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June 2017

James Buchanan's Work
2017/06/24, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Both Sides Gain from Exchange
2017/06/23, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Nominal exchange rates, real exchange rates and protectionism
2017/06/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Is America in Retreat?
2017/06/22, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Progressive/Libertarian: The Alliance That Isn't
2017/06/22, Bryan Caplan
Comments (31)
Tanenhaus on James Buchanan
2017/06/21, David Henderson
Comments (21)
Build, Baby, Build
2017/06/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (3)
What's causing the low inflation?
2017/06/21, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Positive-Sum Diversity
2017/06/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)
Special Diversity
2017/06/19, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
The tragedy of Grenfell Tower and some Internet demagogues
2017/06/19, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (8)
Immigration and growth
2017/06/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
A Father's Day Tribute
2017/06/18, David Henderson
Comments (20)
How much did poverty rise under Reagan?
2017/06/17, Scott Sumner
Comments (16)
Milton Friedman: Crusader for Liberty
2017/06/16, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Henderson Review of Schuck
2017/06/15, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Trust and Diversity: Not a Bang But a Whimper
2017/06/15, Bryan Caplan
Comments (17)
Larry Summers, market monetarist?
2017/06/15, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
Larry White on Monetary Economists and the Gold Standard
2017/06/14, David Henderson
Comments (17)
What a Bet Shows
2017/06/14, Bryan Caplan
Comments (17)
What monopsony power in the labor market looks like
2017/06/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
Forcibly Paid Parental Leave
2017/06/13, David Henderson
Comments (25)
The Fed needs a new "theory"
2017/06/12, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Immigration Charity at Work
2017/06/12, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
How Much Pee in Your Pool?
2017/06/12, David Henderson
Comments (13)
Preach What You Practice
2017/06/11, David Henderson
Comments (17)
Does tribalism breed extremism?
2017/06/11, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
The WSJ on the German trade surplus
2017/06/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
A Small but Significant Step Away from Peronism
2017/06/09, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Balan on the Immigration Bet
2017/06/08, Bryan Caplan
Comments (4)
Sunstein Backs Down on Libertarian Marriage
2017/06/07, David Henderson
Comments (16)
Unfortunately, I Win My Obama Immigration Bet
2017/06/07, Bryan Caplan
Comments (1)
Should declining mobility impact monetary policy?
2017/06/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Will anti-free market conservatism prove electorally successful?
2017/06/06, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
Mean Reversion and the Permanent Income Hypothesis: Suggested Answer
2017/06/06, Bryan Caplan
Comments (5)
The Nightmare in Your Future
2017/06/06, David Henderson
Comments (16)
Mean Reversion and the Permanent Income Hypothesis
2017/06/05, Bryan Caplan
Comments (18)
Joseph Schumpeter on the Decline of Applebee's
2017/06/05, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Real and nominal shocks
2017/06/05, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Trade Deficit or Stuff Surplus?
2017/06/05, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Cents and Sensibility
2017/06/03, David Henderson
Comments (19)
Two new picks for the Fed?
2017/06/03, Scott Sumner
Comments (6)
Cook vs. Cass on Global Warming
2017/06/02, David Henderson
Comments (15)
American banking: Socialism or laissez-faire?
2017/06/02, Scott Sumner
Comments (11)

