August 2021 ISSUE

The Power and Pervasiveness of Spontaneous Order

By Elaine Sternberg

According to Nobel Laureate economist James Buchanan (1977, p.96): ... there is only one principle in economics that is worth stressing.... Apart from this principle there would be no basis for general public support for economics as a legitimate academic disci...

Beavers, Barbados, and the British Empire

By Maria Pia Paganelli

A Book Review of Colonial Ecology, Atlantic Economy: Transforming Nature in Early New England, by Strother E. Roberts. University of Pennsylvania Press. 2019.1 What do beavers in Connecticut have to do with sugar in Barbados? A lot, it seems. So much, act...

How Economics Drives News Media

By Arnold Kling

The membership payers do not pay to get news for themselves (they already know the news). ... They require newsrooms to operate with values, not news. This slowly forces journalism to mutate into crowdfunded propaganda—postjournalism. ... Classical...

Nikole Hannah-Jones vs the UNC Board of Governors: Academic Freedom for Whom?

By Michael Munger

What is academic freedom, and who has it? I ask because near where I live in North Carolina there has recently arisen a controversy sparked by a process that is usually boring and bureaucratic, an academic tenure case. The University of North Carolina is recruiting Niko...

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David M. Hart

Editor's Introduction to "Free-Riding on the Euro"

Reflections from Europe Sep 17 2003

Life and Works of Anne Robert Jacques Turgot

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Life and Works of Gustave de Molinari

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David R. Henderson

Economists Waging War

Book Review Aug 3 2020

Economics Works

Liberty Classics May 6 2019

Economists Know: Ask What Changed

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A Cure for Our Health Care Ills

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What a Wonderful World

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Why Predatory Pricing Is Highly Unlikely

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Honor Laborers

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In Praise of Debt

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Think on the Margin

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The Robber Barons: Neither Robbers nor Barons

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How Property Rights Solve Problems

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GDP Fetishism

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Charles L. Hooper

Economists Know: Ask What Changed

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A Cure for Our Health Care Ills

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The Dismal Economics of Drug Development

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Who Is Harmed by Insider Trading?

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Insider Trading Turned Inside Out

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NSA Surveillance: A Cost/Benefit Analysis

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Mercantilism Lives

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FDA Walls Do Not Encircle

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R. Glenn Hubbard

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