Economic Education

The Limits to Hostile Takeovers

– October 17, 2019

Capitalism, especially seen as a system conducive to hostile takeovers, does not need saving.

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Economic Education

Go-Big Economics and Go-Small Economics

– October 16, 2019

Strong and rigorous empirical methodologies are desirable. This year’s laureates make this abundantly clear. The next step is to apply them to the biggest and broadest questions possible.

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Economic Education

The NBA’s China Problem Due to Political Control Over Markets

– October 16, 2019

There is one important difference in the words and actions of Donald Trump and those of President Xi Jinping and his government in China: Donald cannot command that all companies doing business with the NFL.

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Economic Education, Everyday Price Index, Free Enterprise
hardworking

Why Women Workers Might Be Less Willing to Delegate

– October 13, 2019

People love demographic generalization of the workplace because they simplify what is actually incomprehensibly complex. So the newest study of professional women was destined to go viral: “Women Are Less Likely to Delegate Than Men—and That Might Hurt …

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Economic Education, State of the Union
Presidential Harassment

Presidential Harassment Is a Public Good

– October 10, 2019

Unrelenting scrutiny of any politician is an indisputable public good.

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Economic Education
A Case Against Alarmism

A Case Against Alarmism

– October 8, 2019

As always, both sides need to relax. People are wise. They get it.

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Economic Education
Free Market

The Very Idea of Economic Policy Is Itself Dangerous

– October 4, 2019

You do not want the government to have an economic policy, even a free market one: you should want it to let people be.

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Economic Education

The Term Social is Notoriously Slippery

– October 3, 2019

Why assume that a social problem is by definition something that can only be addressed through the political mechanism or primarily by that route?

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Economic Education

California’s Law on Paid Athletes Is Not a Free Market Reform

– October 2, 2019

A government law that dictates the terms of trade for any organization does not move the ball towards the free market end zone.

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Economic Education

Realignment, Not Upheaval, Defines Our Political Moment

– September 22, 2019

Faced with this situation, individualist liberals have to walk a straight but narrow path. They should continue to uphold and articulate the individualist perspective on politics and society, clearly and simply, while also pursuing the intellectual agenda of exploring those insights and applying them to the contemporary world.

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