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December 2014

Obama vs. Wall Street Journal on Global Oil Markets
2014/12/20, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Markets describe reality; models should explain market reactions
2014/12/20, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Good for Michael Vick--or Incentives
2014/12/19, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Los Angeles Unions' Two-fer on Minimum Wage
2014/12/18, David Henderson
Comments (13)
France seeks liberalizations, but bans Uber
2014/12/17, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
Two Cheers for Obama on Cuba
2014/12/17, David Henderson
Comments (20)
Central banks should do their job
2014/12/17, Scott Sumner
Comments (4)
The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels: Recap
2014/12/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (7)
Henderson on Asking Tough Questions of Government Bureaucrats
2014/12/16, David Henderson
Comments (7)
The ECB: Is it a hopeless case?
2014/12/16, Scott Sumner
Comments (11)
Deadweight Loss from the New California Gas Tax
2014/12/15, David Henderson
Comments (16)
The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels: Refining the Case
2014/12/15, Bryan Caplan
Comments (5)
Kling on the Constitution and the Common Law
2014/12/14, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Speaking of torture . . .
2014/12/14, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
The Man of One Study
2014/12/14, Bryan Caplan
Comments (3)
Boudreaux on capitalism and slavery
2014/12/13, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (17)
Friday Night Video: Gruber and Henderson
2014/12/12, David Henderson
Comments (4)
My Apologies
2014/12/12, David Henderson
Comments (14)
John Cochrane on modern macro
2014/12/12, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels: We Can Live With Warming
2014/12/12, Bryan Caplan
Comments (32)
Cotton, slavery and capitalism
2014/12/11, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (11)
The Inanity of the Welfare State
2014/12/11, Bryan Caplan
Comments (19)
The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels: We Owe Civilization to Fossil Fuels
2014/12/10, Bryan Caplan
Comments (32)
Campaign Spending Not that Effective
2014/12/09, David Henderson
Comments (7)
War on crime? Or war on the poor?
2014/12/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (22)
The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels: The Thesis
2014/12/09, Bryan Caplan
Comments (20)
The Wonder of Competition
2014/12/08, David Henderson
Comments (21)
An Awkward Question About Blurred Consent
2014/12/08, Bryan Caplan
Comments (31)
Why debates over inflation are pointless
2014/12/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (54)
Friday Night Video: Henderson on RT
2014/12/05, David Henderson
Comments (0)
He Who Wills the End Wills the Means
2014/12/05, David Henderson
Comments (27)
What (if anything) can we learn from 1921?
2014/12/05, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
Krugman's Cursory Case Against Open Borders
2014/12/05, Bryan Caplan
Comments (15)
Robert Murphy on the 1920-21 Depression
2014/12/04, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Bloggers >>>>>>>>>> Central banks
2014/12/04, Scott Sumner
Comments (8)
Nathaniel Branden, RIP
2014/12/03, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Government Regulation vs. the Market
2014/12/03, Russ Roberts
Comments (7)
Rape Culture or Nationalist Culture?
2014/12/03, Bryan Caplan
Comments (37)
Brad DeLong poses two questions about NGDP targeting
2014/12/02, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Charles Davis is Half Right
2014/12/02, David Henderson
Comments (7)
Desrochers on synthetic dyes
2014/12/02, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (2)
Who to Fear
2014/12/02, Bryan Caplan
Comments (23)
A Strange Critique of Libertarianism
2014/12/01, David Henderson
Comments (23)
McKenzie on Tullock
2014/12/01, David Henderson
Comments (3)
The IMF hits a new low
2014/12/01, Scott Sumner
Comments (8)
Farewell, Art Carden
2014/12/01, David Henderson
Comments (3)
The Puzzling Idealism of the Geneva Convention
2014/12/01, Bryan Caplan
Comments (21)