May 2017

U.S. Immigration Has Had a Large Positive Long-Run Impact
2017/05/31, David Henderson
Comments (21)
Reasoning from a price change caused the Great Depression
2017/05/31, Scott Sumner
Comments (11)
AARP on Drug Prices
2017/05/29, David Henderson
Comments (26)
More Ginis please
2017/05/29, Scott Sumner
Comments (8)
Cruise Ships and Private Plots
2017/05/29, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Saving, cost control, and infrastructure
2017/05/27, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Tabarrok on the Great Depression
2017/05/25, David Henderson
Comments (9)
What if we had a financial crisis without tight money?
2017/05/25, Scott Sumner
Comments (8)
Nationalism Is Not News
2017/05/25, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Does John Cochrane get Italy wrong?
2017/05/25, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
Larry Summers Trumps Trump
2017/05/24, David Henderson
Comments (7)
Trust Assimilation in the United States
2017/05/24, Bryan Caplan
Comments (7)
"Public opinion" is not what you think
2017/05/24, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
The Behavioral Econ of Paperwork
2017/05/23, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
Prediction markets and loss aversion
2017/05/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
The new Hypermind NGDP futures market
2017/05/22, Scott Sumner
Comments (1)
Solar Power: Lots of Jobs per KWH is Bad, not Good
2017/05/22, David Henderson
Comments (31)
Wages are the key to the business cycle
2017/05/21, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
Financial crisis or monetary policy failure?
2017/05/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (11)
Nowrasteh on E-Verify
2017/05/18, David Henderson
Comments (7)
Me on Anarcho-Capitalism on the Rubin Report
2017/05/18, Bryan Caplan
Comments (3)
Echo Chambers and the Prevalence of Motivated Reasoning
2017/05/18, Contributing Guest
Comments (3)
E-Verify: Let's Make Us More Like Europe
2017/05/17, David Henderson
Comments (14)
The "Real X" Defense
2017/05/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (19)
Do robots reduce employment?
2017/05/17, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
What can we expect from Macron?
2017/05/16, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (1)
Is Mankiw's $2.10 Optimal Gas Tax Correct?
2017/05/16, David Henderson
Comments (28)
What does Greece tell us about the AS/AD model?
2017/05/15, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Geography Is Policy
2017/05/15, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
Greg Mankiw's Deficient Treatment of Negative Externalities
2017/05/14, David Henderson
Comments (24)
Good news on trade?
2017/05/14, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
Why Do College Admissions Offices Value Volunteer Work?
2017/05/12, David Henderson
Comments (23)
What Is Emotional Truth?
2017/05/12, Bryan Caplan
Comments (15)
Avik Roy on GOP health care reform.
2017/05/12, Scott Sumner
Comments (6)
Government Spending in Canada
2017/05/11, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Is the Greek public debt actually "unpayable"?
2017/05/10, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
Supply-Side Medical Reforms
2017/05/10, David Henderson
Comments (19)
What's Wrong With the Macro AP
2017/05/10, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
Allan H. Meltzer, RIP
2017/05/09, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Thoma on the Financial Choice Act
2017/05/09, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Is history cyclical?
2017/05/08, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Warren Bet
2017/05/08, Bryan Caplan
Comments (10)
Update on FIRE
2017/05/08, David Henderson
Comments (1)
Policy needs to be symmetrical
2017/05/06, Scott Sumner
Comments (3)
Henderson on RT on Corporate Tax Cuts, Deregulation, and Immigration
2017/05/06, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Don't target unemployment
2017/05/05, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
Incentives Work in the NBA Too
2017/05/05, David Henderson
Comments (5)
William J. Baumol, RIP
2017/05/04, David Henderson
Comments (1)
Pollitt on Putnam
2017/05/04, Bryan Caplan
Comments (4)
Carl F. Christ, RIP
2017/05/04, David Henderson
Comments (1)
Russ Roberts's Wonderful Loaf
2017/05/03, David Henderson
Comments (2)
America: A dromedary, not a Bactrian camel
2017/05/03, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
The Widerquist-Caplan UBI Debate
2017/05/03, Bryan Caplan
Comments (3)
Who stands in the way of populists? The French case.
2017/05/03, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (2)
In Defense of FIRE
2017/05/02, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Remember Marxism?
2017/05/02, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
Antiestablishmentarianism
2017/05/01, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
The Consumer Gratitude Heuristic
2017/05/01, Bryan Caplan
Comments (18)
Why Predatory Pricing is Highly Unlikely
2017/05/01, David Henderson
Comments (13)

