Michael R. Strain

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  • Apr 17, 2015

It’s time to toss some popular tax credits that really just help the rich.

  • Mar 26, 2015

Our society is suffering from a tyranny of informality. And it is rude.

  • Feb 18, 2015

Repealing it wouldn’t be immoral, as many liberals argue.

  • Jan 23, 2015

His plan is bad economics, and the political message is clear: The president is not interested in working with Republicans on taxes.

  • Jan 21, 2015

Grappling with “the problem of pain.”

  • Nov 10, 2014

The Federal Reserve chair shouldn’t be picking a side in political debates.

  • Oct 23, 2014

The monetary hawks need to relax.

  • Oct 7, 2014

And the president is partly responsible.

  • Sep 9, 2014

There’s a smart way and a dumb way to fix the nation’s broken stuff

  • Aug 22, 2014
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Michael R. Strain is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. His research interests include labor economics, public finance, and applied microeconomics. He began his career in the macroeconomics research group of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and previously worked for the U.S. Census Bureau. A graduate of Marquette University, he holds an M.A. from New York University and a Ph.D. in economics from Cornell University. He lives in Washington.
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