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March 2017

Tyler Cowen is a Semi-Persuasive Futurist
2017/03/22, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Is Immigration a Basic Human Right? Full Video
2017/03/22, Bryan Caplan
Comments (1)
Interest on reserves and stock prices in 2008
2017/03/21, Scott Sumner
Comments (11)
Pacifism in Hell's Angels
2017/03/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (3)
Thoughts on the Republican Health Insurance Reform
2017/03/20, David Henderson
Comments (14)
Is Immigration a Basic Human Right? My Opening Statement
2017/03/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (48)
Is a falling population contractionary?
2017/03/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
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 (55)
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)

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 (19)
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)

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

Thaomas [2017/03/22 06:08 PM, Tyler Cowen is a Semi-Persuasive Futurist]:
Where congestion pricing would REALLY help is city streets and roads. A ca...

Jerry Brown [2017/03/22 05:24 PM, Tyler Cowen is a Semi-Persuasive Futurist]:
I totally agree with you that it is war- not peace and stability that has t...

Jonathan S [2017/03/22 04:13 PM, Is Immigration a Basic Human Right? Full Video]:
I was surprised by the number of people who considered immigration to be a ...

Cloud [2017/03/22 02:44 PM, Ricardo Reis on price level targeting]:
Thanks, Prof. Sumner, for the insightful discussion of my interview piece. ...

Kailer [2017/03/22 02:22 PM, Interest on reserves and stock prices in 2008]:
Really good points, dlr. It made me go digging for the transcripts from thi...

Jerry Brown [2017/03/22 01:39 PM, Interest on reserves and stock prices in 2008]:
Is it unreasonable to consider IOR primarily as a means to prop up wounded ...

dlr [2017/03/22 01:31 PM, Interest on reserves and stock prices in 2008]:
On your last point, keep in mind that ior was at or below the target FFR bu...

Mark Bahner [2017/03/22 12:51 PM, Thoughts on the Republican Health Insurance Reform]:
Since the constitution is silent on healthcare, leave it entirely to the st...

MP [2017/03/22 12:40 PM, Is Immigration a Basic Human Right? My Opening Statement]:
@ John Donnelly, That's a fair point, and I didn't mean to suggest the dis...

Harry [2017/03/22 12:22 PM, Pacifism in Hell's Angels]:
Wow, incredible, going to watch this. ...

B.B. [2017/03/22 12:20 PM, Pacifism in Hell's Angels]:
The First World War was stupid, no doubt. But it was not created by profi...

Kevin Erdmann [2017/03/22 12:12 PM, Interest on reserves and stock prices in 2008]:
Dlr, thanks for the information. On your last point, keep in mind that ior...

mbka [2017/03/22 11:22 AM, Thoughts on the Republican Health Insurance Reform]:
As others pointed out, people like to hold up the features of Singapore hea...

Hazel Meade [2017/03/22 10:00 AM, Thoughts on the Republican Health Insurance Reform]:
I doubt we're going to see a radical shift towards a Singapore style system...

Hazel Meade [2017/03/22 09:51 AM, Pacifism in Hell's Angels]:
Nice comment. And worth noting that when we hear recent arguments that on...

WalterB [2017/03/22 09:45 AM, Thoughts on the Republican Health Insurance Reform]:
Peter H - thanks for your interesting comments and links, but I am compelle...

dlr [2017/03/22 08:17 AM, Interest on reserves and stock prices in 2008]:
One other point---I don't know whether any of this information was leaked. ...

Scott Sumner [2017/03/21 11:27 PM, Interest on reserves and stock prices in 2008]:
dlr, Thanks for that information. I agree with you that it makes the link...

Corry B. Peacock [2017/03/21 10:11 PM, Thoughts on the Republican Health Insurance Reform]:
Since the constitution is silent on healthcare, leave it entirely to the st...

dlr [2017/03/21 09:10 PM, Interest on reserves and stock prices in 2008]:
Like you, I believe that monetary policy was the most proximate cause of th...