April 2017

Generals fighting the last war
2017/04/30, Scott Sumner
Comments (3)
Pope Francis's Distorted Vision
2017/04/29, David Henderson
Comments (28)
How can there be a shortage of construction workers?
2017/04/28, Scott Sumner
Comments (42)
The World's Worst Argument Against Homeschooling
2017/04/27, Bryan Caplan
Comments (20)
Keep Your Eye on the Prize
2017/04/26, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Ezra Klein on the Singapore health care miracle
2017/04/26, Scott Sumner
Comments (24)
Reply to Adam Ozimek
2017/04/25, David Henderson
Comments (13)
What Is Self-Righteousness?
2017/04/25, Bryan Caplan
Comments (14)
Score One for United Airlines
2017/04/24, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Trump and Le Pen
2017/04/24, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
Earth 2.0?
2017/04/24, Bryan Caplan
Comments (15)
Bretton Woods as a "guardrails" approach to monetary policy
2017/04/24, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
Adam Smith's pins
2017/04/23, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (0)
Crash Pad
2017/04/22, David Henderson
Comments (17)
The "national defense" argument
2017/04/21, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
Ed Lopez is an Hungarian University
2017/04/20, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (6)
Two Cheers for Fox News Channel
2017/04/20, David Henderson
Comments (6)
More Highlights from Hayek
2017/04/19, David Henderson
Comments (5)
IQ With Conscience: Three Followups
2017/04/19, Bryan Caplan
Comments (21)
Let them eat quality?
2017/04/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (28)
Hayek on Case for Freedom
2017/04/18, David Henderson
Comments (5)
IQ With Conscience
2017/04/18, Bryan Caplan
Comments (56)
Economic Systems: The Fundamental Questions
2017/04/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (16)
Friedrich Hayek and Abba Lerner on General Rules
2017/04/17, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Does trade with China cost jobs?
2017/04/16, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
It Takes a Government to Do an Auschwitz
2017/04/14, David Henderson
Comments (23)
Avoid procyclical inflation
2017/04/14, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
The public only thinks it likes low inflation
2017/04/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
Markets, Morals, and United Flight 3411
2017/04/13, Contributing Guest
Comments (35)
1470 Economists Say Immigration is Good for Us
2017/04/12, David Henderson
Comments (33)
The Undermotivated Apostate: Two Post-Libertarian Case Studies
2017/04/12, Bryan Caplan
Comments (21)
What housing supply glut?
2017/04/12, Scott Sumner
Comments (16)
The Undermotivated Apostate
2017/04/11, Bryan Caplan
Comments (5)
Murphy and Smith on NGDP and politics
2017/04/11, Scott Sumner
Comments (3)
A Keynesian Conundrum
2017/04/10, Bryan Caplan
Comments (12)
Supply and demand both matter
2017/04/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Might Trump actually end up promoting liberalism?
2017/04/08, Scott Sumner
Comments (16)
A little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing
2017/04/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
Scott Alexander's Self-Evaluations
2017/04/06, Bryan Caplan
Comments (10)
Henderson and Hooper on Flawed Climate Models
2017/04/06, David Henderson
Comments (30)
FDR Understood that Incentives and Property Rights Matter
2017/04/05, David Henderson
Comments (4)
What were the "costs and risks" of QE?
2017/04/05, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
The Big Problem with the Ultimatum Game
2017/04/04, David Henderson
Comments (23)
What's Wrong With the Rationality Community
2017/04/04, Bryan Caplan
Comments (34)
Education, Politics, and Peers
2017/04/03, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
The Economics of Political Balderdash
2017/04/03, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Would You Pay $43 for the Right to Extract a Barrel of Oil When the Market Price is $43?
2017/04/02, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Heterodoxy at the AER
2017/04/01, Scott Sumner
Comments (20)

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Recent Comments

Comments on the six most-recent articles:
The 25 most-recent comments:

Jon Murphy [2017/06/24 09:44 PM, James Buchanan's Work]:
I just worked my way through Calculus of Consent for the first time. That ...

Philo [2017/06/24 09:35 PM, Nominal exchange rates, real exchange rates and protectionism]:
@ Scott: I see that the nominal exchange rate, Euro/USDollar, is 1 Euro = ...

MikeP [2017/06/24 03:58 PM, James Buchanan's Work]:
...Ms. MacLean doesn't seem to know his work well. Which is a pity because ...

Bill [2017/06/24 02:48 PM, Both Sides Gain from Exchange]:
I love these insightful and concise takedowns of errors in international tr...

Jonathan Gress-Wright [2017/06/24 11:05 AM, Progressive/Libertarian: The Alliance That Isn't]:
I don't think the left is anti-market. As the article I posted points out, ...

Toby [2017/06/24 09:03 AM, Progressive/Libertarian: The Alliance That Isn't]:
Bryan, I'd like to try and prove you wrong, but what would you accept as ...

Jonathan Gress-Wright [2017/06/24 08:28 AM, Progressive/Libertarian: The Alliance That Isn't]:
This article on the Democratic shift on immigration is relevant: https://w...

Thaomas [2017/06/24 07:43 AM, Progressive/Libertarian: The Alliance That Isn't]:
All these comments sound like people who have never met a Liberal. I do n...

Thaomas [2017/06/24 07:10 AM, Both Sides Gain from Exchange]:
I'm with David on this one. The producer surplus (most firms operate at ...

Miguel Madeira [2017/06/23 10:43 PM, Tanenhaus on James Buchanan]:
Well, by these wikipedia definitions, Hitler (and Carlyle) were neither lef...

Scott Sumner [2017/06/23 09:09 PM, Nominal exchange rates, real exchange rates and protectionism]:
John, The issue is not the nominal exchange rate, it's the government savi...

Roger McKinney [2017/06/23 07:21 PM, Tanenhaus on James Buchanan]:
Miguel, Here are quotes from Wikipedia that I think does good job of descr...

Alec Fahrin [2017/06/23 07:17 PM, Nominal exchange rates, real exchange rates and protectionism]:
Scott, I have a question about exchange rates. I personally believe they ...

Alec Fahrin [2017/06/23 06:58 PM, Nominal exchange rates, real exchange rates and protectionism]:
John, I actually believe the trade balance changed the most in absolute t...

Bill [2017/06/23 05:16 PM, Is America in Retreat?]:
A worthwhile topic. The answer to the post's title depends on what "retreat...

