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October 2017

Voters don't hate inflation
2017/10/20, Scott Sumner
Comments (0)
Attacking Civilians in War
2017/10/20, Contributing Guest
Comments (0)
Resentment Not Hate
2017/10/19, Bryan Caplan
Comments (15)
Central bank infallibility is a core axiom of modern macro
2017/10/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (3)
Economic Possibilities for our Spacetraveling Grandchildren
2017/10/19, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (5)
Hassett's Numbers are Plausible
2017/10/19, David Henderson
Comments (12)
Anti-Market Bias in One Sentence
2017/10/18, Bryan Caplan
Comments (5)
Summers, Kotlikoff, and Mintz on the Proposed Trump Tax Cuts
2017/10/18, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Don't assume that irrationality is hard-wired into humans
2017/10/18, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Thoughts on the UMich Immigration Debate
2017/10/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (18)
Again on the Catalonian secession and the EU
2017/10/17, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
Two Texas Talks
2017/10/16, David Henderson
Comments (1)
Rethinking Macroeconomics
2017/10/16, Scott Sumner
Comments (11)
Does Trump's Immigration Agenda Harm Democracy? My Opening Statement
2017/10/16, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
Fred McChesney RIP
2017/10/16, David Henderson
Comments (0)
Mises was a neocon, and other oddities
2017/10/16, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
Hassett on Tax Cuts and Growth
2017/10/15, David Henderson
Comments (12)
1967 and 2008: Two botched policies
2017/10/14, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
Bernanke proposes an inflation/price level hybrid target
2017/10/12, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
A Protectionist Utopia?
2017/10/11, Contributing Guest
Comments (19)
Evidence for money non-neutrality
2017/10/11, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
We're Number 11, We're Number 11! Eh?
2017/10/11, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Me in Michigan
2017/10/10, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)
Henderson on Thaler's Nobel
2017/10/10, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Congratulations to Richard Thaler
2017/10/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Hume on Pessimistic Bias
2017/10/09, Bryan Caplan
Comments (3)
A very bad book
2017/10/09, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (6)
Richard Thaler Wins Nobel Prize
2017/10/09, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Irving Fisher Explains Interest to Socialist
2017/10/08, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Balance of trade data is not what you think
2017/10/08, Scott Sumner
Comments (6)
Define "efficient"
2017/10/06, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
Ricardo Hausmann on the Venezuelan Tragedy
2017/10/06, David Henderson
Comments (11)
First as tragedy, then as farce
2017/10/05, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
You Can't Benefit from Free Trade if You Don't Have a Job. Right?
2017/10/05, Contributing Guest
Comments (8)
What's Killing Us? A Huemer Guest Post
2017/10/05, Bryan Caplan
Comments (23)
Roger Farmer on NGDP futures targeting
2017/10/04, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
The Pathos of Doing the Best I Can
2017/10/04, Bryan Caplan
Comments (4)
The Power of the Median Voter Theorem
2017/10/04, David Henderson
Comments (14)
Doing the Best I Can: Social Science at Its Best
2017/10/03, Bryan Caplan
Comments (15)
The Catalonian Mess
2017/10/03, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (6)
What a Wonderful World!
2017/10/02, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Milton Friedman wouldn't have been confused
2017/10/01, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
Sunday Morning Audio: Henderson Interview on Price Gouging
2017/10/01, David Henderson
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September 2017

