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February 2017

Bryan Caplan's Best Line and My Thoughts
2017/02/20, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income
2017/02/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (12)
Beckworth interviews Eggertsson
2017/02/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
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 (9)
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 (9)
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 (11)
The Costs of Diversity: What Will I Learn?
2017/02/15, Bryan Caplan
Comments (16)
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 (29)
Speaking at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
2017/02/01, David Henderson
Comments (4)

January 2017

The Pros and Cons of the TPP
2017/01/31, David Henderson
Comments (2)
The Chamber of No
2017/01/31, Bryan Caplan
Comments (15)
Video of My Talk at Kansas State
2017/01/30, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Poverty is a far bigger problem than inequality
2017/01/30, Scott Sumner
Comments (27)
Limited Government as Insurance
2017/01/30, Bryan Caplan
Comments (17)
A Wall
2017/01/29, David Henderson
Comments (11)
The retaliation begins
2017/01/28, Scott Sumner
Comments (18)
James Kwak on Minimum Wage
2017/01/28, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Puzzled by the border tax
2017/01/28, Scott Sumner
Comments (21)
Trump's Toothless Pipeline Protectionism
2017/01/27, David Henderson
Comments (7)
When does executive enforcement discretion spill over into lawmaking?
2017/01/26, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
Trump's Immigration Policies: My Default Reaction
2017/01/26, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
Happy birthday, Leszek Balcerowicz!
2017/01/26, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (1)
My Kansas State Speech
2017/01/26, David Henderson
Comments (4)
How will the rise in nationalism impact the number of countries?
2017/01/25, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
Better Market-Oriented Proposals That Reduce Income Inequality
2017/01/25, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
Ending the Requirement to Show Drug Efficacy
2017/01/24, David Henderson
Comments (32)
The Many Faces of Means-Testing
2017/01/24, Bryan Caplan
Comments (38)
My Speech at Kansas State University
2017/01/24, David Henderson
Comments (7)
Caplan-Wilkinson Universal Basic Income Debate
2017/01/23, Bryan Caplan
Comments (37)
Bernanke on monetary offset and monetary policy impotence
2017/01/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
Arrival: Xi Jinping, Davos man
2017/01/22, Scott Sumner
Comments (4)
Ominous Inaugural Addresses
2017/01/21, David Henderson
Comments (25)
AS/AD: Another suggested interpretation
2017/01/21, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Trumpism in China
2017/01/20, Scott Sumner
Comments (11)
The Most I'll Admit
2017/01/19, Bryan Caplan
Comments (22)
China trade has been a boon to the US, China, and the world.
2017/01/18, Scott Sumner
Comments (22)
The Great Californian Bag Surplus
2017/01/18, Bryan Caplan
Comments (20)
Munger on the Basic Income Guarantee
2017/01/18, Amy Willis
Comments (2)
The Economics of the Affordable Car Insurance Act
2017/01/17, David Henderson
Comments (20)
My End-of-the-World Bet with Eliezer Yudkowsky
2017/01/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (24)
Williamson on Rogoff's Case Against Cash
2017/01/16, David Henderson
Comments (20)
The peculiar persistence of monetary policy denialism
2017/01/16, Scott Sumner
Comments (22)
Liquidity traps and stupidity traps
2017/01/14, Scott Sumner
Comments (8)
Why Are Drug Prices So High?
2017/01/14, David Henderson
Comments (58)
Was Obamacare truly evil, or just a missed opportunity?
2017/01/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (36)
Was USAID Behind Indian Government's War on Cash?
2017/01/12, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Border tax bleg
2017/01/12, Scott Sumner
Comments (21)
Recession, Stagnation, and Monetary Policy
2017/01/12, Amy Willis
Comments (0)
Trump's Trade Trifecta
2017/01/11, David Henderson
Comments (19)
Monetary offset isn't really a choice, it's built in to policy
2017/01/11, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
Deficits always matter
2017/01/10, Scott Sumner
Comments (24)
Hugh Hewitt on the Interest Deduction
2017/01/10, David Henderson
Comments (19)
Gruber on Romney and Obama
2017/01/09, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Spending on consumption vs. spending on investment
2017/01/08, Scott Sumner
Comments (27)
Milton Friedman: The Compromise Candidate
2017/01/08, Emily Skarbek
Comments (4)
McArdle Advocates Paternalism
2017/01/07, David Henderson
Comments (23)
Stigler on Shaw on Income Equality
2017/01/06, David Henderson
Comments (18)
What's Wrong with Trade Restrictions in One Graph
2017/01/05, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Kevin Williamson on education and politics
2017/01/05, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (7)
Utilitarianism: beyond victims and villains
2017/01/04, Scott Sumner
Comments (28)
Trump's Security: Government or Private
2017/01/04, David Henderson
Comments (21)
Compensation, Health Care Costs, and Inequality
2017/01/03, Amy Willis
Comments (4)
Dave Barry Highlights
2017/01/03, David Henderson
Comments (1)
Finland's Universal Basic Income experiment
2017/01/02, Scott Sumner
Comments (18)
The Noise-to-Signal Ratio as a Metaphor for Deadweight Loss from Taxes
2017/01/02, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Stigler on Shaw on Marx
2017/01/01, David Henderson
Comments (9)
The Priority Resolution
2017/01/01, Bryan Caplan
Comments (29)