November 2014

Falling oil prices have no implications for global growth. Oil production does
2014/11/30, Scott Sumner
Comments (18)
By Request: Religion and Unschooling
2014/11/30, Art Carden
Comments (1)
By Request: Factor Price Equalization
2014/11/29, Art Carden
Comments (4)
Saturday Afternoon Video: Dan Klein on Liberalism
2014/11/29, David Henderson
Comments (4)
By Request: Externalities
2014/11/29, Art Carden
Comments (7)
Robin Hanson's Call for Empirical Research
2014/11/29, David Henderson
Comments (5)
By Request: Economics and Christianity
2014/11/29, Art Carden
Comments (10)
By Request: Walmart and Big Box Retailers, Part II: Results
2014/11/28, Art Carden
Comments (2)
Krugman's On-Again, Off-Again Analysis
2014/11/28, David Henderson
Comments (10)
By Request: Walmart and Big-Box Retailers, Part I: Origins
2014/11/28, Art Carden
Comments (2)
Neo-Fisherism converges on market monetarism
2014/11/28, Scott Sumner
Comments (2)
The Piketty Path to Riches
2014/11/27, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
Giving Thanks
2014/11/27, David Henderson
Comments (5)
I'm Thankful for Retailers Turning Commerce Into the Moral Equivalent of War
2014/11/27, Art Carden
Comments (1)
My Proud "Don't Call the Cops" Moment
2014/11/26, David Henderson
Comments (12)
The Case for Balance Billing
2014/11/26, David Henderson
Comments (8)
The Backward State of Behavioral Political Economy
2014/11/26, Bryan Caplan
Comments (0)
A few thoughts on free banking
2014/11/25, Scott Sumner
Comments (29)
Immigration Charity Prospect
2014/11/25, Bryan Caplan
Comments (7)
Why America can't have small government (and China can)
2014/11/25, Scott Sumner
Comments (16)
Thank Obama for All He's Done
2014/11/25, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
Carbon Taxes: The Tax Interaction Effect
2014/11/24, David Henderson
Comments (18)
Mexican Drug Warriors Disguise Themselves as U.S. Marines for Operations in the United States
2014/11/24, David Henderson
Comments (17)
Zycher on Gruber
2014/11/23, David Henderson
Comments (5)
The smart against the dumb: The new Cold War
2014/11/22, Scott Sumner
Comments (31)
Paul Krugman: David Henderson Was Right
2014/11/22, David Henderson
Comments (7)
Herbert Spencer on Amazon (and Uber)
2014/11/22, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
The Lawful Neutral Case for Deferred Action
2014/11/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (25)
EconLog Guest Stint #2 Ends This Month: Requests?
2014/11/21, Art Carden
Comments (9)
On the Complexity of the World
2014/11/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (15)
Two Cheers at Least for Some Politicians
2014/11/20, David Henderson
Comments (17)
I Keep Returning to This Book...
2014/11/20, Art Carden
Comments (5)
A Nice Quote for Obama's Immigration Address
2014/11/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (17)
The Bottom Line on DACA
2014/11/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (3)
The New Brownsville U-Turn
2014/11/19, David Henderson
Comments (7)
Kakha Bendukidze, RIP
2014/11/19, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (2)
Intertemporal Corruption
2014/11/19, Bryan Caplan
Comments (17)
Sticky wages and sticky fed funds rates
2014/11/18, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Bechhofer Immigration Bet
2014/11/18, Bryan Caplan
Comments (17)
The Margins of Moral Weaseling
2014/11/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
No, low interest rates do not call for more public investment
2014/11/16, Scott Sumner
Comments (18)
Congressional Consumers Uber Alles
2014/11/16, David Henderson
Comments (14)
I'm not "the NGDP guy"
2014/11/15, Scott Sumner
Comments (16)
Alvin Rabushka's Triumph
2014/11/15, David Henderson
Comments (5)
What Could UAB Get for What it Spends on Sports?
2014/11/15, Art Carden
Comments (6)
The silence of the lambs
2014/11/15, Scott Sumner
Comments (31)
