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John H. Makin

John H. Makin

The recently reported jump in the October unemployment rate to 10.2 percent, a rise of .04 points in one month, has decisively signaled that the...

As a former academic economist who at mid-career migrated into the worlds of policy and financial markets, I am sometimes asked how the latter experiences...

As a people we need, at all times, the encouragement of home ownership.  HERBERT HOOVER, 1932 The idea that home ownership confers special benefits on American society...