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David Henderson


Should Companies Be Deeply Obsessed with Helping Customers?

Energy, Environment, Resources Jan 23 2022


The Case Against Price Controls

Price Controls Jan 22 2022



Jonathan Chait's Mistaken Analogy

Public Health Jan 19 2022


I Lose a Bet with Bryan Caplan

Competition Jan 19 2022


Israel's UnFauci

Public Health Jan 18 2022


Relative Price Changes and Inflation Propagation

Money and Inflation Jan 17 2022


U.S. Subsidies to Fossil Fuels

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 16 2022



Government Humanitarianism

Regulation Jan 14 2022



Inflation: Rates, Levels, and Time Periods

Money and Inflation Jan 12 2022


William J. Haga, An Appreciation

Obituaries Jan 11 2022


Reining in Emergency Powers

Liberty Jan 10 2022



The Threats to Democracy, Part I

Politics and Economics Jan 7 2022


Great Stories and Weak Economics

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 6 2022


Willingness to Kill

Law and Economics Jan 5 2022




Choice, Coercion, and Bastiat

Liberty Jan 2 2022





I Bonds

Finance Dec 26 2021


An Insurance Story

Business Economics Dec 25 2021


ADA Hurt Disabled Workers

Labor Market Dec 24 2021


John Tamny's Quizzical Statement

Monetary Policy Dec 23 2021


Better Late than Never for Eric Topol

Incentives Dec 23 2021


The Attack on Walter Block

Labor Market Dec 22 2021


Response to Scott Sumner on Covid Caution

Public Health Dec 21 2021


Wisdom on Cities from Edward Glaeser

Regulation and Subsidies Dec 20 2021


The Power of the Ten Pillars

Economic Education Dec 20 2021



Lower Concentration for Consumers

Competition Dec 17 2021


Inflation: What Next?

Monetary Policy Dec 16 2021



Henderson on Inflation on KCBS

Central Planning Dec 13 2021



The FDA Will Soon Allow Adults to Act as Adults

Economics of Health Care Dec 11 2021


Elephant Ear Sandwiches and Amazon

Competition Dec 10 2021


My Oversight on Scott Atlas

Moral Reasoning Dec 9 2021


Traffic is Congested? Then Make it More Congested

Regulation and Subsidies Dec 8 2021


Should FIRE Be Pushing for Tenure?

Labor Market Dec 7 2021


A Memory of Bob Dole

Public Choice Theory Dec 6 2021


More Populist Deregulation

Liberty Dec 5 2021


Great Moment in Shetland

Public Health Dec 3 2021


What Are You Afraid Of?

Behavioral Economics Dec 2 2021


Bad and Good Olympic Boycotts

Foreign Policy Nov 30 2021


Richard L. Stroup RIP

Energy, Environment, Resources Nov 29 2021


Was Kyle Rittenhouse Foolish?

Moral Reasoning Nov 27 2021


Economics in One Lesson

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 24 2021


No Single Incident of Anticompetitive Actions

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 24 2021


Surviving the Zam Zam

Foreign Policy Nov 22 2021



A Bad Argument for Paid Family Leave

Labor Market Nov 20 2021


Must These Values Conflict?

Labor Market Nov 19 2021


Who Was Henry Hazlitt?

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 18 2021


David Rubenstein's Weak Case for Fearing China

Cross-country Comparisons Nov 17 2021


Reading Hayek in Graduate School

Austrian Economics Nov 14 2021


Students Open to Evidence on Taxes

Economic Education Nov 12 2021


Response to Scott Sumner on the Carbon Tax

Energy, Environment, Resources Nov 10 2021


Wagner and Weitzman's Asymmetric Treatment of Non-Carbon Energies

Energy, Environment, Resources Nov 9 2021


Hayek on Responsibility for One's Fate

Economic Philosophy Nov 8 2021


Victims of Communism Day

Economic History Nov 7 2021


Schools Should Teach Distinctions

Economic History Nov 5 2021


Trade Follies

Adam Smith Nov 5 2021


Danish Resistance to Nazi Government

Foreign Policy Nov 3 2021


Enright on Caplan on Immigration, Part Trois

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Nov 2 2021


Moving Toward Normal

Economics and Culture Nov 1 2021


The Curse of a Government Job

Public Choice Theory Oct 31 2021


Heather Cox Richardson's False History

Economic History Oct 30 2021


Sam Enright Responds

Economic Growth Oct 29 2021


Using the Geneva Conventions

Liberty Oct 28 2021


Sowell on Academic Standards

Economic Education Oct 27 2021


A Reminiscence about George Akerlof

Economic History Oct 27 2021


Enright on Caplan on Immigration

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Oct 26 2021



Fred Hiatt's Soft Pitch

Regulation Oct 25 2021


Jay Bhattacharya on Uncommon Knowledge

Public Health Oct 24 2021




The FDA's War Against the Truth on Ivermectin

Economics of Health Care Oct 19 2021


Angrist's Critique of Card and Krueger

Economic Methods Oct 17 2021


The Power of Compounding

Economic Education Oct 16 2021


The Pros and Cons of Irish Democracy

Law and Economics Oct 15 2021


Good News on Oil Spills

Energy, Environment, Resources Oct 14 2021



Outtakes from my Nobel Article

Labor Market Oct 12 2021


A Nobel for Natural Experimenters

Economic Methods Oct 11 2021


A Modest Proposal on Beef

Regulation Oct 9 2021


Great Moments in Central Planning

Central Planning Oct 8 2021


Fond Memories of Alchian and Tullock

Economic Education Oct 6 2021


The $1 Trillion Platinum Coin

Economic Philosophy Oct 6 2021


Casey Mulligan Reads the Bill

Incentives Oct 5 2021


Haitian Assimilation

Labor Market Oct 4 2021


Where's the Beef?

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Oct 3 2021


Eric Posner on Monopsony

Labor Market Sep 30 2021


Paul Samyn's Failure to Distinguish

Economic Methods Sep 29 2021


Boudreaux on Monopsony

Economic Philosophy Sep 28 2021


Man on a Tightrope

Central Planning Sep 27 2021


Reply to Bob Murphy's Query

Liberty Sep 26 2021


How to Make Housing More Affordable

Price Controls Sep 24 2021



Angry Bears

Behavioral Economics Sep 23 2021


Henderson on UCLA on EconTalk

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 22 2021


Thoughts on Canada's Election

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Sep 21 2021


Preach What You Practice

Liberty Sep 20 2021


Boudreaux on Government's Nature

Public Choice Theory Sep 19 2021


Wagner's and Weitzman's Bathtub Analogy

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 17 2021


My 12th-Grade Odyssey

Economics of Education Sep 16 2021


Elder's Error?

