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David Henderson

The Fight for Memorial Day

Foreign Policy May 29 2024


Brigadoon versus the Hockey Stick

Economic Growth May 28 2024




Tom Hazlett on the TikTok Ban

Business Economics May 22 2024


My Weekly Reading for May 19, 2024

Energy, Environment, Resources May 19 2024


"Junk Fees" Typically Serve an Important Purpose

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings May 17 2024


Some of the Awful Effects of Price Controls on Oil

Energy, Environment, Resources May 15 2024


Ryan Bourne's Supremacy

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings May 14 2024



My Reading Highlights for Week of May 12

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings May 12 2024


Are Businesses Hard-Hearted?

Business Economics May 9 2024


My Weekly Reading and Viewing for May 5, 2024

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings May 5 2024


Robert Hessen on the Industrial Revolution

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings May 2 2024


Let Them In and Let Them Work

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing May 1 2024


My Weekly Reading for April 28, 2024

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Apr 28 2024


Robert MacNeil's Axiom

Economics of Crime Apr 28 2024



Great Moments in Denying Reality

Price Controls Apr 24 2024



My Weekly Reading for April 21, 2024

Cost-benefit Analysis Apr 21 2024


There Are Degrees of Disavowal

Public Choice Theory Apr 20 2024


Robert Hessen RIP

Business Economics Apr 18 2024


Military Age Males

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Apr 16 2024


My Weekly Reading for April 14, 2024

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Apr 14 2024




My Weekly Reading for April 8, 2024

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Apr 8 2024





My Weekly Reading for March 31, 2024

Central Planning Mar 31 2024


Kahneman, Henderson, and Hooper on Biases and Bases

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Mar 29 2024


Daniel Kahneman RIP

Obituaries Mar 27 2024


Ludwig Lachmann Biography

Austrian Economics Mar 25 2024


My Weekly Reading for March 24, 2024

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Mar 24 2024


The EV Bloodbath

International Trade Mar 23 2024


Build, Bryan, Build!

Regulation Mar 21 2024


A Victory for Freedom of Choice

Liberty Mar 18 2024


My Weekly Reading and Viewing for March 17, 2024.

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Mar 17 2024


Looking Back At COVID’s Authoritarian Regimes

Regulation and Subsidies Mar 15 2024




My Biweekly Reading for March 10, 2024

Economics of Crime Mar 10 2024


Why High Drug Prices are Good for Us Americans

International Trade Mar 8 2024


Lawrence O'Donnell Makes Good Point Innumerately

Statistical theory and methods Mar 6 2024


The Cheap Labor Addiction?

Labor Market Mar 5 2024


The Good Old Days?

Regulation Mar 3 2024


Immigration Makes Federal Debt Lower than Otherwise

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Mar 1 2024



Gemini on David R. Henderson

Information Goods, Intellectual Property Feb 28 2024





David Friedman on the Contributions of Immigrants

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Feb 23 2024



Maybe Clarke and Rice Are Both Right

Central Planning Feb 21 2024


I Win a Bet that I Had Forgotten

Foreign Policy Feb 20 2024






My Weekly Reading for February 11, 2024

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Feb 11 2024


Effect of Global Warming on Wealth

Economic Growth Feb 10 2024



Michael Oren and Marc Joffe Agree on No Aid to Israel

Cross-country Comparisons Feb 8 2024


Pondering a Civil Grand Jury

Cost-benefit Analysis Feb 7 2024


The Case for High Drug Prices

Business Economics Feb 6 2024


My Weekly Reading and Viewing for February 4, 2024

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Feb 4 2024


Robert Graboyes on the Minds of Economists

Economic Education Feb 1 2024



Milton Friedman on Government as the Problem

Public Choice Theory Jan 30 2024


My Weekly Reading, January 28, 2024

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 28 2024


Jeopardy Blows the Great Depression

Business Cycles Jan 27 2024


A Counterexample to Holcombe's View on Preferences

Public Choice Theory Jan 27 2024


Pondering How the World Has Changed

Economic Growth Jan 25 2024


Zwolinski's Deficient Defense of a UBI

Economic and Political Philosophy Jan 24 2024


Making a Difference and Serving the Public

Business Economics Jan 22 2024


My Weekly Reading

Income Distribution Jan 21 2024


Cray 1978 versus iPhone 2022

Economic Growth Jan 20 2024


Tabling TABOR

Government Growth Jan 19 2024


Is the United States Beyond Hope?

