Garrett Watson

If the rules are right, digital microlending could play role in subprime market

Well-functioning credit markets are essential tools for many people in times of personal economic instability or emergency. Unfortunately, some prospective borrowers with subpar credit ratings and credit histories …

It’s time to reform workplace noncompete clauses

In recent years, a growing number of policymakers have looked to remove barriers to entry and competition in labor markets, such as onerous occupational-licensing laws. Now, conservatives and …

Let’s build on NAFTA’s strengths

The following op-ed was co-authored by Clark Packard, outreach manager and trade analyst for the R Street Institute. Even as renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement just got underway, …

Free-market reforms will be key to maintaining America’s economic growth

July’s economic data presented good news for the U.S. economy, with reported job growth coming in above economists' projections and a steady unemployment rate at 4.3 percent. However, it's …

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