May 2024 ISSUE

Is China Winning? Rethinking Perceptions of Success in Central Planning

By Ryan Yonk and Ethan Yang

The contrast often presented between America and China is one where Beijing is a highly competent, well-oiled autocracy while the United States is a political circus held back by partisan drama. On the surface, and especially with recent news headlines, this may seem tr...

California Dreaming: The Effects of California’s “Fast Food” Minimum Wage

By Richard B. McKenzie

On April 1 of this year, California fast-food restaurant chains with sixty or more national locations (for example, McDonalds and Chipotle, but not Bill's Burgers or Dick Church's Diner or other off-brand restaurants in the state without national locations) were require...

Using Reason to Understand the Abuse and Decline of Reason

By Rosolino Candela

A Liberty Classics Book Review of Studies on the Abuse and Decline of Reason: Text and Documents, by F.A. Hayek (edited by Bruce Caldwell). 1 According to F.A. Hayek, what are the theoretical and historical reasons for the tragedies of socialism that emerged ...

Mir McLuhanism

By Arnold Kling

... digital media not only enhance information exchange and render offline life obsolete—they also reverse literacy and retrieve orality. ... This book is about orality, which once was obsolesced by writing, and about literacy, which is now becoming obsoles...

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Morgan Rose

Elasticity and Its Expansion

Teacher's Corner Jan 6 2003


Shedding Light on Market Power

Teacher's Corner Dec 2 2002



In Defense of Malthus

Teacher's Corner Sep 16 2002


The Econlib Summer Reading List

Featured Article Jun 3 2002


Information, Prices, and Socialism's Flaws

Teacher's Corner May 13 2002


Implications of Costly Information

Teacher's Corner Apr 22 2002


Free Labor, Constrained State

Teacher's Corner Apr 2 2002


An Education in Market Failure

Teacher's Corner Mar 11 2002



Economists' Views on the Costs of War. Part I.

Teacher's Corner Jan 28 2002


Paying for Farm Subsidies

Teacher's Corner Jan 7 2002


Patent Laws and the War on Good Drugs

Teacher's Corner Nov 26 2001



How to Reduce Unemployment, If We Want

Featured Article Oct 15 2001