Incentives Sep 14 2021



Dr. Moreno Comes Through

Liberty Sep 10 2021


Milton Friedman's Long-Run Impact

Economic Philosophy Sep 9 2021


MRI Pricing

Economics of Health Care Sep 8 2021




Sunk Costs and Base Running

Sports Economics Sep 4 2021


Henderson and Hooper on Ivermectin

Economics of Health Care Sep 3 2021


The Friedmans on Equality of Outcome

Economic Philosophy Sep 1 2021


Two Great Passages from Free to Choose

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 31 2021


Jack of All Trades

Economic Philosophy Aug 29 2021


The Problem With Nordhaus

Energy, Environment, Resources Aug 28 2021


Orwell and Ehrenburg on Hope

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 27 2021


The Truman Fabrication

Economic History Aug 26 2021


Sensible Medical Pricing? Maybe

Business Economics Aug 25 2021


Canada's Decline in Press Freedom

Liberty Aug 24 2021


Voluntary Peaceful Activity is So Often Better than Government

Information Goods, Intellectual Property Aug 23 2021



How China Is Grabbing "Our" Electric Market

International Trade Aug 18 2021


NIH Head's Shocking Innumeracy

Economics of Health Care Aug 17 2021





Recent Study of Ivermectin Finds No Effect on Covid

Economics of Health Care Aug 12 2021




Peaceful Easy Feeling After Crossing the Border

International Trade Aug 9 2021


Aaron Burr's Explanation of 1830s Political Parties

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 4 2021


Travel from Canada to the United States

International Trade Aug 3 2021


Canada’s Border Policy Doesn’t Scale

International Trade Aug 1 2021


How Scientific is the FDA?

Economics of Health Care Jul 29 2021


Essential UCLA School is Now Out

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 24 2021




Market Values ARE Human Values

Economic Philosophy Jul 21 2021




Freedom is Regulation, Florida Edition

Business Economics Jul 17 2021


Biden's Executive Order on Competition

Business Economics Jul 16 2021


Reminiscences of Thurgood Marshall

Economic History Jul 14 2021


Two Facts about Mass Transit and Cars

Business Economics Jul 13 2021


The New World of Radio

Business Economics Jul 12 2021



Larry White on Brainerd on Stablecoins

Monetary Policy Jul 9 2021


Is It Alright to Steal from Bill Gates?

Economic Philosophy Jul 8 2021


Campusland Delivers

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 8 2021


Are Externalities Enough?

Public Health Jul 7 2021


Congressman Rumsfeld on the Draft

Foreign Policy Jul 5 2021



Two Objections to Free Trade

International Trade Jul 4 2021


Mike Gravel on Sunk Costs in War

Labor Market Jul 2 2021




Campusland

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jun 28 2021



The Case for Boarding Houses

Regulation Jun 25 2021


How Government and Politics Work

Media Watch Jun 24 2021



Whalen and Henderson on the Assault on Wealth

Economic Growth Jun 22 2021




Two Hopeful Signs

Economics of Health Care Jun 20 2021


The Origin of SARS-Cov-2

Politics and Economics Jun 19 2021



Sunk Cost and Marginal Cost: Our Microwave

Cost-benefit Analysis Jun 17 2021


The Everyday Miracles on the Web

Economic Growth Jun 15 2021



A Warm Memory about State Farm's Good Will

Business Economics Jun 8 2021


Strawmen, Steelmen, and Bad Faith

Economic Philosophy Jun 7 2021


How Reliable is Government Information?

Central Planning Jun 6 2021


Models versus Data

Energy, Environment, Resources Jun 5 2021





The Enemy Below

Foreign Policy Jun 2 2021



How Many Pinocchios Should Glenn Kessler Get?

Economic Education May 30 2021


Failure to Launch and UBI

Behavioral Economics May 28 2021



Jerry Nadler's Radical Tax Reform

Economic Philosophy May 26 2021


George Blake's Shocking Absence of Due Diligence

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings May 24 2021


Thinking on the Margin in the NBA

Economic Education May 23 2021



Inflation: True and False

Economic Growth May 21 2021


Rosen versus Henderson on Child Tax Credits

Income Distribution May 20 2021


What is Ontario Trying to Tell Us?

Energy, Environment, Resources May 19 2021


Panetta, Quayle, and Clinton

Fiscal Policy May 18 2021


Ridicule or Reach Out?

Media Watch May 17 2021


The Miserable Americans

Economics of Crime May 16 2021


Tim Kane's Immigrant Interview of Henderson

Economic Philosophy May 15 2021



Jason Furman on High UI

Incentives May 14 2021


Ryan Streeter's Grounds for Optimism

Economic Growth May 13 2021



Bob Chitester RIP

Obituaries May 10 2021


Two Questions on Sunkara's Book

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings May 9 2021



Despite or Because of?

Incentives May 7 2021


Camping Cohen's Commitment

Liberty May 6 2021


Henderson on John Batchelor Show on Family Allowance

Regulation and Subsidies May 6 2021


Richard Nixon and the Draft

Labor Market May 5 2021




Economic Lessons from COVID-19

Central Planning May 1 2021


Incentives Matter in Banking Too

Economic History Apr 27 2021


An Immigrant's Story

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Apr 26 2021



Child Allowances are a Bad Idea

Regulation and Subsidies Apr 24 2021



Andy Pasztor on Our Amazing Airplane Safety Record

Information Goods, Intellectual Property Apr 21 2021


Walter Oi and Armen Alchian on Value of Life

Economic Methods Apr 20 2021


The Resource Cost of a Gold Standard

Monetary Policy Apr 19 2021


Berlin Rent Control Unconstitutional

Price Controls Apr 16 2021


Canadian versus US Banking

Economic History Apr 15 2021


Larry White on the Gold Standard

Monetary Policy Apr 14 2021


Anthony Fauci is Anti-Science

Cost-benefit Analysis Apr 13 2021


Both Amazon and Workers Win

Labor Market Apr 11 2021


I LOVE State Farm

Business Economics Apr 10 2021



Hayek on High Prices for 10 Seconds of Work

Information Goods, Intellectual Property Apr 8 2021


Henderson on Good and Bad Inequality

Incentives Apr 7 2021


The Nobel Factor

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Apr 6 2021


Deadweight Loss Computations

Taxation Apr 5 2021




Africa Tries Free Trade

Economic Growth Apr 1 2021


Chuck Baird: A Fond Reflection

Economic Education Mar 30 2021


Covid Caution and Curry

Behavioral Economics Mar 29 2021


Charles Ball's Humanity

Economic History Mar 28 2021


Whose Body Is It Anyway?

Cost-benefit Analysis Mar 26 2021


The Solution to Expensive Housing Is More Housing

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Mar 25 2021


Ludwig von Mises on the "Barbarous Relic"

Monetary Policy Mar 24 2021


Brookings' Cliff Winston on Infrastructure

Central Planning Mar 24 2021


Krugman Illustrates Caplan's Point

Fiscal Policy Mar 23 2021



The Damage Yet to Come from the "Stimulus"

Fiscal Policy Mar 19 2021


Covid Minimizing on One Variable

Regulation Mar 18 2021


Strangely Liberating

Incentives Mar 17 2021


Should AstraZeneca Vaccine Be Paused?

