February 2024 ISSUE

Public Health from the People

By Byron Carson

There are many ways to privately improve public health. Such responses make use of local knowledge, entrepreneurship, and civil society and pursue standard goals of public health like controlling the spread of infectious diseases. Moreover, private responses improve ove...

Elon Musk, Sam Bankman-Fried, and Adam Smith’s Impartial Spectator

By Michael L. Davis

Book Review of Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of a New Tycoon, by Michael Lewis1 and Elon Musk, by Walter Isaacson.2 Economists don't find people all that interesting. Many of us have friends and family, but our models and analysis are devoid of personality ...

Setting the Record Straight on Income Inequality

By Art Carden

Book Review of The Myth of American Inequality: How Government Biases Policy Debate by Phil Gramm, Robert Ekelund, and John Early.1 Everyone knows inequality is growing. As a trio of economists consisting of former senator Phil Gramm, economics professor Robe...

The Pre-Modern Order

By Arnold Kling

Pre-industrial society was characterized by low degrees of economic, political and cultural integration. By contrast, a high degree of integration in all three respects is the hallmark of modernity... Economically, modernity breeds integration by its systemat...

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Arnold Kling

The Pre-Modern Order

Book Review Feb 5 2024


Social Psychology and Business

Book Review Jan 1 2024


Blank Slatism vs. Old Spicism

Book Review Dec 4 2023


Battle of the Sexes

Book Review Nov 6 2023


Glimpses of a New Order

Book Review Oct 2 2023


The Revanchist Right

Book Review Sep 4 2023



The Kids Are... Different

Book Review Jul 3 2023


In Search of Stable Money

Book Review Jun 5 2023


Cooperation Requires Large Brains

Book Review Apr 3 2023


Financial Policy

Book Review Mar 6 2023



Rejecting the Culture Transplant

Book Review Jan 2 2023


The Boys Under the Bus

Book Review Dec 5 2022


A Memoir and a Manifesto

Book Review Nov 7 2022


A Keynesian's Macroeconomic History

Book Review Oct 3 2022


When Cost-Benefit Analysis Fails

Book Review Sep 5 2022



Economic Thought Experiments

Book Review Jul 4 2022


The World's Got Talent

Book Review Jun 6 2022


A Fictional Progressive Gets Mugged

Book Review May 2 2022


Emotions in the Driver's Seat

Book Review Apr 4 2022


Can We Pick Better Leaders?

Book Review Mar 7 2022


Sociological Man

Book Review Feb 7 2022



When the Elite Become the Elect

Book Review Dec 6 2021


If I Were a Market Monetarist

Book Review Nov 1 2021


Sermons from Evolutionary Biologists

Book Review Nov 1 2021


Two Theories of Mind

Book Review Oct 3 2021



Should Humans Be More Like Machines?

Book Review Aug 2 2021


How Economics Drives News Media

Book Review Jul 5 2021


Drop Your Intellectual Defenses

Book Review Jun 7 2021



Grandmasters of Self-Promotion

Book Review Apr 5 2021



Agreeing to Disagree

Book Review Feb 1 2021


How to Break Up the Two-Party Duopoly

Book Review Jan 4 2021


Does Libertarianism Favor Labor?

Book Review Dec 7 2020


A WEIRD Turn in Social Science

Book Review Nov 2 2020



Liberty's Discontents

Book Review Sep 7 2020


Twilight of the Bourgeoisie

Book Review Aug 3 2020



Intellectuals Caught in the Middle

Book Review Jun 1 2020


Order and the Wealth of Nations

Book Review May 4 2020



The Sexual Revolution as Primal Cause

Book Review Mar 2 2020


He Tells Us It's the Institutions

Book Review Feb 3 2020


Wall Street Mysteries

Kling's Corner Jan 6 2020



How Democratic Capitalism Works

Book Review Nov 4 2019



Encourage Dissent

Book Review Sep 2 2019



Economic Aspects of Trust

Kling's Corner Jul 1 2019


Culture, Institutions, and Folkways

Kling's Corner Jun 3 2019


The Virtues of Big Business in America

Kling's Corner May 6 2019


Contemporary Society's Crumbling Pillar

Kling's Corner Apr 1 2019



DNA Determinism

Kling's Corner Feb 4 2019


Politics, Economics, and Evolution

Kling's Corner Jan 7 2019


Markets without Friction

Kling's Corner Dec 3 2018




The Prophet of Google's Doom

Book Review Sep 3 2018



Get the Story Straight

Book Review Jul 2 2018


Does Liberalism Destroy Liberty?

