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July 2014

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

Who Caused the August 1990 Spike in Oil Prices?
2014/06/30, David Henderson
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The Majesty of the Law: Rules Aren't Good Just Because They're Rules
2014/06/30, Art Carden
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Remembering Ken Minogue
2014/06/30, Alberto Mingardi
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Does Bad Science Always Lead to Bad Policy?
2014/06/29, David Henderson
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Poverty and "enterprise facilitators"
2014/06/29, Alberto Mingardi
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When is nominal GDP targeting optimal?
2014/06/28, Scott Sumner
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Henderson on Thaler and Sunstein
2014/06/28, David Henderson
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Why Can't We Be More Like Europe? Military Spending Edition
2014/06/27, Art Carden
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Setting the Record Straight on George Will
2014/06/27, David Henderson
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Shall business defend "capitalism"?
2014/06/26, Alberto Mingardi
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Piketty on "merit"
2014/06/26, Scott Sumner
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Don Boudreaux on the Hockey Stick of Human Prosperity
2014/06/26, Art Carden
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Why Does High-Pressure Salesmanship Work?
2014/06/26, Bryan Caplan
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Bootleggers and Baptists: A Few Resources for Your Lunch Break
2014/06/25, Art Carden
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The Economist: Give Tetlock Final Cut
2014/06/25, Bryan Caplan
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Evidence that EconLog has the Best Readers on the Internet
2014/06/24, Art Carden
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New Immigration Journal from the Hoover Institution: Peregrine
2014/06/24, Art Carden
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Bonding with Immigrants
2014/06/24, David Henderson
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The Empire Strikes Back: Walmart Responds to the New York Times
2014/06/24, Art Carden
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Evaluating The Arab Spring: What Would Tetlock Say?
2014/06/24, Bryan Caplan
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Jonathan Turley Echoes Milton Friedman
2014/06/23, David Henderson
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Unpersuaded
2014/06/23, Scott Sumner
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Why Not Capitalism?, Indeed: You Should Read Jason Brennan's Latest
2014/06/23, Art Carden
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France to ban e-cigs
2014/06/23, Alberto Mingardi
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How To Protect Yourself From "Dumping" and Profit in the Process
2014/06/23, Art Carden
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A Hardy Weed: How Traditionalists Underestimate Western Civ
2014/06/23, Bryan Caplan
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Low-Carbon Alternatives: Solar and Wind Suck
2014/06/22, David Henderson
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A Political Constraint: There are People Who Get Their Jollies From Ruining Your Fun
2014/06/21, Art Carden
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Another Immigrant Sneaks Across the Border to Take an American Job
2014/06/21, Art Carden
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Friday Night Video: Eric Peters on How Government Regulation Messes Up Cars
2014/06/20, David Henderson
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The Fed at 100: A century of procyclical policy
2014/06/20, Scott Sumner
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Embarrass Me Now, Please
2014/06/20, Bryan Caplan
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Some Questions About Partisan Expulsion
2014/06/20, Bryan Caplan
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SMBC Features The Greatest Commencement Ever
2014/06/19, Art Carden
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Dick Wagner on Buchanan
2014/06/19, David Henderson
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Occupational Licensing: Rocky Balboa Fights the Rent-Seeking Society
2014/06/19, Art Carden
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Huemer's "The Use of Hypothetical Examples"
2014/06/19, Bryan Caplan
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Scenes from the Rent-Seeking Society: Norwegian Airlines Can't Fly to the US
2014/06/18, Art Carden
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It's a Busy Week in the Carden House: Won't You Join the Julian Simon Club?
2014/06/18, Art Carden
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When Do Hypotheticals Cover Their Cost?
2014/06/18, Bryan Caplan
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Tyler Cowen versus Frederic Bastiat
2014/06/17, David Henderson
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Two Calls for Papers from Econ Journal Watch
2014/06/17, Art Carden
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Scenes from the Political Economy: Scooter Regulation in Panama City, Florida
2014/06/17, Art Carden
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What does 1933-80 tell us about banking regulation?
2014/06/17, Scott Sumner
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The Missing Arguments
2014/06/16, Bryan Caplan
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Taxi drivers of the world, unite!
2014/06/15, Alberto Mingardi
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Dear Reader Almost Passes the Ideological Turing Test
2014/06/13, Bryan Caplan
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Fiscally inefficient monetary policy
2014/06/13, Scott Sumner
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Richard Ebeling on "Thick Libertarianism"
2014/06/13, David Henderson
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Dan Klein on Liberalism
2014/06/12, David Henderson
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The Stockpile Solution
2014/06/12, Bryan Caplan
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Sports are Life
2014/06/11, David Henderson
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Arnold Kling on Well-Being Over Time
2014/06/11, David Henderson
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Never reason from an interest rate change
2014/06/11, Scott Sumner
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Krugman's Misleading Post on Coal
2014/06/10, David Henderson
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Is the Social Security Tax Cap Disappearing?
2014/06/10, Bryan Caplan
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Bauman Climate Bet
2014/06/10, Bryan Caplan
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Liberalism unbound: Free lunch and dinner--all you can eat!
2014/06/10, Scott Sumner
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Baptists, Bootleggers, and Public Squalor: Light Rail Isn't a Good Public Investment
2014/06/09, Art Carden
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About That High-Quality Insurance
2014/06/09, David Henderson
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Bauman Climate Bet Bleg
2014/06/09, Bryan Caplan
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Reply to Cardinal Rodriguez Maradiaga
2014/06/08, David Henderson
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Obama is to the right of Texas on pot legalization
2014/06/07, Scott Sumner
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Frank Furedi on euroskepticism
2014/06/07, Alberto Mingardi
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Friday Night Video: Mussolini--A Man of the Left
2014/06/06, David Henderson
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Data Challenge: "Full-Time, Year-Round Workers" Can Be Briefly Unemployed?
2014/06/06, Bryan Caplan
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Show Me the Way to the Next Whiskey Bar: Whiskey Shortages and Austrian Business Cycle Theory
2014/06/06, Art Carden
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The Daily Hell of the War on Drugs
2014/06/06, David Henderson
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The First Fundamental Law of Capitalism
2014/06/06, Scott Sumner
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Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change: My Reservations Illustrated
2014/06/06, Bryan Caplan
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Data Challenge: Can "Full-Time, Year-Round Workers" Be Unemployed?
2014/06/05, Bryan Caplan
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Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change: Pollution Taxes Illustrated
2014/06/05, Bryan Caplan
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Kierkegaard on Setting Aside Childish Things: Opinions and Judgment
2014/06/05, Art Carden
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Krugman Defends Price Theory
2014/06/05, David Henderson
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Happy birthday, Adam Smith
2014/06/05, Alberto Mingardi
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Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change: Experimental vs. Observational Studies Illustrated
2014/06/05, Bryan Caplan
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Myth of the Rational Voter: The Complete Animated Series
2014/06/04, Bryan Caplan
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Economics Never Stops: On the Costs and Benefits of Climate Change
2014/06/04, Art Carden
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My Small Victory
2014/06/04, David Henderson
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Private affluence, public squalor, high taxes
2014/06/04, Scott Sumner
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Uncertainty Can Go Both Ways
2014/06/03, David Henderson
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Voter Biases, Explained with Video
2014/06/03, Art Carden
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The Difficulties with Lying
2014/06/03, David Henderson
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Why Sailer Scares
2014/06/03, Bryan Caplan
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Unemployment Insurance Bleg
2014/06/02, Bryan Caplan
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Reverse Mortgages in Organs
2014/06/02, Art Carden
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It's Great to Be Back With One of My Favorite Blogs!
2014/06/02, Art Carden
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The Problems with Bans on Insider Trading
2014/06/02, David Henderson
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Piketty on Kuznets
2014/06/02, Scott Sumner
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The Fungible Kidney
2014/06/02, Bryan Caplan
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John Blundell on the Rebirth of Austrian Economics
2014/06/01, David Henderson
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Welcome Back, Carden
2014/06/01, David Henderson
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May 2014

