Latest from Megan McArdle
  • Opinion
It sounds like a reasonable idea, but it is actually a remarkably efficient way to kill an unthinkable number of people.
  • Apr 3, 2020
  • Opinion
Here are a few things that have been helping me.
  • Apr 2, 2020
  • Opinion
When the virus subsides, Americans may find that many of the stores they used to frequent remain shuttered, permanently.
  • Mar 31, 2020
  • Opinion
We could have just offered to buy the ventilators at a fair price instead.
  • Mar 27, 2020
  • Opinion
If you aren’t producing or distributing something vital, the best thing you can do is stay home.
  • Mar 27, 2020
  • Opinion
The wrong way to help the unemployed.
  • Mar 26, 2020
  • Opinion
While this recession is also a revelation of sorts, it does not signal fundamental structural problems in the underlying economy.
  • Mar 24, 2020
  • Opinion
A dramatic move by the central bank can only do so much.
  • Mar 23, 2020
  • Opinion
Disaster plans that assumed, quite reasonably, that everything would be normal somewhere have now fallen to pieces.
  • Mar 20, 2020
  • Opinion
What we’re doing now is bad policy. It is also the best policy available, at least for the short term.
  • Mar 19, 2020
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