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August 2015

WSJ Highlights
2015/08/31, David Henderson
Comments (0)
The Monopoly Motive
2015/08/31, Bryan Caplan
Comments (1)
Asian immigration will make America more unequal, and that's a good thing
2015/08/30, Scott Sumner
Comments (2)
Buying Puts for Years?
2015/08/30, David Henderson
Comments (7)
A nice summary on secession
2015/08/30, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (7)
Recessions often begin before the thing that caused them occurs
2015/08/29, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Bio of Eugene Fama
2015/08/28, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Scott on Victimology
2015/08/28, Bryan Caplan
Comments (21)
Beyond victims and villains
2015/08/28, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Question-Begging and Victim-Blaming
2015/08/28, Bryan Caplan
Comments (16)
Confirmation bias?
2015/08/27, Scott Sumner
Comments (24)
Does a measly quarter point matter?
2015/08/26, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Robert P. Murphy: We've "Been Warning for Years"
2015/08/26, David Henderson
Comments (53)
Bio of Oliver Williamson
2015/08/26, David Henderson
Comments (0)
Good News That Should Have Been Kept Secret
2015/08/26, Bryan Caplan
Comments (18)
Markets Without Limits and Ashley Madison
2015/08/26, Bryan Caplan
Comments (14)
Why bubbles are so hard to spot
2015/08/25, Scott Sumner
Comments (8)
Ask What Changed
2015/08/25, David Henderson
Comments (6)
RIP Nathan Rosenberg
2015/08/25, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (2)
How bad government policies make us meaner
2015/08/25, Scott Sumner
Comments (11)
Man, Economy, and Science
2015/08/25, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (6)
The Denunciation Deficit
2015/08/25, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
Kelly Evans on short and long term interest rates
2015/08/24, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
Chinese Entrepreneurs in Egypt
2015/08/24, David Henderson
Comments (2)
Government's Misinformation about Herbal Supplements
2015/08/24, David Henderson
Comments (12)
It's worse than it looks
2015/08/24, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
The Happy Hypocrisy of Unpaid Internships
2015/08/24, Bryan Caplan
Comments (14)
Our Rights versus Government "Rights"
2015/08/23, David Henderson
Comments (15)
Will and O'Sullivan on Conquest
2015/08/23, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (4)
Reply to Kurt Schlichter
2015/08/23, David Henderson
Comments (16)
Coming soon. Another Greek election
2015/08/22, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (1)
A Problem with Information Mandates
2015/08/22, David Henderson
Comments (12)
Krugman's Strange Conclusion
2015/08/21, David Henderson
Comments (12)
Jerry Brown's Rail and Tom Sawyer's Elaborate Escape Plan for Jim
2015/08/21, David Henderson
Comments (9)
More on levels vs. growth rates
2015/08/21, Scott Sumner
Comments (20)
Patriotism as Political Correctness: The Conquest of America
2015/08/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (15)
Policies that Affect Growth Rates: Question for Scott
2015/08/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (16)
Policy affects levels, not growth rates (except in transition)
2015/08/20, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
The Welfare State, Migration, and the Global Race to the Bottom
2015/08/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
Bryson on Eugenics
2015/08/19, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Let's Bet on the West
