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October 2014

IMF's Loungani: Demand for Labor is Downward-Sloping
2014/10/23, David Henderson
Comments (2)
The great sin, the even greater sin, and the enlightened path
2014/10/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (0)
Minecraft, Survival Craft, and Network Goods
2014/10/23, Art Carden
Comments (1)
Imagining the Proto-Blogosphere
2014/10/23, Bryan Caplan
Comments (7)
Krugman on Amazon
2014/10/22, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (6)
Did the Bush tax rebates actually work?
2014/10/22, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
Crime and Sheepskins
2014/10/22, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
Progress on OTC Contraceptives
2014/10/21, David Henderson
Comments (24)
Ebola Bet Followup
2014/10/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (9)
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 (20)
Preferences in The Warriors
2014/10/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (1)
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 (24)
Housing and poverty
2014/10/17, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
Ebola and Open Borders
2014/10/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (16)
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 (16)
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)

September 2014

Flying blind
2014/09/30, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
There's No Such Thing as a Free Bomb: A Brilliant Idea from Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal
2014/09/30, Art Carden
Comments (10)
Time Inconsistency in Tax Policy: A Colombian Case Study
2014/09/30, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Pious Thinking
2014/09/30, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
The Austrian Tradition on Mises' Birthday
2014/09/29, Art Carden
Comments (2)
The Use of Force in Society: Defining The State in Introductory Economics
2014/09/29, Art Carden
Comments (14)
Why is the Right Soft on Education?
2014/09/29, Bryan Caplan
Comments (21)
Don't jump to conclusions (markets are smarter than you or I)
2014/09/28, Scott Sumner
Comments (21)
Recarving Rushmore: With Warren G. Harding
2014/09/28, David Henderson
Comments (12)
What kind of Great Stagnation?
2014/09/27, Scott Sumner
Comments (25)
Social Security: The Inside Story
2014/09/26, Bryan Caplan
Comments (24)
Is Collecting GDP Data An Exercise in the Fatal Conceit?
2014/09/26, Art Carden
Comments (8)
Is the middle class being "squeezed?"
2014/09/26, Scott Sumner
Comments (26)
Social TV: Social Media Creates More Weak Ties
2014/09/25, Art Carden
Comments (3)
Spot the Problem
2014/09/25, David Henderson
Comments (14)
The Welfare State as Extended Warranty
2014/09/25, Bryan Caplan
Comments (26)
Piketty, Piketty, Piketty, Piketty
2014/09/24, Russ Roberts
Comments (2)
Richard McKenzie on Foreign Export Subsidies
2014/09/24, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Social Desirability Bias and Abortion
2014/09/24, Bryan Caplan
Comments (21)
Canadian success
2014/09/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
Zeke Emmanuel on Optimal Life Expectancy
2014/09/23, David Henderson
Comments (33)
The Puzzling Ubiquity of Disability
2014/09/23, Bryan Caplan
Comments (22)
The Key to victory: Run against Piketty-nomics
2014/09/22, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Unintended Consequences of De-Insuring Insurance
2014/09/22, David Henderson
Comments (33)
Uber Wars Update
2014/09/22, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (2)
Response to Krugman on My Canada Study
2014/09/21, David Henderson
Comments (14)
There is nothing tautological about market monetarism
2014/09/21, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
Saving Money with One Income
2014/09/21, Art Carden
Comments (0)
What's wrong with Hong Kong? (Too much government)
2014/09/20, Scott Sumner
Comments (25)
Richard Epstein's Faulty Case for Intervention
2014/09/20, David Henderson
Comments (1)
Scotland and the irrational media
2014/09/19, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (4)
Inequality in education
2014/09/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
Betting Markets, Polls, and the Human Drama: We're Wasting Resources and Throwing Away Information
2014/09/19, Art Carden
Comments (5)
Afterthoughts on Elizabeth Green EconTalk episode
2014/09/19, Russ Roberts
Comments (6)
How High Is Schools' Implicit Land Rent?
2014/09/19, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
Start!
2014/09/18, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Scotland, Quebec, and Tupy
2014/09/18, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Clive Crook on Scotland