Raise Minimum Wage: Reduce Benefits
2014/05/31, David Henderson
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Friday Night Video: Walter Block on Ayn Rand and Murray Rothbard
2014/05/30, David Henderson
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Can we have confidence in our opinions on immigration?
2014/05/30, Scott Sumner
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A Eugenic Experiment
2014/05/30, Bryan Caplan
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OpenEurope on the European vote
2014/05/29, Alberto Mingardi
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Is the Sharing Economy a Rip-Off?
2014/05/29, David Henderson
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Dear Nationalism
2014/05/29, Bryan Caplan
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Inflation targeting: It's even worse than you thought
2014/05/28, Scott Sumner
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Partial Response to Yoram Bauman
2014/05/28, David Henderson
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Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change: Yoram's Last Word
2014/05/28, Bryan Caplan
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Frank on Phony Credentials
2014/05/28, Bryan Caplan
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"Rationally Inactive"
2014/05/27, David Henderson
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Lind's Challenge for Progressives
2014/05/27, Bryan Caplan
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Frankly Signaling
2014/05/27, Bryan Caplan
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The goal of monetary stimulus is to boost saving
2014/05/26, Scott Sumner
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Economism and Immigration
2014/05/26, Bryan Caplan
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Phil Magness on Piketty's U.S. Wealth Data
2014/05/25, David Henderson
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VA Health Care: The Problems with Government Agencies
2014/05/25, David Henderson
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Ad Hominem
2014/05/24, David Henderson
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Eating out. The wisdom of Tyler Cowen
2014/05/24, Alberto Mingardi
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What is Pay? What is Wealth?
2014/05/23, David Henderson
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Myth of the Rational Voter: The Animated Series, Part 4
2014/05/23, Bryan Caplan
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Talking More to Mark Krikorian
2014/05/23, Bryan Caplan
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Basketball teams compete with each other. Basketball team companies cooperate, as they should.
2014/05/23, Scott Sumner
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Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change: Rejoinder to Yoram Bauman
2014/05/22, Bryan Caplan
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Myth of the Rational Voter: The Animated Series, Part 3
2014/05/22, Bryan Caplan
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The Great Society at 50
2014/05/22, Alberto Mingardi
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The middle class is doing fine
2014/05/21, Scott Sumner
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Reynolds on Summers and Piketty
2014/05/21, David Henderson
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Walter Oi on Government Budgeting
2014/05/20, David Henderson
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Tucker on the Young Unemployed
2014/05/20, David Henderson
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Los Angeles Times Distorts
2014/05/19, David Henderson
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How People Get Good at Their Jobs
2014/05/19, Bryan Caplan
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Has Medicaid succeeded?
2014/05/18, Scott Sumner
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Noah Smith on Modern Economics
2014/05/17, David Henderson
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What is monetary policy?
2014/05/16, Scott Sumner
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Williamson on Lind and Caplan; Me on Leonard Read
2014/05/16, David Henderson
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Half-Staff for Farmers
2014/05/15, David Henderson
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Partial Reply to Yoram Bauman
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vikingvista [2014/07/31 03:09 AM, Huemer's Moderation]:
Greg G, “I am not arguing that there are no natural rights or property rig...

