Relative Performance

Let me get this straight. Bill Clinton comes into office in 1992, and Wall Street is terrified that the Democrats will raise taxes and screw up the economy.  Instead, Clinton puts world-class economic minds into top positions.  The result is a spectacular economic boom, for the stock market as well as ordinary Americans.  Yes, there was the dotcom bust, but that didn’t touch the fundamentals of the economy, and just ...

TPRC Conference coming up

For the past few years, I’ve had the honor of serving on the board of TPRC, the leading research conference on telecom, information, and Internet policy.  If you really want to understand tech policy,  especially the cutting-edge issues, TPRC is the place to go. The 36th annual TPRC will be held September 26-28, 2008 at George Mason University Law School in Arlington, VA.  William E. Kovacic, Chairman of the Federal ...