Henderson on Net Neutrality and Economic Inequality
2014/11/14, David Henderson
Comments (7)
A Lot Happened in 1962
2014/11/14, Art Carden
Comments (4)
Best of the Blogs
2014/11/14, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Hachette and Amazon made a deal
2014/11/14, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (4)
A Judgmental Typology
2014/11/14, Bryan Caplan
Comments (9)
Jonathan Gruber's Economics
2014/11/13, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Worse than a crime, it was a blunder: A pragmatic case for honesty
2014/11/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
If I Had it to Do Over Again
2014/11/13, Art Carden
Comments (10)
Save the Planet and Raise Wages: Liberalize Land Use Laws
2014/11/13, Art Carden
Comments (5)
The Presumptive Puritan
2014/11/13, Bryan Caplan
Comments (23)
Goodman on Firms as a Vehicle for Regulation
2014/11/12, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Imprisoning Immigrants
2014/11/12, Bryan Caplan
Comments (5)
Price Discrimination at the Movie Theater: Bring Your Own Candy, or See an Extra Movie
2014/11/12, Art Carden
Comments (7)
The "War on Drugs" and crime rates
2014/11/11, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Is George Selgin defending Keynes on liquidity traps?
2014/11/11, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
How Many People Does the War on Drugs Put in Prison?
2014/11/11, Bryan Caplan
Comments (23)
Two Tullock Stories
2014/11/10, Bryan Caplan
Comments (5)
The problem of population
2014/11/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
Henderson on Piketty, Part 6
2014/11/09, David Henderson
Comments (8)
An odd incident in modern liberalism
2014/11/08, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Henderson on Piketty, Part 5
2014/11/08, David Henderson
Comments (9)
How Europe did a "1937"
2014/11/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (8)
Stateless Reality 2.0 as a Substitute for Tyranny in Physical Reality
2014/11/07, Art Carden
Comments (6)
Sunstein on Hayek
2014/11/07, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (15)
Crime, Education, and the NLSY: The Role of the Sheepskin Effect
2014/11/07, Bryan Caplan
Comments (4)
Spencer matters
2014/11/06, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (0)
Richard McKenzie on Gordon Tullock
2014/11/05, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Low interest rates do not cause low inflation, or high inflation
2014/11/05, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
Third Parties in Congress: Props to Jon Murphy
2014/11/05, Art Carden
Comments (3)
Gordon Tullock, 1922-2014
2014/11/04, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)
Me in NYC on Thursday
2014/11/04, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)
Reminiscences of Walter Heller
2014/11/04, David Henderson
Comments (2)
The "it doesn't matter" theories
2014/11/04, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
Some Election Day Reading, Watching, and Listening
2014/11/04, Art Carden
Comments (3)
Crime, Education, and the NLSY: The Role of Ability Bias
2014/11/04, Bryan Caplan
Comments (10)
What's Wrong with the Taylor Rule?
2014/11/03, David Henderson
Comments (17)
Non-voting is a right too
2014/11/03, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (19)
Two Skeptical Questions About State Capacity
2014/11/03, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
You Should Compromise With Me
2014/11/02, David Henderson
Comments (22)
For some strange reason Keynes and Hayek caused the Great Recession
2014/11/02, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
DeLong on How Income Has Grown in all Quintiles
2014/11/01, David Henderson
Comments (14)
Can Labeling Compound Erroneous Beliefs?
2014/11/01, Art Carden
Comments (11)
Good bye to tax competition
2014/11/01, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (2)