Rube [2017/03/21 08:00 PM, Is Immigration a Basic Human Right? My Opening Statement]:
[Comment removed pending confirmation of email address. Email the webmaster...

Scott Sumner [2017/03/21 07:08 PM, Interest on reserves and stock prices in 2008]:
Brian, With or without IOR, the Fed must print money to finance QE, if "pr...

Michael [2017/03/21 06:42 PM, Is Immigration a Basic Human Right? My Opening Statement]:
I'm for open borders, but I wouldn't use the concept of human rights as lig...

Jerry Brown [2017/03/21 05:46 PM, Interest on reserves and stock prices in 2008]:
Wouldn't movements in the stocks of banks directly affected by the policy b...

Kevin Erdmann [2017/03/21 04:48 PM, Interest on reserves and stock prices in 2008]:
Brian, Keep in mind that IOR and FFR were both still at 1% until mid Decem...

The 12 most-recently-commented-on articles:

Tyler Cowen is a Semi-Persuasive Futurist [Comments (2) ]:
    Jerry Brown: I totally agree with you that it is war- not peace and stability that has t...
    Thaomas: Where congestion pricing would REALLY help is city streets and roads. A ca...

Is Immigration a Basic Human Right? Full Video [Comments (1) ]:
    Jonathan S: I was surprised by the number of people who considered immigration to be a ...

Ricardo Reis on price level targeting [Comments (13) ]:
    Thaomas: Scott, I do want the Fed to pursue both policies. Even if we had agreemen...
    Scott Sumner: Thanks Nick, If you haven't read Robert Hall's 1983 JME paper then I recom...
    Cloud: Thanks, Prof. Sumner, for the insightful discussion of my interview piece. ...

Interest on reserves and stock prices in 2008 [Comments (11) ]:
    dlr: On your last point, keep in mind that ior was at or below the target FFR bu...
    Jerry Brown: Is it unreasonable to consider IOR primarily as a means to prop up wounded ...
    Kailer: Really good points, dlr. It made me go digging for the transcripts from thi...

Thoughts on the Republican Health Insurance Reform [Comments (14) ]:
    Hazel Meade: I doubt we're going to see a radical shift towards a Singapore style system...
    mbka: As others pointed out, people like to hold up the features of Singapore hea...
    Mark Bahner: Since the constitution is silent on healthcare, leave it entirely to the st...

Is Immigration a Basic Human Right? My Opening Statement [Comments (48) ]:
    Michael: I'm for open borders, but I wouldn't use the concept of human rights as lig...
    Rube: [Comment removed pending confirmation of email address. Email the webmaster...
    MP: @ John Donnelly, That's a fair point, and I didn't mean to suggest the dis...

Pacifism in Hell's Angels [Comments (3) ]:
    Hazel Meade: Nice comment. And worth noting that when we hear recent arguments that on...
    B.B.: The First World War was stupid, no doubt. But it was not created by profi...
    Harry: Wow, incredible, going to watch this. ...

I'm becoming increasingly worried about AI [Comments (55) ]:
    Todd Kreider: Roger McKinny wrote: "Econ talk had a good episode on it last year that de...
    Mark Bahner: Hayek had the best argument against fear of AI. It's very hard for me to b...
    Mark Bahner: I wrote: P.S. And it hits 1 quadrillion human brain equivalents only 140...

Is a falling population contractionary? [Comments (13) ]:
    RPLong: Quite obviously, large populations are a sign that contraception has been l...
    Andrew_FL: @Thaomas-I said a supply problem, not a supply side problem....
    Scott Sumner: pyroseed, It's pretty much unrelated to my views on immigration. This pos...

Is God a Macro- or Micro- Economist? [Comments (8) ]:
    Gordon Johnson: In thinking about how to answer your title’s question, I would suggest that...
    Thaomas: @Gordon Johnson, Lawyers and politicians need to start from the premise al...
    Roger McKinney: Smith also speculated that as wealth increased individuals would potentiall...

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