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April 2017

The World's Worst Argument Against Homeschooling
2017/04/27, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
Keep Your Eye on the Prize
2017/04/26, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Ezra Klein on the Singapore health care miracle
2017/04/26, Scott Sumner
Comments (20)
Reply to Adam Ozimek
2017/04/25, David Henderson
Comments (12)
What Is Self-Righteousness?
2017/04/25, Bryan Caplan
Comments (12)
Score One for United Airlines
2017/04/24, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Trump and Le Pen
2017/04/24, Scott Sumner
Comments (6)
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)

March 2017

Two Michigan cities
2017/03/31, Scott Sumner
Comments (16)
The Case Against Education News
2017/03/30, Bryan Caplan
Comments (9)
The Great Recession, productivity and productivity growth
2017/03/29, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
Henderson on NAFTA and Mercantilism
2017/03/29, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Complacent Trust
2017/03/29, Bryan Caplan
Comments (12)
UBI and Health Care: What's Wrong With Murray's Approach
2017/03/28, Bryan Caplan
Comments (15)
Hooper and Henderson Do Want the FDA Another Way
2017/03/28, David Henderson
Comments (25)
Dan Klein on Scott Gottlieb
2017/03/28, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (14)
An Optimistic View on Deregulation's Prospects
2017/03/27, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Two Intuitionist Insights
2017/03/27, Bryan Caplan
Comments (9)
Stocks did not crash this morning
2017/03/27, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
Best Two Paragraphs of My Weekend Reading
2017/03/26, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Conservatives better hope that wages and prices are sticky
2017/03/25, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Restless Judge Posner
2017/03/25, David Henderson
Comments (7)
DeLong on Gains from International Trade
2017/03/24, David Henderson
Comments (17)
Henderson on the John Batchelor Show
2017/03/23, David Henderson
Comments (0)
Good Manners vs. Political Correctness
2017/03/23, Bryan Caplan
Comments (24)
Robert Frost and liberalism
2017/03/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
Social Science, Statistics, and the Garden of the Forking Paths
2017/03/23, Amy Willis
Comments (1)
Tyler Cowen is a Semi-Persuasive Futurist
2017/03/22, David Henderson
Comments (14)
Is Immigration a Basic Human Right? Full Video
2017/03/22, Bryan Caplan
Comments (5)
Interest on reserves and stock prices in 2008
2017/03/21, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Pacifism in Hell's Angels
2017/03/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Thoughts on the Republican Health Insurance Reform
2017/03/20, David Henderson
Comments (15)
Is Immigration a Basic Human Right? My Opening Statement
2017/03/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (51)
Is a falling population contractionary?
2017/03/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
Ricardo Reis on price level targeting
2017/03/17, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Is God a Macro- or Micro- Economist?
2017/03/16, Contributing Guest
Comments (8)
When You Lose Something You Don't Want, Is that Really a Loss?
2017/03/15, David Henderson
Comments (21)
I'm becoming increasingly worried about AI
2017/03/14, Scott Sumner
Comments (57)
This is Misleading CNN--and CBO
2017/03/13, David Henderson
Comments (15)
France's NIRA did just as poorly as America's
2017/03/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
The Joys of Yiddish and Economics
2017/03/12, David Henderson
Comments (5)
A dangerous myth about trade deficits
2017/03/11, Scott Sumner
Comments (31)
Can fiscal transfers solve the Eurozone's problems?
2017/03/10, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (7)
Is Taxing One Item Because It's in a Subsidized Category a Good Idea?
2017/03/09, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Why I favor taxing subsidized goods
2017/03/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (11)
Karl Smith's Weak Critique of Veronique de Rugy
2017/03/07, David Henderson
Comments (6)
The eclipse of classical liberalism
2017/03/07, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
Initial thoughts on Obamacare 2.0
2017/03/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (32)
Soonish by Kelly and Zach Weinersmith
2017/03/06, Bryan Caplan
Comments (0)
Opting Out of Social Security
2017/03/06, David Henderson
Comments (17)
San Diego Immigration Debate
2017/03/06, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
Why not both?
2017/03/05, Scott Sumner
Comments (4)
East Side Sushi Celebrates Labor Market
2017/03/04, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Do checks and balances reduce efficiency?
2017/03/04, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
Three Problems with Chetty's Study of Income Mobility
2017/03/03, David Henderson
Comments (11)
The Perverse Effects of the Pre-Existing Condition Pricing Ban
2017/03/02, David Henderson
Comments (11)
Two popular views that can't both be right
2017/03/02, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
Power-Hunger
2017/03/02, Bryan Caplan
Comments (21)
The (developed) world's 4th longest expansion
2017/03/01, Scott Sumner
Comments (16)
Stop Winning Arguments
2017/03/01, David Henderson
Comments (12)
Read Meer
2017/03/01, Bryan Caplan
Comments (1)

