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April 2014

Facts
2014/04/20, David Henderson
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Quantum finance
2014/04/19, Scott Sumner
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I'm a Liberal
2014/04/19, David Henderson
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Tuesday Immigration Debate
2014/04/19, Bryan Caplan
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Europe vs Uber
2014/04/18, Alberto Mingardi
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Rudebusch on "Housing Demand"
2014/04/18, David Henderson
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Tourists Welcome
2014/04/18, Bryan Caplan
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Can a Positive Number Fall by over 100 Percent and Still be Positive?
2014/04/17, David Henderson
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Bad news; industrial production is soaring
2014/04/17, Scott Sumner
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I've Won My TARP Bet
2014/04/17, Bryan Caplan
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I Agree with Barbara Ehrenreich
2014/04/16, David Henderson
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Larry Summers is persuasive
2014/04/16, Scott Sumner
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Try Harder or Do Something Easier?
2014/04/16, Bryan Caplan
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Smoking, Social Desirability Bias, and Dark Matter
2014/04/15, Bryan Caplan
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Civil Disobedience: King versus Huemer
2014/04/15, Bryan Caplan
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Germany's mysterious recovery
2014/04/14, Scott Sumner
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Ramblings on Piketty
2014/04/14, Alberto Mingardi
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My San Francisco Fed Talk
2014/04/13, David Henderson
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Divorce and Motivated Reasoning in the WaPo
2014/04/13, Bryan Caplan
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Longer Pub Hours, Fewer Car Accidents in England and Wales
2014/04/12, James Schneider
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Robert Reich on the Minimum Wage: How Would He Draw the Demand and Supply Curves?
2014/04/11, David Henderson
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Kids and Happiness: The State of the Art
2014/04/11, Bryan Caplan
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Maximizing Short-Run Profits
2014/04/11, David Henderson
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Inequality among doctors
2014/04/10, Scott Sumner
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The Moral Vision of a Blind Economist
2014/04/10, David Henderson
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Crude Self-Interest: Why Kids Go to College
2014/04/10, Bryan Caplan
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Simon Kuznets: An Appreciation
2014/04/09, David Henderson
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The Impolitic Wisdom of Simon Kuznets
2014/04/09, Bryan Caplan
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Reason's Home Run on Immigration
2014/04/08, David Henderson
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The Righteous Scofflaw
2014/04/08, Bryan Caplan
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Is Venice going to secede?
2014/04/08, Alberto Mingardi
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Robert Bradley on Enron
2014/04/07, David Henderson
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Freakonomics Discovers Alchian's and Allen's "Oranges Principle"
2014/04/07, David Henderson
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Never reason from an inflation rate change
2014/04/07, Scott Sumner
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The Ghetto of Talent
2014/04/07, Bryan Caplan
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Not Just Horsepower but Power without Horses
2014/04/06, James Schneider
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The (Metaphorical) Bet: Paul Ehrlich versus Norman Borlaug
2014/04/05, James Schneider
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What we are up against
2014/04/05, Scott Sumner
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I've Changed My Mind, Part 2
2014/04/04, David Henderson
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Water Runs Downhill, and School Is Boring
2014/04/04, Bryan Caplan
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What's a Doctor to Do?
2014/04/03, David Henderson
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Is Welfare a Band-Aid for Nominal Wage Rigidity?
2014/04/03, Bryan Caplan
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Marshall's scissors and the Law of Reflux
2014/04/02, Scott Sumner
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Nudging consumers and regulators
2014/04/01, Alberto Mingardi
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I've Changed My Mind
2014/04/01, David Henderson
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Answering Arnold's Challenge
2014/04/01, Bryan Caplan
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You Don't Know the Best Way to Deal with Russia
2014/04/01, Bryan Caplan
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March 2014

