Irwin Stelzer

Pegged

The Bush administration brings out the heavy artillery in the hopes of closing the trade gap with China.

11:00 PM, Nov 3, 2003 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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The Balance of the Risks

The economic forecast is mostly sunny, with some clouds, and a chance of storms.

11:00 PM, Oct 27, 2003 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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Retail Economics

Comsumers have helped ward off a serious recession, but the stores which have kept them spending deserve credit, too.

12:00 AM, Oct 21, 2003 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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Now, It's Time to Govern

Arnold Schwarzenegger is going to repeal the car tax, cut the deficit, expand education spending, and not raise taxes. Good Luck.

12:00 AM, Oct 14, 2003 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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The Unknowables

The dismal science reaches new depths as economists realize that there's ever more they don't know.

12:00 AM, Oct 9, 2003 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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No Regrets for Blair

The combative prime minister defends his Iraq policy to a skeptical party.

Oct 13, 2003, Vol. 9, No. 05 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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How to Hamstring a Hyperpower

There may not exist any military checks to American power, but the markets are doing their part to rein in our foreign policy.

12:00 AM, Oct 2, 2003 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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Top 10 Letters

Europeans on why they like working less.

12:00 AM, Sep 29, 2003 • By

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Who Killed Cancun?

After the WTO talks broke down fingers were pointing every which way. Whose fault was it really? (And does the WTO have a future?)

12:00 AM, Sep 23, 2003 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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European Holiday

Europeans wonder why Americans have it so good. The answer: We work hard for it while they take vacations.

12:00 AM, Sep 16, 2003 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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Mr. Keynes Goes to Washington

The economic consequences of the war.

Sep 22, 2003, Vol. 9, No. 02 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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The Real Cancun

As the WTO begins an important series of meetings in Cancun, the European Union has its eye on blocking free trade.

12:00 AM, Sep 9, 2003 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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Labor Day by the Numbers

A look at what the polls are telling us about confidence, the economy, and the White House futures market.

8:00 AM, Sep 2, 2003 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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What the Blackout Made Clear

From the September 1 / September 8, 2003 issue: Fixing the grid requires tradeoffs Americans may not want to make.

Sep 1, 2003, Vol. 8, No. 48 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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Credit Where It's Due

Greenspan and Bush are getting beaten up for fixing the economy. Will they get credit when it counts?

12:00 AM, Aug 19, 2003 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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