2014/09/18, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (0)
Tribal Desire
2014/09/18, Bryan Caplan
Comments (16)
Free Trade is Awesome Because Brazilians Go To Disney World
2014/09/17, Art Carden
Comments (4)
How Can Small Kids Earn a Few Dollars?
2014/09/17, Art Carden
Comments (16)
My 1984 CEA Memo on Alaskan Oil Exports
2014/09/17, David Henderson
Comments (0)
The Universal Citizenist
2014/09/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (53)
Recent Reading: Onward, Christian Soldiers Edition
2014/09/16, Art Carden
Comments (2)
Implicit Rent and the True Cost of Education Bleg
2014/09/16, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)
Once again, tight money is the Achilles heel of the right
2014/09/16, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
Vanguard's Strange Assumption
2014/09/16, David Henderson
Comments (3)
My 1983 CEA Memo on the Ban on Alaskan Oil Exports
2014/09/15, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Will "Minecraft Coaching" be a 21st Century Job?
2014/09/15, Art Carden
Comments (6)
The Logic of Gilensian Activism
2014/09/15, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Will Scottish secession be a disaster?
2014/09/14, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (14)
Ending slavery made America richer
2014/09/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (22)
Open Borders: My Vox Interview
2014/09/13, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
Larry Summers on Oil Exports, Part II
2014/09/13, David Henderson
Comments (4)
What's worse than a sloppy government bureaucracy?
2014/09/13, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (0)
The Closing of the Liberal Mind (pt. 2)
2014/09/12, Scott Sumner
Comments (21)
Larry Summers on Oil Exports, Part I
2014/09/12, David Henderson
Comments (8)
A Szaszian Take on Conformity Signaling
2014/09/12, Bryan Caplan
Comments (1)
Our Regulated Society
2014/09/11, David Henderson
Comments (38)
The Summer of Sharing
2014/09/11, Russ Roberts
Comments (3)
Bets On Whether We Will Successfully "Degrade and Destroy" ISIS?
2014/09/11, Art Carden
Comments (11)
Silent Citizenism
2014/09/11, Bryan Caplan
Comments (24)
First Cut
2014/09/11, Bryan Caplan
Comments (26)
Lorenzo on the opponents of neoliberalism
2014/09/10, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
Why Should You Major in Economics?
2014/09/10, Art Carden
Comments (10)
Left wing parents and right wing dystopias
2014/09/10, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (11)
Why Subsidize Signaling? An Open Letter to Catherine Rampell
2014/09/10, Bryan Caplan
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The Wall Street Journal must think Milton Friedman was a Keynesian
2014/09/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Prize Bleg
2014/09/09, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Where I Dissent from Nathan Smith
2014/09/09, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
Is deflation bad?
2014/09/08, Scott Sumner
Comments (8)
Reply to Scott Sumner on Global Warming
2014/09/08, David Henderson
Comments (18)
Never reason from a wage change
2014/09/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (4)
The Nixon Pardon: Incentives Matter in Politics Too
2014/09/06, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Laniakea for the Laniakeans!
2014/09/06, Art Carden
Comments (5)
Four things I believe
2014/09/05, Scott Sumner
Comments (11)
Joan Rivers: More than a Comedian
2014/09/05, David Henderson
Comments (6)
What Would Happen if Teams Went For it on Fourth Down More Often?
2014/09/05, Art Carden
Comments (7)
What Every High School Junior Should Know About Going to College
2014/09/05, Bryan Caplan
Comments (24)
Yellen is a Good Keynesian
2014/09/04, Bryan Caplan
Comments (7)
Arrow: Why Shouldn't I Go to the Highest Bidder?
2014/09/03, David Henderson
Comments (7)
Kling on Bush and Baker on Health Care
2014/09/03, David Henderson
Comments (6)
How to Teach the Income and Substitution Effects
2014/09/03, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
Are Your Clicks More Powerful Than Your Votes?
2014/09/02, Art Carden
Comments (3)
(Taxi) Deutschland Über Uber
2014/09/02, David Henderson
Comments (6)
California Drought: A Pricing Problem
2014/09/02, David Henderson
Comments (11)
Heuristics and Public Policy: Being Faithful With Little to be Trusted With Much?
2014/09/02, Art Carden
Comments (13)
Uber Wars. The Ban Menace
2014/09/02, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
Against Winning
2014/09/02, Bryan Caplan
Comments (17)
Predicting bubbles
2014/09/01, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
The Role of Unions
2014/09/01, David Henderson
Comments (24)

