James Bacon
Contributor since: 2010
Latest Articles
Encouraging Data on Retiree Dis-saving Rates
The Invisible Subsidy for Big Banks
Canada May Soon Surpass U.S. as Land of Opportunity
Can the Boomers Retire?
Rose-Colored Glasses Can't Help State / Muni Bond Scenarios
The CBO Calculates the Pain of Budgetary Inaction
The Skinny on Fiscal Stimulus Programs
End of the Global Capital Glut
The Perils of Foreign Debt
How to Balance the Budget Without Raising Taxes - An Intellectual Exercise
What if Ex-Fed Governor Lawrence Lindsey's Pessimism Doesn't Go Far Enough?
Sheila Bair on the Next Financial Crisis
Will Bond Holders Be on the Hook for Bailing Out Failing European Countries?
FOMC: More Bad News for Mid-Range Deficit Forecasts
The GAO Update: Worse Than It Looks
Will QE2 Kick Off a Commodities Bubble?
Consumer Deleveraging: The 'New Fru' Is for Real
Tipping Point: Will Debt Constrain America's Economic Growth?
Lazear's Budget Solution: Deceptively Simple, Or Simply Deceptive?
A Return to the Business Cycles of Yore
An Immature Policy on Maturities?
Small Businesses Fighting for Scraps
America's Competitive Edge Is Eroding
Dagong Bangs the Gong on U.S. Debt
America's Shrinking 'Fiscal Space'