Did Mortgage-Security Professionals Time the Housing Crash?
2014/03/31, James Schneider
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Please Advocate Your Special Interest Rather than Sticking up for Taxpayers
2014/03/31, David Henderson
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One multiplier to rule them all! (apologies to Nick Rowe)
2014/03/31, Scott Sumner
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Shall we fight tobacco with "plain packaging"?
2014/03/31, Alberto Mingardi
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The Market for Less
2014/03/31, Bryan Caplan
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Lessons from "The Lives of Others"
2014/03/30, David Henderson
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A Few Dangers of Heroin Prohibition
2014/03/29, James Schneider
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Fracking boom won't create many manufacturing jobs
2014/03/29, Scott Sumner
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A British Perspective on American Signaling
2014/03/28, Bryan Caplan
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From the Vault: Reply to the Village Voice
2014/03/27, David Henderson
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Central banks do not deserve our respect
2014/03/27, Scott Sumner
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The Swamping that Wasn't: The Diaspora Dynamics of the Puerto Rican Open Borders Experiment
2014/03/27, Bryan Caplan
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Pillars of Economic Wisdom in Action
2014/03/26, David Henderson
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Adding a risk mandate: A 5 bumper shot in billiards?
2014/03/26, Scott Sumner
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How Diabolical is Unz's Proposal?
2014/03/26, Bryan Caplan
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Michael Cannon's Cannon
2014/03/25, David Henderson
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Socialism Was Born Bad: The Case of Oskar Lange
2014/03/25, Bryan Caplan
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Endless bubbles?
2014/03/24, Scott Sumner
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The Worst They Can Do
2014/03/24, Bryan Caplan
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Paris Flirts With Banning Cars Based on License-Plate Number
2014/03/23, James Schneider
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Endogeneity and the Drug War
2014/03/23, David Henderson
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Question for Scott
2014/03/23, Bryan Caplan
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Murray Weidenbaum, RIP
2014/03/22, David Henderson
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Are ZMP workers uneducated or unmotivated?
2014/03/22, Scott Sumner
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A survey on communist symbols
2014/03/22, Alberto Mingardi
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Victory at Oberlin
2014/03/21, David Henderson
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Open Borders Day Roundup
2014/03/21, Bryan Caplan
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What the Market Says about Your Neighbor's Restaurant Choices
2014/03/20, James Schneider
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Why we debate the unimportant issues
2014/03/20, Scott Sumner
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A Curiously Uncurious Interview: The Nation, Unz, the Minimum Wage, and Immigration
2014/03/20, Bryan Caplan
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David Friedman on Bill Nordhaus; Timothy Taylor on Bad Academic Writing
2014/03/19, David Henderson
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Keynes for limited government?
2014/03/19, Alberto Mingardi
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Would (Our) Open Borders Lead to (Their) Closed Borders?
2014/03/19, Bryan Caplan
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The Legacy of Milton Friedman
2014/03/18, Scott Sumner
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Reminder: My Debate at Oberlin
2014/03/18, David Henderson
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The Marital Return to Education: An Epiphany
2014/03/18, Bryan Caplan
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Pikkety and Inequality: My Reply to Commenters
2014/03/17, David Henderson
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The Popularity of Silly Methods
2014/03/16, James Schneider
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Milton and Rose Friedman on Inequality
2014/03/16, David Henderson
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An excellent book review
2014/03/16, Alberto Mingardi
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Federal Student Aid Increases Tuition: Cosmetology School Edition
2014/03/16, James Schneider
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Immigration: My Eyes Work Fine
2014/03/16, Bryan Caplan