Central Planning Mar 16 2021


Alice Rivlin on Bracket Creep

Money and Inflation Mar 15 2021


What Alan Blinder Missed on Inflation

Money and Inflation Mar 14 2021


Great Cowen Interview of John Cochrane

Economics of Health Care Mar 11 2021


My Thoughts on Unions

Labor Market Mar 10 2021




An Unnecessary "Stimulus"

Fiscal Policy Mar 6 2021




PC and PG Matter More than Content at Google

Business Economics Feb 28 2021



Private versus Government

Behavioral Economics Feb 24 2021


Serbians' Freedom to Choose

Economics of Health Care Feb 23 2021


L'Etat, c'est Ro

Labor Market Feb 23 2021



Jeff Hummel on Classical Liberals and Libertarians

Economic Philosophy Feb 22 2021


The Sunk Cost Lesson Stuck

Economic Education Feb 21 2021



The Opportunity-Killing Minimum Wage

Labor Market Feb 19 2021


In Praise of CVS

Central Planning Feb 18 2021


Charley Hooper on Masks

Public Health Feb 17 2021



The Communist Trabant

Central Planning Feb 15 2021


The Magness Horpedahl Convergence on Masks

Public Health Feb 14 2021


Redford on Qualified Immunity and Moral Hazard

Economics of Crime Feb 11 2021


Ezra Klein on California Housing Restrictions

Politics and Economics Feb 11 2021


White Guilt and Reparations: A True Story

Economic History Feb 11 2021



What is Equity?

Economic Philosophy Feb 9 2021



Caitlin Doughty on Death

Family Economics Feb 6 2021


Cost/Benefit Analysis or Rock, Paper, Scissors

Cost-benefit Analysis Feb 4 2021


Margins and the 2020 Presidential Election

Politics and Economics Feb 3 2021


People Have Purposes; Markets Don't

Free Markets Jan 29 2021


The Big Long

Finance: stocks, options, etc. Jan 28 2021



Will the Vaccines Mess With Our DNA?

Economics of Health Care Jan 25 2021


Richard Yetter Chappell on Lessons from the Pandemic

Behavioral Economics Jan 24 2021


Appreciating Walter Williams

Labor Market Jan 22 2021


Valerie Ramey Has the Same Quandary I Do

Cost-benefit Analysis Jan 21 2021


William Allen RIP

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 20 2021


A Shocking USPS Admission

Incentives Jan 18 2021



Charles Barkley Articulates the Benefit Principle

Cost-benefit Analysis Jan 15 2021


Great Moments in California Lockdowns

Regulation Jan 14 2021



Eric Hoffer on "Property Rights" in Jobs

International Trade Jan 11 2021


Joe Stiglitz on Taxing Interest

Taxation Jan 10 2021


Did Trump Foment a Violent Assault?

Law and Economics Jan 9 2021


Sunk Costs in Iraq and Afghanistan

Foreign Policy Jan 8 2021


The Big Lesson of 2020: Government Failure

Central Planning Jan 7 2021


Ralph K. Winter Jr. RIP

Public Choice Theory Jan 6 2021




Newt Gingrich's Numeracy Problem

Fiscal Policy Jan 2 2021


Auld Lang Syne

Liberty Jan 1 2021


My Top 12 Blog Posts of 2020

Economic Education Dec 31 2020



Larry White on Bitcoin

Monetary Policy Dec 29 2020



Joe Stiglitz Channels Armen Alchian

Economics of Education Dec 26 2020


Joe Stiglitz on Taxes

Public Choice Theory Dec 24 2020


The Economic Way of Travel

Cost-benefit Analysis Dec 23 2020


Hypocrisy Over Lockdowns

Regulation Dec 22 2020


Casey Mulligan on Donald Trump versus Jeb Bush

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Dec 21 2020


More Charter Schools, Less Teen Suicide

Economics of Education Dec 20 2020


Adding Demand to Increase Excess Demand

Public Health Dec 20 2020


My Work Continuage: A Confession

Economics of Education Dec 19 2020


Who Said It?

Economics of Education Dec 18 2020


Great Moments in Central Planning

Central Planning Dec 17 2020


The FDA's Deadly Caution

Economics of Health Care Dec 17 2020


Should John Brennan Be Accountable?

Information Goods, Intellectual Property Dec 16 2020


Response to a Friend about Fear of Death

Economics of Health Care Dec 14 2020


Answer to a Reader on What We Should Fear

Economics of Health Care Dec 11 2020






A 1972 Memory of Walter Williams

Labor Market Dec 5 2020


Vaccines' Last Hurdle: Central Planners

Central Planning Dec 4 2020


Walter Williams RIP

Obituaries Dec 2 2020


Are Higher-Paying Jobs Worse than Lower-Paying Jobs?

Economics of Education Dec 1 2020


To Fear or Not to Fear: That is the Question

Behavioral Economics Nov 27 2020




Two Bad Ideas on Student Debt, Part 2

Economics of Education Nov 24 2020



Sullivan and Henderson Talk on School Shutdowns

Cost-benefit Analysis Nov 23 2020


Warren Coats's Experience with Unions

Incentives Nov 22 2020


End the School Shutdown

Economics of Education Nov 21 2020


Great Line from T.S. Eliot

Economics and Culture Nov 20 2020


Two Bad Ideas on Student Loans, Part 1

Economics of Education Nov 19 2020


Dogs, Mountain Lions, and COVID-19

Statistical theory and methods Nov 18 2020


Henderson WSJ Op/Ed on 2020 Nobel Prize

Business Economics Nov 17 2020


Judy Shelton for Fed?

Central Planning Nov 16 2020




The Anti-Capitalist Dilemma

Business Economics Nov 13 2020



Murray Rothbard on Humane Immigration Policy

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Nov 12 2020


Tobin Taxes and Elasticity

Taxation Nov 11 2020



The Simple Wonders of Everyday Capitalist Life

Business Economics Nov 8 2020




State Income Tax Rates Over Time

Taxation Nov 5 2020



Voting and Margins

Public Choice Theory Nov 2 2020


Jonathan Rauch Has a GREAT Answer

Economics and Culture Nov 2 2020


J.B. Say on Gains from Exchange

Economic Education Nov 1 2020


Sean Connery RIP

Growth: Consequences Oct 31 2020


The COVID/Lockdown Recession Is Over

Economic Growth Oct 30 2020


The Unjoined Debate

Public Health Oct 29 2020



Manitoba COVID-19 Data

Public Health Oct 28 2020


One of Tyler Cowen's Points is Right

Public Health Oct 27 2020



Tyler Cowen Doubles Down

Liberty Oct 26 2020


Illinois Restaurants Collude to Expand Output

Business Economics Oct 25 2020


How Much Should Young People Be Punished?

Economics of Health Care Oct 24 2020


Managing and Mismanaging the Covid Shock

Business Economics Oct 23 2020


Open the Schools and the Playgrounds

Economics of Education Oct 21 2020


Private Firms Cannot Censor

Business Economics Oct 20 2020


Hirshleifer on Regression to Savagery

Economic History Oct 19 2020




Reply to Paul Romer

Liberty Oct 14 2020


How Does Big Tech Cheat and Steal?