2015/08/19, Bryan Caplan
Comments (25)
The Grisly Public Choice Behind the End of Prohibition
2015/08/18, David Henderson
Comments (14)
Separation and Dr. Pangloss
2015/08/18, Bryan Caplan
Comments (12)
Is Europe becoming more like the US?
2015/08/17, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
America Takes Over the World--Peacefully
2015/08/17, David Henderson
Comments (12)
Who Really Cares About the Poor?: A Socratic Dialogue
2015/08/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (47)
Scott Alexander on Malcolm Muggeridge
2015/08/16, David Henderson
Comments (6)
John Gray on Hayek
2015/08/16, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (6)
Kevin Williamson on Social Security
2015/08/15, David Henderson
Comments (29)
Divine coincidence?
2015/08/15, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Michael Darda on Alan Blinder
2015/08/14, Scott Sumner
Comments (5)
How shall we define 'liberal'?
2015/08/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (24)
Hatchuel on the new waves of statism
2015/08/13, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (5)
Treatment: A Little Cost-Benefit Analysis is a Dangerous Thing
2015/08/13, Bryan Caplan
Comments (16)
Why are so many currencies suddenly appreciating all over the world?
2015/08/12, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
Is Breast Cancer Screening Worthless? The Fact Box Speaks
2015/08/12, Bryan Caplan
Comments (15)
Was China's devaluation a beggar-thy-neighbor policy?
2015/08/11, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Is Prostate Screening Worthless? The Icon Box Speaks
2015/08/11, Bryan Caplan
Comments (21)
Free the yuan
2015/08/10, Scott Sumner
Comments (4)
A Waste of Paper?
2015/08/10, Bryan Caplan
Comments (31)
Don't apply AD to long run growth/distribution issues
2015/08/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
Bio of Elinor Ostrom
2015/08/09, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Shun the paper, not the person
2015/08/08, Scott Sumner
Comments (24)
Bryson on U.S. Standard of Living in 1927
2015/08/08, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Optimal Worker Safety One More Time
2015/08/07, David Henderson
Comments (17)
The Rule of Law in the Regulatory State
2015/08/07, David Henderson
Comments (19)
The Unfair Labor Training Act
2015/08/07, Bryan Caplan
Comments (10)
Does Market Power Affect Optimal Worker Safety?
2015/08/06, David Henderson
Comments (18)
NGDP futures targeting means never having to say you're sorry
2015/08/06, Scott Sumner
Comments (8)
Ghost World and Zombieland
2015/08/06, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Dennis Hastert and Colorado pot dealers
2015/08/05, Scott Sumner
Comments (21)
Student Loans and Bankruptcy
2015/08/05, Bryan Caplan
Comments (15)
Robert Conquest RIP
2015/08/04, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (2)
Is the rise of utilitarianism unstoppable?
2015/08/04, Scott Sumner
Comments (37)
Yanis Varoufakis as a media star
2015/08/04, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (2)
Does the Market Underprovide Safety for Workers Who Are Poor?
2015/08/04, David Henderson
Comments (34)
The Ethics of Terminus
2015/08/04, Bryan Caplan
Comments (22)
The Huge Benefits of the Sharing Economy
2015/08/03, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Converting Ordinary Language to Probabilities: CIA Edition
2015/08/03, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
China: The real problem is nominal
2015/08/02, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)

