George R. Tyler

George R. Tyler is an economist and the author of "What Went Wrong" and "Billionaire Democracy: The Hijacking of the American Political System." Follow him @georgertyler

US Campaign Finance: Reining In America’s Oligarchs

Why can’t the U.S. follow the example of other, truly democratic nations in limiting the influence that very rich people can have on elections?

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How to Defeat Trump in the American Heartland

Hillary Clinton needs to become an advocate of German-style codetermination in order to break with the Obama legacy of stagnant wages.

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Americans Need Better Pay Before Longer Hours

What Jeb Bush and Scott Walker get wrong about U.S. workers with their war on wages.

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Hillary’s Fidelity to Reaganomics

For all the current public disdain on Europe, Americans would do well to look at its economic model.

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Can the United States Close the International Wage Gap?

A generational effort is required to restore growth in U.S. wages.

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U.S. Household Wealth: A Lost Generation

The wealth of U.S. households has fallen to its lowest level in half a century.

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Want to Fix Income Inequality? Relink Wages to Productivity

Can policymakers lessen inequality without harming innovation, investment and productivity growth?

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America’s Manufacturing Renaissance?

Despite all the hype, few manufacturing jobs have returned to the United States so far.

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What Misfiring America Can Learn From Europe

U.S. income inequality is a direct result of the U.S. top-heavy corporate model and short-termism.

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Attacking the New Normal of Secular Stagnation

Why the United States must boost its minimum wage.

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