the Great Recession and Great Depression was the fault of Americans relying on too much debt, Reich believes the reason Americans went into dept is the symptom of a much larger […]

Economics of Polygamy, Divorce, and Happiness (Daynes part 4)

Ok, I’ve talked about this book quite a bit–I’ll probably take a break for a while after this post.  (If you’re tired of the topic, perhaps you’d like to see what I wrote over at Mormon Matters: Utah Happiest State in Nation.) One of the stereotypes of polygamy has been that Mormon men were just […]