July 2015

Another referendum for Mr Tsipras
2015/07/31, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (2)
An even greater stagnation
2015/07/30, Scott Sumner
Comments (25)
Biography of Edmund Phelps
2015/07/29, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Nuclear Iran Bet Update
2015/07/28, Bryan Caplan
Comments (18)
Predicting failure
2015/07/28, Scott Sumner
Comments (6)
Nuclear Iran Bet
2015/07/28, Bryan Caplan
Comments (15)
McArdle (and the Pope) on air conditioning
2015/07/28, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (16)
Party in the Street: A Tale of Three Movements
2015/07/28, Bryan Caplan
Comments (5)
Race and progressivism
2015/07/27, Scott Sumner
Comments (36)
Finishing an Econ Ph.D.: The Basic Facts
2015/07/27, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Krugman on Greece
2015/07/27, David Henderson
Comments (11)
Good for Jared Bernstein
2015/07/26, David Henderson
Comments (19)
What You Mean "We", Scott Alexander?
2015/07/25, David Henderson
Comments (25)
Re-regulation in the UK
2015/07/25, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (1)
Friday Night Video: Why Libertarianism is So Dangerous
2015/07/24, David Henderson
Comments (20)
Abigail Hall's Case Against Supporting Politicians
2015/07/24, David Henderson
Comments (21)
Law School: No News Is Bad News
2015/07/24, Bryan Caplan
Comments (4)
Some Practical Advice
2015/07/23, David Henderson
Comments (43)
Sadie Hawkins Rant
2015/07/23, Bryan Caplan
Comments (7)
Paul Krugman on the minimum wage
2015/07/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (37)
Econlib in Top Three!
2015/07/22, David Henderson
Comments (5)
My Enthusiastic Support for Open Borders
2015/07/22, Bryan Caplan
Comments (29)
What's Wrong With Law Professors
2015/07/22, Bryan Caplan
Comments (9)
Can Obama Really Raise Wages for Millions of People So Easily
2015/07/21, David Henderson
Comments (20)
Is an Unused J.D. a Negative Signal?
2015/07/21, Bryan Caplan
Comments (22)
The Merits of Cochrane's Case
2015/07/20, David Henderson
Comments (12)
Testing Unflattering Claims About Human Motivation
2015/07/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (18)
Resentment, Information, and Unemployment
2015/07/20, Bryan Caplan
Comments (4)
My Private-Sector Complaint
2015/07/19, David Henderson
Comments (36)
Government brings out the worst in us
2015/07/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (45)
The Origins of the Dismal Science
2015/07/18, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Obama on the Symmetry of Rape
2015/07/17, David Henderson
Comments (27)
Slate.com's overconfidence was entirely predictable
2015/07/17, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
You Grew Up in Poverty? Okay, Here's Some Money
2015/07/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (17)
My Response to Donald Trump
2015/07/16, David Henderson
Comments (16)
Weak currencies don't cause trade surpluses
2015/07/16, Scott Sumner
Comments (18)
What's Wrong With the U.S. Peace Movement
2015/07/16, Bryan Caplan
Comments (40)
Party in the Street and the Party in Their Heads
2015/07/15, Bryan Caplan
Comments (19)
Rashomon at the Financial Times
2015/07/14, Scott Sumner
Comments (27)
Anthropology Versus Commodification
2015/07/14, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Change My View: A Data Opportunity?
2015/07/14, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
Warsh on Friedman versus Samuelson
2015/07/14, David Henderson
Comments (5)
Paul Krugman on Greece and Germany
2015/07/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (18)
David on Debate
2015/07/13, Bryan Caplan
Comments (6)
Return to the Caplan-Somin Foreign Policy Debate
2015/07/13, Bryan Caplan
Comments (0)
Thoughts on Debate
2015/07/12, David Henderson
Comments (6)
Why is Greece such an economic success?
2015/07/11, Scott Sumner
Comments (27)
Hayek made simple
2015/07/11, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (6)
Friday Evening Audio: Detective Radio
2015/07/10, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Debate Training: Deserve to Win
2015/07/10, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
We're Number 44! We're Number 44!
2015/07/09, David Henderson
Comments (12)
Would NGDP targeting lead to excessive inflation?
2015/07/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (15)
MSNBC Host Admits We Didn't Have Laissez-Faire
2015/07/09, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Posner Contra Polygamy
2015/07/09, Bryan Caplan
Comments (48)
Krugman on Canada's Austerity
2015/07/08, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Debate Bleg
2015/07/08, Bryan Caplan
Comments (8)
A Question for Juris Doctors
2015/07/08, Bryan Caplan
Comments (19)
Britain's new minimum wage: Is there a hidden agenda?
2015/07/08, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Two concepts of "austerity"
2015/07/08, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (10)
Henderson on the 1990s Budget Cuts
2015/07/08, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Escobar's Dilemma
2015/07/08, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
How the Welfare State Melts Your Conscience
2015/07/07, Bryan Caplan
Comments (10)
Raising rates tightens money, but isn't (necessarily) tight money
2015/07/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (20)
A Good Krugman Post
2015/07/06, David Henderson
Comments (14)
The Socialist Economics of Italian Fascism
2015/07/06, David Henderson
Comments (29)
Employee Theft
2015/07/06, David Henderson
Comments (10)
Greece: What are the markets telling us?
2015/07/05, Scott Sumner
Comments (18)
Fracking: The Upside of Concentrated Beneficiaries
2015/07/04, David Henderson
Comments (7)
Does Germany "care" about Greece more than America "cares" about Puerto Rico?
2015/07/03, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
McArdle on Foreign Intervention and Blowback
2015/07/03, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Greg Mankiw Makes a Case (Kind Of) For a Competitor's Textbook
2015/07/02, David Henderson
Comments (15)
The Fed shouldn't reason from a quantity change
2015/07/02, Scott Sumner
Comments (4)
The Only Good News about the Fed's Stealing $75,000 in Cash
2015/07/02, David Henderson
Comments (18)
My Failed Gotcha
2015/07/01, David Henderson
Comments (7)
Why I'm a supply and demand-sider
2015/07/01, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)

