Professor of Economics, University of Tennessee
Professor of Economics at the University of Tennessee, he also studies state fiscal issues for the Brookings Institution
The federal deficit is disturbing, but Washington can print money. The states have to balance their budgets, and the total of shortfalls around the country is at $82 billion.
Jan. 24, 2011from Which Way, L.A.?
The federal deficit is disturbing, but Washington can print money. The states have to balance their budgets, and the total of shortfalls around the country adds up to $82 billion.
Jan. 24, 2011from To the Point
The Supreme Court rejected the Trump administration’s challenge to DACA, the Obama-era executive order that allowed the children of undocumented immigrants to remain in the country and…
Jun. 18from Greater LA
For the first time since nationwide protests erupted over police brutality, local elected officials in Los Angeles are set to vote later today on changes to the LAPD’s budget for the…
Jun. 15from News Stories
Companies, celebrities, and influencers have released statements that express support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Jun. 18from The Business
Many camps decided not to reopen this summer. Some are going all virtual, while others are going bankrupt.
Jun. 29from Greater LA
Berlin passed a hotly debated anti-discrimination law this month, the first of its kind in Germany, that allows victims to pursue legal remedies against state officials — including…
Jun. 17from Studio Berlin
Two important moments in LGBTQ history happened in Huntington Park in December 1968. The first: Reverend Troy D.
Jun. 26from KCRW Features
Scientific evidence shows that wearing a mask can protect both the wearer and the community around them from COVID-19.
Jul. 2from To the Point
Josh Barro discusses Joe Biden’s surge in the polls, Trump’s stumbling, and where US China policy should go next with Christine Emba, Megan McArdle and Ali Wyne.
Jun. 26from Left, Right & Center
Bernie Sanders may never make it to the White House, but, just when we need them most, socialists like “Bigger than Bernie” co-author Meagan Day have picked up his torch.
Jun. 26from Scheer Intelligence