August 2014

Robert Litan on Microeconomists' Contributions
2014/08/31, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Meteorological Impossibilities
2014/08/31, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
The Wisdom of Chairman Dwight
2014/08/29, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Should You Take Notes By Hand and Read Paper Books?
2014/08/29, Art Carden
Comments (10)
Anthony de Jasay on "rights"
2014/08/29, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (12)
Markets and Prices Allow Us To Use Knowledge We Don't Have
2014/08/29, Art Carden
Comments (4)
Why Do Government Enterprises Work So Well?
2014/08/29, Bryan Caplan
Comments (39)
Intellectual decay
2014/08/28, Scott Sumner
Comments (36)
Who Owns the "Right to Recline?" The Airline
2014/08/28, David Henderson
Comments (24)
Look-Alikes Don't Look Like Identical Twins
2014/08/28, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)
Freedom of Association: What Noam Scheiber Misses
2014/08/27, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Schooling and Technology in The Second Machine Age
2014/08/27, Art Carden
Comments (11)
Mencken's Appeasement
2014/08/27, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
Mr. Bernanke vs. the Structuralists
2014/08/26, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
Food, snobbery and anti-capitalism
2014/08/26, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (11)
The Sweet Spot of Freedom
2014/08/26, Bryan Caplan
Comments (19)
The Environment: Own It and Save It
2014/08/25, David Henderson
Comments (10)
The Veil of Implausibility
2014/08/25, Bryan Caplan
Comments (24)
Richard Timberlake on Money
2014/08/24, David Henderson
Comments (11)
Never reason from a bond price change
2014/08/24, Scott Sumner
Comments (8)
Nominal GDP targeting in developing countries
2014/08/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (8)
Greenhouse Gases
2014/08/23, David Henderson
Comments (7)
Friday Night Audio: Henderson on George Hilton
2014/08/22, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Education Bet Update
2014/08/22, Bryan Caplan
Comments (4)
One Innocent Person is Killed. Response: Kill More Innocent People
2014/08/21, David Henderson
Comments (57)
Paul Krugman on Why We Fight
2014/08/21, David Henderson
Comments (16)
What's the Use of Crying Over Spilled Blood?
2014/08/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (27)
George Hilton, RIP
2014/08/20, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Paper of the Week: The Jitneys, or The Uber of Early 20th Century
2014/08/20, Art Carden
Comments (3)
Practical Guidance for Prudent Students
2014/08/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (31)
When supply is demand
2014/08/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Krugman on Health Care: I Advocate Horror
2014/08/19, David Henderson
Comments (32)
Canada's Single Payer/Single Problem
2014/08/19, David Henderson
Comments (19)
Tolerance Before Empathy
2014/08/19, Bryan Caplan
Comments (26)
Walmart to the Rescue
2014/08/18, David Henderson
Comments (16)
Our Poverty and Theirs
2014/08/18, Bryan Caplan
Comments (20)
Quarters on the Sidewalk as Stimulus
2014/08/18, Art Carden
Comments (10)
Grade deflation, grade illusion, and academic depressions
2014/08/17, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
Causation
2014/08/16, David Henderson
Comments (11)
Never reason from a price change, even in Japan
2014/08/15, Scott Sumner
Comments (18)
Classical liberalism, the forgotten Italians
2014/08/15, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
Cryptocurrencies and Mobile Tipping
2014/08/14, Art Carden
Comments (7)
Tyler Cowen on ECB policy
2014/08/14, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Formal and Informal Violence Against African-Americans: Two Papers
2014/08/14, Art Carden
Comments (4)
