Posts by Robert H. Frank

Herman Cain's 9-9-9 tax plan calls for a nine percent tax on what businesses make plus a nine percent tax on what individuals earn and an additional nine percent tax on what individuals spend....
October 18, 2011 | Robert H. Frank
The $787 billion economic stimulus program, which has now largely expired, helped avert an economic meltdown that was poised to rival the Great Depression. Despite public skepticism about the program...
September 9, 2011 | Robert H. Frank
Debt ceiling negotiators fiddle while Rome burns. The federal deficit must be brought under control, to be sure. But that’s a long-run problem. Our immediate and far more important concern is...
June 24, 2011 | Robert H. Frank