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July 2017

Frank Knight on John B. Watson
2017/07/21, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Sudan Sanctions and My Neighbor's Cat
2017/07/20, David Henderson
Comments (5)
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 (22)
Enough to Buy Back the Product
2017/07/18, David Henderson
Comments (16)
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 (8)
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 (18)
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)

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)

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

Alec Fahrin [2017/07/22 02:12 AM, Germany is not the problem]:
Leo, Germany's current account surplus in 2016 was larger in relative AND...

David R. Henderson [2017/07/21 11:45 PM, Frank Knight on John B. Watson]:
@Jon Murphy, Knight is an interesting fellow. I wouldn't have pegged him to...

BC [2017/07/21 11:19 PM, Sudan Sanctions and My Neighbor's Cat]:
I doubt many people expect the populace to overthrow the government, sancti...

David Gordon [2017/07/21 08:35 PM, Frank Knight on John B. Watson]:
The reason for Watson's high salary was that he was the vice-president of a...

Jon Murphy [2017/07/21 08:02 PM, Frank Knight on John B. Watson]:
Knight is an interesting fellow. I wouldn't have pegged him to be someone ...

Khodge [2017/07/21 03:57 PM, Sudan Sanctions and My Neighbor's Cat]:
Many years ago it was pointed out that the Watts rioting happened at the ma...

E Smiley [2017/07/21 02:27 PM, How Conscious Is Your Robot?]:
Does it qualify as a performative contradiction to rate one's own agency be...

The Double-entry Bookkeper [2017/07/21 01:05 PM, Germany is not the problem]:
"The Economist is simply wrong, CA balances and net borrowing are completel...

Tom [2017/07/21 10:17 AM, Germany is not the problem]:
My issue with discussions like these is that they always almost exclusively...

Thaomas [2017/07/21 07:51 AM, De-Identifying Race and Ethnicity Reduces Bias]:
Combating racial and other kinds of biases (like most kinds of regulations)...

Ghost [2017/07/21 07:38 AM, Sudan Sanctions and My Neighbor's Cat]:
David: the increasing tendency of 'sanctioning' governments to try to targe...

Thaomas [2017/07/21 07:19 AM, Germany is not the problem]:
German's failing to follow an NPV fiscal policy rule (and therefore th=o ha...

Thaomas [2017/07/21 07:07 AM, Sudan Sanctions and My Neighbor's Cat]:
Dave, the point of sanctions is seldom to get the populace to overthrow the...

Shane L [2017/07/21 04:43 AM, Sudan Sanctions and My Neighbor's Cat]:
Furthermore, sanctions may help governments to explain away the economic tu...

JFA [2017/07/20 02:45 PM, How Conscious Is Your Robot?]:
"Woman" is ranked equally on agency and higher on experience than "you". Ba...

John Thacker [2017/07/20 02:33 PM, Getting Around Economic Sanctions in Sudan]:
When I was an undergraduate at Duke in the late 1990s, the introductory eco...

Brian [2017/07/20 01:38 PM, Is Russia's Government Hostile?]:
Since the definition of "hostile" continues to be an issue in this thread, ...

Mark Bahner [2017/07/20 12:33 PM, Is Russia's Government Hostile?]:
But David Henderson and you object to calling the Russian government hostil...

Mark Bahner [2017/07/20 12:20 PM, Is Russia's Government Hostile?]:
Hi, If you read Chapman as arguing a case for treason charges (or even imp...

A [2017/07/20 10:51 AM, Germany is not the problem]:
Clemens Fuest made a similar point on Project-Syndicate. "Germany represen...

Jon Murphy [2017/07/20 10:42 AM, Is Russia's Government Hostile?]:
@tanstaafl All this depends on your definition of "hostile." Precisely de...

Tanstaafl [2017/07/20 10:19 AM, Is Russia's Government Hostile?]:
Jon Murphy, What separates "hostile" from "unfriendly"? ... Y'all are using...

IronSig [2017/07/20 09:05 AM, Varys, Tyrion and limited government]:
@ Hazel Meade Anarchy,State and Zombie Dystopia. @J Mann Coville is wro...

Hello Halo [2017/07/20 08:19 AM, Murder: A Socratic Dialogue]:
For those supporting Glaucon's argument, what is your position on hate crim...

Jon Murphy [2017/07/20 08:05 AM, Getting Around Economic Sanctions in Sudan]:
@Prof. Henderson Don’t forget the millions that died under Mao or the para...

The 12 most-recently-commented-on articles:

Germany is not the problem [Comments (16) ]:
    Tom: My issue with discussions like these is that they always almost exclusively...
    The Double-entry Bookkeper: "The Economist is simply wrong, CA balances and net borrowing are completel...
    Alec Fahrin: Leo, Germany's current account surplus in 2016 was larger in relative AND...

Frank Knight on John B. Watson [Comments (3) ]:
    Jon Murphy: Knight is an interesting fellow. I wouldn't have pegged him to be someone ...
    David Gordon: The reason for Watson's high salary was that he was the vice-president of a...
    David R. Henderson: @Jon Murphy, Knight is an interesting fellow. I wouldn't have pegged him to...

Sudan Sanctions and My Neighbor's Cat [Comments (5) ]:
    Ghost: David: the increasing tendency of 'sanctioning' governments to try to targe...
    Khodge: Many years ago it was pointed out that the Watts rioting happened at the ma...
    BC: I doubt many people expect the populace to overthrow the government, sancti...

How Conscious Is Your Robot? [Comments (2) ]:
    JFA: "Woman" is ranked equally on agency and higher on experience than "you". Ba...
    E Smiley: Does it qualify as a performative contradiction to rate one's own agency be...

De-Identifying Race and Ethnicity Reduces Bias [Comments (7) ]:
    Bob Murphy: That whole summary (from page 5 of their study) is remarkable. They already...
    Glen: Not surprising. From 1999 to 2007 I developed and maintained one of the lar...
    Thaomas: Combating racial and other kinds of biases (like most kinds of regulations)...

Getting Around Economic Sanctions in Sudan [Comments (4) ]:
    David R. Henderson: @Jon Murphy, One of the things economics has taught me is that, no matter w...
    Jon Murphy: @Prof. Henderson Don’t forget the millions that died under Mao or the para...
    John Thacker: When I was an undergraduate at Duke in the late 1990s, the introductory eco...

Is Russia's Government Hostile? [Comments (58) ]:
    Mark Bahner: Hi, If you read Chapman as arguing a case for treason charges (or even imp...
    Mark Bahner: But David Henderson and you object to calling the Russian government hostil...
    Brian: Since the definition of "hostile" continues to be an issue in this thread, ...

Varys, Tyrion and limited government [Comments (4) ]:
    J Mann: Martin does a nice job of writing ambiguous characters and situations, to w...
    LD Bottorff: I think George Martin has done a masterful job of explaining, in an enterta...
    IronSig: @ Hazel Meade Anarchy,State and Zombie Dystopia. @J Mann Coville is wro...

Murder: A Socratic Dialogue [Comments (22) ]:
    drobviousso: Socrates is operating under the unspoken assumption that every murder (or m...
    Ali Bertarian: Yet again Caplan ignores the long-term effects of the immigration of those ...
    Hello Halo: For those supporting Glaucon's argument, what is your position on hate crim...

Enough to Buy Back the Product [Comments (16) ]:
    Hasdrubal: Jon Murphy: If the goal is to pay workers enough to buy back the product, a...
    Jon Murphy: @Hasdrubal Agreed, although there is an aspect of the argument minimum wag...
    mike davis: Nothing like hijacking one of David’s posts for a short rant….. The “pay...

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