Media Watch Jan 18 2024


George Mason University Goes Woke

Education Jan 17 2024


Why Is Weed So Potent?

Regulation Jan 17 2024


My Weekly Reading

Energy, Environment, Resources Jan 14 2024


How Timur Kuran Changed My Thinking

Education Jan 13 2024


Milton Friedman Was an Infuriating Man

History of Economic Thought Jan 12 2024


How Malthus Got It Wrong

Economic Growth Jan 11 2024



Frank Knight's Switch on Price Controls

Economic History Jan 9 2024


My Weekly Reading

Fiscal Policy Jan 7 2024


Citizen Bezos and Citizen Kane

Business Economics Jan 6 2024


Does a Trade Deficit Imply Trade Debt?

Business Economics Jan 5 2024


Is Capitalism Soulless?

Business Economics Jan 4 2024



My Weekly Reading

Jan 1 2024


Adam Smith, Radical

Adam Smith Dec 28 2023


Government versus For-Profit Private Sector

Business Economics Dec 27 2023


Adam Smith Discovers the Laffer Curve

Incentives Dec 26 2023



Adam Smith on Lotteries

Cost-benefit Analysis Dec 24 2023


Confusing Inputs with Outputs

Economic Education Dec 23 2023




My Weekly Reading

Taxation Dec 18 2023


FCC Kneejerk: Regulate

Regulation Dec 16 2023


Free Speech is Needed for All Speech

Economics and Culture Dec 15 2023


"Let the Players Decide the Game"

Competition Dec 12 2023


Money is Fungible #3241

Economic Education Dec 11 2023


Adam Smith as Moral Philosopher

Adam Smith Dec 11 2023


My Weekly Reading and Viewing

Foreign Policy Dec 10 2023



Javier Milei's Economic Understanding

Free Markets Dec 8 2023


Micromanaging Car Radios

Regulation Dec 6 2023


An EV Canary in the Coal Mine?

Regulation Dec 4 2023



A Surprise About Canada's Mac and Cheese

International Trade Nov 30 2023


Napoleon on the Law of Demand

Economics and Culture Nov 29 2023


Charlie Munger, RIP

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 28 2023



Dollarization in Argentina

Money and Inflation Nov 27 2023


Freedom in the 50 States

Liberty Nov 25 2023


Economics in My Early Work Life

Economic Education Nov 24 2023


Thanksgiving Thankfulness

Economic and Political Philosophy Nov 23 2023




My Weekly Reading and Viewing

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Nov 19 2023


EV Nightmares

Business Economics Nov 18 2023


Underappreciated Wisdom from William Niskanen

Economic Growth Nov 17 2023


Jus in Bello

Foreign Policy Nov 16 2023


Value is Subjective

Economics of Health Care Nov 15 2023


Perverse Tax Policy

Incentives Nov 12 2023


A Veterans Day Tribute to Dick Timberlake

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 11 2023


Claudia Goldin's Nobel Prize

Economic History Nov 10 2023



Ask and You May Receive

Business Economics Nov 8 2023



Adam Smith on War's Innocent Victims

Adam Smith Nov 5 2023


Why Industrial Policy Fails

Regulation and Subsidies Oct 30 2023


My Weekly Reading

Industrial Organization Oct 29 2023



Is Gaza an Open Air Prison?

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Oct 27 2023


Taylor Swift Discovers Public Choice

Public Choice Theory Oct 26 2023


Valuable Student Exercises

Economic Education Oct 25 2023







Highlights of My Weekly Reading and Viewing

Foreign Policy Oct 15 2023



Does a Small Number of Immigrants Upset the Apple Cart?

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Oct 13 2023


Iowa Has an Amazing History on Taxes

Tax Reform Oct 12 2023


Claudia Goldin's Nobel Prize

Family Economics Oct 10 2023


Can We Learn From Past Thinkers?

Adam Smith Oct 9 2023



Start!

