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    Greece: Austerity Doesn’t Involve Public-Sector Layoffs

    Slate’s Matthew Yglesias might be attacked as an “austerity denier” now that he has joined Heritage’s Salim Furth in pointing out that there is a lot of policy diversity under the broad label of “austerity.” Yglesias explained last week why a small but sudden layoff of government employees might bring … More

    United Nations Conceals Inconvenient Salary Data

    The International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) recently updated its information on salaries for U.N. personnel, but it is concealing some very important information. Earlier this week, I wrote a paper using U.N. information detailing how net remuneration for U.N. professional staff is 31.3 percent higher than that of theirU.S. equivalents … More