jobs versus regulation
Let’s talk about jobs and environmental protection.
Labor Day is a good time to talk about an important topic: the impact of environmental protection on jobs. This is a clearly a fraught issue. In support of his deregulation campaign, President Trump promised to “cancel every needless job-killing regulation and put a moratorium on new regulations until our economy gets back on its …CONTINUE READING
Blake Hudson called my attention to a nice post on this subject at ProPublica. The post has links to two very interesting documents. The first is to a Census Bureau report showing that hardly any employers attribute layoffs to regulatory burdens. The other is to a very careful study by Dick Morgenstern, a highly respected …CONTINUE READING