ThomasH [2014/07/31 03:01 AM, Scenes from the Rent-Seeking Society: A Final Post on Ride Sharing and the Importance of Constitutions]:
I think Tom West has it. This is less a case of rent seeking (are the taxi...

Koz [2014/07/30 10:45 PM, Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom]:
This is definitely interesting as a historical curiosity but I don't think ...

CMA [2014/07/30 10:29 PM, "Helicopter drops" are a bad idea at any time]:
"CMA, And where do they get the money to pay interest on these "securities?...

NZ [2014/07/30 10:15 PM, Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom]:
@LD Bottorff: Do you really think people in 3rd world countries are lookin...

LD Bottorff [2014/07/30 09:16 PM, Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom]:
If people prefer statism to liberty, why do people tend to migrate from cou...

charlie [2014/07/30 08:16 PM, Wolfers on the fiscal consensus]:
Is there a reason that "fiscal offset" is not an equally useful concept? ...

marris [2014/07/30 05:12 PM, Scenes from the Rent-Seeking Society: A Final Post on Ride Sharing and the Importance of Constitutions]:
@Effem As far as I know, no regulation stopped the taxi companies from buil...

Effem [2014/07/30 05:05 PM, Scenes from the Rent-Seeking Society: A Final Post on Ride Sharing and the Importance of Constitutions]:
Glen, So if I'm a NYC medallion owner I can do what, exactly? ...

Glen Smith [2014/07/30 05:03 PM, Scenes from the Rent-Seeking Society: A Final Post on Ride Sharing and the Importance of Constitutions]:
Effem, How is anybody encumbered? Those who now need licenses would only ...

Tom West [2014/07/30 04:51 PM, Scenes from the Rent-Seeking Society: A Final Post on Ride Sharing and the Importance of Constitutions]:
It's important to remember why these rules were created in the first place....

Effem [2014/07/30 04:47 PM, Scenes from the Rent-Seeking Society: A Final Post on Ride Sharing and the Importance of Constitutions]:
Of course I agree that all this time spent arguing over outdated rules is t...

Arthur_500 [2014/07/30 04:37 PM, Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom]:
RPLong, let's be honest here: Most people "prefer statism to libertarianism...

NZ [2014/07/30 04:33 PM, Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom]:
By the way, one more point worth mentioning is that at the time of the drug...

RPLong [2014/07/30 04:24 PM, Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom]:
@ Gene If you're right, then there wouldn't be any special reason to expe...