Economics of Crime Oct 14 2020


Sir Samuel Brittan RIP

Economic Philosophy Oct 13 2020


Henderson on Nobel Winners in Wall Street Journal

Business Economics Oct 13 2020


Jagdish Bhagwati for Nobel Prize

International Trade Oct 11 2020


Casey Mulligan's Excellent Adventure

International Trade Oct 9 2020


Three Economists Walk Into a Discussion, Part 2

Economics of Education Oct 7 2020


On the Shortness of Time

Economic Philosophy Oct 6 2020









A Hole in the Market

Central Planning Sep 22 2020



Raghuran Rajan's The Third Pillar

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 18 2020


NASA Is Paying for Moon Rocks

Property Rights Sep 17 2020


Case and Deaton on Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 16 2020


Branko Milanovic on Holiday Inn

Economic Growth Sep 15 2020


EconTalk with Bob Chitester

EconTalk Sep 14 2020


O'Rourke on the Millennials and Socialism

Economic Education Sep 13 2020


Beware the Duck!

Energy, Environment, Resources Sep 12 2020



Ivor Cummins on the Coronavirus

Public Health Sep 10 2020



The Right to Labor

Labor Market Sep 7 2020







The Virus May Strike Teachers Unions

Economics of Education Aug 31 2020


Wisconsin Vandals and U.S. Bombers

Economics of Crime Aug 30 2020


Is China an Economic Threat?

International Trade Aug 27 2020


Good News from Georgia

Fiscal Policy Aug 26 2020


Greg Ip Should Read the Wall Street Journal

Economics of Health Care Aug 25 2020


Concise Encyclopedia Biography of Kirzner

Austrian Economics Aug 24 2020


Teaching Responsibility

Economic Philosophy Aug 23 2020



The Dysfunctional FDA

Economics of Health Care Aug 21 2020


What's the Moral Case for Capitalism?

Economic Philosophy Aug 20 2020


Environment Costs of Reforming Methane Rule are Trivial

Energy, Environment, Resources Aug 19 2020



Economists at War

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 16 2020


The Decline of Competition?

Competition Aug 14 2020


Tyler Cowen's Shocking Post on the Russian Vaccine

Economics of Health Care Aug 13 2020



Benito Mussolini and Franklin D. Roosevelt

Central Planning Aug 10 2020


Stephen F. Williams RIP

Obituaries Aug 9 2020



More Good News on U.S. Employment

Labor Market Aug 7 2020




Henderson on the Ingraham Angle

Economics of Education Aug 1 2020




Should the U.S. Return to the Gold Standard

Monetary Policy Jul 28 2020


Judy Shelton on the Soviet Economy

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 27 2020



Flintstones Without the Nice Tune

Economic Growth Jul 23 2020


Hummel on Posner and Garrison on Keynes

History of Economic Thought Jul 22 2020


He Didn't Have To

Behavioral Economics Jul 21 2020


The Threatened Wildcat Strike that Saved My Job

Economic Philosophy Jul 20 2020


Great Moments in Ronald Reagan's Life

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 19 2020


Walter Block Defends His Academic Freedom

Economic Philosophy Jul 17 2020


Beautiful Economics of Indian Medical Care

Economic Education Jul 17 2020


The Data Are In: It's Time for Major Reopening

Economics of Health Care Jul 16 2020


Benjamin Boyce Interviews Adrian Lee Oliver

Statistical theory and methods Jul 15 2020


Interesting Airline Pricing

Business Economics Jul 14 2020


Kuznicki's Hats Off to Liberty

Information Goods, Intellectual Property Jul 13 2020



Bob Murphy on How Identity Politics Hurts Everyone

Economic Philosophy Jul 10 2020


USMCA Is a Net Move AWAY From Free Trade

International Trade Jul 8 2020


I "Win" My Bet

Economics of Health Care Jul 7 2020


The Mob Lost and the System Won

Economics and Culture Jul 6 2020


Henderson on Lockdowns and Deficits

Economics of Health Care Jul 5 2020


The Fantastic Unemployment Numbers!

Labor Market Jul 3 2020


Happy Birthday, Thomas Sowell

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 1 2020


Lester Grinspoon RIP

Economics of Crime Jun 29 2020


Oksana Boyko Interviews Henderson on RT

Central Planning Jun 28 2020


Henderson on John Batchelor Radio Show

Cost-benefit Analysis Jun 26 2020


Best Recent Paragraph on Immigration Hassles

Economics of Education Jun 25 2020



A Minimum Wage Puzzle

Labor Market Jun 23 2020


The Twists and Turns of Tobacco Politics

Microeconomics Jun 21 2020


Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia

Labor Market Jun 20 2020


10 Percent Less Democracy

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jun 19 2020


Black Livelihoods Matter

Labor Market Jun 18 2020


Henderson on Laura Ingraham Show

Cost-benefit Analysis Jun 17 2020


Henderson on Fox News Channel

Upcoming Events Jun 16 2020


The Data Are In: It’s Time for Major Reopening

Cost-benefit Analysis Jun 16 2020


BOTH Sides Gain From Exchange

Economic Education Jun 15 2020


AEA Hides Its Racist Past

Economic Philosophy Jun 14 2020



Why Don't People Speak Up?

Behavioral Economics Jun 12 2020






Roy A. Childs Jr. on Police and Social Workers

Law and Economics Jun 7 2020



Just Say No to State & Local Bailouts

Fiscal Policy Jun 4 2020


John Ross on Legal Issues

Economics of Crime May 31 2020


Milton Friedman on H-1B Visas

Labor Market May 29 2020


Caplan Nails It on Pay Cuts

Behavioral Economics May 28 2020


Classical Liberalism Was Born and Thrived During Pandemics

History of Economic Thought May 27 2020


Hummel on Whether to Expect Higher Inflation

Monetary Policy May 26 2020




Dick Timberlake RIP

Foreign Policy May 23 2020


Oliver Williamson RIP

Competition May 22 2020


Commissar Komisar

Liberty May 21 2020




Lockdowns Are Having Real Effects

Regulation May 18 2020


Zingales on the Rule of Economists

Competition May 17 2020


Sweden's Economy: Predicting is Not Showing

Macroeconomics May 15 2020


The Importance of Play

Moral Reasoning May 14 2020


The Good that this Crisis has Brought Out in People

Economics and Culture May 13 2020


Biography of Harold Demsetz

Economic Methods May 11 2020




End the Lockdowns Now

Cost-benefit Analysis May 8 2020


Social Distancing, Blood, and Hair

Business Economics May 8 2020



Frustrating Drug Advancement

Regulation May 5 2020



Organizational Charts versus Public Choice

Economics of Health Care May 3 2020


Government Lockdowns Affect More than the Margin

Behavioral Economics May 3 2020


Henderson on RT Crosstalk

Fiscal Policy May 1 2020


Liberation from Lockdown Now

Public Goods Apr 30 2020





Henderson Podcast on Ending the Shutdown

Labor Market Apr 28 2020


My Fear of Inflation Has Subsided

Monetary Policy Apr 27 2020


Best Paragraph of the Day

Economic Methods Apr 26 2020


The Anti-Stimulus Bill

Fiscal Policy Apr 25 2020


Henderson versus Wolfers on Lockdowns

Central Planning Apr 24 2020


CHOMP Calls Out for Patients

Business Economics Apr 23 2020



Reminder of Tomorrow's Debate

Central Planning Apr 20 2020


Henderson versus Wolfers on the Shutdown

Central Planning Apr 19 2020



Love Them Anyway

Economic Philosophy Apr 16 2020


Is Joy Reid a Libertarian?

