The comprehensive, conservative case for a return to robust national economic policy
From the Founding to the Cold War, America’s leading statesmen and political economists understood the importance of a robust national economic policy.
The “knowledge problem” is real, but a more practical approach is needed for navigating the challenges of government planning.
If we want the market to serve the needs of the American people, we must remove the blinders of market reductivism and recover the tools of economic policy.
News & Commentary
MODERN AGE—American Compass executive director Oren Cass discusses economic shifts over the past 40 years and why economists and policymakers need to embrace a more holistic view of what it means to be “better off.”
FOREIGN AFFAIRS—American Compass executive director Oren Cass discusses a path forward for conservatism that is no longer bound by free-market orthodoxy.
The anthropology of magic explains economists better than economists explain the economy
On Contributory Social Insurance and the Work Ethic