October 2014

About That 97 Percent
2014/10/31, David Henderson
Comments (13)
Does Identity Politics Pay?
2014/10/31, Bryan Caplan
Comments (18)
Supply and demand-side stagnation
2014/10/30, Scott Sumner
Comments (24)
The Identity of Shame
2014/10/30, Bryan Caplan
Comments (14)
Henderson on Minimum Wage for Prager University
2014/10/29, David Henderson
Comments (20)
Emigration and Citizenism
2014/10/29, Bryan Caplan
Comments (21)
Is Violence Against Women Ever OK?
2014/10/28, David Henderson
Comments (31)
Read Scott Alexander
2014/10/28, Bryan Caplan
Comments (16)
John Goodman on Why We Have Political Stability
2014/10/27, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Government Projects and Subsidies: What are the Alternatives?
2014/10/27, Art Carden
Comments (6)
Teaching the Children by Example
2014/10/27, David Henderson
Comments (5)
The ECB has an inflation target. How do the Germans propose they hit it?
2014/10/26, Scott Sumner
Comments (20)
Who Will Build the Roads?
2014/10/26, David Henderson
Comments (36)
Henderson on Piketty, Part 4
2014/10/26, David Henderson
Comments (17)
My naivete about government officials
2014/10/25, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
I'm 90 Percent American and 10 Percent Canadian
2014/10/24, David Henderson
Comments (10)
An Anarcho-Capitalist Disney Movie I'd Like to See: Who Paid for The Palace?
2014/10/24, Art Carden
Comments (13)
Compulsory Attendance IVs Reconsidered
2014/10/24, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)
IMF's Loungani: Demand for Labor is Downward-Sloping
2014/10/23, David Henderson
Comments (19)
The great sin, the even greater sin, and the enlightened path
2014/10/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (21)
Minecraft, Survival Craft, and Network Goods
2014/10/23, Art Carden
Comments (5)
Imagining the Proto-Blogosphere
2014/10/23, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
Krugman on Amazon
2014/10/22, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (10)
Did the Bush tax rebates actually work?
2014/10/22, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
Crime and Sheepskins
2014/10/22, Bryan Caplan
Comments (9)
Progress on OTC Contraceptives
2014/10/21, David Henderson
Comments (25)
Ebola Bet Followup
2014/10/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
How Economics Helps Us Understand: Airline Practices
2014/10/20, Art Carden
Comments (5)
Nominal GDP is not real (and is really tiny)
2014/10/20, Scott Sumner
Comments (23)
Preferences in The Warriors
2014/10/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (0)
Ebola Bet
2014/10/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (39)
Fixed Costs and Open Borders
2014/10/19, Bryan Caplan
Comments (7)
Henderson on Piketty, Part 3
2014/10/18, David Henderson
Comments (20)
Friday Night Video: Tom Palmer on Leonard Liggio
2014/10/17, David Henderson
Comments (0)
The Grand Budapest Hotel's Sublime Apology
2014/10/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (26)
Housing and poverty
2014/10/17, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
Ebola and Open Borders
2014/10/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (17)
A Stigler Story
2014/10/16, David Henderson
Comments (3)
What Does Fusion Mean for the Future?
2014/10/16, Art Carden
Comments (18)
It's the economy, stupid
2014/10/16, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
Prosecuting Truancy
2014/10/16, Bryan Caplan
Comments (7)
Leonard Liggio RIP
2014/10/15, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (1)
An Odd A Priori Argument Against Private Education
2014/10/15, Bryan Caplan
Comments (22)
Happy Global Hand-Washing Day! Fighting Disease By Washing Hands With Soap
2014/10/15, Art Carden
Comments (6)
Jean Tirole on Scaling Back Government
2014/10/14, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Henderson on Tirole
2014/10/14, David Henderson
Comments (7)
You know you're in trouble when even the Italians forget how to inflate
2014/10/14, Scott Sumner
Comments (22)
Diseases of Poverty: Neglecting the Obvious
2014/10/14, Bryan Caplan
Comments (27)
Financial Literacy, Human Capital, and Liberal Education
2014/10/13, Art Carden
Comments (5)
Fawcett's Liberalism
2014/10/13, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
The Bribes of Columbus
2014/10/13, Bryan Caplan
Comments (32)
Henderson on Piketty, Part 2
2014/10/12, David Henderson
Comments (7)
No hawks or doves, just owls
2014/10/12, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
Conservative Relativism
2014/10/12, Bryan Caplan
Comments (28)
Henderson on Piketty, Part 1
2014/10/11, David Henderson
Comments (16)
A 13 minute primer on DeirdreMcCloskeyanism
2014/10/11, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (4)
Economics is symmetrical
2014/10/10, Scott Sumner
Comments (27)
Unclear Thinking About Income Inequality
2014/10/09, David Henderson
Comments (25)
Risk Analysis in One Lesson
2014/10/09, Bryan Caplan
Comments (12)
Should Financial Literacy Be Part of the Core of K-12 Education?
2014/10/09, Art Carden
Comments (14)
Maskin's Failure
2014/10/09, David Henderson
Comments (15)
A certain laxity in word choice
2014/10/08, Scott Sumner
Comments (22)
Words and meaning (good theft and bad)
2014/10/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (42)
Pot Calling the Kettle . . . White?
2014/10/06, David Henderson
Comments (35)
Lemieux: Let's Lose the "We"
2014/10/06, David Henderson
Comments (24)
Dobelli on Stadiums: What are the Alternatives?
2014/10/06, Art Carden
Comments (11)
Barriers to Entry in Markets for Options on Municipal Bonds?
2014/10/06, Art Carden
Comments (2)
Getting a B.A. and Living With Your Parents
2014/10/06, Bryan Caplan
Comments (21)
Can a Principled Person "Rise Above Principle?"
2014/10/05, David Henderson
Comments (20)
Happy Birthday, Leland Yeager
2014/10/05, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Currency and lotteries: Is there a free lunch?
2014/10/04, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Investing: A Weekend Thought
2014/10/04, Art Carden
Comments (3)
Jeff Hummel's Case for Martin Van Buren over Tyler
2014/10/04, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Twitter Chat on Personal Finance, Monday from 8-9 PM Central
2014/10/03, Art Carden
Comments (0)
The Wonder of Markets
2014/10/03, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Still no free lunch
2014/10/03, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Aging Out of Addiction
2014/10/03, Bryan Caplan
Comments (16)
Ron McKinnon, RIP
2014/10/02, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Daniel Hamermesh: Let's Make it Harder for Low-Skilled People
2014/10/02, David Henderson
Comments (24)
Is "spontaneous order" such a very bad idea?
2014/10/02, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (7)
Rojas on Marijuana Legalization
2014/10/02, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
The Ultimate Incivility
2014/10/01, Bryan Caplan
Comments (19)