Economic Education Apr 15 2020


Flattening the Curve and Moving the Goalposts

Economics of Health Care Apr 15 2020


Ben Smith is One Gutsy Guy

Economics of Crime Apr 14 2020


Whitehouse Is Right and Cruz is Wrong

Energy, Environment, Resources Apr 14 2020


Liberation Now!

Economics of Health Care Apr 13 2020


The VSL Quandary

Cost-benefit Analysis Apr 12 2020


My Discovery of the Power of Friendly

Economics and Culture Apr 11 2020



QEII's Speech

Adam Smith Apr 7 2020


60 Minutes' Inspiring Show

Economics and Culture Apr 6 2020


Great Moments in Epidemiology

Economics of Health Care Apr 5 2020


The Good and Bad of Tucker Carlson

Economic Philosophy Apr 3 2020


Socratic Grilling as a Way to Learn

Economic Education Apr 3 2020



Government Regulation of Poorer Entrepreneurs

Political Economy Apr 1 2020


One Good Thing to Celebrate

Moral Reasoning Mar 31 2020



Ellen Degeneres as a Modern Bastiat

Economic Education Mar 28 2020


Capital Homogeneity in the Time of COVID-19

Microeconomics Mar 27 2020


FDA Shouldn't Keep Safe Drugs off the Market

Economics of Health Care Mar 26 2020



What Scientific Consensus?

Economic Methods Mar 25 2020



Cost Benefit Analysis of Flattening the Curve

Cost-benefit Analysis Mar 24 2020


Henderson on Economics and Coronavirus

Public Health Mar 23 2020


The Economics of House Buying

Finance Mar 21 2020


There's a BIG Difference Between US and Italy

Economics of Health Care Mar 20 2020


Taking Care of Our Bodies

Economics of Health Care Mar 20 2020


The Incredible Amazon Machine

Business Economics Mar 19 2020


Despite Trump's Best Efforts?

International Trade Mar 18 2020


The Importance of the Diamond Princess

Central Planning Mar 17 2020



My Bet on Covid-19 and Why I Might Lose

Economics of Health Care Mar 16 2020


Stephen Davies on Optimal Responses to the Coronavirus

Economics of Health Care Mar 15 2020


Charlie We Never Knew You

Foreign Policy Mar 13 2020


Furlough the TSA!

Cost-benefit Analysis Mar 13 2020


The Overweight Mystery

Family Economics Mar 12 2020


Are Big Drops in Oil Prices Bad?

Competition Mar 11 2020



Lorna Collier on the Universal Basic Income

Economics and Culture Mar 7 2020


The Brief Case Against Government Banks

Business Economics Mar 6 2020



Famous Economist on Immigration as a Way to Reduce Poverty

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Mar 4 2020





An All Volunteer Military

Economic Philosophy Feb 28 2020


A First-Rate ERP

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Feb 27 2020


Friedman, Heller, and the Audience

Economic Philosophy Feb 26 2020


War for Oil?

Energy, Environment, Resources Feb 23 2020


Will We Run Out of Energy or Other Resources?

Energy, Environment, Resources Feb 22 2020


The Problem of Aggregating Capital

Economic Growth Feb 21 2020



Cass's Cause

International Trade Feb 18 2020


Did Paul Romer Just Call for a Witch Hunt?

Cost-benefit Analysis Feb 17 2020


Pinch Me

Economics of Crime Feb 14 2020


Milton Friedman, an 'Elfin Libertarian' Giant

History of Economic Thought Feb 13 2020


The Problem with Phony Rights

Economic Philosophy Feb 11 2020


A Nice Immigration Story

International Trade Feb 10 2020


Rudy Gonzalez, RIP

Obituaries Feb 8 2020



Tales of Socialism

Central Planning Feb 6 2020



Immigration Lawyer Nathan Brown Interview on Immigration Remittances

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Feb 5 2020


George Selgin on Geography and the Fed

Monetary Policy Feb 4 2020


Rent Control in Santa Monica

Price Controls Feb 3 2020


The Fascinating 49ers

Business Economics Jan 30 2020


Wine, Water, and Prices

Economics and Culture Jan 29 2020


Politicians in Boarding Houses

Growth: Consequences Jan 28 2020


The Truth About Income Inequality

Incentives Jan 27 2020


Calling a Tail a Leg

Taxation Jan 25 2020


The Power of Numeracy

Terrorism Jan 23 2020


Tribute to Anna J. Schwartz

Monetary Policy Jan 22 2020


Learning English from Cartoons

Central Planning Jan 18 2020


Zingers from Ronald Coase

Incentives Jan 14 2020


Landsburg's Book on Milton Friedman

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 13 2020


Some Recollections about G. Warren Nutter

Central Planning Jan 11 2020


Loury and McWhorter on the 1619 Project

Economic History Jan 10 2020



Mark Cuban Probably Spouts Nonsense

Finance: stocks, options, etc. Jan 8 2020


Second Richest Man Spouts Nonsense

Income Distribution Jan 7 2020


Fabio Rojas's Weak Argument for Subsidizing Illegal Aliens

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 6 2020


Make Toilets Great Again

Regulation Jan 2 2020



Dave Barry on Tariffs on Chinese Goods

International Trade Dec 31 2019


Advice on Writing

Information Goods, Intellectual Property Dec 27 2019


Some of My Top Books

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Dec 26 2019


Indian Health Service For All?

Economics of Health Care Dec 25 2019



Andrew Yang is Halfway There

Liberty Dec 23 2019


NAFTA 0.0

International Trade Dec 20 2019


Trump's Proposed Wealth Tax and Incentives

Economic Education Dec 18 2019




Providing for Customers

Business Economics Dec 14 2019


Sunk Costs in Foreign Policy

Economic Education Dec 13 2019


Was There a Housing Bubble?

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Dec 12 2019


My Boise State Interview

International Trade Dec 11 2019


Two Lessons from the Pensacola Murders

Foreign Policy Dec 10 2019



Zucman's Statistical Sleight of Hand

Incentives Dec 6 2019


The Assault on Wealth

Taxation Dec 5 2019


Priors and Prejudice

Behavioral Economics Dec 4 2019


Nasty, Brutish, and Long

Economic Philosophy Dec 2 2019


Henderson and Hooper on Why Some Drug Prices Are Too Low

Economics of Health Care Dec 1 2019


Highlights from "The Case for Free Trade"

International Trade Nov 30 2019


Some Pre-Thanksgiving Good News

Labor Market Nov 27 2019


How Much do the Chinese Fail to Comply with WTO?