February 2017

Illiberal Reformers is Heartening
2017/02/28, David Henderson
Comments (11)
My Deportation Index: The Drum Critique
2017/02/28, Bryan Caplan
Comments (9)
BLS Overstates Drop in Labor Share
2017/02/27, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Trump Bet Clarification
2017/02/27, Bryan Caplan
Comments (4)
Don't appoint a bunch of business people to the Fed
2017/02/27, Scott Sumner
Comments (26)
Again on Cowen's techno-pessimism
2017/02/26, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (10)
How to Run a Drug Cartel
2017/02/25, Amy Willis
Comments (3)
Getting the Facts
2017/02/25, David Henderson
Comments (11)
Monetary offset in the UK?
2017/02/25, Scott Sumner
Comments (11)
Quinones versus Eberstadt
2017/02/24, David Henderson
Comments (10)
What has Syria ever done for us?
2017/02/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (16)
Who's the Real "Deporter in Chief"?
2017/02/23, Bryan Caplan
Comments (14)
Kenneth Arrow, RIP
2017/02/22, David Henderson
Comments (3)
A few predictions (Nothing will change)
2017/02/22, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Do Middle-Class College Kids Already Have a UBI?
2017/02/22, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
How San Diego Built a Bridge Over the Wall
2017/02/21, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Freedom of Speech and Private Property
2017/02/21, David Henderson
Comments (13)
Whither the Ex-Im Bank?
2017/02/21, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
UBI Debate Video
2017/02/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (0)
Bryan Caplan's Best Line and My Thoughts
2017/02/20, David Henderson
Comments (14)
Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income
2017/02/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (20)
Beckworth interviews Eggertsson
2017/02/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (6)
Taxes and Deadweight Loss
2017/02/18, David Henderson
Comments (4)
The lump of labor fallacy
2017/02/17, Scott Sumner
Comments (18)
Michael Novak RIP
2017/02/17, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Why Tyler Cowen's Pessimism Fails to Persuade Me
2017/02/17, David Henderson
Comments (11)
See You At ISFLC 2017
2017/02/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)
The problem is not tight money, it's unstable money
2017/02/16, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
I'll Never Ever Ever Do It Again
2017/02/16, Bryan Caplan
Comments (10)
Protectionism IS Inflationary
2017/02/16, David Henderson
Comments (20)
Move Over, Stock Market: The U.K. Statisticians Are Contending
2017/02/15, David Henderson
Comments (6)
How to think about taxes
2017/02/15, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
The Costs of Diversity: What Will I Learn?
2017/02/15, Bryan Caplan
Comments (17)
Bitcoin, the Blockchain, and Freedom in Latin America
2017/02/15, Amy Willis
Comments (0)
The Case for Check-Cashing Stores
2017/02/15, David Henderson
Comments (4)
The Psychiatry Museum vs. the Reasonable Radical
2017/02/14, Bryan Caplan
Comments (16)
Protectionism is not inflationary
2017/02/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
Final Reply to Dolan on the UBI, For Now
2017/02/13, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
The Henderson Squawk Box Highlight Reel
2017/02/10, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Are rising prices, interest rates and exchanges rates a good thing?
2017/02/10, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Henderson on Squawk Box
2017/02/09, David Henderson
Comments (0)
The shocking truth about border tax adjustments
2017/02/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
Rejoinder on UBI
2017/02/09, Bryan Caplan
Comments (10)
Bribe Bully Beg Borrow Steal
2017/02/09, David Henderson
Comments (5)
What's so bad about sugar?
2017/02/08, Amy Willis
Comments (11)
Why do so many economists favor fiscal stimulus in Japan?
2017/02/08, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
How NAFTA Facilitates Supply Chains
2017/02/08, David Henderson
Comments (5)
UBI: Ed Dolan Responds
2017/02/08, Bryan Caplan
Comments (9)
TANSTAAFL
2017/02/07, David Henderson
Comments (14)
UBI: Reply to Dolan
2017/02/07, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Hans Rosling RIP
2017/02/07, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Has President Obama changed the GOP?
2017/02/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
Hooper on Henry George on Protection or Free Trade
2017/02/06, David Henderson
Comments (8)
A Surprising Supply of Communist Dupes
2017/02/06, Bryan Caplan
Comments (19)
How to identify shocks
2017/02/05, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Not all macroeconomic problems are recessions
2017/02/04, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Politics is Not Usually About Policy
2017/02/03, David Henderson
Comments (24)
Cotton from Teksa
2017/02/02, David Henderson
Comments (9)
How to Sell YIMBY to California and New York
2017/02/02, Bryan Caplan
Comments (24)
We Wanted Workers...
2017/02/02, Amy Willis
Comments (2)
Macroeconomics makes progress, one dead prediction at a time
2017/02/02, Scott Sumner
Comments (30)
Speaking at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
2017/02/01, David Henderson
Comments (4)