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Open Borders Day is Starting
2014/03/16, Bryan Caplan
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George Soros, speculator and proud
2014/03/15, Alberto Mingardi
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Proposed Questions for Oberlin Debate
2014/03/14, David Henderson
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Francis A. Walker
2014/03/14, David Henderson
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1896: Immigration and The Atlantic
2014/03/14, Bryan Caplan
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Piketty's Dodge on Inequality
2014/03/13, David Henderson
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How the interest rate increase of 2015 caused the Great Recession
2014/03/13, Scott Sumner
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Being Sendhil Mullainathan
2014/03/13, Bryan Caplan
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Adam Smith Bio Corrected
2014/03/12, David Henderson
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Optometry Challenge
2014/03/12, Bryan Caplan
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Value of Self-Rated Health Bleg
2014/03/11, Bryan Caplan
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Economics must be harder than it looks
2014/03/11, Scott Sumner
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What Does Public Schooling Teach Us About Predatory Pricing?
2014/03/11, Bryan Caplan
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Even When More Isn't Merrier, It Can Still Be Better
2014/03/10, James Schneider
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Milton and Rose Friedman on High Taxation
2014/03/10, David Henderson
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The old rules still apply (What the rest of the profession could learn from Ben Bernanke)
2014/03/10, Scott Sumner
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Blame the Republicans
2014/03/10, Bryan Caplan
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Is Outrage at the Top 1% Distracting Us?
2014/03/09, David Henderson
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The Modest Problem of Children Having Children
2014/03/08, James Schneider
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Schuck on Why Government Fails So Often
2014/03/07, David Henderson
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The European Union versus the e-cig
2014/03/07, Alberto Mingardi
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40 Years on the Status Treadmill
2014/03/07, Bryan Caplan
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Krugman slides deeper into old Keynesianism
2014/03/06, Scott Sumner
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Was Bork Right About Mergers?
2014/03/06, David Henderson
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Unemployment was 9.0% in May 1975, and money was too easy
2014/03/06, Scott Sumner
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Poverty: The Stages of Blame Applied
2014/03/06, Bryan Caplan
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Caldwell on Hayek's "Consistent" Stories
2014/03/05, David Henderson
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How Will Legalizing Marijuana Impact Hard Drug Use?
2014/03/05, James Schneider
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NGDP targeting is not a "fragile" policy
2014/03/05, Scott Sumner
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An update on Mr. Renzi
2014/03/05, Alberto Mingardi
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Poverty: The Stages of Blame
2014/03/05, Bryan Caplan
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Media Bias: RT May Have Less Than I Thought
2014/03/04, David Henderson
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The Principal Doctrines of Epicurus: Friendliness, Social Intelligence, and the Bubble
2014/03/04, Bryan Caplan
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The Happiness of the Richest
2014/03/04, Bryan Caplan
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Henderson on TANSTAAFL
2014/03/03, David Henderson
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Is Abenomics working?
2014/03/03, Scott Sumner
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How Paul Krugman Made Me Afraid of the Government Debt
2014/03/02, James Schneider
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Reminiscences of Rogge
2014/03/02, David Henderson
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Ukrainian Prediction Challenge
2014/03/02, Bryan Caplan
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What Say You? The Intuitive Case Against the Minimum Wage
2014/03/01, Bryan Caplan
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The mysterious rise in youth unemployment
2014/03/01, Scott Sumner
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1.6%, Not 97%, Agree that Humans are the Main Cause of Global Warming
2014/03/01, David Henderson
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February 2014

