Doug French

Articles by Doug French

The minimum wage should be the easiest issue to understand for the economically savvy. If the government arbitrarily sets a floor for wages above that set by the market, jobs will be lost. Even the Congressional Budget Office admits that...
How important is housing to the American economy?If a 2011 SMU paper entitled "Housing's Contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) quot; is right, nothing moves the economic needle like housing. It accounts for 17% to 18% of GDP.And don...
US silver mining began on a large scale with the discovery of the Comstock Lode in Nevada in 1858.