International Trade Nov 26 2019


Fooled by Algebra

Taxation Nov 25 2019


Responses to Comments on My Review of Open Borders

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 24 2019


Abba Lerner's Thoughts on Consumer Sovereignty

Economic Philosophy Nov 23 2019



Really Awful Wall Street Journal Headline

Business Economics Nov 20 2019


Max Zahn's Zinger

Media Watch Nov 18 2019


The Beauty of Freedom, #12,971

Economic Philosophy Nov 17 2019


Nobel Laureates Aim Too Low on Global Poverty

Economic Methods Nov 16 2019


Review of Open Borders

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 15 2019



Gordon Tullock's Generosity

Economics of Education Nov 12 2019






The Journal's Muddled Reasoning on Illegal Drugs

Economics of Crime Nov 6 2019


Randal O'Toole's Slam Dunk

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 4 2019


Reminder About My Monday Talk at Boise State

International Trade Nov 3 2019


Trump's Economic Policies: An Assessment, Part II

International Trade Nov 2 2019


The Central Planning Myth

Central Planning Nov 1 2019


Sometimes Drug Prices Are Too Low

Economics of Health Care Nov 1 2019


America Needs Defenders Who Understand Freedom

Cross-country Comparisons Oct 30 2019


Boise State Speech Next Monday

International Trade Oct 30 2019


Vladimir Bukovsky RIP

Liberty Oct 28 2019



DEA Forms Drug Cartel

Monopoly Oct 24 2019


The Public Choice Problems with Carbon Taxes

Energy, Environment, Resources Oct 22 2019


Liberty City

Liberty Oct 21 2019


Getting Rich on Low Pay

Finance Oct 20 2019


Don't Ignore the Median Voter Theorem

Politics and Economics Oct 19 2019


Trump's Economic Policies, Part I

Regulation Oct 18 2019


Adam Silver Cut No Constitutional Corners

Cross-country Comparisons Oct 17 2019


Exporters Make Money

International Trade Oct 17 2019


The Latest Nobel Prize in Economics

Economic Methods Oct 15 2019



Chicago Does Not Understand Incentives

Economics of Education Oct 11 2019


Daniel Kuehn on Aaron Director

History of Economic Thought Oct 11 2019


An Economist Buys Lunch on the Margin

Cost-benefit Analysis Oct 10 2019


How the Jones Act Harms America

International Trade Oct 9 2019




Mood Affiliation or Confirming Evidence?

Behavioral Economics Oct 5 2019


Matt Stoller Responds

History of Economic Thought Oct 3 2019


University of Ottawa Speech on Thursday

Foreign Policy Sep 29 2019


The Essence of Lenin

Economic History Sep 28 2019


Quiggin Needs a Third Lesson

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 26 2019



Stoller's Hatchet Job on Aaron Director

History of Economic Thought Sep 22 2019


Cass Sunstein's Critique of Samantha Power

Behavioral Economics Sep 21 2019


The Balance Sheet of Supply Side Economics

Fiscal Policy Sep 18 2019


A Celebration of the U.S. Constitution

Economic History Sep 17 2019


Some Basic Arithmetic on Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Energy, Environment, Resources Sep 16 2019


Samantha Power: The Woman of System

Central Planning Sep 15 2019



9/11, Six Years Later

Foreign Policy Sep 11 2019


Michael Trump or Donald Dukakis

International Trade Sep 10 2019


Me on Andrew Yang on PBS Website

Taxation Sep 9 2019


Donald Trump versus Adam Smith

History of Economic Thought Sep 9 2019


Murphy on Henderson and Carbon Taxes

Energy, Environment, Resources Sep 8 2019




Arnold Kling's ex-Communist Mother's Testimony

Economic Philosophy Sep 5 2019


You're Not Using the Money for Anything

Economic Education Sep 4 2019



Labor Day Vignettes

Labor Market Sep 2 2019


Two Poems by David R. Henderson

International Trade Aug 29 2019


Update on Trees and Global Warming

Energy, Environment, Resources Aug 28 2019


Great Moments in the Labor Theory of Value

Economic Education Aug 27 2019


An Ah Hah Moment While Shopping

Liberty Aug 25 2019


David Koch, RIP

Obituaries Aug 23 2019


A Carbon Tax Is Not a Slam Dunk

Energy, Environment, Resources Aug 21 2019


Bernie Sanders Didn't Say It

Cross-country Comparisons Aug 18 2019



Great Moments in Price Discrimination

Business Economics Aug 17 2019


The New York Times Is Truly Messed Up

Economic Philosophy Aug 16 2019


A Day That Should Live in Infamy

Price Controls Aug 15 2019


Soldiers as Price Takers

Competition Aug 14 2019


Reinhardt's Misleading Data on Drug Price Differences

Economics of Health Care Aug 12 2019



Casey Mulligan on Trump versus Reagan on Trade

International Trade Aug 8 2019


Socialism Does Indeed Suck

Cross-country Comparisons Aug 7 2019


The Deep-seated Authoritarian Impulse

Behavioral Economics Aug 6 2019


Neil deGrasse Tyson is Correct about the Numbers

Behavioral Economics Aug 5 2019


The Mule

Behavioral Economics Aug 4 2019



Kevin O'Leary's Separation Theorem

Business Economics Aug 1 2019


Reflections on the Democratic Debate

Behavioral Economics Jul 31 2019


Laura Ling on Sanctions on North Korea

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 29 2019


Tyler Cowen's Failed Critique of Cuts in State Funding

Economics of Education Jul 29 2019


Biography of Richard H. Thaler is Online

Behavioral Economics Jul 28 2019


Britain is an Outlaw Nation

International Trade Jul 26 2019


One Giant Leap

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 22 2019


Somewhere Inside Humanity

Behavioral Economics Jul 18 2019


Henderson on French Government's 3% Tax on Techs

International Trade Jul 14 2019


Trump's Deregulatory Successes

Regulation Jul 8 2019



Happy July 4th

Public Choice Theory Jul 4 2019


In Memory of Crony Capitalist Lee Iacocca

Energy, Environment, Resources Jul 3 2019



Is Marianne Williamson Crazy?