Income, Wealth, Happiness, and Ideological Convenience
2014/02/28, David Henderson
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Wolfers Responds on Happiness
2014/02/28, Bryan Caplan
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Does happiness cause income?
2014/02/27, Scott Sumner
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David Friedman on the 97% Consensus on Global Warming
2014/02/27, David Henderson
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Aid to bookstores?
2014/02/27, Alberto Mingardi
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Smoking Prevention: Nagging versus Taxing
2014/02/27, James Schneider
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Crude Materialism versus the Wolfers Equation
2014/02/27, Bryan Caplan
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Williamson pulls rank on Yglesias
2014/02/26, Scott Sumner
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The Singaporean Path to Cosmopolitanism
2014/02/26, Bryan Caplan
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Australia's auto industry collapses as America's booms
2014/02/25, Scott Sumner
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11-99 Foundation: Buying Protection
2014/02/25, David Henderson
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How Welfare Hurts Walmart
2014/02/25, Bryan Caplan
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Bans Against Headscarves Can Backfire
2014/02/25, James Schneider
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Was Mishkin the Benjamin Strong of 2008?
2014/02/24, Scott Sumner
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The Minimum Wage vs. Welfare: Band-Aid or Salt?
2014/02/24, Bryan Caplan
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The Keynesian information bubble
2014/02/23, Scott Sumner
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For Crying Out Loud, Dineen: Dealing with Long-Held Views that are Wrong
2014/02/23, David Henderson
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Taxes are all around
2014/02/23, Alberto Mingardi
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Who Should We Revere?
2014/02/23, James Schneider
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Media Bias Yet Again
2014/02/23, David Henderson
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The 2008 transcripts: The real issues
2014/02/22, Scott Sumner
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CBO's Minimum Wage Study: Dealing with Publication Bias
2014/02/21, David Henderson
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Erik Prince on Collective Punishment
2014/02/21, David Henderson
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Ambition Revisited
2014/02/21, Bryan Caplan
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Who is the Italian prime minister this week?
2014/02/20, Alberto Mingardi
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Health Insurance as Collective Bargaining
2014/02/20, James Schneider
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Desert versus Identity
2014/02/20, Bryan Caplan
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Krugman on Supply-Siders and Incentive Effects of Tax Cuts
2014/02/19, David Henderson
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Why We Can't Conclude that Obamacare Plus Subsidies are Good for Low-income People
2014/02/19, David Henderson
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My Cato Address to Students for Liberty
2014/02/19, Bryan Caplan
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Bastiat just rolled over in his grave
2014/02/18, Scott Sumner
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Ballparking the Marital Return to College
2014/02/18, Bryan Caplan
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Jason Furman: Excellent or Sad
2014/02/17, David Henderson
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In the 1930s it seemed "obvious" that financial turmoil had caused the Great Depression
2014/02/17, Scott Sumner
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Rent Control Devalues the Whole Neighborhood
2014/02/17, James Schneider
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Questions that have no answer
2014/02/15, Scott Sumner
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Krugman and Gruber are deeply confused about "voluntary" job losses
2014/02/15, Scott Sumner
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Lenin the Prohibitionist
2014/02/14, Bryan Caplan
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Never reason from a price change, example #305
2014/02/14, Scott Sumner
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Don't Nudge Me, Man! - Health Insurance Edition
2014/02/14, James Schneider
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Open Letter to President Wildes re Professor Block
2014/02/13, David Henderson
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Steve Horwitz on the Conspiracy Behind the Federal Reserve
2014/02/13, David Henderson
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Immaculate inflation and immaculate growth
2014/02/13, Scott Sumner
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What consequences for the Swiss referendum?
2014/02/13, Alberto Mingardi
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What Bad Students Know that Good Economists Don't
2014/02/13, Bryan Caplan
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Everest and the Quest for Status
2014/02/12, James Schneider
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Evolutionary Psychology on Crusonia
2014/02/12, Bryan Caplan
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Krugman and Blinder: Welcome to the Supply Side
2014/02/11, David Henderson
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What Janet Yellen and Rick Santorum Have in Common
2014/02/11, James Schneider
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The Futility of Quarreling When There Is No Surplus to Divide
2014/02/11, Bryan Caplan
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Why Income Mobility is Larger in the Middle
2014/02/10, David Henderson
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What the Swiss Vote Really Shows
2014/02/10, Bryan Caplan
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Why do booms feel good?
2014/02/10, Scott Sumner
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A Question of Organizational Literacy
2014/02/10, Bryan Caplan
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American Hustle: Unreal and Real
2014/02/09, David Henderson
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Bias and Bigness Bleg
2014/02/08, Bryan Caplan
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How not to privatize
2014/02/08, Alberto Mingardi
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OK, now I'm really confused (the snake and the peg)
2014/02/07, Scott Sumner
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Why India's Ban Against Child Labor Increased Child Labor
2014/02/07, James Schneider
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How Rival Marriage Is
2014/02/07, Bryan Caplan
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Me at Webber Tonight
2014/02/06, David Henderson
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Bleg on Health Care Questions
2014/02/06, David Henderson
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AMA Highlights
2014/02/06, Bryan Caplan
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Deception-Based Medicine
2014/02/05, James Schneider
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Two cheers for the tasteless
2014/02/05, Alberto Mingardi
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Diasporas, Swamping, and Open Borders Abolitionism
2014/02/05, Bryan Caplan
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The ECB is steering the economy (plus a survey of nautical metaphors)
2014/02/04, Scott Sumner
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Ask Me Anything Tonight
2014/02/04, Bryan Caplan
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Obituary Hypothetical: What If Mengele Cured Cancer?
2014/02/04, Bryan Caplan
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The Sucker Tax
2014/02/03, James Schneider
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Robert Murphy on the Minimum Wage
2014/02/03, David Henderson
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Meet James Schneider
2014/02/03, Bryan Caplan
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Where the Stress Falls
2014/02/02, Scott Sumner
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Chase [2014/04/20 12:49 PM, Quantum finance]:
Very interesting post!...