Productivity Oct 7 2023


Paved with Unintended Consequences

Regulation Oct 6 2023


Trudeau's New Censorship

Liberty Oct 5 2023


Adam Smith on Economic Plenty

Adam Smith Oct 4 2023


Henderson on The Chile Project

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Oct 2 2023


Highlights of My Weekly Reading and Viewing

Business Economics Oct 1 2023


Henderson on Illegal Weed

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 30 2023


Whatever We Are Doing is Wrong

Business Economics Sep 29 2023


Background for Tonight's Republican Debate

Government Growth Sep 27 2023


Who Won the Caplan/Brook Debate?

Competition Sep 27 2023



My Reflections on Cohen's Case for Reparations

Economic and Political Philosophy Sep 25 2023


Highlights from My Week's Reading

Business Economics Sep 24 2023


We're Number 5, We're Number 5

Free Markets Sep 23 2023


Biden Is NOT the Country's CEO

Political Economy Sep 20 2023


Mr. Wonderful Isn't

Government Growth Sep 20 2023


Alex Nowrasteh on Terrorist Entry Through the Southwest Border

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Sep 18 2023


Reading Highlights from My Week

Free Markets Sep 17 2023






Apple Endorses Bill to Hobble Smaller Competitors

Public Choice Theory Sep 12 2023


The Language of Dissent

Competition Sep 11 2023


Rent Stabilization IS Rent Control

Price Controls Sep 9 2023


Impossible to Save?

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 8 2023


Matt Stoller's View of Motives

Moral Reasoning Sep 6 2023


Einav's and Finkelstein's Bizarre View of Libertarians

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 5 2023


What Did Labor Unions Contribute?

Labor Market Sep 4 2023


Trump Was Wrong: Sweden Did It Right

Public Health Sep 4 2023


Highlights of My Week's Reading and Viewing

Central Planning Sep 3 2023


Be an Empiricist

Public Choice Theory Sep 2 2023




A Basic Error in Rebellions, Rascals, and Revenue

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 30 2023


The Power of Gratitude

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 27 2023



Has Manufacturing Hollowed Out?

Business Economics Aug 23 2023



You're Suffering? Then Suffer More

Property Rights Aug 21 2023


James L. Buckley, RIP

Liberty Aug 19 2023


Highlights of My Week's Reading

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Aug 19 2023



Thoughts of a Rich Man West of Richmond

Economic and Political Philosophy Aug 16 2023



Can the U.S. President Affect World Oil Prices?

Energy, Environment, Resources Aug 12 2023


Gender Pay Gap at the White House

Labor Market Aug 11 2023



On the Heat Wave, CBS Is Among the Worst

Energy, Environment, Resources Aug 8 2023


A Lesson in Local Politics

Politics and Economics Aug 7 2023


Don't Trade SALT for Broccoli

Tax Reform Aug 5 2023


Cut the Growth of Federal Spending

Fiscal Policy Aug 4 2023


Excellent Insights into Barack Obama

Revealed Preference Aug 4 2023


Do They Control What You are Allowed to See?

Information Goods, Intellectual Property Aug 3 2023


I Miss Milton Friedman

Economic and Political Philosophy Aug 2 2023


Check Your Axes

Media Watch Aug 1 2023


David Friedman on the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide

Cost-benefit Analysis Jul 31 2023


James Otteson on Adam Smith

Adam Smith Jul 27 2023


The Wonder of Technological Improvement

Economic Growth Jul 26 2023


Impressions of Winnipeg

Business Economics Jul 25 2023


The Invisible Hand at Work

Business Economics Jul 24 2023



Seven Days to Petrograd on Responsibility

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 19 2023



The Surprising Beneficiaries of American Slavery

Cost-benefit Analysis Jul 15 2023



Corporate Income Taxation

Taxation Jul 12 2023



Living

Central Planning Jul 10 2023




Henderson Responds to Cliff Winston

Central Planning Jul 7 2023


Clifford Winston Responds

Law and Economics Jul 6 2023



Swaim's Lame Take on Libertarianism

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 4 2023


Cliff Winston on Judges and Courts

Cost-benefit Analysis Jul 3 2023


Problems with Mass EV Adoption

Energy, Environment, Resources Jul 1 2023



Right to Privacy or Right to Property

Moral Reasoning Jun 27 2023


Pro-Business Movies

Business Economics Jun 26 2023



DEI, Racial Categorization, and South Africa

Moral Reasoning Jun 23 2023


Risks, the Titan Submarine, and K2

Business Economics Jun 23 2023







Is Medicare Coercing Merck?