December 2016

Gary Cohn on the Chinese currency
2016/12/31, Scott Sumner
Comments (6)
Covenants without the Sword?
2016/12/31, Emily Skarbek
Comments (7)
Reading Bastiat's Economic Sophism
2016/12/31, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (0)
Scott Alexander Calls Out the New York Times
2016/12/30, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Growth, or jobs for Americans?
2016/12/30, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
Alan Blinder's Bad Article
2016/12/30, David Henderson
Comments (20)
Who Wants to be an Entrepreneur?
2016/12/29, Amy Willis
Comments (4)
Chemo For Cats
2016/12/29, David Henderson
Comments (1)
Never reason from an exchange rate change
2016/12/28, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
Is Tyler Cowen's Point Well Known?
2016/12/28, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Farewell, Thomas Sowell
2016/12/27, David Henderson
Comments (12)
I Dream of Repentance
2016/12/26, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita on War and Presidential Success
2016/12/26, David Henderson
Comments (18)
Charitable Arbitrage
2016/12/25, David Henderson
Comments (15)
The Texas magnet
2016/12/25, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
The Economics of Christmas Trees
2016/12/24, David Henderson
Comments (17)
The Confusion about Inequality and Poverty
2016/12/23, David Henderson
Comments (15)
Finally Some Good News from Paul Krugman
2016/12/23, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Peter Robinson Interviews Kellyanne Conway
2016/12/22, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Economics is held in low repute
2016/12/22, Scott Sumner
Comments (18)
The Benefits of International Trade
2016/12/21, David Henderson
Comments (24)
Native American Economics
2016/12/21, Amy Willis
Comments (3)
Easy Answer All My Students Should Know
2016/12/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (22)
Significant Links
2016/12/20, David Henderson
Comments (7)
Did monetary offset cause the Great Recession?
2016/12/20, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
Nixon's Wage and Price Controls
2016/12/19, Emily Skarbek
Comments (6)
Orange Rocks and the Minimum Wage
2016/12/19, Bryan Caplan
Comments (22)
Henderson on Oge's CAFE
2016/12/18, David Henderson
Comments (9)
India's money shortage
2016/12/18, Scott Sumner
Comments (4)
Henderson on Latest Love Canal Book
2016/12/17, David Henderson
Comments (7)
What do markets tell us about US Presidents?
2016/12/17, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
Mallaby on Greenspan on antitrust
2016/12/17, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (0)
Hooper and Henderson on Patrick Frank
2016/12/16, David Henderson
Comments (35)
Many a Slip
2016/12/16, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
National Origin as Nurture Effect
2016/12/15, Bryan Caplan
Comments (9)
Nick Rowe on John Cochrane's Neo-Fisherian model
2016/12/15, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
The Spoils of War
2016/12/14, Amy Willis
Comments (1)
Easy Question Almost All My Public Choice Students Miss
2016/12/14, Bryan Caplan
Comments (31)
Free Trade for the Tillerson
2016/12/14, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Ralph Raico, RIP
2016/12/14, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (0)
The Fed should now be aiming for below 2% inflation
2016/12/14, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
Ralph Raico, RIP
2016/12/13, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Why Trump's policies will not signficantly boost aggregate demand
2016/12/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Kahan and the Politically Motivated Reasoning Paradigm
2016/12/12, Bryan Caplan
Comments (12)
Henderson on Scott Pruitt
2016/12/12, David Henderson
Comments (14)
Automation and trade
2016/12/11, Scott Sumner
Comments (33)
Trump's Picks versus Reagan's
2016/12/11, David Henderson
Comments (15)
An open letter to America's CEOs
2016/12/10, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
How to Get Lower Drug Prices
2016/12/09, David Henderson
Comments (7)
What are the implications of higher interest rates?
2016/12/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
Conversion: The Quantity/Quality Trade-off
2016/12/08, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
Europe has a massive and growing trade surplus, and is hemorrhaging manufacturing jobs
2016/12/08, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
Three Themes of the Niskanen Center
2016/12/07, Bryan Caplan
Comments (12)
Automation destroyed 20 million manufacturing jobs
2016/12/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (28)
Teaching the Minimum Wage
2016/12/07, Emily Skarbek
Comments (9)
How I Got Culture
2016/12/06, David Henderson
Comments (2)
What caused the 1974 recession?
2016/12/06, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Race, Eugenics, and the Dark Side of Capitalism
2016/12/06, Amy Willis
Comments (0)
Should Arthur Burns be rehabilitated?
2016/12/06, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
Henderson on Extending Hayek's Insight
2016/12/05, David Henderson
Comments (3)
The Dumbest Thing Batman Ever Said
2016/12/05, Bryan Caplan
Comments (18)
The Carrier scandal
2016/12/05, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
On the Italian referendum
2016/12/05, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
Speech Tomorrow at San Jose State University
2016/12/04, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Who will save China's rust belt?
2016/12/04, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Reflections on my Latest RT Appearance
2016/12/03, David Henderson
Comments (6)
The Italian referendum
2016/12/03, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
Friday Night Video: Cuba, Sanctions, Biting Cats, and Trump
2016/12/02, David Henderson
Comments (6)
What kind of inflation hurts the public?
2016/12/02, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Borjas, Ideology, and #ForeignLivesMatter
2016/12/01, Bryan Caplan
Comments (18)
Good News on Repealing Obamacare: The Woodwork Effect
2016/12/01, David Henderson
Comments (2)