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The 25 most-recent comments:

Scott Sumner [2014/12/21 09:40 AM, Markets describe reality; models should explain market reactions]:
Roger, That could explain the job creation, but not the faster NGDP growth...

Nick [2014/12/21 08:17 AM, Markets describe reality; models should explain market reactions]:
Roger, That could be. I think its worth extending the comparison all the wa...

Daniel Kuehn [2014/12/21 07:27 AM, Markets describe reality; models should explain market reactions]:
My impression has always been that his recommendations, interpretation, and...

andujar cedeno [2014/12/21 03:51 AM, Obama vs. Wall Street Journal on Global Oil Markets]:
President Obama and the Democrats said that their $900 billion dollar in 20...

Ray Lopez [2014/12/21 03:11 AM, Markets describe reality; models should explain market reactions]:
[Comment removed pending confirmation of email address and for rudeness. E...

Peter H [2014/12/21 01:16 AM, Obama vs. Wall Street Journal on Global Oil Markets]:
Prof. Boudreaux, The more charitable reading of Obama's focus on the sourc...

Roger McKinney [2014/12/20 11:39 PM, Markets describe reality; models should explain market reactions]:
The US, UK, and eurozone all did roughly equal amounts of austerity in the ...

Jon [2014/12/20 09:35 PM, Obama vs. Wall Street Journal on Global Oil Markets]:
Gulf coast refineries are tuned for heavy crude. The efficiency of produci...

NZ [2014/12/20 09:04 PM, Obama vs. Wall Street Journal on Global Oil Markets]:
OT: The Harrison Act's centennial came and went last Wednesday, December...

michael pettengill [2014/12/20 08:38 PM, Los Angeles Unions' Two-fer on Minimum Wage]:
A higher wage across the board reduces the number of businesses profiting f...

Scott Sumner [2014/12/20 07:55 PM, Markets describe reality; models should explain market reactions]:
Ray, You've already been making a fool of yourself over at TheMoneyIllusio...

Kevin Erdmann [2014/12/20 07:03 PM, Obama vs. Wall Street Journal on Global Oil Markets]:
Michael, you're on to something, but you're too timid. Why stop at railroa...

CMA [2014/12/20 06:53 PM, Markets describe reality; models should explain market reactions]:
"What happens to prices? They are all adjusted, over-night to the new price...

michael pettengill [2014/12/20 06:52 PM, Obama vs. Wall Street Journal on Global Oil Markets]:
Lowering Canada's cost for exporting oil is done by killing jobs, and if th...

Brian Donohue [2014/12/20 06:12 PM, Markets describe reality; models should explain market reactions]:
[Comment removed for rudeness. Email the webmaster@econlib.org to discuss ...

David R. Henderson [2014/12/20 04:50 PM, Obama vs. Wall Street Journal on Global Oil Markets]:
@Alan Reynolds and Don Boudreaux, First, I’m honored that two of my favorit...

Don Boudreaux [2014/12/20 04:28 PM, Obama vs. Wall Street Journal on Global Oil Markets]:
David: P.S. In the WSJ essay just before the part you quote, Obama is quot...

Don Boudreaux [2014/12/20 04:16 PM, Obama vs. Wall Street Journal on Global Oil Markets]:
David, I take the Journal simply to be saying that Obama is mistaken when ...

Alan Reynolds [2014/12/20 02:59 PM, Obama vs. Wall Street Journal on Global Oil Markets]:
Quite right. But if Obama really believes the pipeline will not increase p...