Book Review Jun 4 2018



What Makes Capitalism Tick?

Liberty Classics Apr 2 2018


Networks, Hierarchies, and History

Book Review Mar 5 2018


How Albion Seeded American Liberty

Book Review Feb 5 2018


Economics when Value Is Intangible

Book Review Jan 1 2018


The Simplicity Assumption

Book Review Dec 4 2017


Law, Legislation, and Leoni

Kling's Corner Nov 6 2017


The Sociology of Sociologists

Book Review Oct 2 2017


Bobos' Paradise Lost?

Book Review Sep 4 2017



The Practitioner's Challenge

Book Review Jul 3 2017


The Social Learning Animal

Book Review Jun 5 2017


The Pros and Cons of Liberty

Book Review May 1 2017


Present at the Destruction

Kling's Corner Apr 3 2017


Complacent or Pathological?

Book Review Mar 6 2017


The Tullock Problem and the Shaman Problem

Kling's Corner Feb 6 2017


Ideas and Economic Growth

Book Review Jan 2 2017


What Drove Alan Greenspan?

Book Review Dec 5 2016


Capitalism and Inequality

Book Review Nov 7 2016


The Tensions in Austrian Economics

Book Review Oct 3 2016


Communities versus the State

Book Review Sep 5 2016


Does Conflict Drive Cooperation?

Book Review Aug 1 2016


The Insiders versus the Outsiders

Book Review Jul 4 2016


Liberalism and Its Enemies

Book Review Jun 6 2016


Dismal Race "Scientists"

Book Review May 2 2016


The Conservative Way Forward?

Book Review Apr 4 2016


Why You Can't Argue with the New Left

Book Review Mar 7 2016


The Science of Liberty

Book Review Feb 1 2016


Revisiting the Great Depression

Book Review Jan 4 2016


Risks, Seen and Unseen

Book Review Dec 7 2015


A Wray of Light on Hyman Minsky

Book Review Nov 2 2015


Phools and Their Money

Book Review Oct 5 2015


The Fundamental Rule of Social Morality

Kling's Corner Sep 7 2015


Is Big Government an Abilene Paradox?

Book Review Aug 3 2015


The Two Forms of Social Order

Kling's Corner Jul 6 2015


MIT's Model Economics Department

Book Review Jun 1 2015



The Regulator's Calculation Problem

Book Review Apr 6 2015




It's Complicated

Book Review Jan 5 2015


Society and Unplanned Pregnancy

Book Review Dec 1 2014


Public Officials and Cameras

Book Review Nov 3 2014


The Possibility of Anarchy

Book Review Oct 6 2014




Do We Need ESSP?

Kling's Corner Jul 7 2014


The Longitude of Well-Being

Book Review Jun 2 2014


Heritability of Social Status

Book Review May 5 2014


Exit, Voice, and Ignorance

Book Review Apr 7 2014


Banks and Government

Kling's Corner Mar 3 2014



Educating Like a State

Book Review Jan 6 2014


Modernism vs. Corporatism

Book Review Dec 2 2013


Kenneth Minogue on The Servile Mind

Book Review Nov 4 2013


Libertarians and Social Conservatives

Book Review Oct 7 2013


America's Past and America's Future

Book Review Sep 2 2013


Political Romance in the Internet Age

Book Review Aug 5 2013



Naim's End of Power

Book Review Jun 3 2013


State, Clan, and Liberty

Book Review May 6 2013


Educational Freedom

Kling's Corner Apr 1 2013


The Institutions-Intensive Economy

Book Review Feb 25 2013






Libertarians and Group Norms

Book Review Sep 19 2012


The Economics of the Wireless Last Mile

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