Michael J. Boskin

For Michael J. Boskin's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Taxing economic credibility

Commentary / World Dec 28, 2021

Taxing economic credibility

All political leaders feel pressure to try to circumvent the laws of economics or even the laws of arithmetic — as Biden has done by claiming that his Build Back Better bill costs nothing.

Biden’s cruel summer

Commentary / World Aug 27, 2021

Biden’s cruel summer

Democrats are hoping the Afghan debacle will be less salient to voters by November 2022. But the fall of Kabul could have a lasting effect.