My Retirement
2017/09/29, David Henderson
Comments (32)
Cultural Philistines and Marxism
2017/09/29, Scott Sumner
Comments (27)
The Forgotten Man/Woman
2017/09/28, Bryan Caplan
Comments (16)
Modern Art and Occam's Razor
2017/09/27, Scott Sumner
Comments (25)
Raj Chetty's Non Sequitur
2017/09/27, David Henderson
Comments (24)
DeLong on Scott's Seeing Like a State
2017/09/26, David Henderson
Comments (2)
The Bias of Modern Art
2017/09/26, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
The macroeconomic elite is definitely wrong about something
2017/09/26, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
Milgram's "Obedience to Authority" Replicates
2017/09/25, Bryan Caplan
Comments (9)
Henderson on Rothstein's The Color of Law
2017/09/25, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Friedman on Trump
2017/09/25, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (2)
Abraham Lincoln on the Theory of Public Choice
2017/09/24, David Henderson
Comments (7)
America's middle class: 50 years of amazing progress
2017/09/24, Scott Sumner
Comments (27)
Reply to Bryan on utilitarianism
2017/09/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (6)
Cold James Buchanan
2017/09/22, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Feldstein's Insight on Standards of Living
2017/09/21, David Henderson
Comments (15)
Left and Right: A Socratic Dialogue
2017/09/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
Don't change the forecast; change the policy
2017/09/20, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
My 1983 Response to Koch Lobbying on Oil
2017/09/20, David Henderson
Comments (2)
The Wonder of International Adoption: High School Grades in Sweden
2017/09/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (5)
Does Prosperity Make Us Utilitarian?
2017/09/19, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Beckworth interviews Summers
2017/09/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
Private Foundations and their Child-Like Customers
2017/09/18, Contributing Guest
Comments (2)
The Wonder of International Adoption: Adult IQ in Sweden
2017/09/18, Bryan Caplan
Comments (12)
Happy Birthday, Dr. Johnson
2017/09/18, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Does prosperity push us to the left?
2017/09/17, Scott Sumner
Comments (16)
Himmelfarb on the Fabians
2017/09/16, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
Criticism Doesn't Violate the First Amendment
2017/09/16, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Tough Talk for Venezuela?
2017/09/15, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (2)
How should we encourage exports? (And should we?)
2017/09/15, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
A Poll of Economists on Price Gouging
2017/09/15, David Henderson
Comments (11)
Report from Naples
2017/09/14, David Henderson
Comments (11)
A Taste of Bastiat
2017/09/14, Bryan Caplan
Comments (1)
Core Concepts
2017/09/13, David Henderson
Comments (14)
Human Smuggling: What If Philanthropists Were in Charge?
2017/09/13, Bryan Caplan
Comments (3)
How do we evaluate Robert Shiller's forecast?
2017/09/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Godwin's Law in the Public Square, or, Unowned Property Leads to Hitler
2017/09/12, Contributing Guest
Comments (13)
What's Wrong with the Thrive/Survive Theory of Left and Right
2017/09/12, Bryan Caplan
Comments (19)
My Pre 9/11 Column
2017/09/11, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Case Against Education Updates
2017/09/11, Bryan Caplan
Comments (1)
Law Professor Glenn Reynolds Doesn't Understand U.S. Law
2017/09/10, David Henderson
Comments (17)
Macro events (in big economies) don't have micro causes
2017/09/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (11)
In Defense of Dudley
2017/09/09, David Henderson
Comments (16)
Minogue on intellectuals and politics
2017/09/07, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (15)
Rugged Communitarians
2017/09/07, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Are most Americans radical libertarians?
2017/09/06, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
California is Broke(n)
2017/09/06, David Henderson
Comments (9)
More Reasons to Read About Religion
2017/09/06, Bryan Caplan
Comments (9)
Thaler on Price Gouging
2017/09/05, David Henderson
Comments (25)
Caplan Family School Graduation Podcast
2017/09/05, Bryan Caplan
Comments (5)
Lemieux on Antidumping and Countervailing Duties
2017/09/04, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Larry Summers on the rise of monopoly power
2017/09/04, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
The labor market is not a reliable guide to policy
2017/09/02, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
Henderson and Cochrane on Climate Policy
2017/09/02, David Henderson
Comments (36)
Gary North on Domestic Communism
2017/09/01, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Rajan on inequalities and the rise of populism
2017/09/01, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (5)

