Inequality As A Public Policy Choice: Should We Import Doctors, Dentists, and Lawyers or, High Technology?

Don’t buy the myth that we lost so many manufacturing jobs because of free trade. That didn’t happen.

long ago, I read an interesting book on economics, “The Conservative Nanny State”. It was an early version of an idea and a set of facts put forth by senior economist Dean Baker with the Center for Economic Policy and Research. The basic idea promoted by that book is this…