How Are Jobs Created?
Acton Institute Powerblog

How Are Jobs Created?

Trump promises he’ll be “the greatest jobs president that God ever created.” And Sanders says he’d spend $18 billion to create jobs. But can the president actually create jobs? And if so, do we want the government to do so?

In this brief video, economist Don Boudreaux discusses what happens when the government takes tax money from some businesses to create jobs in others.

Joe Carter

Joe Carter is a Senior Editor at the Acton Institute. Joe also serves as an editor at the The Gospel Coalition, a communications specialist for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and as an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College. He is the editor of the NIV Lifehacks Bible and co-author of How to Argue like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator (Crossway).