For about 20 years, Ray Keating wrote a weekly newspaper column - a short time with the New York City Tribune, more than 11 years with Newsday, and another seven years with Long Island Business News. While writing four to five online analyses each week in his economist position, Keating decided to restart additional, regular commentary touching on a broad range of issues in 2016. So, here it goes...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Free Enterprise in Three Minutes Podcast, Episode #8: What the Heck is Scarcity?

Free Enterprise in Three Minutes Podcast, Episode #8: Ray Keating explains what “scarcity” means in the world of economics; sums up why it matters; and notes that it should not be confused with other terms, like “poverty” or “shortages.”

Listen at Buzzsprout at http://www.buzzsprout.com/155969

Or listen and subscribe at iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/free-enterprise-in-three-minutes-podcast-with-ray-keating/id1349576104


Friday, March 30, 2018

Free Enterprise in Three Minutes: Economics? Not Dismal, But Rather Exciting

Economics? Not Dismal, But Rather Exciting
In the latest episode of the Free Enterprise in Three Minutes Podcast, Ray Keating explains that economics is only dismal when not practiced correctly, such as when political preferences are dressed up as economics. Keating proclaims that economics actually is quite exciting.


Free Enterprise in Three Minutes: The Big 5 Policies for Growth

Episode #6: The Big 5 Policies for Growth - What are the policies that allow economic growth to flourish? Ray Keating highlights the “Big 5” policy or institutional requirements that are essential to allowing economic growth to flourish.

Listen at iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/free-enterprise-in-three-minutes-podcast-with-ray-keating/id1349576104

Or at Buzzsprout at http://www.buzzsprout.com/155969/666862-episode-6-the-big-5-polices-for-growth


Sunday, March 18, 2018

Thursday, March 8, 2018

The Real Deal on the Trade Deficit

There's a disturbing amount of political blather about the trade deficit these days. How about some common sense economics? Get the real deal on the trade deficit in the latest episode of the Free Enterprise in Three Minutes Podcast with Ray Keating

Listen at http://www.buzzsprout.com/155969/656803-episode-4-the-real-deal-on-the-trade-deficit


Thursday, February 15, 2018

Free Enterprise in Three Minutes Podcast Launched!

Free Enterprise in Three Minutes is a podcast meant to provide three-minute (give or take a few seconds) answers to important questions about free enterprise, the economy, business and related issues. Ray Keating is an economist, columnist, author and podcaster who cuts through the economic mumbo-jumbo, tosses aside the economic mistakes often made in the media and in political circles, and quickly gets at economic reality. Who says free enterprise and economics have to be mind-numbing? That's not the case with Free Enterprise in Three Minutes with Ray Keating.

The first episode? "Is Free Enterprise About Greed?"

Tune in at http://www.buzzsprout.com/155969