Ex-Romney adviser Greg Mankiw says the rich deserve what they have and the poor get what they deserve.
Israel's successful central bank chief is leaving. Ben Bernanke's term is up at the end of the year. Could Fischer be his successor?
Republicans may rail against activist Fed policy. But Romney's top advisors seem keen on having more of it.
The Romney campaign is out with a new white paper defending his economic plan. But does it take all the relevant studies into account? On the stimulus, the answer is certainly "no."
Romney policy advisor Glenn Hubbard's support for a less valuable dollar flies in the face of Republican conventional wisdom on the matter. And that's hardly the only issue where Hubbard, Harvard professor Greg Mankiw, former Rep. Vin Weber and former Sen. Jim Talent - who together make up Romney's economic braintrust - diverge from commonly held Republican positions.