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Joseph V. Kennedy

Joseph V. Kennedy is an economist and attorney. He has held several positions in the public and private sectors, including Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of Commerce, General Counsel for the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, and Senior Economist with the Joint Economic Committee in Congress.

Mr. Kennedy is the author of Ending Poverty: Changing Behavior, Guaranteeing Income, and Transforming Government (Rowman & Littlefield, August 2008). He also writes the blog Law, Economics, and Technology.


In The New Atlantis


The Sources and Uses of U.S. Science Funding

Number 36 ~ Summer 2012

Fixing American Health Care

Number 22 ~ Fall 2008

Books


  • Ending Poverty: Changing Behavior, Guaranteeing Income, and Transforming Government

  • Other Publications


  • “Nanotechnology: The Future is Coming Sooner Than You Think,” Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, March 2007.
  • “Enabling the Future: Communications Law Should Anticipate Future Trends, Avoid Stalemates Over Issues that Will Soon Become Moot,” Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, May 2006
  • “Convergence in the Communications Industry: Three Fronts and What They Mean for Congress” Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, December 2005
  • “The Transition to Digital Television: Setting a Hard Date Benefits Society”, Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, October, 2005
  • “The Impact of Information Technology on Manufacturing,” Manufacturers Alliance Institute for Technological Advancement, September 19, 2001
  • “The Presidential Debate on Tax Cuts,” Manufacturers Alliance Policy Review, May 2000
  • “Management as a Balancing Act,” Manufacturers Alliance Policy Review, February 2000
  • “Occupational Safety and Health: At-Home Workplace,” Manufacturers Alliance Legal Analysis and Regulations, January 7, 2000
  • “Encryption: Export Controls Harm American Companies While Failing to Achieve Their Objectives,” Manufacturers Alliance Legal Analysis and Regulations, June 15, 1999
  • “Global Warming: Should Companies Get Credit for Acting Early?” Manufacturers Alliance Policy Review, April 2, 1999
  • “Social Security and Medicare: A Review of the 1998 Trustees’ Reports and Recent Budget Projections,” Manufacturers Alliance Legal Analysis and Regulations, June 17, 1998
  • “Global Warming: Reconciling the Threat of Potential Warming With the Need for Economic Growth,” Manufacturers Alliance, 1998
  • “The Case for Privatizing Social Security: Managing the Transition and Implications for Industry,” Manufacturers Alliance Policy Review, December 1997
  • “An Overview of Social Security Reform Proposals,” Manufacturers Alliance Legal Analysis and Regulations, August 15, 1997
  • “Adjusting The Consumer Price Index to Better Measure the Cost of Living: Implications for Entitlements, Taxes and Economic Growth,” Manufacturers Alliance Economic Report, January 22, 1997
  • “Bottom-up Government: A Theory and Preliminary Model of More Accountable Government,” December 4, 1996
  • “Social Security and Medicare,” Manufacturers Alliance Legal Analysis and Regulations, August 23, 1996
  • “Economic Growth and Environmental Quality: Is There a Trade-Off?” Manufacturers Alliance Policy Review, April 12, 1996
  • “Toward a Balanced Budget by 2002: Progress and Promise,” Manufacturers Alliance Policy Review, August 17, 1995
  • “Regulatory Reform,” Manufacturers Alliance Legal Analysis and Regulations, March 30, 1995
  • “Pension Reform: Pension Benefits Guaranty Corporation Issues Final Rule on Disclosure of Pension Underfunding to Participants,” Manufacturers Alliance Legal Analysis and Regulations, July 13, 1995
  • “United States v. Lopez: Recent Supreme Court Decision Signals an Intention to Limit Congress’ Powers Under the Commerce Clause,” Manufacturers Alliance Legal Analysis and Regulation, June 22, 1995
  • “The Republican Majority — What It Could Mean for Industry,” Manufacturers Alliance Policy Review, January 1995
  • “The Federal Budget Deficit,” Manufacturers Alliance Executive Letter, July 28, 1994
  • “Pension Reform: New Legislation Likely for Defined Benefit Programs,” Manufacturers Alliance Legal Analysis and Regulation, July 15, 1994
  • “Is the Budget Deficit Still a Problem?” Manufacturers Alliance Policy Review, April 1994
  • “The North American Free Trade Agreement: The NAFTA Debate: Generating More and Better Jobs or Protecting Existing Jobs?” Manufacturers Alliance Economic Report, October 29, 1993
  • “The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993: Will it Reduce the Deficit?” Manufacturers Alliance Policy Review, August 1993