Business Economics Jun 16 2023


My Obit for Robert E. Lucas Jr.

Economic Growth Jun 15 2023



Sam Peltzman on Industrial Deconcentration

Business Economics Jun 13 2023



I Disagree with Bob Poole on Zoning

Central Planning Jun 11 2023


A Stunning Subsidy Graph

Regulation and Subsidies Jun 10 2023



Buy Your New Dishwasher Now

Regulation Jun 7 2023


A Tribute to Adam Smith

Adam Smith Jun 6 2023



The "Regulate the Labor Market" Act

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Jun 2 2023


‘Air’ Is a Cautionary Tale About ESG

Business Economics May 31 2023


Allyn Young on War and Peace

History of Economic Thought May 30 2023


Man's Search for Meaning versus Ain't It Awful?

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings May 29 2023



Distribution versus Growth

Economic Growth May 25 2023




John Tamny's Confusions

Free Markets May 22 2023


Sargent on Lucas

Business Cycles May 21 2023


The Scary Future Federal Debt

Fiscal Policy May 19 2023


We Need Another George Harrison

Tax Reform May 18 2023


Robert Lucas's Nobel Speech

Macroeconomics May 17 2023


Robert E. Lucas, RIP

Obituaries May 16 2023


Stanley Engerman RIP

Economic History May 15 2023


Margery Smelkinson on Natural Immunity

Public Health May 13 2023


Charley Hooper Testifies on Ivermectin

Cost-benefit Analysis May 13 2023



Michael Lind's Attack on Libertarians

Labor Market May 10 2023


Ted Gayer on Subsidies to Fossil Fuels

Energy, Environment, Resources May 9 2023


Approve But Don't Subsidize

Regulation and Subsidies May 7 2023


Hamilton's Haircuts

Economic History May 6 2023


Dan Klein on Hume on War

Government Growth May 5 2023


Assume a Tesla

Regulation May 4 2023



Fresh Air

Business Economics May 2 2023


How Many of Marx's Interim Goals Have We "Accomplished?"

Economic and Political Philosophy May 1 2023


When Is Income Not Income?

Moral Reasoning Apr 29 2023


Hayek on Benefits of Competition and the Optimal Size of Firms

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Apr 28 2023


John Raisian, RIP

Obituaries Apr 27 2023




We're Number Two; We're Number Two

Economic Education Apr 24 2023


ESG is Bad for a Company’s Share Value

Finance: stocks, options, etc. Apr 24 2023


Let Teenagers Work

Labor Market Apr 22 2023


Heart-breaking Yet Inspiring Story on Chinese Asylum Seekers

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Apr 21 2023


Hayek on "You Didn't Build That"

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Apr 20 2023


Wisdom from Hayek

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Apr 17 2023


The Connection Between "Air" and ESG

Business Economics Apr 14 2023



The COVID Emergency Powers Are Over

Politics and Economics Apr 10 2023


COVID and Tradeoffs

Economics of Health Care Apr 10 2023


Progress on the Southern Border; Yes, Really

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Apr 8 2023



How I Savings Bonds Work

Finance Apr 6 2023


You Can't Say That; I Can

Moral Reasoning Apr 5 2023



I've Changed My Mind

Politics and Economics Apr 1 2023



Newsom Pulls a Nixon

Price Controls Mar 28 2023


More Wisdom from Thomas Sowell

Incentives Mar 28 2023





Wisdom from Thomas Sowell

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Mar 23 2023


In Praise of Electricity

Economic Growth Mar 22 2023



Further Thoughts on Silicon Valley Bank

Politics and Economics Mar 21 2023


Mont Pèlerin 1947 and Germany's Economy

Economic Growth Mar 20 2023


Electricity Hell, Part Deux

Regulation Mar 19 2023


Bailing Out SVB Was a Really Bad Idea

Monetary Policy Mar 17 2023



The Economics of Stock Buybacks

Business Economics Mar 12 2023





Biography of Mancur Olson is Now Online

Cross-country Comparisons Mar 6 2023



Globalization and Its Discontents

International Trade Mar 3 2023



The Latest on Ivermectin

Public Choice Theory Mar 1 2023


Electricity Hell

Regulation Feb 28 2023



My March 6 Speech in Austin

Upcoming Events Feb 26 2023


20 States Have Flat Income Tax Rates

Tax Reform Feb 25 2023


Is It Wrong to Make Money by Helping Others?

