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Nic Duquette is a writer living in Ohio.
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If the Economy Is So Bad, Why Isn’t It Worse?

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008 - by Nic Duquette

Given the high price of oil, the collapse of the dollar, and the credit crunch, one might have expected America to be mired in a deep recession. But it's not.

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John McCain’s Really Bad Gas Tax Idea

Friday, April 18th, 2008 - by Nic Duquette

The GOP nominee proposed a summer vacation for the gasoline tax. A bolder and more economically sound policy would be to increase it sharply.

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Obama’s NAFTA Gaffe: Economists, Stay Out of Politics!

Monday, March 10th, 2008 - by Nic Duquette

Nic Duquette has a message for economists considering direct involvement in public policy: Don't do it. Odds are you'll get in trouble like Obama adviser Austan Goolsbee.

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Obama’s Risky Anti-NAFTA Posturing

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008 - by Nic Duquette

"Though Obama's other economic proposals are excellent, even visionary," writes Nic Duquette, his anti-NAFTA posturing is a "foray into folk economics that has gotten him a lot of press, because it's what his target audience wants to hear."

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