March 2019 ISSUE

What Should Economists Do? An Appreciation

By Donald J. Boudreaux

I'm thankful to my undergraduate mentor, Bill Field, for things too many to count. Among these is his introducing me during my junior year to public-choice scholarship. "Dr. Field" (as I then called him) did so by suggesting that I read James Buchanan's and Richard ...

Tax Justice

By Michael L. Davis

Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman have promised us a book on "Tax Justice." That's great. Perhaps it will help us understand the op-ed1 they recently published in the New York Times. It is not strange to see these two economists arguing for confiscatory marginal...

Minerva: An Experiment in Centrally Planned Education

By Arnold Kling

We are unique, standing apart from traditional universities and other ways of learning. We believe there is a better way, and refuse to settle for the status quo. —Stephen M. Kosslyn and Ben Nelson (editors) Building the Intentional University: Minerva and th...

DNA Determinism

By Arnold Kling

DNA is the only thing that makes a substantial difference, accounting for 50 per cent of the variance in psychological traits. The rest comes down to chance environmental experiences that do not have long-term effects. —Robert Plomin, Blueprint: How DNA Mak...

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