August 2017

How deregulation can improve bank safety
2017/08/31, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
Antonio Foglia on the financial crisis
2017/08/31, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (2)
"Price Gouging" Is Urgently Necessary
2017/08/30, David Henderson
Comments (22)
My Homeschooling Textbooks
2017/08/30, Bryan Caplan
Comments (5)
The Real Problem was Nominal: Example #259
2017/08/30, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Paul Pillar on Iranian Sanctions
2017/08/29, David Henderson
Comments (1)
Tristan Caplan's Tetlockian Glossary
2017/08/29, Bryan Caplan
Comments (19)
The root causes of natural disasters
2017/08/28, Scott Sumner
Comments (16)
Larry White on the Origin of Money
2017/08/28, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Four Decades of Middle Eastern Disaster: The Proximate Cause
2017/08/28, Bryan Caplan
Comments (18)
Social Security Sonya from Seattle
2017/08/28, David Henderson
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Male Privilege versus Rawls' Veil of Ignorance
2017/08/26, David Henderson
Comments (44)
Precursors of NeoFisherism
2017/08/26, Scott Sumner
Comments (4)
LeSean McCoy's Beautiful Marginalist Insight
2017/08/25, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Pacifism in A Generation of Materialism
2017/08/25, Bryan Caplan
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Does Libertarianism Reject Anti-Semitism?
2017/08/25, David Henderson
Comments (39)
No Solutions, Only Trade-offs: The Costs of Fiddling with Shakespeare
2017/08/25, Contributing Guest
Comments (2)
The Fed can do what King Canute could not
2017/08/24, Scott Sumner
Comments (8)
Saving Labor with Disposables
2017/08/24, Contributing Guest
Comments (10)
Just how political is the Fed?
2017/08/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
The Not-So-Curious Absence of American Emulationists in the Third World?
2017/08/23, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
President Trump's Tragic Sunk Cost Fallacy
2017/08/23, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Never say never
2017/08/22, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
The Curious Absence of American Emulationists in the Third World
2017/08/22, Bryan Caplan
Comments (28)
Can regulations stop terrorism?
2017/08/22, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (4)
New Reflections on the Evolution in France
2017/08/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (17)
All That Glitters Is Not Gold: A Parable
2017/08/20, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
Prices and Your Pocketbook
2017/08/20, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Worstall on Robots and Jobs
2017/08/19, David Henderson
Comments (12)
Henderson on Robots, Jobs, and Productivity
2017/08/18, David Henderson
Comments (15)
Fifty years ago
2017/08/17, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
Hummel on the Curse of Cash
2017/08/16, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Can the left and the right agree on a monetary reform plan?
2017/08/16, Scott Sumner
Comments (3)
War Crimes and the Long Run
2017/08/15, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)
The Ethics of Charles Koch
2017/08/15, David Henderson
Comments (14)
Sons of Wichita
2017/08/14, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Some thoughts on stock prices and risk of nuclear war
2017/08/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (3)
Neoliberalism is making the world much more equal
2017/08/12, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
More markets please
2017/08/11, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
Do criminals obey regulations?
2017/08/10, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (8)
Don't be early in bubble predictions
2017/08/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
Milton Friedman on the intellectuals who oppose capitalism
2017/08/08, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (8)
What's in Your Bag?
2017/08/08, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
Hooper's Law of Drug Development
2017/08/07, David Henderson
Comments (14)
I warned the Swiss that this would happen
2017/08/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (6)
Good News on Employment
2017/08/05, David Henderson
Comments (4)
A note on the "natural" rate of interest
2017/08/04, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
Markets for Everything, Minaki Edition
2017/08/04, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Conspiracy and Condemnation
2017/08/04, Contributing Guest
Comments (2)
Which bus would you take?
2017/08/03, Scott Sumner
Comments (21)
I, Needle Nose Pliers
2017/08/02, David Henderson
Comments (11)
Stop Thinking Like a Tourist: Macaulay Edition
2017/08/01, Bryan Caplan
Comments (2)

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

Brian [2017/10/20 02:47 PM, Resentment Not Hate]:
"As a libertarian poised somewhere in the middle of the current spectrum, t...

Hazel Meade [2017/10/20 02:16 PM, Resentment Not Hate]:
@Mark, Maybe it just hurts more to lose on a cultural issue like racism, b...

Mark [2017/10/20 01:24 PM, Resentment Not Hate]:
@Hazel, I think you're right about the right losing more coloring their at...

Richard [2017/10/20 10:35 AM, Resentment Not Hate]:
@Noah Carl Yes, some of us have pointed out the flaws in Bryan's model y...

Hazel Meade [2017/10/20 10:11 AM, Resentment Not Hate]:
As a libertarian poised somewhere in the middle of the current spectrum, th...

Daniel Klein [2017/10/20 09:32 AM, Resentment Not Hate]:
Though not made explicitly, a distinction emerges in Adam Smith's TMS betwe...

Brian [2017/10/20 08:49 AM, Resentment Not Hate]:
"Disagreement based on resentment, in contrast, comes naturally." Bryan, ...

SaveyourSelf [2017/10/20 07:57 AM, Economic Possibilities for our Spacetraveling Grandchildren]:
Good article, though I'm not sure it is reasonable to assume energy would r...

Thaomas [2017/10/20 07:55 AM, Resentment Not Hate]:
@ Thomas Sewell, Yes, the though did come to me when I was considering the...

Mark [2017/10/20 05:25 AM, Resentment Not Hate]:
Relating to what Thomas Sewell said above, my experience tends to be the in...

Noah Carl [2017/10/20 04:31 AM, Resentment Not Hate]:
How can you say that "what unifies the left is resentment of the market" wh...

Daniel [2017/10/20 03:56 AM, Resentment Not Hate]:
Nitpick: the literal translation of "Schadenfreude" is "joy from damage" an...

poorlando [2017/10/19 10:55 PM, Summers, Kotlikoff, and Mintz on the Proposed Trump Tax Cuts ]:
T. A. Stout, with respect to federal taxes, after taking into account feder...

Peter Gerdes [2017/10/19 10:44 PM, Economic Possibilities for our Spacetraveling Grandchildren]:
I said that very badly. Let me try again. Imagine you live in a world i...

Peter Gerdes [2017/10/19 10:28 PM, Economic Possibilities for our Spacetraveling Grandchildren]:
In your criticism of star trek and your suggestion they would need tyrannic...