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Recent Comments

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

Scott Sumner [2017/04/27 10:26 PM, Ezra Klein on the Singapore health care miracle]:
Everyone, I'm not at all convinced that factors like auto accidents and gu...

Todd Kreider [2017/04/27 08:59 PM, Ezra Klein on the Singapore health care miracle]:
One more point that I haven't seen mentioned: As with Japanese, Singaporean...

Duncan Frissell [2017/04/27 08:02 PM, The World's Worst Argument Against Homeschooling]:
Educational non-conformists can signal conformity to other standards. Home...

A [2017/04/27 07:54 PM, The World's Worst Argument Against Homeschooling]:
"Reasoning from a mood change" - Scott Sumner if he was a psychologist. If ...

Silas Barta [2017/04/27 06:16 PM, The World's Worst Argument Against Homeschooling]:
That's like saying you should give your kids heroin so they have some pract...

LD Bottorff [2017/04/27 04:45 PM, The World's Worst Argument Against Homeschooling]:
The population of previously home-schooled is in the hundreds of thousands ...

Michael stack [2017/04/27 04:15 PM, Keep Your Eye on the Prize]:
Boy this is terrific advice. What I found when learning this for myself is ...

wd40 [2017/04/27 04:04 PM, The World's Worst Argument Against Homeschooling]:
In my experience most homeschoolers are children of parents who do not be...

Arthur B. [2017/04/27 04:03 PM, The World's Worst Argument Against Homeschooling]:
I had a miserable, horrible, experience in junior high school, but I think ...

Rob [2017/04/27 04:00 PM, The World's Worst Argument Against Homeschooling]:
Dan, I actually think one of the advantages of home schooling is that they...

Pat [2017/04/27 03:47 PM, The World's Worst Argument Against Homeschooling]:
Between this and the IQ post, I just shake my head at the people you're tal...

Dan [2017/04/27 02:44 PM, The World's Worst Argument Against Homeschooling]:
The best argument against homeschooling isn't conforming signaling, it's ac...

baconbacon [2017/04/27 02:15 PM, The World's Worst Argument Against Homeschooling]:
My old math teacher always used to say that being an eccentric was a hard l...

Justin Dailey [2017/04/27 02:11 PM, Ezra Klein on the Singapore health care miracle]:
I'd suggest converting the public side of U.S. expenditure into publicly fu...

Matthew Moore [2017/04/27 02:01 PM, The World's Worst Argument Against Homeschooling]:
Doesn't conformity in itself have value to the individual conforming? My o...

David R. Henderson [2017/04/27 01:43 PM, Keep Your Eye on the Prize]:
@Dan Hill, And it helps to be Canadian, eh. They are, on average, much les...

David R. Henderson [2017/04/27 01:40 PM, Keep Your Eye on the Prize]:
@Thomas, I applaud your way of dealing with touchy situations. Thanks. Some...

Jesse C [2017/04/27 10:00 AM, IQ With Conscience]:
Wouldn't it be great if everyone had an IQ well above the average? ...