Entrepreneurship Feb 24 2023


The 1619 Project on Hulu Vindicates Capitalism

Economic History Feb 21 2023


Larry Summers's Insight and Misunderstanding

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Feb 20 2023


Hayek's Volunteers in Ukraine

Information Goods, Intellectual Property Feb 19 2023



John Jasinski's Sunk Cost Fallacy

Economic Education Feb 17 2023


Some Occupational Licensing Progress at State Level

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Feb 17 2023



Sasha Zbrozek's Brazen Plan

Property Rights Feb 14 2023


What the Peltzman Effect Is and Isn't

Behavioral Economics Feb 13 2023


Taxing Wealth Is Taxing Work

Taxation Feb 10 2023



Did Jobs Increase in January?

Labor Market Feb 7 2023



Sunk Costs and the Tuck Rule

Behavioral Economics Feb 5 2023


Would More Immigration of Workers Reduce Inflation?

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Feb 4 2023


Saying No (Again) to Wage and Price Controls

Politics and Economics Feb 3 2023


Immigrants Use Less Welfare Than Native-Born Americans

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Feb 2 2023


Was Schindler Unimportant?

Economics of Crime Jan 31 2023


Tradeoffs Are Omnipresent, Even With Covid

Business Economics Jan 30 2023




Well-written Constitutions Matter

Public Choice Theory Jan 26 2023


Good News on Federal Budget from Robert Kuttner

Government Growth Jan 24 2023


A Million Here, A Million There

Government Growth Jan 22 2023


Privatize the Skies

Business Economics Jan 20 2023


Sunk Costs and a Trip to CVS Pharmacy

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 19 2023


How Threatening are Communist Farmers?

Property Rights Jan 18 2023


Henderson on the John Batchelor Show

Business Economics Jan 17 2023


The Need for Heroes and Heroism

Economic and Political Philosophy Jan 15 2023



A Sad, Sad Ehrlich Story

Economic Growth Jan 12 2023




Mark Perry's Heroic Lone-Wolf Fight for Civil Rights

Economic and Political Philosophy Jan 9 2023



The Southwest Meltdown

Business Economics Jan 6 2023


Jeff Hummel on the Wealth of Slaves and Slave Owners

Income and Wealth distribution Jan 5 2023



Jeff Hummel on the Postwar Southern Economy

Economic History Jan 3 2023


Ben McCallum RIP

Jan 2 2023


Lessons from Isaac's Storm

Central Planning Dec 31 2022


Good News from the Job Market

Labor Market Dec 29 2022



Stanford Fails to Master Clear Thinking

Economic Methods Dec 27 2022


Jeffrey Rogers Hummel on Slavery

Economic History Dec 26 2022


John Bates Clark

History of Economic Thought Dec 24 2022


Evaluating Insurance

Behavioral Economics Dec 23 2022


I Want High-Income Earners to Stay

Tax Reform Dec 22 2022


The Drug Reduction Act

Economics of Health Care Dec 21 2022


ChatGPT on Rent Control

Economic Education Dec 20 2022




A Pro-Freedom Medical Oath

Economics of Health Care Dec 17 2022


Pitfalls with the Hippocratic Oath and the Woke Oath

Economics of Health Care Dec 16 2022


Setting the Record Straight on Ivermectin

Economics of Health Care Dec 15 2022


Good News on Inflation

Money and Inflation Dec 13 2022


Great Moments in Due Diligence

Finance Dec 10 2022


Hummel on Central Bank Bankruptcy

Monetary Policy Dec 8 2022


Is Sacrificing the Same as Being Sacrificed?

