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  • Lyndon Johnson’s Terrible Legacy

    18 November 2017, by Patrick Barron
    By: Patrick Barron Recently my wife and I spent a morning at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. The damage done by this big bully is incalculable. His library reminds us of the start of the blizzard of government expansion during Johnson's presidential term, which (...)
  • We’re Living in the Age of Capital Consumption

    18 November 2017, by Ronald-Peter Stöferle
    By: Ronald-Peter Stöferle When capital is mentioned in the present-day political debate, the term is usually subject to a rather one-dimensional interpretation: Whether capital saved by citizens, the question of capital reserves held by pension funds, the start-up capital of young entrepreneurs (...)
  • Chris Calton: The March to America’s Civil War

    17 November 2017, by Chris Calton, Jeff Deist
    By: Chris Calton, Jeff Deist Chris Calton, host of the Mises Institute's Historical Controversies podcast, is back with a second season. If you enjoyed his revisionist view of America's drug war during the first season, you'll love his take on U.S. history during the latter 1800s. This episode, (...)
  • Is Behavioral Economics Good Economics?

    17 November 2017, by Frank Shostak
    By: Frank Shostak Recently, a relatively new economics called Behavioral Economics (BE) has started to gain popularity. Its practitioners such as Daniel Kahneman, Vernon Smith, and Richard Thaler were awarded Nobel prizes for their contribution in the field of BE. The BE framework emerged on (...)
  • "Economic Development" Is a Corporate Welfare Scheme

    17 November 2017, by Nathan Keeble
    By: Nathan Keeble The Beacon Center, a libertarian think tank based in Nashville, has released a new film highlighting and describing the impact of corporate welfare in Tennessee. Starring University of Tennessee professor Glenn Reynolds, Rigged tells the story of small business owners in (...)
  • Leftist Billionaires Virtue-Signal on Tax Cuts

    17 November 2017, by Gary Galles
    By: Gary Galles As happens every time any sort of tax change that can be demonized as “tax cuts for the rich” is proposed, the Trump administration’s framework for tax reform has been met with “tax me more” virtue signaling. The latest installment I have seen was “I’m a billionaire. Tax me more,” in (...)
  • Is Behavior Economics Good Economics?

    17 November 2017, by Frank Shostak
    By: Frank Shostak Recently, a relatively new economics called Behavioral Economics (BE) has started to gain popularity. Its practitioners such as Daniel Kahneman, Vernon Smith and Richard Thaler were awarded Nobel prizes for their contribution in the field of BE. The BE framework emerged on (...)
  • Hayek on Good and Bad Unemployment Policies

    16 November 2017, by Friedrich A. Hayek
    By: Friedrich A. Hayek In 1944 Professor Hayek emphasised that sustainable employment depends on an appropriate distribution of labour among the different lines of production. This distribution must change as circumstances change. Sustain able employment thus depends on appropriate changes in (...)
  • Duties Imposed Against Chinese "Dumping" Hurt American Consumers

    16 November 2017, by Andrew Moran
    By: Andrew Moran For years, special interests have called on the U.S. government to “level the playing field” in the form of duties, levies, and other antiquated measures. Democrats and Republicans alike have aired their grievances over the trade deficit, grumbling about exporters hurting (...)
  • The New Progressives

    16 November 2017, by David Gordon
    By: David Gordon The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Economic Growth, and Increase Inequality. By Brink Lindsey and Steven M. Teles. Oxford University Press, 2017. Viii + 221 pages. During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the Progressives claimed (...)

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