Connecting the Dots, April 2020

No, the Economy Isn’t Re-Opening Soon

April 28, 2020

“America will be open for business very soon,” said President Trump on March 23, just a week after local authorities began issuing stay-at-home orders.

We Don’t Have Markets Anymore

April 21, 2020

The novel coronavirus is destroying human lives: almost 170,000 worldwide as I write this, including 40,000+ in the United States.

Why the Coronavirus Could Raise Wages

April 14, 2020

US unemployment shot higher in the last month, thanks to coronavirus closures. Some 17 million people filed new jobless benefit claims.

Coronavirus Socialism

April 7, 2020

When (hopefully soon) we all get out of coronavirus lockdown and try to resume normal life, we will probably find a different “normal.”