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September 2014

What's wrong with Hong Kong? (Too much government)
2014/09/20, Scott Sumner
Comments (4)
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 (2)
Inequality in education
2014/09/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Betting Markets, Polls, and the Human Drama: We're Wasting Resources and Throwing Away Information
2014/09/19, Art Carden
Comments (4)
Afterthoughts on Elizabeth Green EconTalk episode
2014/09/19, Russ Roberts
Comments (5)
How High Is Schools' Implicit Land Rent?
2014/09/19, Bryan Caplan
Comments (10)
Start!
2014/09/18, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Scotland, Quebec, and Tupy
2014/09/18, David Henderson
Comments (8)
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 (15)
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
Comments (1)
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)

July 2014

What Do Constitutions Do? Star Trek Edition
2014/07/31, Bryan Caplan
Comments (7)
Scenes from the Rent-Seeking Society: A Final Post on Ride Sharing and the Importance of Constitutions
2014/07/30, Art Carden
Comments (12)
Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom
2014/07/30, David Henderson
Comments (38)
Wolfers on the fiscal consensus
2014/07/30, Scott Sumner
Comments (16)
Bruce Benson on the Holdout Problem
2014/07/29, David Henderson
Comments (16)
Is the French public debate evolving?
2014/07/29, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (4)
Huemer's Moderation
2014/07/29, Bryan Caplan
Comments (24)
"Helicopter drops" are a bad idea at any time
2014/07/28, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
Eminent Domain Bleg
2014/07/28, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Why Don't We Observe Time-Traveling Arbitrageurs?
2014/07/28, Art Carden
Comments (26)
Intervention Leads to More Intervention
2014/07/28, David Henderson
Comments (14)
A Non-Conformist's Guide to Success in a Conformist World
2014/07/28, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
I feel pain therefore I am (a utilitarian)
2014/07/27, Scott Sumner
Comments (47)
Kahneman's Thinking, Caplan's Eureka, and Mary Poppins' Living Wage
2014/07/27, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Mark Thoma's Selective Edits
2014/07/27, David Henderson
Comments (12)
Bad Faith and Court Decisions
2014/07/26, David Henderson
Comments (17)
Does Predictability Imply Bad Faith?
2014/07/26, David Henderson
Comments (24)
Today's Single Mothers Compared to Fantine: How Far We've Come
2014/07/26, Art Carden
Comments (1)
The Economist on Overparenting
2014/07/25, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Nick Rowe on fiscal policy (and reply to Caplan)
2014/07/24, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
The Rhetoric of Rights and Permission
2014/07/24, Art Carden
Comments (8)
Recent Reading: Adam Thierer, Permissionless Innovation
2014/07/24, Art Carden
Comments (3)
Evolution and Moral Intuition
2014/07/24, Bryan Caplan
Comments (30)
Good bye to the book as we know it?
2014/07/24, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (5)
John Blundell, RIP
2014/07/23, David Henderson
Comments (1)
Quality Control and a Level Playing Field in the Sharing Economy: Uber in Birmingham
2014/07/23, Art Carden
Comments (18)
Beyond left and right
2014/07/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
What to Learn from The Catcher in the Rye
2014/07/23, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
This is HUGE!
2014/07/22, David Henderson
Comments (33)
The Brilliance Of The Onion on Immigrant Fruit
2014/07/22, Art Carden
Comments (14)
Some Empirics of Moral Philosophy
2014/07/22, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
Scott's Utilitarian Leniency
2014/07/22, Bryan Caplan
Comments (9)
A few notes on utilitarianism
2014/07/21, Scott Sumner
Comments (25)
McArdle on 15-Year Mortgages
2014/07/21, David Henderson
Comments (25)
Does Paying More to Hire Americans Help Americans?
2014/07/21, Art Carden
Comments (15)
The Argument from Conscience
2014/07/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (21)
Happy "Almost Assassinate Hitler Day"
2014/07/20, David Henderson
Comments (7)
Endogenous Sexism Explained
2014/07/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (4)
An Internet secession so far
2014/07/19, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (2)
The wisdom of Cass Sunstein
2014/07/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (20)
Free Market Virtues
2014/07/19, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Economics is all about consumption
2014/07/18, Scott Sumner
Comments (20)
Carlos Ball, RIP
2014/07/18, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Endogenous Sexism
2014/07/18, Bryan Caplan
Comments (16)
Good News on Australia's Economic Policies
2014/07/17, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Where Will We Put All These Immigrants?
2014/07/17, Art Carden
Comments (6)
A(nother) Colbertian in Brussels
2014/07/17, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (1)
AD: Eleven stages of enlightenment
2014/07/17, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Note on Borjas: Non-Binding Constraints Are Not Necessary
2014/07/16, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Trillion Dollar Bills on the Sidewalk: The Borjas Critique
2014/07/16, Bryan Caplan
Comments (35)
Governments don't create problems, they solve problems
2014/07/15, Scott Sumner
Comments (8)
Mind Your Own Beesness
2014/07/15, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Your Big Doubts About the 10,000 Hour Rule Are Well-Founded
2014/07/15, Bryan Caplan
Comments (17)
Philip Booth on Thomas Piketty
2014/07/14, Scott Sumner
Comments (2)
"The Criminalization of Parenthood" and Mortality Risks
2014/07/14, Art Carden
Comments (9)
Intolerant Socialism
2014/07/14, Art Carden
Comments (21)
Voluntary-but Bossy-Socialism
2014/07/14, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
A Few Recent Scribbles on Uber, Population Growth, and Inflation
2014/07/12, Art Carden
Comments (1)
Saturday Morning Video
2014/07/12, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Conservative Authoritarianism: An Exercise Based on Bryan Caplan's "Liberal Authoritarianism"
2014/07/11, Art Carden
Comments (7)
What Is Tyler Smoking?
2014/07/11, Bryan Caplan
Comments (4)
There are two kinds of people . . .
2014/07/10, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Adam Smith on Stationary Bandits vs Roving Bandits
2014/07/10, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Ownership for Cartoonishly Nice People
2014/07/10, Bryan Caplan
Comments (19)
Do Credential Scandals Support the Signaling Model?
2014/07/09, Bryan Caplan
Comments (7)
Economics Never Stops: What's Missing from the Minimum Wage Debate?
2014/07/08, Art Carden
Comments (17)
Boudreaux on McCloskey
2014/07/08, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (7)
Free Intentions
2014/07/08, Bryan Caplan
Comments (48)
Why no Kansas miracle?
2014/07/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (24)
Piketty Bleg
2014/07/07, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Landfills as Inventories
2014/07/07, Art Carden
Comments (18)
Robert Murphy on Capital and Income
2014/07/07, David Henderson
Comments (6)
The Weak-Willed Do-Gooder
2014/07/07, Bryan Caplan
Comments (20)
Henderson, Rothbard on Fractional Reserves
2014/07/06, David Henderson
Comments (28)
More on Schuck and Government Failure
2014/07/06, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Schuck on Why Government Fails
2014/07/05, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Clarabelle Cow, Capitalist
2014/07/04, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (26)
"A Bet Disconcerts Him": Kant on Betting and Beliefs
2014/07/04, Bryan Caplan
Comments (1)
What about Asia?
2014/07/03, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
I, Crayon
2014/07/03, Art Carden
Comments (5)
How I Teach When I Really Want My Students to Learn
2014/07/03, Bryan Caplan
Comments (27)
You Nasty Creators of Consumer Surplus
2014/07/02, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Mr. Krugman's peculiar post
2014/07/02, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
IFWE on Hobby Lobby and the False Divide Between Sacred and Secular
2014/07/02, Art Carden
Comments (9)
21 Short Claims About Political Motivation
2014/07/02, Bryan Caplan
Comments (14)
Psychohistory and Changing One Event: What if Franz Ferdinand Hadn't Been Shot?
2014/07/01, Art Carden
Comments (7)
San Francisco: America's Largest Gated Community
2014/07/01, David Henderson
Comments (12)
Liberal Authoritarianism
2014/07/01, Bryan Caplan
Comments (33)