Arthur_500 [2014/07/30 04:24 PM, Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom]:
Concerns about immigration have long been overblown. However, the current ...

Gene [2014/07/30 04:07 PM, Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom]:
RPLong, let's be honest here: Most people "prefer statism to libertarianism...

NZ [2014/07/30 04:07 PM, Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom]:
@Brian: Why should we expect an immigrant to bring his home country's cult...

RPLong [2014/07/30 03:55 PM, Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom]:
we might expect newer Hispanic immigrants to be strongly wed to their curre...

ThomasH [2014/07/30 03:39 PM, Bruce Benson on the Holdout Problem]:
I think much of the problem is that often the government seeks to buy the l...

Brian [2014/07/30 03:37 PM, Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom]:
David, While I certainly favor much more open borders, and it is no doub...

Jack PQ [2014/07/30 03:10 PM, Wolfers on the fiscal consensus]:
I think economists express more skepticism among colleagues than out in the...

Alex [2014/07/30 03:03 PM, A Non-Conformist's Guide to Success in a Conformist World]:
Bryan, I have an econ question that isn't much related to this post but I c...

Mr. Econotarian [2014/07/30 02:59 PM, Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom]:
I find surprising that many legal immigrants express negative views regardi...

NZ [2014/07/30 02:58 PM, Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom]:
The Irish, Italians, and Germans who comprised the bulk of immigrants at th...

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Huemer's Moderation [Comments (16) ]:
    Greg G: vikingvista, I am not arguing that there are no natural rights or property...
    magilson: Pasjer: I can, however, object that he ignores justification of tax as ren...
    vikingvista: Greg G, “I am not arguing that there are no natural rights or property rig...

Scenes from the Rent-Seeking Society: A Final Post on Ride Sharing and the Importance of Constitutions [Comments (6) ]:
    Effem: Glen, So if I'm a NYC medallion owner I can do what, exactly? ...
    marris: @Effem As far as I know, no regulation stopped the taxi companies from buil...
    ThomasH: I think Tom West has it. This is less a case of rent seeking (are the taxi...

Immigrants as Defenders of Freedom [Comments (20) ]:
    LD Bottorff: If people prefer statism to liberty, why do people tend to migrate from cou...
    NZ: @LD Bottorff: Do you really think people in 3rd world countries are lookin...
    Koz: This is definitely interesting as a historical curiosity but I don't think ...

"Helicopter drops" are a bad idea at any time [Comments (19) ]:
    ThomasH: The question remains, what is the optimal fiscal policy if we assume that t...
    Scott Sumner: David, I'd prefer that helicopter drops not have been done over the past 5...
    CMA: "CMA, And where do they get the money to pay interest on these "securities?...

Wolfers on the fiscal consensus [Comments (8) ]:
    RPLong: Regarding your reasons for skepticism, #2 and #3 are probably not reliable ...
    Jack PQ: I think economists express more skepticism among colleagues than out in the...
    charlie: Is there a reason that "fiscal offset" is not an equally useful concept? ...

Bruce Benson on the Holdout Problem [Comments (11) ]:
    CC: ChrisA: One of the coolest comments I've read on this blog!...
    Tom West: Your story truly demonstrates the folly of top-down design and the hubris o...
    ThomasH: I think much of the problem is that often the government seeks to buy the l...

A Non-Conformist's Guide to Success in a Conformist World [Comments (12) ]:
    Mark S: Another nonconformist hero of mine, Paul Graham, wrote great essays that ta...
    Kevin Erdmann: Mark S., those were great essays. Thanks....
    Alex: Bryan, I have an econ question that isn't much related to this post but I c...

I feel pain therefore I am (a utilitarian) [Comments (43) ]:
    Floccina: If pushing the fat man onto the tracks could lead to a degradation of the e...
    Pajser: eccentric-opinion: "What seems like an objective improvement is merely move...
    Nathan Smith: @ Scott: Fair enough, and thanks for responding. But when I hear people arg...

Why Don't We Observe Time-Traveling Arbitrageurs? [Comments (26) ]:
    John T. Kennedy: Perhaps time travelers have simply identified better opportunities for prof...
    Todd Kreider: bump for time travel!...
    Richard Haas: Since I am not on Facebook I will post here in response to your cousin that...

Does Predictability Imply Bad Faith? [Comments (24) ]:
    Yancey Ward: Daniel, You were just ignorant, then?...
    MikeP: But then there are cases like the 2000 election, where all the liberal Supr...
    Glen: The best method for determining whether a particular “intellectual” has bee...

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