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August 2017

Hummel on the Curse of Cash
2017/08/16, David Henderson
Comments (0)
Can the left and the right agree on a monetary reform plan?
2017/08/16, Scott Sumner
Comments (2)
War Crimes and the Long Run
2017/08/15, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)
The Ethics of Charles Koch
2017/08/15, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Sons of Wichita
2017/08/14, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Some thoughts on stock prices and risk of nuclear war
2017/08/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (3)
Neoliberalism is making the world much more equal
2017/08/12, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
More markets please
2017/08/11, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Do criminals obey regulations?
2017/08/10, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (8)
Don't be early in bubble predictions
2017/08/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Milton Friedman on the intellectuals who oppose capitalism
2017/08/08, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (8)
What's in Your Bag?
2017/08/08, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
Hooper's Law of Drug Development
2017/08/07, David Henderson
Comments (14)
I warned the Swiss that this would happen
2017/08/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (6)
Good News on Employment
2017/08/05, David Henderson
Comments (4)
A note on the "natural" rate of interest
2017/08/04, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
Markets for Everything, Minaki Edition
2017/08/04, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Conspiracy and Condemnation
2017/08/04, Contributing Guest
Comments (2)
Which bus would you take?
2017/08/03, Scott Sumner
Comments (21)
I, Needle Nose Pliers
2017/08/02, David Henderson
Comments (11)
Stop Thinking Like a Tourist: Macaulay Edition
2017/08/01, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)

July 2017

Henderson and Cochrane on Climate Policy
2017/07/31, David Henderson
Comments (41)
Macron, economic nationalist
2017/07/30, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (7)
The economic news is not good
2017/07/29, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
Friedman, Galbraith, and Wright on American Capitalism
2017/07/27, David Henderson
Comments (3)
A Knight Tale
2017/07/26, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Frank Knight's Case for Communism
2017/07/25, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Do you really want to include capital gains?
2017/07/25, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
Three Thumbsuckers
2017/07/24, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Caplan in Paris
2017/07/24, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)
Joseph Rago RIP
2017/07/23, David Henderson
Comments (1)
Frank Knight on John B. Watson
2017/07/21, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Sudan Sanctions and My Neighbor's Cat
2017/07/20, David Henderson
Comments (6)
How Conscious Is Your Robot?
2017/07/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)
Getting Around Economic Sanctions in Sudan
2017/07/20, David Henderson
Comments (4)
De-Identifying Race and Ethnicity Reduces Bias
2017/07/19, David Henderson
Comments (7)
Germany is not the problem
2017/07/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (16)
Murder: A Socratic Dialogue
2017/07/18, Bryan Caplan
Comments (23)
Enough to Buy Back the Product
2017/07/18, David Henderson
Comments (17)
Is Russia's Government Hostile?
2017/07/17, David Henderson
Comments (58)
Varys, Tyrion and limited government
2017/07/17, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (4)
Em Bet?
2017/07/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Sorry, I don't get the joke
2017/07/16, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
Democratic ideology unchained
2017/07/14, Contributing Guest
Comments (9)
Farrell and Teles on Nancy MacLean
2017/07/14, David Henderson
Comments (10)
What Bernanke was up against
2017/07/14, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Amazon Prime's Contribution to Northern Canada
2017/07/13, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Imperialism in A Generation of Materialism
2017/07/13, Bryan Caplan
Comments (0)
Liu Xiaobo, RIP
2017/07/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (1)
Milton Friedman on Black Markets
2017/07/12, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Statutory Rape and Availability Bias in Virginia
2017/07/12, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
Gary Cohn as Fed chair?
2017/07/12, Scott Sumner
Comments (4)
Can majoring in philosophy make you a better person?
2017/07/11, Amy Willis
Comments (19)
Stop Thinking Like a Tourist
2017/07/11, Bryan Caplan
Comments (16)
Friedman in 1946
2017/07/11, David Henderson
Comments (3)
David Beckworth interviews Steve Horwitz
2017/07/10, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
Walter Block's Reductio ad Absurdum
2017/07/09, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Swift and Stevenson on economics
2017/07/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (2)
A correction on a previous post on Luddite theories
2017/07/08, Scott Sumner
Comments (2)
Making Dental Care and Health Care Less Expensive
2017/07/08, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Verizon vs. USPS
2017/07/07, David Henderson
Comments (13)
A Lawyer's Perry Mason Moment
2017/07/06, David Henderson
Comments (1)
Confused by a price change
2017/07/06, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Minimally Convincing
2017/07/05, Bryan Caplan
Comments (15)
Murphy on Private Production of Roads
2017/07/05, David Henderson
Comments (15)
The Phillips curve doesn't predict inflation
2017/07/05, Scott Sumner
Comments (6)
They Were Terrible
2017/07/04, Bryan Caplan
Comments (19)
Lies, true lies, and statistics
2017/07/04, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
Verizon Victory!
2017/07/03, David Henderson
Comments (13)
How long can the China boom continue?
2017/07/03, Scott Sumner
Comments (4)
Hanson Underrates Democracy
2017/07/03, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Free trade is on the march
2017/07/02, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
Without Government Regulation Who Would Hassle Liquor Retailers?
2017/07/01, David Henderson
Comments (13)