Russell [2014/12/20 01:42 PM, Deadweight Loss from the New California Gas Tax]:
I hate to see a good tax get tainted by entangling it with the choices that...

Ray Lopez [2014/12/20 11:50 AM, Markets describe reality; models should explain market reactions]:
@Sumner - I'm sorry but your piece does not do justice to the Krugman debat...

Ray Lopez [2014/12/20 11:30 AM, John Cochrane on modern macro]:
@dlr - I'm late to this party but let me point out that 'sticky prices' are...

Christopher Chang [2014/12/20 02:11 AM, The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels: Recap]:
Chad, I agree that there is no need to impose arbitrary restrictions now, ...

RobF [2014/12/19 08:18 PM, War on crime? Or war on the poor?]:
I am completely sympathetic to the ideas expressed in this post about the w...

LD Bottorff [2014/12/19 06:20 PM, Two Cheers for Obama on Cuba]:
Gee, I hate to agree with you, but I'm pretty sure that you're right. The p...

The 12 most-recently-commented-on articles:

Markets describe reality; models should explain market reactions [Comments (9) ]:
    Daniel Kuehn: My impression has always been that his recommendations, interpretation, and...
    Nick: Roger, That could be. I think its worth extending the comparison all the wa...
    Scott Sumner: Roger, That could explain the job creation, but not the faster NGDP growth...

Obama vs. Wall Street Journal on Global Oil Markets [Comments (10) ]:
    Jon: Gulf coast refineries are tuned for heavy crude. The efficiency of produci...
    Peter H: Prof. Boudreaux, The more charitable reading of Obama's focus on the sourc...
    andujar cedeno: President Obama and the Democrats said that their $900 billion dollar in 20...

Los Angeles Unions' Two-fer on Minimum Wage [Comments (13) ]:
    Jay: What is the proponent's logic for only including hotels in the law other th...
    LD Bottorff: Brian, Thank you for your post. I am dismayed by how few people take in...
    michael pettengill: A higher wage across the board reduces the number of businesses profiting f...

Deadweight Loss from the New California Gas Tax [Comments (16) ]:
    David R. Henderson: @Adam, I’m not sure whom you’re quoting. In any case, when the supply curv...
    Lauren R: This would be considered a Pigouvian tax because the producers are having t...
    Russell: I hate to see a good tax get tainted by entangling it with the choices that...

John Cochrane on modern macro [Comments (14) ]:
    Scott Sumner: Liberal Roman, Ironically the hawks are the ones pursuing the low rate pol...
    dlr: Scott, Cochrane has a current WSJ editorial that repeats his previous argum...
    Ray Lopez: @dlr - I'm late to this party but let me point out that 'sticky prices' are...

The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels: Recap [Comments (7) ]:
    Pajser: Libertarians have all the reasons to be against pollution as other people d...
    Chad: Christopher, I've read the book and it definitely addresses "...the biggest...
    Christopher Chang: Chad, I agree that there is no need to impose arbitrary restrictions now, ...

War on crime? Or war on the poor? [Comments (22) ]:
    Floccina: And we did not even discuss slow growth policies which can be used to drive...
    blacktrance: I agree with the general idea of the post, but "The character of today's ur...
    RobF: I am completely sympathetic to the ideas expressed in this post about the w...

Two Cheers for Obama on Cuba [Comments (20) ]:
    khodge: I'm all for it and have long observed that the Cuban embargo has been count...
    David R. Henderson: @Ed Hanson, Have Cuba pay for the private property of Americans which the r...
    LD Bottorff: Gee, I hate to agree with you, but I'm pretty sure that you're right. The p...

Good for Michael Vick--or Incentives [Comments (5) ]:
    David R. Henderson: @BC, Good questions and analysis. I’ve thought a lot about this myself. I...
    Dan Meyer: Perhaps the felt 'wrongness' of defaulting depends partially on how exogeno...
    Dan Meyer: To better-connect my post to BC's: The market expects defaults for two typ...

France seeks liberalizations, but bans Uber [Comments (3) ]:
    Hazel Meade: It's not really all that surprising considering the resistance that Uber ha...
    Mark Bahner: In 10 years, Uber is in deep trouble due to competition from self-driving c...
    Jay: @ Mark Bahner I think 10 years is a bit optimist. I am not at all confide...

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