Megan McArdle is a special correspondent for The Daily Beast and a former senior editor for The Atlantic. She writes about business and economics.


Features by Megan McArdle

Diving off the fiscal cliff? Bring it on.

Most of the chatter we've heard about the fiscal cliff focuses on the deal or no deal deadlock strangling Capitol Hill. So what if, in the end, there is no deal? Commentator Megan McArdle says that might be a good thing.
Posted In: fiscal cliff

The economy's looking up, but can Obama take credit?

Commentator Megan McArdle says no president has that much control over the economy.
Posted In: Barack Obama, 2012 election, Economy

The business of job creation

Millions of Americans are out of work. So what can the federal government do?
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