David R. Henderson [2017/06/23 04:57 PM, Both Sides Gain from Exchange]:
@Don Boudreaux, My point, instead, is that the gains from the increased exp...

Don Boudreaux [2017/06/23 04:36 PM, Both Sides Gain from Exchange]:
David, My point is not about the relative size of consumer and producer su...

B.B. [2017/06/23 04:10 PM, Nominal exchange rates, real exchange rates and protectionism]:
"The government can encourage private savings, via a pay as you go retireme...

bill [2017/06/23 03:43 PM, Nominal exchange rates, real exchange rates and protectionism]:
Is #4 correct? I always thought a PAYGO pension system reduced national sa...

Rocketman [2017/06/23 03:19 PM, Progressive/Libertarian: The Alliance That Isn't]:
There's one overwhelming problem with a "progressive/libertarian" alliance....

Roger McKinney [2017/06/23 02:35 PM, Is America in Retreat?]:
Thaomas, Yes, alternative facts from the specialist on Russia and Ukraine a...

Colin W. [2017/06/23 02:17 PM, Nominal exchange rates, real exchange rates and protectionism]:
Agree broadly with your points, here, but I would quibble slightly with you...

Cloud [2017/06/23 01:25 PM, Nominal exchange rates, real exchange rates and protectionism]:
Recently, Joe Gagnon of PIIE has coauthors several research on what policy ...

Mellochord [2017/06/23 12:54 PM, Progressive/Libertarian: The Alliance That Isn't]:
You are not implicitly stating that the left is in favor of smaller governm...

David White [2017/06/23 12:37 PM, Tanenhaus on James Buchanan]:
Jon, you seem interested in defending the legitimacy of libertarian ideas,...

The 12 most-recently-commented-on articles:

James Buchanan's Work [Comments (2) ]:
    MikeP: ...Ms. MacLean doesn't seem to know his work well. Which is a pity because ...
    Jon Murphy: I just worked my way through Calculus of Consent for the first time. That ...

Nominal exchange rates, real exchange rates and protectionism [Comments (9) ]:
    Alec Fahrin: Scott, I have a question about exchange rates. I personally believe they ...
    Scott Sumner: John, The issue is not the nominal exchange rate, it's the government savi...
    Philo: @ Scott: I see that the nominal exchange rate, Euro/USDollar, is 1 Euro = ...

Both Sides Gain from Exchange [Comments (4) ]:
    David R. Henderson: @Don Boudreaux, My point, instead, is that the gains from the increased exp...
    Thaomas: I'm with David on this one. The producer surplus (most firms operate at ...
    Bill: I love these insightful and concise takedowns of errors in international tr...

Progressive/Libertarian: The Alliance That Isn't [Comments (31) ]:
    Jonathan Gress-Wright: This article on the Democratic shift on immigration is relevant: https://w...
    Toby: Bryan, I'd like to try and prove you wrong, but what would you accept as ...
    Jonathan Gress-Wright: I don't think the left is anti-market. As the article I posted points out, ...

Tanenhaus on James Buchanan [Comments (21) ]:
    David White: Jon, you seem interested in defending the legitimacy of libertarian ideas,...
    Roger McKinney: Miguel, Here are quotes from Wikipedia that I think does good job of descr...
    Miguel Madeira: Well, by these wikipedia definitions, Hitler (and Carlyle) were neither lef...

Is America in Retreat? [Comments (6) ]:
    Thaomas: @ Rloger McKinney, "The US pulled off a coup against and legit democratic ...
    Roger McKinney: Thaomas, Yes, alternative facts from the specialist on Russia and Ukraine a...
    Bill: A worthwhile topic. The answer to the post's title depends on what "retreat...

A Father's Day Tribute [Comments (20) ]:
    MikeP: What you posed is an unrealistic hypothetical given the structure of our cr...
    David R. Henderson: @Phil, If coerced into being on the jury with the knowledge of the penalty,...
    Mark Bahner: Your hypothetical changes the purpose of the jury from being finder of fact...

What's causing the low inflation? [Comments (14) ]:
    Scott Sumner: Thaomas, No, it's not contingent on those policies. They have little impa...
    Antischiff: Dr. Sumner, Sorry about that double post of mine. Here is a link to a...
    Thaomas: Scott, So after recessions, that are inevitable without good monetary po...

Positive-Sum Diversity [Comments (2) ]:
    Noah Carl: Two sociologists have shown in a paper that Putnam's results are mostly due...
    Hazel Meade: Random thought: I wonder what effect on trust living near people with diffe...

Build, Baby, Build [Comments (3) ]:
    Hana: We move this week. 7x after almost 30 years in the south bay. The value o...
    Thaomas: Wow! What an event. A Libertarian admitting that regulation could be just...
    Thaomas: I fully agree about the effects of NIMBYism on the cost of housing and othe...

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