Foreign Policy Jul 2 2019


The Most Important Blog Post Today

Microeconomics Jul 1 2019


Jim Acosta Shows His Bias

Media Watch Jul 1 2019



Immigrant Remittances are Private Foreign Aid

International Trade Jun 26 2019



Alan Reynolds on the Disappearing Middle Class

Growth: Consequences Jun 23 2019


Henderson on Uwe Reinhardt's Last Book

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jun 21 2019


Henderson on Cowen on Big Business

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jun 20 2019



Ominous News from the San Francisco Fed

Central Planning Jun 18 2019



Ariely Misses an Obvious Economic Explanation

Behavioral Economics Jun 17 2019


AOC and Ted Cruz Come Around to My Way of Thinking

Economics of Health Care Jun 16 2019


Hummel on Understanding Monetary Policy

Monetary Policy Jun 15 2019



7 Worst 21st Century Regulations

Regulation Jun 13 2019


My Economics of Golf Ball

Labor Market Jun 12 2019


Martin Feldstein RIP

Obituaries Jun 12 2019


Henderson on Tom Woods Podcast

Growth: Consequences Jun 10 2019


A Conservative Irony

Economics and Culture Jun 9 2019


AER's Efficiency Problem

Behavioral Economics Jun 7 2019


Electricity from Large Dams Does NOT Count as Renewable Energy

Energy, Environment, Resources Jun 5 2019


Boudreaux's Export Error

International Trade Jun 4 2019


Craig Richardson on the Cuban Tragedy

Economic Growth Jun 3 2019


E-Verify's Perverse Effects

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Jun 2 2019


Bio of William Nordhaus Is On Line

Energy, Environment, Resources May 31 2019


Joe Newhouse's Failure of Omission

Economics of Health Care May 31 2019


Bio of Paul Romer is Online

Economic Growth May 30 2019


Henderson on U.S. Intervention Abroad

Foreign Policy May 29 2019


My Ah Hah Moment About Academia

Incentives May 29 2019



McArdle's Confusion About Costs of Inputs

Business Economics May 26 2019


Alice Rivlin Reminiscences

Obituaries May 19 2019


Alice Rivlin Continued

Obituaries May 18 2019


Alice Rivlin RIP

Obituaries May 17 2019


Coming Airline Competition

Business Economics May 16 2019


Sanders and AOC's Elitist Credit Card Caps

Price Controls May 15 2019


SEC Privilege

Regulation May 14 2019


Helicopters Over Manhattan

Business Economics May 13 2019


Regulatory Reset In Idaho

Regulation May 11 2019



75 Minutes with Jordan Peterson

Moral Reasoning May 10 2019


Armen Alchian's Economic Forces at Work

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings May 9 2019


Robert Pear RIP

Economics of Health Care May 8 2019


The Power of Bastiat's Unseen

Economic Education May 7 2019



Have Coase - Will Travel

Property Rights May 6 2019


Symmetric Non-Discrimination

Business Economics May 5 2019


Henderson on Furman and Summers

Social Security May 2 2019


A Question on Victims of Communism Day 2019

Economic History May 1 2019


Update of Carl Menger Bio

History of Economic Thought Apr 30 2019


The Art of Moral Self-Defense

Economic Methods Apr 28 2019




Dalmia's Almost Great Idea on Sanctuary Cities

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Apr 23 2019


Ontario's Progress on Liquor Laws

Regulation Apr 22 2019



Hazlett on Facebook and Privacy

Business Economics Apr 20 2019


Ninotchka

Liberty Apr 19 2019


Rate My Professor as Evidence for Education Signaling

Economics of Education Apr 18 2019


Stephen Moore for the Fed?

Monetary Policy Apr 17 2019


Cowen on Optimal Marginal Tax Rates on CEOs

Economic Growth Apr 15 2019



A Strong Indicator of Economic Well-Being

Growth: Consequences Apr 13 2019


Tesla's Troubles

Energy, Environment, Resources Apr 11 2019



Henderson on Bob Zadek Show

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Apr 8 2019


Why Kidney Sales Should be Allowed

Economics of Health Care Apr 7 2019


Hidden Costs of the Minimum Wage

Labor Market Apr 6 2019


Amazing Progress on Unemployment Claims

Labor Market Apr 5 2019




The Life and Life and Life of the NATO Bureaucracy

Public Choice Theory Apr 2 2019


Hummel on Modern Monetary Theory

Fiscal Policy Apr 1 2019



Me on Bob Zadek Show This Morning

Upcoming Events Mar 31 2019




The $60K Rafting Guide

Economics of Education Mar 27 2019



Richard Posner is Wrong on Billy Budd

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Mar 25 2019


The Chemistry of Ethanol

Energy, Environment, Resources Mar 24 2019



Oregon Government Rips Off Workers

Finance: stocks, options, etc. Mar 22 2019



Henderson on Lars Larson

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Mar 19 2019


Alan Krueger RIP

Labor Market Mar 18 2019


Peter Berger's Historical Perspective

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Mar 17 2019


Chicago's Lesser-Known Free Marketeer

Obituaries Mar 15 2019


David Frum Accidentally Makes the Case for More Immigration

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Mar 13 2019


Mankiw on Publishing Textbooks

Economic Education Mar 11 2019



Gail Heriot

Law and Economics Mar 8 2019


The Law of Demand Strikes Again

Economic Education Mar 7 2019


The Case for More Immigration

International Trade Mar 6 2019



Rent Control is Worse than Bombing

Price Controls Mar 5 2019


Davis on Saez and Zucman

Economic Growth Mar 4 2019




A Missed Opportunity for Dianne Feinstein

Economic Education Feb 27 2019


Green Airbnb

Competition Feb 25 2019


A Modest Proposal for Prosecutors Who Lie

Economics of Crime Feb 22 2019


Who's Afraid of Budget Deficits?

Economics of Health Care Feb 21 2019


Wilbur Hamilton Ross

International Trade Feb 20 2019


Van Doren on Payday Loans

Competition Feb 19 2019


Cowen Interview with Jordan Peterson

Economic Philosophy Feb 17 2019


Wisdom from Tony Lip

Economic Philosophy Feb 16 2019


McCloskey on Liberalism

Economic Growth Feb 15 2019


Should Blackmail be Legal?

Economics of Crime Feb 14 2019



Adam Smith's Beautiful Reductio ad Absurdum

History of Economic Thought Feb 10 2019


Ernie Fitzgerald RIP

Obituaries Feb 8 2019


Cuomo Admits Tax Burden on "the Rich"

Public Choice Theory Feb 7 2019


Henderson on AOC and Allowing Billionaires

Business Economics Feb 6 2019


Greg Mankiw Responds

Business Economics Feb 5 2019


Ask What Changed

Economic Methods Feb 4 2019




Good News on Employment

Labor Market Feb 1 2019


Greg Mankiw Gets It Partly Right

Economic Philosophy Jan 29 2019


CBO As Agenda Setter on Tax Policy

Public Choice Theory Jan 28 2019


Pride and Prejudice and Violence

Behavioral Economics Jan 27 2019


A Rare Exception

Cost-benefit Analysis Jan 25 2019





The Causes of the Detroit Riot

Regulation Jan 21 2019


Find the Contradiction

Property Rights Jan 18 2019



Workplace Challenges

Labor Market Jan 17 2019


Does Losing Less Mean that You Are Winning?

Cost-benefit Analysis Jan 16 2019


Lipow on Stiglitz on Green New Deal

Energy, Environment, Resources Jan 15 2019


Vignettes on Harold Demsetz

Economic Education Jan 14 2019



Demsetz on Game Theory

Game Theory Jan 12 2019


A Lesson on End of Life Care for Our Cat Joey

Economics of Health Care Jan 11 2019


Cowen Defends Existence of World Bank

Central Planning Jan 9 2019


The Biggest Losers?

International Trade Jan 7 2019


Henderson on Hazlett and the FCC

Politics and Economics Jan 7 2019


Three Felonies a Day?

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 5 2019



How One Worker Adjusted to Job Loss

Growth: Consequences Dec 28 2018


The Wall Probably Fails a Market Test

Cost-benefit Analysis Dec 27 2018


Merry Christmas

Revealed Preference Dec 25 2018


Sunstein's Book Has Strengths and Weaknesses

Cost-benefit Analysis Dec 23 2018


A Friendly Amendment on the Border Wall

Property Rights Dec 21 2018



The Unpredictability of Deregulation

Public Choice Theory Dec 20 2018


Some Good News on Newspapers

Business Economics Dec 19 2018


Tucker Carlson is Wrong

Free Markets Dec 18 2018


Ain't a Dime's Worth of Difference?

