Category: Forbes

As The U.S. Sleeps, China Conquers Latin America

Forbes Kevin Gallagher, College of Arts & Sciences Step aside, EU! China is set to become Latin America’s second-largest trading partner in two years. And 13 years later it will be king of the hill according to the journal China Policy Review… Expert quote: “As commodity prices slide and the terms of trade decline, the lack of ability of Latin […]

The $400,000 Social Security Mistake

Forbes Laurence Kotlikoff, College of Arts & Sciences Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) opened today’shearings on Social Security with grim statistics. Unless Congress acts, Americans receiving disability benefits won’t get full benefits starting in 2016, and when Americans who are 48 today reach full retirement age in 2033, they and everyone else receiving retirement and survivor benefits […]