Tuesday, July 15, 2008

An Economist's Wish List

The NY Times has published an eight-plank platform (drafted by American Economic Association) designed to attract economist voters:
1. Support Free Trade
2. Oppose Farm Subsidies
3. Leave Oil Companies and Speculators Alone
4. Tax the Use of Energy
5. Raise the Retirement Age
6. Invite More Skilled Immigrants
7. Liberalize Drug Policy
8. Raise Funds for Economic Research