Politics and Economics Dec 17 2018


Bob Murphy Conversation with David Henderson

Economic Philosophy Dec 14 2018


Haiti > Cuba

International Trade Dec 13 2018


Henderson versus Leon Panetta on the Long War

Cost-benefit Analysis Dec 12 2018


What is the United States?

Economic Growth Dec 12 2018


David Warsh on Selling Expenses versus Invisible Hand

History of Economic Thought Dec 10 2018


John Stossel Returns to His Roots

Incentives Dec 9 2018


Branko Milonavic's Confusion on Inequality

Income Distribution Dec 8 2018



David Warsh on Adam Smith

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Dec 4 2018



Jeff Hummel on Slobodian

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 30 2018


From the Vault: My Correspondence with Robert Lekachman

History of Economic Thought Nov 29 2018


Katie Haun versus Paul Krugman on Cryptocurrency

Money and Inflation Nov 27 2018


Trump's Shocking Trade Preferences

International Trade Nov 26 2018


The Wrong Lesson

Regulation Nov 25 2018


How to Push for Freedom

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Nov 24 2018


How I Learned Classical Music from Cartoons and TV

Economics and Culture Nov 23 2018




Armen Alchian's Prescient Advice to China

International Trade Nov 19 2018



Schrodinger's Immigrant

Labor Market Nov 15 2018


Wisdom from Armen Alchian

Property Rights Nov 14 2018



Good News on Iranian Sanctions

International Trade Nov 9 2018


You Didn't Build That

Taxation Nov 9 2018



Are Matt Yglesias's Words That Wise?

Tax Reform Nov 7 2018


Murphy on Nordhaus versus the UN

Energy, Environment, Resources Nov 5 2018


The Destructive Consequences of Socialism

Economic Growth Nov 4 2018



The 21st Century Explosion in Global Wealth

Growth: Consequences Oct 31 2018


Henderson Speech in Dallas on Friday

Upcoming Events Oct 28 2018


Adam Smith Anti-Imperialist

Foreign Policy Oct 26 2018


Thick Margins

Economic Growth Oct 24 2018


Do Good Anyway

Economic Philosophy Oct 23 2018



Are Cars Much Better than 50 Years Ago?

Economic Growth Oct 22 2018


Biography of Christopher Sims

History of Economic Thought Oct 21 2018


I Need Some Muscle Over Here

Regulation Oct 19 2018



The Government is NOT the Public

Economic Philosophy Oct 16 2018


Niskanen Center Ignores William Nordhaus

Energy, Environment, Resources Oct 15 2018


Jenkins on Trumps Ducking Taxes

Taxation Oct 14 2018


Rubin and Weinstein on the Intellectual Dark Web

Behavioral Economics Oct 12 2018


Crazy Rich Asians

Cross-country Comparisons Oct 11 2018


Henderson on Romer and Nordhaus in WSJ

Economic Growth Oct 9 2018


Paul Romer on Economic Growth

Economic Growth Oct 8 2018


Cathy Young on Putin's Russia

Economics of Health Care Oct 7 2018



Politics in the Classroom

Economic Education Oct 5 2018


The Current Job Market

Labor Market Oct 3 2018


Henderson on CNBC

Labor Market Oct 2 2018


I Love the 21st Century

Economic Growth Oct 2 2018


A Cure For Our Health Care Ills: The Supply Side

Economics of Health Care Oct 1 2018


Supply and Demand Mysteriously Explain Price Changes

Economics of Health Care Sep 30 2018


The Vodnoy Paradox

Regulation Sep 29 2018


Daily Life in the Land of the Free

Economics of Health Care Sep 27 2018



Dynamic Silicon Valley

Business Economics Sep 24 2018





Rogge's Effect on Trade

International Trade Sep 20 2018


Does Monopsony Lead to Lower Prices?

Competition Sep 19 2018


Central Planning in War

Central Planning Sep 18 2018


Don Boudreaux's Ah-Hah Moment

Economic Education Sep 17 2018


Henderson on Krueger on Terrorism

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 15 2018


Should Antitrust Be Used Against Amazon?

Business Economics Sep 12 2018


Never Forget But Also Learn

Foreign Policy Sep 11 2018


My Election Bet

Public Choice Theory Sep 11 2018


Heroic Joshua Childress

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Sep 10 2018


Me on BBC on Trade War

International Trade Sep 9 2018


In Praise of CBS Sunday Morning

Labor Market Sep 8 2018


Vaccination: Mandatory or Voluntary

Economics of Health Care Sep 7 2018


Federal Employees Often Undercut Their Bosses

Public Choice Theory Sep 6 2018


A Bet On Civil War

Economic Methods Sep 5 2018


WSJ Interview with George Gilder

Economic Growth Sep 4 2018



Live Free and Die?

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Sep 1 2018



James Mirrlees RIP

Tax Reform Aug 30 2018


A World of LBJs

Public Choice Theory Aug 29 2018


Epstein on Trump's Influence on the Economy

Economic Growth Aug 28 2018


Buckley on Churchill

Foreign Policy Aug 27 2018


Henderson on McCain Foreign Policy

Central Planning Aug 26 2018


Sobering Social Security Statistics

Public Choice Theory Aug 24 2018


A Partial Appreciation of Ayn Rand

Revealed Preference Aug 23 2018


Trump Just Shocked Me

Liberty Aug 22 2018


Who Blew Up Congress?

Politics and Economics Aug 21 2018



Think on the Margin in Airport Lines

Entrepreneurship Aug 17 2018


Bill Gates Makes Classic Error

Business Economics Aug 17 2018


A Torch Kept Lit

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 15 2018


Perverse Insurance Regulation

Price Controls Aug 14 2018


Wow!

Economic History Aug 13 2018



The Clancy Smith Ludwig Erhard Cigar Story

Economic History Aug 10 2018



Progress in Palestinians' Property Rights

Property Rights Aug 6 2018



Henderson's Heroism, Part II

Liberty Jul 31 2018


A Case Against a Carbon Tax For All Ideologies

Energy, Environment, Resources Jul 28 2018


Henderson's Heroism, Part I

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 25 2018


Reynolds on the Return of Antitrust

Business Economics Jul 24 2018



The Whiskey Rebellion

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 22 2018






The Problems with Epp and Borghetto

Labor Market Jul 12 2018



Tyler Cowen's Educational Non Sequitur

Economics of Education Jul 9 2018


Steven Horwitz

In Politics, Everyone has to Eat the Olives

Economic Education Apr 2 2021


The Invisible Order of the Black Family: Part 2

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Feb 27 2021



Putting Entrepreneurship on the Menu

Business Economics Dec 26 2020


The Real Cost of Expensive Cancer Drugs

Economics of Health Care Oct 2 2020


Follow the SOCIAL Science, too.

Public Health Sep 19 2020


The Future of Travel

Microeconomics Sep 4 2020



Power, Privilege, and Liberalism

Austrian Economics Aug 17 2020



Cost and the Agony of Choice

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jun 30 2020



Robinson Crusoe: Not Exactly Isolated

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 17 2020






Some Thoughts on the Apparent Demise of Sears

Business Economics Oct 22 2018