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The 25 most-recent comments:

Mr. Econotarian [2014/09/20 05:42 PM, What's wrong with Hong Kong? (Too much government)]:
San Francisco needs those 60-story apartment buildings that Hong Kong has!...

vikingvista [2014/09/20 04:52 PM, Richard Epstein's Faulty Case for Intervention]:
Epstein: "In the face of international turmoil, they become cautious and t...

Damien [2014/09/20 02:21 PM, What's wrong with Hong Kong? (Too much government)]:
Is it not rather difficult to compare spending as a % of GDP figures betwee...

Cloud [2014/09/20 01:57 PM, What's wrong with Hong Kong? (Too much government)]:
Good argument, if we are still talking about the HK 10 yrs ago. The big go...

Scott Sumner [2014/09/20 12:55 PM, Inequality in education]:
An igyt, I've learned my lesson. Edogg, There are a couple excellent p...

David R. Henderson [2014/09/20 11:59 AM, What's wrong with Hong Kong? (Too much government)]:
Excellent post, Scott....

ThomasH [2014/09/20 11:18 AM, Scotland and the irrational media]:
An odd reading of the media. Most I have heard/read (while strongly "No") ...

Michael Byrnes [2014/09/20 08:09 AM, Afterthoughts on Elizabeth Green EconTalk episode]:
Russ Roberts wrote: "Doug Lemov could start a national teacher training pr...

Eelco Hoogendoorn [2014/09/20 07:22 AM, Inequality in education]:
17k per student per year... wow. So the average family of three has to coug...

John Fembup [2014/09/20 05:30 AM, Afterthoughts on Elizabeth Green EconTalk episode]:
"When student believe that the teacher wants them to learn as opposed to be...

Edogg [2014/09/20 03:24 AM, Inequality in education]:
Are the Boston public schools so famously bad? That's the clear premise of ...

NZ [2014/09/19 10:08 PM, Inequality in education]:
It's easy to believe that people think school funding is a major contributo...