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Recent Comments

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

Julien Couvreur [2017/02/21 03:39 AM, Bryan Caplan's Best Line and My Thoughts]:
If anyone could share a link, it'd be greatly appreciated. I searched on Yo...

AntiSchiff [2017/02/21 01:35 AM, Bryan Caplan's Best Line and My Thoughts]:
Dr. Henderson, Do you favor public financing of public roads and other inf...

Shailesh [2017/02/21 01:00 AM, Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income]:
The real problem with UBI, or any other 'less evil' proposal is that, in pr...

Michael Stack [2017/02/20 11:44 PM, Bryan Caplan's Best Line and My Thoughts]:
If anyone is able to find a link to the video can you please share it in th...

Mark Bahner [2017/02/20 11:34 PM, Bryan Caplan's Best Line and My Thoughts]:
I think Medicare is going to be an even bigger nightmare than Social Securi...

Pat [2017/02/20 11:21 PM, Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income]:
You have convinced me. I was in favor of a UBI because it was clear to me ...

David R. Henderson [2017/02/20 09:26 PM, Bryan Caplan's Best Line and My Thoughts]:
@AntiSchiff, No. The only government help I favor for the poor is to get ri...

AntiSchiff [2017/02/20 08:09 PM, Bryan Caplan's Best Line and My Thoughts]:
Dr. Henderson, Do you favor wage subsidies or other government help for th...

Christophe Biocca [2017/02/20 08:01 PM, Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income]:
#3's universal availability is probably the most interesting topic to discu...

David R. Henderson [2017/02/20 07:30 PM, Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income]:
@Craig, Read this....

Craig [2017/02/20 06:36 PM, Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income]:
Like Jon I don't necessarily disagree with anything Prof. Caplan writes. I...

TMC [2017/02/20 04:30 PM, Beckworth interviews Eggertsson]:
FTSE100 is up over 7% in the past 6 months. UK is economically leading the ...

MikeP [2017/02/20 04:14 PM, Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income]:
But every non-libertarian I've queried thinks it should be at least $10,000...

Jon Murphy [2017/02/20 03:48 PM, Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income]:
UBI is something I, as a libertarian, go back and forth on. I don't disagr...

Jon Murphy [2017/02/20 03:43 PM, Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income]:
@UserGoogol: One of the popular benefits of a UBI is that because it's uni...

Hazel Meade [2017/02/20 03:34 PM, Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income]:
As a devils advocate, it seems like you're arguing against welfare in gener...

Jesse C [2017/02/20 02:42 PM, Michael Novak RIP]:
The Michael Novak draw aside, I would have found it strange for you to talk...

UserGoogol [2017/02/20 01:44 PM, Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income]:
I don't agree with any of these but I'm not a libertarian so I'll focus on ...