Jonathan Chait's bizarre idea of an honest poll
2014/08/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (22)
Cotton, and Slaves, and Arrogance: Honor and Violence, Machismo and Appeasement
2014/08/13, Art Carden
Comments (7)
Prohibition: Then versus Now
2014/08/13, David Henderson
Comments (14)
The Ethics of Individualism
2014/08/13, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Open Borders Bingo!
2014/08/12, Art Carden
Comments (6)
Haidt and the Moral Foundations of the Welfare State
2014/08/12, Bryan Caplan
Comments (21)
Choose Your Battles
2014/08/12, David Henderson
Comments (12)
The economy is more subtle and complex than you might assume
2014/08/11, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Uber's Strategy: Appeal to People, Not Power?
2014/08/11, Art Carden
Comments (5)
A Public Transportation Patch: Why Not School Buses?
2014/08/11, Art Carden
Comments (24)
Great Moments in Economic Estimation
2014/08/11, David Henderson
Comments (8)
The power of wishful thinking?
2014/08/10, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
Krugman and I Agree on the DMV
2014/08/10, David Henderson
Comments (21)
A Working Economy of Strangers
2014/08/10, David Henderson
Comments (5)
When the straightforward interpretation seems crazy
2014/08/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (16)
Law vs. Legislation
2014/08/09, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Will lower prices gain Uber support?
2014/08/09, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (0)
A Good Heuristic for Public Policy? Does This Require Extra Intelligence and Virtue?
2014/08/08, Art Carden
Comments (9)
Calvin Coolidge on the Federal Government
2014/08/08, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Machismo vs. Appeasement
2014/08/08, Bryan Caplan
Comments (30)
Trust, Even in the Face of Government Hostility
2014/08/07, David Henderson
Comments (10)
The Fiscal Prognosis
2014/08/07, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
Charles Cooke's lame dismissal of left wing nerds
2014/08/06, Scott Sumner
Comments (33)
The Greatest Invention in History
2014/08/06, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Great Moments (Almost) in Property Rights
2014/08/06, David Henderson
Comments (1)
The Quantum Leap of Logic
2014/08/06, Bryan Caplan
Comments (14)
Common Sense: As True As It Seems
2014/08/06, Bryan Caplan
Comments (12)
Prohibition for Thee but Not for Me
2014/08/05, David Henderson
Comments (6)
A Patron Saint for entrepreneurs
2014/08/05, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
Bootleggers and Baptists in Alabama Politics
2014/08/05, Art Carden
Comments (1)
My Life of Appeasement
2014/08/05, Bryan Caplan
Comments (23)
Economics: Truer than it seems
2014/08/04, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
Boudreaux on Piketty
2014/08/04, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Data Bleg: Accident Rates for Ride-Sharing Services?
2014/08/04, Art Carden
Comments (7)
Lame Excuses: What's Wrong With the Adversarial System
2014/08/04, Bryan Caplan
Comments (31)
Today's Necessary Skills, Tomorrow's Hobbies: From the Comments
2014/08/04, Art Carden
Comments (21)
You Know You're an Economist When . . .
2014/08/03, David Henderson
Comments (27)
Think tanks, idea factories no more?
2014/08/03, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (2)
If something can't go on forever, it will
2014/08/02, Scott Sumner
Comments (25)
Which Essential Skills Today Will Be Obsolete Soon?
2014/08/01, Art Carden
Comments (25)
Immigrants Are Good for Cosmopolitan Tolerance
2014/08/01, Bryan Caplan
Comments (30)

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David R. Henderson [2014/10/23 03:06 PM, IMF's Loungani: Demand for Labor is Downward-Sloping]:
@Daniel Kuehn, I think you’re right that “may” is a claim about total welfa...