Thomas Sewell [2017/10/19 09:04 PM, Economic Possibilities for our Spacetraveling Grandchildren]:
As I understand it, the shows takes the large number of economic fallacies ...

john hare [2017/10/19 09:02 PM, Resentment Not Hate]:
I just came back from a date with a woman that turned out to be a flat Eart...

Weir [2017/10/19 08:57 PM, Thoughts on the UMich Immigration Debate]:
Is "the sanctity of law" all that well-loved? I think you're pushing on an ...

Thomas Sewell [2017/10/19 08:43 PM, Central bank infallibility is a core axiom of modern macro]:
There is a significant bias in American academic quarters toward central po...

Thomas Sewell [2017/10/19 08:34 PM, Resentment Not Hate]:
@Thomas Hutcheson, Would it surprise you that reading your reply appears t...

Thomas Hutcheson [2017/10/19 08:29 PM, Resentment Not Hate]:
Actually, the right seems to "resent" a lot more than just the "left." The ...

C Harwick [2017/10/19 07:01 PM, Resentment Not Hate]:
Not only is the emotional spectrum wide, it's also multidimensional. It's s...

Stavros Krimizas [2017/10/19 06:36 PM, My Retirement]:
Dr Henderson, congratulations on your retirement and all the great teaching...

BC [2017/10/19 06:36 PM, Central bank infallibility is a core axiom of modern macro]:
"It's causing economists to abandon solid well-established New Keynesian th...

Henry [2017/10/19 05:46 PM, Rethinking Macroeconomics]:
"The major central banks (except in Australia) did not do that in 2008 (for...

The 12 most-recently-commented-on articles:

Resentment Not Hate [Comments (15) ]:
    Mark: @Hazel, I think you're right about the right losing more coloring their at...
    Hazel Meade: @Mark, Maybe it just hurts more to lose on a cultural issue like racism, b...
    Brian: "As a libertarian poised somewhere in the middle of the current spectrum, t...

Economic Possibilities for our Spacetraveling Grandchildren [Comments (5) ]:
    Peter Gerdes: In your criticism of star trek and your suggestion they would need tyrannic...
    Peter Gerdes: I said that very badly. Let me try again. Imagine you live in a world i...
    SaveyourSelf: Good article, though I'm not sure it is reasonable to assume energy would r...

Summers, Kotlikoff, and Mintz on the Proposed Trump Tax Cuts [Comments (4) ]:
    Ben: Instead of saying 'Look a model shows it could be true!' I think some basic...
    T. A. Stout: High income people do not pay a "massively disproportionate share of taxes....
    poorlando: T. A. Stout, with respect to federal taxes, after taking into account feder...

Thoughts on the UMich Immigration Debate [Comments (18) ]:
    Mark Bahner: I think one reason people prefer high-skilled immigration is that they thin...
    Douglas Jones: [Comment removed. Please consult our comment policies and check your email ...
    Weir: Is "the sanctity of law" all that well-loved? I think you're pushing on an ...

Central bank infallibility is a core axiom of modern macro [Comments (3) ]:
    Mark Bahner: Hi Scott, Good stuff again...here and at TheMoneyIllusion. This is really ...
    BC: "It's causing economists to abandon solid well-established New Keynesian th...
    Thomas Sewell: There is a significant bias in American academic quarters toward central po...

My Retirement [Comments (32) ]:
    Gene Laber: While I have found your blog posts to be both interesting and informative, ...
    c141nav: Congrats on your retirement. Not a student, but I read your book -- one of ...
    Stavros Krimizas: Dr Henderson, congratulations on your retirement and all the great teaching...

Rethinking Macroeconomics [Comments (11) ]:
    Peter Gerdes: @Scott Summer, I apparently misunderstood you. I thought you were sayin...
    Peter Doyle: See: http://ftalphaville.ft.com/2017/10/17/2194862/guest-post-talking-to...
    Henry: "The major central banks (except in Australia) did not do that in 2008 (for...

Anti-Market Bias in One Sentence [Comments (5) ]:
    Thomas Boyle: Whatever those nine senators are, "liberal" is not the word to describe the...
    Philo: Brown seems to be a zero-sum thinker: if we leave the economy to the marke...
    Danno: For his first campaign for the Senate, Brown wrote a book,Myths of Free Tra...

Hassett's Numbers are Plausible [Comments (12) ]:
    Alan Goldhammer: I like the title of this blog post! Of course anything is plausible. We h...
    Alan Goldhammer: I forgot to point interested readers to the wonderful Justin Fox post, 'App...
    Effem: @David & Matthew Agree there were other factors at play but that's always ...

Don't assume that irrationality is hard-wired into humans [Comments (13) ]:
    Andrew_FL: But remember, refusal to accept higher real, lower nominal wages is an eter...
    lwaaks: Scott Sumner wrote: "It [NYT] shows much more respect for irrational views...
    Ken Sinner: "... undo respect"? Undue. ...

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