Mark V Anderson [2014/09/19 09:35 PM, How High Is Schools' Implicit Land Rent?]:
As an actual accountant, I can tell you that we definitely do not measure o...

Mike W [2014/09/19 08:43 PM, Inequality in education]:
@ GU: It's hard to believe that anyone thinks school funding is a major con...

Pithlord [2014/09/19 08:26 PM, Scotland, Quebec, and Tupy]:
CJM, And the Declaration of Independence lambastes poor old George III p...

Daniel Lemire [2014/09/19 07:34 PM, Scotland and the irrational media]:
The Quebec referendum of 1995 was lost 49.42% to 50.58%. http://en.wikiped...

Acad Ronin [2014/09/19 07:31 PM, How High Is Schools' Implicit Land Rent?]:
Mike W, what gets measured gets managed. In my (limited) experience, older ...

MikeP [2014/09/19 07:28 PM, The Universal Citizenist]:
In a private property regime, all movement off your own property would requ...

LD Bottorff [2014/09/19 07:23 PM, Afterthoughts on Elizabeth Green EconTalk episode]:
Comments on the original post raise the issue of supplemental education bu...

mucgoo [2014/09/19 07:07 PM, Betting Markets, Polls, and the Human Drama: We're Wasting Resources and Throwing Away Information ]:
For 2012 presidential Romney had ~30% odds on the US accessible and now def...

Jeremy Bettis [2014/09/19 06:27 PM, Inequality in education]:
I doubt those numbers include capital expenditures such as that grand build...

Thomas Sewell [2014/09/19 05:45 PM, Inequality in education]:
Every election, the local school board manages to put a property tax rate o...

robbbbbb [2014/09/19 05:19 PM, How High Is Schools' Implicit Land Rent?]:
There's a complicating factor, here. In many jurisdictions, parts of publi...

GU [2014/09/19 05:19 PM, Inequality in education]:
It's hard to believe that anyone thinks school funding is a major contribut...

Steve Sailer [2014/09/19 04:36 PM, How High Is Schools' Implicit Land Rent?]:
Excuse me my bad arithmetic, the capital cost per student for the RFK Schoo...

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What's wrong with Hong Kong? (Too much government) [Comments (4) ]:
    Cloud: Good argument, if we are still talking about the HK 10 yrs ago. The big go...
    Damien: Is it not rather difficult to compare spending as a % of GDP figures betwee...
    Mr. Econotarian: San Francisco needs those 60-story apartment buildings that Hong Kong has!...

Richard Epstein's Faulty Case for Intervention [Comments (1) ]:
    vikingvista: Epstein: "In the face of international turmoil, they become cautious and t...

Inequality in education [Comments (14) ]:
    Edogg: Are the Boston public schools so famously bad? That's the clear premise of ...
    Eelco Hoogendoorn: 17k per student per year... wow. So the average family of three has to coug...
    Scott Sumner: An igyt, I've learned my lesson. Edogg, There are a couple excellent p...

Scotland and the irrational media [Comments (2) ]:
    Daniel Lemire: The Quebec referendum of 1995 was lost 49.42% to 50.58%. http://en.wikiped...
    ThomasH: An odd reading of the media. Most I have heard/read (while strongly "No") ...

Afterthoughts on Elizabeth Green EconTalk episode [Comments (5) ]:
    LD Bottorff: Comments on the original post raise the issue of supplemental education bu...
    John Fembup: "When student believe that the teacher wants them to learn as opposed to be...
    Michael Byrnes: Russ Roberts wrote: "Doug Lemov could start a national teacher training pr...

How High Is Schools' Implicit Land Rent? [Comments (10) ]:
    robbbbbb: There's a complicating factor, here. In many jurisdictions, parts of publi...
    Acad Ronin: Mike W, what gets measured gets managed. In my (limited) experience, older ...
    Mark V Anderson: As an actual accountant, I can tell you that we definitely do not measure o...

Scotland, Quebec, and Tupy [Comments (8) ]:
    RPLong: Mark V Anderson - Very interesting point. I wonder to what extent we can dr...
    CJM: Sadly, economists, with their love of models and abstract thinking, fail to...
    Pithlord: CJM, And the Declaration of Independence lambastes poor old George III p...

The Universal Citizenist [Comments (53) ]:
    MikeP: The fact that you talk about government when refuting an AnCap argument is....
    The Anti-Gnostic: Taking the private property anarcho-capitalist world without loss of genera...
    MikeP: In a private property regime, all movement off your own property would requ...

Betting Markets, Polls, and the Human Drama: We're Wasting Resources and Throwing Away Information [Comments (4) ]:
    JB: I'm a professional gambler that has successfully competed in prediction mar...
    ThomasH: The performance of polls and betting markets would make many good journal a...
    mucgoo: For 2012 presidential Romney had ~30% odds on the US accessible and now def...

Start! [Comments (5) ]:
    Daublin: I have a variation of the "stop while it's easy" rule. I never stop working...
    David R. Henderson: @Daniel Shapiro, Thanks for the post, David. One thing I don't understand ...
    dmk: Finish the job! Overall efficiency suffers when a bunch of 80% complete ta...

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