Morning Ebrief
August 10, 2018

FEATURED STORY OF THE DAY

The Market Is “Banning the Box”
Aaron Renn, City Journal

The American economic expansion is finally accomplishing one of the country’s most needed social improvements: getting the long-term unemployed reattached to the labor market. Income inequality gets much of the press today, but as Harvard economist and Manhattan Institute senior fellow Ed Glaeser points out, long-term joblessness is the more serious problem. The unemployed face a heightened risk of serious ills ranging from physical maladies and mental health problems to divorce. Read more here....

POINT/COUNTERPOINT

Has President Trump improved the economy?

YES  Trump’s Tax Wisdom (subs.) – James Freeman, Wall Street Journal
NO  Trump Threatens Gains with Trade War – Jennifer Calfas, Money

DECONSTRUCTION ZONE

FDA Support for ‘Biosimilars’ Will Reduce Drug Costs
Juliana Reed, RealClearHealth
 
Ten Years After the Recession
Frank Rich, Sheila Bair, et al., New York Magazine
 
Albertson’s and Rite Aid No Dream Team
Sarah Halzack & Max Nisen, Bloomberg
 
Back to School Choice
J.D. Tuccille, Reason
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