June 2015

The euro and the Greek blackmail
2015/06/30, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (5)
Question for Jeff Zients on Ex-Im
2015/06/30, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Macroeconomics in small economies
2015/06/30, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Wolfgang Kasper on the Euro
2015/06/29, David Henderson
Comments (3)
Europe's soft underbelly
2015/06/29, Scott Sumner
Comments (32)
Numeracy Watch: 5 is Less than 10
2015/06/28, David Henderson
Comments (27)
Why can't we have nice things?
2015/06/28, Scott Sumner
Comments (27)
Henderson on Epstein on Fossil Fuels
2015/06/27, David Henderson
Comments (9)
The Importance of Numeracy
2015/06/26, David Henderson
Comments (17)
1937 and 2013
2015/06/26, Scott Sumner
Comments (11)
King v. Burwell: Supreme Court Rules 6-3 in Favor of Federal Subsidies
2015/06/25, David Henderson
Comments (32)
A quick note on Luigi Einaudi
2015/06/25, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (0)
I don't favor an interventionist monetary policy to fix recessions
2015/06/24, Scott Sumner
Comments (19)
Krugman's Clever Misdirection on King versus Burwell
2015/06/24, David Henderson
Comments (23)
Suderman on Republicans on Health Care
2015/06/23, David Henderson
Comments (11)
The "other things"
2015/06/23, Scott Sumner
Comments (20)
Why do we write too much?
2015/06/23, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (6)
Henderson on Finkelstein
2015/06/22, David Henderson
Comments (8)
A bit freer today than yesterday
2015/06/22, Scott Sumner
Comments (11)
Japan's 2014 tax increase worked; they should do it again
2015/06/21, Scott Sumner
Comments (12)
Does Foreign Intervention Cause Blowback
2015/06/21, David Henderson
Comments (24)
Could a well designed euro have worked?
2015/06/20, Scott Sumner
Comments (13)
Happy birthday, IEA!
2015/06/20, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (3)
The Democrats move left
2015/06/19, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Russ Roberts vs. Simon Wren-Lewis
2015/06/18, Scott Sumner
Comments (32)
Henderson, Meckling, and Friedman on World War II Conscription
2015/06/18, David Henderson
Comments (7)
Conscription During World War II and Milton Friedman
2015/06/17, David Henderson
Comments (17)
The Incredible Vanishing Minarchist
2015/06/17, Bryan Caplan
Comments (44)
Kevin Drum's Third Law is wrong
2015/06/16, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
John Thacker on Democrats Subsidizing Rural Areas
2015/06/16, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Larry Summers on TPP
2015/06/16, David Henderson
Comments (13)
Not So Hard to Argue
2015/06/16, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
Matt Yglesias on environmental impact regulations
2015/06/15, Scott Sumner
Comments (26)
Down With Public Goods
2015/06/15, Bryan Caplan
Comments (14)
Voters in successful neoliberal economies have no interest in Pikettynomics
2015/06/14, Scott Sumner
Comments (18)
Hooves and Priors
2015/06/13, David Henderson
Comments (21)
Interpersonal utility comparisons are unavoidable
2015/06/13, Scott Sumner
Comments (34)
Government Works Badly
2015/06/13, David Henderson
Comments (8)
How egalitarianism failed Japan
2015/06/12, Scott Sumner
Comments (10)
How electorates react to defaults
2015/06/12, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (5)
The Sachs-Warner Conditions
2015/06/12, Bryan Caplan
Comments (5)
Reddit: Lenny Bruce Would Understand
2015/06/11, David Henderson
Comments (12)
NATO Bet
2015/06/11, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
The Role of Luck in Income Distribution
2015/06/11, David Henderson
Comments (17)
Market monetarism in Iceland?
2015/06/10, Scott Sumner
Comments (14)
Identificationists Beware
2015/06/10, Bryan Caplan
Comments (13)
Second best policy arguments
2015/06/09, Scott Sumner
Comments (16)
A Question for Krugman
2015/06/09, David Henderson
Comments (8)
Two Types of Fear
2015/06/09, Bryan Caplan
Comments (11)
Peter Pan in Japan
2015/06/08, Scott Sumner
Comments (8)
Nick Hanauer on Noah Smith
2015/06/08, David Henderson
Comments (14)
The Sum of All Fears
2015/06/08, Bryan Caplan
Comments (21)
The world's three smallest macro models
2015/06/07, Scott Sumner
Comments (17)
The Long and the Short Runs
2015/06/07, David Henderson
Comments (8)
The (white) kids are alright
2015/06/06, Scott Sumner
Comments (23)
Great Moments in Economic History
2015/06/06, David Henderson
Comments (4)
Thaler Rediscovers Hayek?
2015/06/05, David Henderson
Comments (9)
Grexit, Brexit and the uncertain future of the EU
2015/06/05, Alberto Mingardi
Comments (4)
Thaler and Caplan on Homo Economicus
2015/06/04, David Henderson
Comments (13)
Why Is Illegal Immigration So Low?
2015/06/04, Bryan Caplan
Comments (10)
Tim Smeeding on Inequality
2015/06/03, David Henderson
Comments (21)
Reply to Austan Goolsbee
2015/06/03, Scott Sumner
Comments (7)
3 Answers from Alex Nowrasteh
2015/06/03, Bryan Caplan
Comments (1)
Larry Summers on NGDP targeting
2015/06/03, Scott Sumner
Comments (6)
Can Inequality Misperceptions Save Selfish Voting?
2015/06/03, Bryan Caplan
Comments (4)
David Rose on Obamacare Strategy
2015/06/02, David Henderson
Comments (10)
The Fed is not doing its job
2015/06/02, Scott Sumner
Comments (9)
3 Questions for Alex Nowrasteh
2015/06/02, Bryan Caplan
Comments (0)
Nowrasteh on the 1986 Immigration Act
2015/06/02, Bryan Caplan
Comments (0)
The Psychology of Trolling
2015/06/02, Bryan Caplan
Comments (14)
Why are interest expenses tax deductible?
2015/06/01, Scott Sumner
Comments (43)
Do We Just Owe it to Ourselves?
2015/06/01, David Henderson
Comments (23)
Was the Reagan Amnesty Bad for Immigrants?
2015/06/01, Bryan Caplan
Comments (4)

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Nathan W [2015/08/31 01:04 AM, Recessions often begin before the thing that caused them occurs]:
It seems to me that playing with definitions and word games is mostly what ...

Bill Conerly [2015/08/31 12:56 AM, The Monopoly Motive]:
sounds like you're echoing Peter Thiel's book Zero to One....

Bob Murphy [2015/08/31 12:38 AM, Buying Puts for Years?]:
Hi David, You're right, I misunderstood the strength of your confidence in...

Fred Anderson [2015/08/31 12:37 AM, Recessions often begin before the thing that caused them occurs]:
Michael Pettengill; I am not trained as an economist, so I risk looking ...

Fazal Majid [2015/08/30 11:28 PM, A nice summary on secession]:
The EU is wise not to take a position on secession. Many EU citizens feel i...

AS [2015/08/30 11:26 PM, Asian immigration will make America more unequal, and that's a good thing]:
The argument that inequality is good because of built-in redistributive mec...

Richard A. [2015/08/30 10:50 PM, Asian immigration will make America more unequal, and that's a good thing]:
Bernie Sanders simply opposes the free flow of indentured labor. Shouldn't ...

David R. Henderson [2015/08/30 07:12 PM, Buying Puts for Years?]:
@Bob Murphy, Thanks for the data. That helps. Keep in mind that if the ma...

Michael Byrnes [2015/08/30 06:59 PM, Buying Puts for Years?]:
I thought that Universa's strategy was based on Nassim Taleb's approach of ...

Kyle [2015/08/30 06:38 PM, Does a measly quarter point matter?]:
[Comment removed for supplying false email address. Email the webmaster@ec...

Miguel Madeira [2015/08/30 06:37 PM, A nice summary on secession]:
The secession of Eritrea could be considered consensual, in a very peculiar...

Outis [2015/08/30 05:57 PM, Buying Puts for Years?]:
Perhaps one can say that, to the extent that the ABCT is correct, the EMH s...

Bob Murphy [2015/08/30 05:52 PM, Buying Puts for Years?]:
I can't independently verify these numbers, but here's what Wikipedia says:...

Kevin Erdmann [2015/08/30 05:13 PM, Buying Puts for Years?]:
Kevin Dick, a couple years ago I saw the corollary to that, which I think i...

Kevin Dick [2015/08/30 04:30 PM, Buying Puts for Years?]:
"The market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent." Oft...

Robert [2015/08/30 03:32 PM, A nice summary on secession]:
Matt is correct - Scotland is not and never was a colony. In a very fundame...