adbge [2014/04/20 12:41 PM, Facts]:
Steve points out a great example, which I'm now sort of jealous for not thi...

Steve Horwitz [2014/04/20 12:11 PM, Facts]:
Another example David is the fun poked at Donald Rumsfeld's line: "there a...

Greg G [2014/04/20 09:50 AM, I'm a Liberal]:
Andrew_FL I am glad we have come to an agreement that words are not proper...

Pajser [2014/04/20 08:29 AM, I'm a Liberal]:
Libertarians! I'm willing to sell my share in the word "liberal" semantics...

Jack PQ [2014/04/20 08:17 AM, Quantum finance]:
I usually interpret the Chicago professors' story in terms of the Grossman-...

Scott Freelander [2014/04/20 04:38 AM, Tuesday Immigration Debate]:
There is no reason for debate. Unless I'm mistaken, there is no economic c...

Scott Freelander [2014/04/20 04:35 AM, I'm a Liberal]:
Liberal is always a relative term, and since it represents mere semantics, ...

Scott Freelander [2014/04/20 04:32 AM, Quantum finance]:
Scott, The paradox that matters involves a supposed lack of arbitrage oppo...

Shane L [2014/04/20 03:52 AM, I'm a Liberal]:
In Australia the Liberal Party is the major right-wing party. Wikipedia cal...

Steve Sailer [2014/04/20 03:19 AM, Quantum finance]:
Soros sounds like he's mocking the interviewer....

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I'm a Liberal [Comments (25) ]:
    Pajser: Libertarians! I'm willing to sell my share in the word "liberal" semantics...
    Greg G: Andrew_FL I am glad we have come to an agreement that words are not proper...
    ThomasH: @ Dave Henderson, [Great topic, thanks!] Not to deny credit to libertaria...

Facts [Comments (10) ]:
    Glen Raphael: I don't think you've made the case on either #1 or #2. On #1, the larger c...
    MikeP: I was going to comment on the Rumsfeld quote, but I see it was picked up in...
    Tim D B: Ukrainian sniper rumor was denied by the Estonian minister later. More impo...

Larry Summers is persuasive [Comments (23) ]:
    Chris mahoney: I'm finally reading Hetzell's book, and he agrees with Scott's views....
    Rodger Malcolm Mitchell: Every depression in American history, and the vast majority of recessions, ...
    Rodger Malcolm Mitchell: [Comment removed for irrelevance.--Econlib Ed.]...

Quantum finance [Comments (12) ]:
    Chase: Very interesting post!...
    David R. Henderson: Scott, I’ve never looked for a $100 bill, for the obvious reasons, but, wit...
    ThomasH: There is nothing about efficient markets that says that a participant may n...

Tuesday Immigration Debate [Comments (13) ]:
    MikeP: Peter, Since it has no quota or other restriction on mother-in-law visitin...
    Scott Freelander: There is no reason for debate. Unless I'm mistaken, there is no economic c...
    Pajser: Open borders optimize immigration policy for - openness of the borders. Fro...

Tourists Welcome [Comments (18) ]:
    MingoV: @Jason: "Is there anyone willing to argue that unrestricted immigration wou...
    Jonathan Silber: Almost every immigrant will become a left-winger. Open immigration dilutes ...
    Theo: Getting back to Brian's particular observation, which is about foreign tour...

I Agree with Barbara Ehrenreich [Comments (25) ]:
    Patrick R. Sullivan: I would endow lower income folks with more ability from birth. Ability gaps...
    Charlie: "...Casey Mulligan's argument that the poor often face marginal tax rates o...
    Gemma Seymour: The broken headlight is a poor example; broken headlights are a public safe...

Europe vs Uber [Comments (1) ]:
    ThomasH: Another example of the need to subject regulations to cost-benefit analysis...

Rudebusch on "Housing Demand" [Comments (12) ]:
    MikeP: Also, to echo the Keynesian point, it seems to reflect a peculiar bias to p...
    Roger McKinney: [Comment removed for crude language. Email the webmaster@econlib.org to di...
    Andrew_FL: Keynes recognized that variations in investment with the business cycle ten...

Bad news; industrial production is soaring [Comments (8) ]:
    Scott Sumner: rjs, Good point. But note that manufacturing output is up 1.9% in the pas...
    brendan: Sorry, "noisy" was a sloppy word choice for what I was trying to describe: ...
    Scott Sumner: Brendan, Yes, there are several possibilities, and we'll probably know a l...

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