Arthur B. [2017/02/20 12:51 PM, Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income]:
A weak point of the argument is that any income-tested welfare scheme based...

Thomas [2017/02/20 12:35 PM, Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income]:
I agree with your argument. But #2 is its weakest link; it needs empirical ...

Mark Bahner [2017/02/20 12:24 PM, Why Tyler Cowen's Pessimism Fails to Persuade Me]:
It did ease mine, not that they were large to begin with. But if this is wh...

Mark Bahner [2017/02/20 12:14 PM, Why Tyler Cowen's Pessimism Fails to Persuade Me]:
Tyler Cowen wrote, "If we consider estimates for private per capita consump...

Scott Sumner [2017/02/20 11:33 AM, Beckworth interviews Eggertsson]:
Andrew, You need to read my posts more carefully, I never said there would...

TMC [2017/02/20 10:38 AM, Beckworth interviews Eggertsson]:
Eggertsson suggested that if any idea has recently taken a beating it is th...

Jacky [2017/02/19 11:00 PM, Final Reply to Dolan on the UBI, For Now]:
Hi Bryan, How about the argument that yes, a normal-bodied people would get...

The 12 most-recently-commented-on articles:

Bryan Caplan's Best Line and My Thoughts [Comments (6) ]:
    Michael Stack: If anyone is able to find a link to the video can you please share it in th...
    AntiSchiff : Dr. Henderson, Do you favor public financing of public roads and other inf...
    Julien Couvreur: If anyone could share a link, it'd be greatly appreciated. I searched on Yo...

Why Libertarians Should Oppose the Universal Basic Income [Comments (12) ]:
    Christophe Biocca: #3's universal availability is probably the most interesting topic to discu...
    Pat: You have convinced me. I was in favor of a UBI because it was clear to me ...
    Shailesh: The real problem with UBI, or any other 'less evil' proposal is that, in pr...

Beckworth interviews Eggertsson [Comments (5) ]:
    TMC: Eggertsson suggested that if any idea has recently taken a beating it is th...
    Scott Sumner: Andrew, You need to read my posts more carefully, I never said there would...
    TMC: FTSE100 is up over 7% in the past 6 months. UK is economically leading the ...

Michael Novak RIP [Comments (3) ]:
    TMC: I wouldn't have thought of that either. Especially in Silicon Valley. As a...
    David R. Henderson: @TMC, My guess is that there was something in my talk where a believer in G...
    Jesse C: The Michael Novak draw aside, I would have found it strange for you to talk...

Why Tyler Cowen's Pessimism Fails to Persuade Me [Comments (9) ]:
    Max: For me, one or two important metrics are missing in Tyler's Equation. Infla...
    Mark Bahner: Tyler Cowen wrote, "If we consider estimates for private per capita consump...
    Mark Bahner: It did ease mine, not that they were large to begin with. But if this is wh...

Final Reply to Dolan on the UBI, For Now [Comments (6) ]:
    Hazel Meade: I actually think a $4,500 UBI sounds about right, although I am not really ...
    Not Andrew: Please, please, please do some basic research on the Disability Insurance a...
    Jacky: Hi Bryan, How about the argument that yes, a normal-bodied people would get...

How to think about taxes [Comments (11) ]:
    John R. Dundon II, EA: Hi Scott! Thank you for this post. As an Enrolled Agent and tax practitio...
    Rob Frances: "...whereas subsidies cost revenue but increase the quantity of what is bei...
    Dzhaughn: Thus economists believe that a 25% tax on all imports, combined with an equ...

The lump of labor fallacy [Comments (18) ]:
    Jon Murphy: @mm Doesn't your fear of a France like scenario only occur if we allow hig...
    Scott Sumner: Sandwichman, I'm afraid I didn't follow that. What exactly is wrong with ...
    Sandwichman: Scott, I understand why it would be difficult to follow my critique. Tho...

Taxes and Deadweight Loss [Comments (4) ]:
    David R. Henderson: @Thaomas, Reducing the DWL by 68% may of may not be a big deal unless we kn...
    Billy Kaubashine: The DWL of the Capital Gains Tax is the inefficient allocation of capital. ...
    Billy Kaubashine: And don't forget the DWL from tax-loss selling. Often a very irrational di...

I'll Never Ever Ever Do It Again [Comments (9) ]:
    rtd: [Comment removed. Please consult our comment policies and check your email ...
    Jesse C: @austrartsua - It's hard for me to believe you actually have children! Sco...
    Pietro Poggi-Corradini : One of my kids once said "My brain made me do it!"...

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