Trumponomics, argues this economist, may look like Reaganomics, but it is more about political power than optimal economics strategies. Economists should be aware of this, but many, even progressives, are not. The author provides a way of looking at and criticizing Trumponomics for the popular, power-aggrandizing strategy and ultimately deeply dangerous set of policies he thinks it is.Download PDF at link.
Trumponomics: Should We Just Say "No"?
February 12, 2017 | Journal Article
Gerald Epstein | professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and co-director of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI)