Bryan Caplan and David Henderson

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Will lower prices gain Uber support?

Entrepreneurialism
Alberto Mingardi
Uber has been a phenomenal fund-raising success. The company now capitalizes more than Hertz (and not just Hertz, check this out). Now, whatever you may think of Hertz's business model, Hertz has offices all around the globe, an impressive salesforce,... MORE

Poverty and "enterprise facilitators"

Entrepreneurialism
Alberto Mingardi
Ernesto Sirolli once worked in the industry of foreign aid - but soon realised he was far from having the impact he dreamt about. In this remarkable TED talk he explains his first hand experience with the sort of attitudes... MORE

The resurrection of the automatic watch

Entrepreneurialism
Alberto Mingardi
David Landes' brilliant book, Revolution in Time: Clocks and the Making of the Modern World, ends with a chapter that reads like an obituary of sorts to Swiss watchmaking. The book was published in 1983, and Landes maintained that the... MORE

Why I love markets - and not just technology

Entrepreneurialism
Alberto Mingardi
I've taken the picture above because it explains why I love markets. Sorry if the quality is so-so: I am an even worse photographer than a writer. What you see there is a nice machine I have found in... MORE

Day dreaming for libraries

Entrepreneurialism
Alberto Mingardi
Neil Gaiman has written a formidable plea for public libraries. Here you can find the text of a lecture that he delivered in London on October 14, subsequently published on The Guardian. His arguments are instinctively appealing to all of... MORE

Friday Night Video: Mark Cuban, Humanitarian

Entrepreneurialism
David Henderson
This isn't the usual Friday night video. Rather, it's a mention of an ABC-TV show that my wife and I watch every Friday night. It's called "Shark Tank." I highly recommend it. It's the highlight of our Friday evening. Five... MORE

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