Daniel Kuehn [2014/10/23 03:04 PM, IMF's Loungani: Demand for Labor is Downward-Sloping]:
I can't explain the "if" other than maybe he's allowing for the fact that t...

Erik W. [2014/10/23 02:42 PM, Preferences in The Warriors]:
Why am I commenting on this post? No reason. I just like doing things lik...

ThomasH [2014/10/23 01:44 PM, Did the Bush tax rebates actually work?]:
I'd say that "fiscal stimulus" (meaning more than would result from governm...

ThomasH [2014/10/23 01:29 PM, Imagining the Proto-Blogosphere]:
On the Depression, I think there would have been a lot (more) angst express...

ThomasH [2014/10/23 01:21 PM, Minecraft, Survival Craft, and Network Goods]:
The strength of a natural monopoly is variable. It's hard to see how a clo...

Jeff H [2014/10/23 12:29 PM, Imagining the Proto-Blogosphere]:
I think Bob Knaus has it right. If you go back as far as the Reformation y...

Jaime L. Manzano [2014/10/23 11:13 AM, Progress on OTC Contraceptives]:
Making contraceptives available over the counter has merit, albeit it does ...

OH Anarcho-Capitalist [2014/10/23 10:13 AM, Krugman on Amazon]:
Krugman's lament hails back to the days prior to passage of the Sherman Act...

David R. Henderson [2014/10/23 10:11 AM, Imagining the Proto-Blogosphere]:
@Daublin, I think you mean Hoover, not Harding....

Bob Knaus [2014/10/23 08:29 AM, Imagining the Proto-Blogosphere]:
Political pamphlets appeared shortly after the printing press and were huge...

Daublin [2014/10/23 08:26 AM, Imagining the Proto-Blogosphere]:
@david, opinion is not unanimous on these things at all, certainly not in t...

MikeDC [2014/10/23 08:02 AM, Ebola Bet Followup]:
@ Bryan, Accepted... I emailed you with details....

Sam Haysom [2014/10/23 07:09 AM, Krugman on Amazon]:
Chou En-lai was the one who made that quip. ...

Tracy W [2014/10/23 03:59 AM, Imagining the Proto-Blogosphere]:
Wouldn't these questions be answered by reading what people like Orwell, Ch...

david condon [2014/10/23 03:36 AM, Imagining the Proto-Blogosphere]:
All of these strike me as issues where modern society is mostly in agreemen...

AMW [2014/10/23 03:07 AM, Krugman on Amazon]:
When I read Krugman's take on the delayed shipment of "Sons of Wichita," I ...

A.W. Carus [2014/10/23 01:03 AM, How Economics Helps Us Understand: Airline Practices]:
Look at Preston McAfee's work on airline pricing; that is the most mysterio...

Dan Jennings [2014/10/23 01:01 AM, Krugman on Amazon]:
Uummmm.... And, what If Amazon were the only shop in town and would not car...

Andrew_M_Garland [2014/10/22 10:59 PM, Did the Bush tax rebates actually work?]:
Sumner: "I'm not sure if that's why stocks rose, but let's say it is (did t...

Mark V Anderson [2014/10/22 10:00 PM, Progress on OTC Contraceptives]:
john hare's last comment is the most persuasive one. People have the right ...

Scott Sumner [2014/10/22 09:57 PM, Did the Bush tax rebates actually work?]:
Kevin, Definitely agree with the final line. Regarding industrial crowdin...

india white [2014/10/22 09:38 PM, How Economics Helps Us Understand: Airline Practices]:
I prefer to maximize my time off the plane. Last on, first off. I find "d...

john hare [2014/10/22 07:47 PM, Progress on OTC Contraceptives]:
NZ, You seem to believe your choice is superior to that of the people invo...

Don Geddis [2014/10/22 06:24 PM, Nominal GDP is not real (and is really tiny)]:
@RPLong: "by which you mean "monetary policy"" LOL. No, Sumner meant what...

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