Pajser [2015/08/30 03:13 PM, A nice summary on secession]:
According to UN General Assembly Resolution 1514, the nations have the righ...

michael pettengill [2015/08/30 02:20 PM, Recessions often begin before the thing that caused them occurs]:
On "prediction markets"... "Wall Street" is a prediction market. If predi...

Philo [2015/08/30 01:22 PM, A nice summary on secession]:
I think Singapore split off from Malaysia by mutual consent....

Matt Moore [2015/08/30 01:16 PM, A nice summary on secession]:
"In part, it may have to do with the fact the British Empire has long been ...

Scott Sumner [2015/08/30 11:15 AM, Recessions often begin before the thing that caused them occurs]:
Philo, Those views sound reasonable. Since you are a philosopher, you und...

David R. Henderson [2015/08/30 10:02 AM, Bio of Eugene Fama]:
@Barry Cotter, Thank you. You are right on this. John Bogle himself correct...

Brett Champion [2015/08/30 09:04 AM, A nice summary on secession]:
To a certain extent, the dissolution of the Soviet Union can be considered ...

Tom West [2015/08/30 08:45 AM, Question-Begging and Victim-Blaming]:
We were undergraduates. It changed each time we discussed it (and it was t...

Barry Cotter [2015/08/30 08:26 AM, Bio of Eugene Fama]:
Index funds precede Fama's first publications on market efficiency. From wi...

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Recessions often begin before the thing that caused them occurs [Comments (13) ]:
    michael pettengill: On "prediction markets"... "Wall Street" is a prediction market. If predi...
    Fred Anderson: Michael Pettengill; I am not trained as an economist, so I risk looking ...
    Nathan W: It seems to me that playing with definitions and word games is mostly what ...

The Monopoly Motive [Comments (1) ]:
    Bill Conerly: sounds like you're echoing Peter Thiel's book Zero to One....

Buying Puts for Years? [Comments (7) ]:
    Michael Byrnes: I thought that Universa's strategy was based on Nassim Taleb's approach of ...
    David R. Henderson: @Bob Murphy, Thanks for the data. That helps. Keep in mind that if the ma...
    Bob Murphy: Hi David, You're right, I misunderstood the strength of your confidence in...

A nice summary on secession [Comments (7) ]:
    Robert: Matt is correct - Scotland is not and never was a colony. In a very fundame...
    Miguel Madeira: The secession of Eritrea could be considered consensual, in a very peculiar...
    Fazal Majid: The EU is wise not to take a position on secession. Many EU citizens feel i...

Asian immigration will make America more unequal, and that's a good thing [Comments (2) ]:
    Richard A.: Bernie Sanders simply opposes the free flow of indentured labor. Shouldn't ...
    AS: The argument that inequality is good because of built-in redistributive mec...

Does a measly quarter point matter? [Comments (14) ]:
    Scott Sumner: Larry, That's what I keep asking. Philip, Perhaps it's just a coincidenc...
    Vaidas Urba: Scott, I disagree. The Fed was always sterilizing QE. Prior to IOR, the ex...
    Kyle: [Comment removed for supplying false email address. Email the webmaster@ec...

Bio of Eugene Fama [Comments (4) ]:
    Steve Y.: Every finance course I took in the mid-1970's required us to read "The Adju...
    Barry Cotter: Index funds precede Fama's first publications on market efficiency. From wi...
    David R. Henderson: @Barry Cotter, Thank you. You are right on this. John Bogle himself correct...

Question-Begging and Victim-Blaming [Comments (16) ]:
    Tom West: Those are huge assumptions and they're the source of most of the disagreeme...
    E: "Would the world end in chaos and destruction if we all knew the truth?" ...
    Tom West: We were undergraduates. It changed each time we discussed it (and it was t...

Scott on Victimology [Comments (21) ]:
    Brian: All this talk of whether one should "blame the victim," or whether we shoul...
    Thomas Sewell: When someone makes a choice, they choose not only what it is ostensibly abo...
    mbka: Quite frankly, while I don't necessarily sympathize with the people who wer...

Robert P. Murphy: We've "Been Warning for Years" [Comments (53) ]:
    RPLong: Prof. Henderson - More important, I don’t think any Austrian would even t...
    Enial Cattesi: There is no need for measurement. If you build a house on sand and someone ...
    Kevin Erdmann: Enial, you're begging the question. It's not sand....

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