June 2017

Will antitrust become a geopolitical matter?
2017/06/30, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (0)
My views on monetary economics
2017/06/29, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
What Is Resentment?
2017/06/29, Bryan Caplan
Comments (23)
Ode to iPhone
2017/06/29, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Verizon's Unaccountability
2017/06/28, David Henderson
Comments (24)
Reply to Yudkowsky
2017/06/28, Bryan Caplan
Comments (54)
Yudkowsky on My Simplistic Theory of Left and Right
2017/06/27, Bryan Caplan
Comments (52)
Nancy MacLean's Distortion of James Buchanan's Statement
2017/06/27, David Henderson
Comments (33)
Bret Stephens's Attack on Ron Paul
2017/06/26, David Henderson
Comments (12)
How should we measure productivity?
2017/06/26, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Boudreaux on the Progressive Mentality
2017/06/26, Bryan Caplan
Comments (20)
Are the Savings from Cutting Medicaid Illusory?
2017/06/25, David Henderson
Comments (15)
James Buchanan's Work
2017/06/24, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Both Sides Gain from Exchange
2017/06/23, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Nominal exchange rates, real exchange rates and protectionism
2017/06/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Is America in Retreat?
2017/06/22, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Progressive/Libertarian: The Alliance That Isn't
2017/06/22, Bryan Caplan
Comments (35)
Tanenhaus on James Buchanan
2017/06/21, David Henderson
Comments (22)
Build, Baby, Build
2017/06/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (5)
What's causing the low inflation?
2017/06/21, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
Positive-Sum Diversity
2017/06/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)
Special Diversity
2017/06/19, Bryan Caplan
Comments (12)
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)

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Recent Comments

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

Scott Sumner [2017/08/16 02:37 PM, Can the left and the right agree on a monetary reform plan?]:
Thaomas, That's not what I'm proposing. I don't favor NGDP targeting as a...

Andrew [2017/08/16 01:32 PM, The Ethics of Charles Koch]:
@Manfred- that's a pretty uncharitable way of phrasing the political spectr...

Richard O. Hammer [2017/08/16 12:37 PM, Sons of Wichita]:
I also read Charles Koch's market-based management book several years ago. ...

Thaomas [2017/08/16 11:30 AM, Can the left and the right agree on a monetary reform plan?]:
I do not think you would have gotten much opposition from "liberals" for th...

B.B. [2017/08/16 10:15 AM, War Crimes and the Long Run]:
I should point out that Nazi war criminals, before Nuremburg, did in fact f...

Vipul Naik [2017/08/15 11:49 PM, Hooper's Law of Drug Development]:
There's already an Eroom's law (Moore's law reversed). ...

James [2017/08/15 11:01 PM, War Crimes and the Long Run]:
"In politics, the masses are highly impulsive. They favor whatever feels g...

Manfred [2017/08/15 05:41 PM, The Ethics of Charles Koch]:
@Seth - Ok. The left opposes liberty? The left opposes non-cronyism? The le...

Seth [2017/08/15 05:16 PM, The Ethics of Charles Koch]:
@Manfred - They aren't on the left and they donate to organizations that th...

Manfred [2017/08/15 02:11 PM, The Ethics of Charles Koch]:
I always wondered why exactly the Koch Brothers and Koch Industries are so ...

Mark Bahner [2017/08/15 12:53 PM, The Ethics of Charles Koch]:
Not to be contrarian, but a sincere question. One of the criticisms of the ...

Thaomas [2017/08/15 10:40 AM, The Ethics of Charles Koch]:
Such was the case when one Koch business unit, which had developed an envir...

David R Henderson [2017/08/15 10:31 AM, The Ethics of Charles Koch]:
@James Hanley, One of the criticisms of the Kochs is that their businesses ...

James Hanley [2017/08/15 09:00 AM, The Ethics of Charles Koch]:
Not to be contrarian, but a sincere question. One of the criticisms of the ...

Philo [2017/08/14 09:20 PM, The Ethics of Charles Koch]:
Rent-seeking often works, so Charles Koch's free-market ideology, which pre...