ChrisA [2017/04/27 03:15 AM, Ezra Klein on the Singapore health care miracle]:
I think it is instructive to compare Singapore health costs with Hong Kong....

Martin Epstein [2017/04/26 10:31 PM, Economic Systems: The Fundamental Questions]:
Could someone explain how the textbooks arrive at the answer here? Doesn't ...

The Original CC [2017/04/26 09:43 PM, Keep Your Eye on the Prize]:
Thanks for explaining, DH. I thought this was interesting: you let people...

ZC [2017/04/26 09:36 PM, Ezra Klein on the Singapore health care miracle]:
@Scott Sumner "The issues you raise affect life expectancy (outcomes.) T...

Mark Barbieri [2017/04/26 09:04 PM, Keep Your Eye on the Prize]:
I forwarded this to my wife because it is the same advice I've been giving ...

Gary Irwin [2017/04/26 07:09 PM, Ezra Klein on the Singapore health care miracle]:
In Singapore doctors and other health care professionals make between 1/2 a...

Todd Kreider [2017/04/26 06:48 PM, Ezra Klein on the Singapore health care miracle]:
Two more points. Scott wrote in his reply to me: The amount of medical ca...

The 12 most-recently-commented-on articles:

Ezra Klein on the Singapore health care miracle [Comments (20) ]:
    Justin Dailey: I'd suggest converting the public side of U.S. expenditure into publicly fu...
    Todd Kreider : One more point that I haven't seen mentioned: As with Japanese, Singaporean...
    Scott Sumner: Everyone, I'm not at all convinced that factors like auto accidents and gu...

The World's Worst Argument Against Homeschooling [Comments (11) ]:
    Silas Barta: That's like saying you should give your kids heroin so they have some pract...
    A: "Reasoning from a mood change" - Scott Sumner if he was a psychologist. If ...
    Duncan Frissell: Educational non-conformists can signal conformity to other standards. Home...

Keep Your Eye on the Prize [Comments (8) ]:
    David R. Henderson: @Thomas, I applaud your way of dealing with touchy situations. Thanks. Some...
    David R. Henderson: @Dan Hill, And it helps to be Canadian, eh. They are, on average, much les...
    Michael stack: Boy this is terrific advice. What I found when learning this for myself is ...

IQ With Conscience [Comments (56) ]:
    clay ryder: [Comment removed. Please consult our comment policies and check your email ...
    Tony: [Comment removed pending confirmation of email address. Email the webmaster...
    Jesse C: Wouldn't it be great if everyone had an IQ well above the average? ...

Economic Systems: The Fundamental Questions [Comments (16) ]:
    Mr. Econotarian: Bryan, why don't you write to the AP Microeconomics Development Committee w...
    OH Anarcho-Capitalist: I see #1 as the only non-economic factor. #1 is actually a values judgment ...
    Martin Epstein: Could someone explain how the textbooks arrive at the answer here? Doesn't ...

Reply to Adam Ozimek [Comments (12) ]:
    RPLong: Some radical ideas are nonetheless reasonable. What originally attracted me...
    Phil Amrine: I think there's a further argument to be made in support of Adam Ozimek's o...
    Mitchell Moore: I think the only way we can win national elections or any election is with ...

Trump and Le Pen [Comments (6) ]:
    Scott Sumner: Lorenzo, Actually the center left candidate left was fifth. I find it int...
    Jim Glass: Interesting political currents appear to be running around the world. Here...
    LD Bottorff: I would think that one should be skeptical of attributing stock market rall...

What Is Self-Righteousness? [Comments (12) ]:
    Daniel Klein: Good question. I too have ponder the question. What about this?: We call ...
    Weir: Here's an example from Monday's New York Times: "Free-speech protections — ...
    RPLong: I think self-righteous means righteous in one's own mind. As previous com...

Earth 2.0? [Comments (15) ]:
    Evan: One question I always have to advocates of desert is, "What if it was possi...
    Jesse C: I like the points about Social Security. I think what might be the most ho...
    Rick Hull: Mark Otaris and Thaomas: Good insight, thanks!...

Score One for United Airlines [Comments (6) ]:
    patrick k: It looks like your 10 year old showed up for the picture. Too perfect!...
    Henry M.: In my extensive experience with United, your trip was VERY unusual. See ht...
    Bill: Eyes on the road, Captain!...

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