TM [2017/08/14 08:35 PM, More markets please]:
It's funny that Scott, as usual, overlooks the most important area where a ...

Mike Hammock [2017/08/14 04:01 PM, Sons of Wichita]:
Regarding 2., that was exactly my reaction when I tried to read their manag...

MikeP [2017/08/14 04:01 PM, Sons of Wichita]:
5. A deputy attorney general does not necessarily have the best understand...

Alan Goldhammer [2017/08/14 01:48 PM, Sons of Wichita]:
@Phil - it was because of the long history of violation of environmental re...

Phil [2017/08/14 01:38 PM, Sons of Wichita]:
Why counterintuitive, Alan? Do you believe that people whose politics diff...

Alan Goldhammer [2017/08/14 11:13 AM, Sons of Wichita]:
I'm no fan of the Koch's political views but they need to be given credit o...

Dylan [2017/08/14 11:08 AM, Neoliberalism is making the world much more equal]:
I'm curious why you pick on the NYC subway so much? It certainly doesn't a...

Andrew_FL [2017/08/14 10:04 AM, Some thoughts on stock prices and risk of nuclear war]:
If the Cuban Missile Crisis led to a 1% increase in the risk of nuclear wa...

Thomas Boyle [2017/08/14 08:19 AM, Neoliberalism is making the world much more equal]:
Privatization creates benefits only because of competition. You mention pr...

Shane L [2017/08/14 06:21 AM, Some thoughts on stock prices and risk of nuclear war]:
Markets may interpret the likely size of damage caused by a nuclear war wit...

The 12 most-recently-commented-on articles:

Can the left and the right agree on a monetary reform plan? [Comments (2) ]:
    Thaomas: I do not think you would have gotten much opposition from "liberals" for th...
    Scott Sumner: Thaomas, That's not what I'm proposing. I don't favor NGDP targeting as a...

The Ethics of Charles Koch [Comments (9) ]:
    Seth: @Manfred - They aren't on the left and they donate to organizations that th...
    Manfred: @Seth - Ok. The left opposes liberty? The left opposes non-cronyism? The le...
    Andrew: @Manfred- that's a pretty uncharitable way of phrasing the political spectr...

Sons of Wichita [Comments (6) ]:
    MikeP: 5. A deputy attorney general does not necessarily have the best understand...
    Mike Hammock: Regarding 2., that was exactly my reaction when I tried to read their manag...
    Richard O. Hammer: I also read Charles Koch's market-based management book several years ago. ...

War Crimes and the Long Run [Comments (2) ]:
    James: "In politics, the masses are highly impulsive. They favor whatever feels g...
    B.B.: I should point out that Nazi war criminals, before Nuremburg, did in fact f...

Hooper's Law of Drug Development [Comments (14) ]:
    Alan Goldhammer: I think Charley Hooper's article is a little too simple minded. I spent 90...
    Charley Hooper: @Alan Goldhammer, Read again what I said about Orexigen. I said that devel...
    Vipul Naik: There's already an Eroom's law (Moore's law reversed). ...

More markets please [Comments (14) ]:
    Scott Sumner: Paul, I would add that in my experience cable companies that compete in a ...
    Scott Sumner: Paul, I would add that there are competitive options in NYC, including bus...
    TM: It's funny that Scott, as usual, overlooks the most important area where a ...

Neoliberalism is making the world much more equal [Comments (10) ]:
    ColoComment: In addition to competition in comfort (or lack thereof) and pricing of U.S....
    Thomas Boyle: Privatization creates benefits only because of competition. You mention pr...
    Dylan: I'm curious why you pick on the NYC subway so much? It certainly doesn't a...

Some thoughts on stock prices and risk of nuclear war [Comments (3) ]:
    Joe: However, US stocks did seem to fall noticeably on the recent escalation of...
    Shane L: Markets may interpret the likely size of damage caused by a nuclear war wit...
    Andrew_FL: If the Cuban Missile Crisis led to a 1% increase in the risk of nuclear wa...

Milton Friedman on the intellectuals who oppose capitalism [Comments (8) ]:
    Seth: I agree with Miguel, it's a self-selection issue. Why would you become an '...
    WalterB: Aside: Krugman does not oppose single payer nowadays. He just wants to dela...
    Roger McKinney: I'm not a big fan of Friedman. Yeah he was pro-market, but his economics sp...

Do criminals obey regulations? [Comments (8) ]:
    Jon Murphy: @Tom: I was referring to Miguel's comment...
    JFA: @Jon Murphy: if regulations give monopoly power to black market sellers, th...
    Richard: Of course, costs will increase - as it is in the case of drugs. But would ...

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