Economics of Health Care Dec 7 2022


Jeffrey Friedman RIP

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Dec 6 2022


Ben Rogge on East-West Trade

International Trade Dec 5 2022


I Think Like a Leftist

Public Choice Theory Dec 3 2022


Biden's Accomplishments on Immigration

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Dec 3 2022


A Tax Victory in Monterey County

Public Choice Theory Dec 2 2022


Tighten the Earned Income Tax Credit

Supply-side Economics Dec 1 2022


Building a Life

Moral Reasoning Nov 28 2022


We're Number 5; We're Number 5

Competition Nov 28 2022


How I-Bond Rates Reset

Finance Nov 25 2022


Economics is Humane

Economics of Crime Nov 23 2022


I Want My Society Back

Economics and Culture Nov 22 2022


David Friedman on the Social Cost of Carbon

Energy, Environment, Resources Nov 21 2022


Vox Rights and German Shopping Carts

Labor Market Nov 19 2022


How Wealthy We Are

Growth: Consequences Nov 18 2022


Give Gig Workers a Real Break

Labor Market Nov 17 2022


The Bad News from Taxachusetts

Taxation Nov 16 2022


An Economics Nobel for and by Central Bankers

Monetary Policy Nov 14 2022


He Who Seeks Revenge Digs Two Graves

Economic and Political Philosophy Nov 11 2022


Inflation Has Fallen

Money and Inflation Nov 11 2022


Peter Thiel Misses the Small Picture

Economic Growth Nov 10 2022





Myths of Economic Inequality

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 4 2022



A Way for Biden to Help Black People

Regulation Nov 2 2022



Shirley Svorny RIP

Economics of Health Care Oct 28 2022


California's Laffer Curve

Supply-side Economics Oct 27 2022



Lowest-Skilled Migrant Workers are Not Displacing American Workers

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Oct 25 2022


David Friedman on Special Pleading

Business Economics Oct 24 2022


Drain the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Energy, Environment, Resources Oct 23 2022


Cooperation on Water Use without Higher Prices

Behavioral Economics Oct 21 2022




Life Magazine on USSR in 1943

Central Planning Oct 18 2022




Rearden Teaches Moral Reasoning to "Wet Nurse"

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Oct 13 2022


Michael McConnell's Version of Federalism

Business Economics Oct 12 2022


An Economics Nobel for and by Central Bankers

Monetary Policy Oct 10 2022


Hank Rearden's Trial Scene

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Oct 10 2022


Henderson on Gray's Arbitrary Lines

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Oct 8 2022


Our Amazing Somewhat-free Economy

Economic Growth Oct 7 2022


Take That, Dr. Fauci!

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Oct 4 2022


Krugman Talks Sense on Housing

Regulation Oct 2 2022


"Great" Moments in Aribitrage

Economics of Health Care Sep 28 2022


Ayn Rand on Unsolicited Advice

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 27 2022


Concise Encyclopedia of Economics in Iran

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 25 2022


Atlas Shrugged on Child Labor

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 24 2022


Axios Badly Misstates Malpass's View on Global Warming

Energy, Environment, Resources Sep 23 2022


Europe's Destructive Energy Policies

Energy, Environment, Resources Sep 23 2022


Wikipedia on Aaron Director

History of Economic Thought Sep 22 2022


Francisco d'Anconia's Speech on Money

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 20 2022


How Trustworthy is Wikipedia

Media Watch Sep 19 2022


Walter Block's Principle of Opposition

Moral Reasoning Sep 18 2022


Angus Deaton on Getting More People Into College

Economics of Education Sep 17 2022


A Tariff Is a Tax

International Trade Sep 16 2022



U.S. Demand Drives the Drug Market

Economics of Health Care Sep 14 2022


Internalizing a Trash Externality

Business Economics Sep 12 2022



The Aristocracy of Pull

Labor Market Sep 9 2022


Brad DeLong's Strange Concept of Market Failure

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Sep 8 2022


School Lockdowns Will Kill

Public Health Sep 7 2022


Make Work Pay Again

Income Distribution Sep 6 2022


You Didn't Build That

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 5 2022


Betsy Bailey RIP

Obituaries Sep 2 2022


High Quality Oranges and High Quality Hotels

Economic Education Sep 1 2022


Timothy Taylor on Medicare Advantage

Economics of Health Care Aug 30 2022


The Cost-Price Illusion

Business Economics Aug 30 2022




Your New Student Debt

Economic and Political Philosophy Aug 25 2022



A Libertarian Dilemma

Liberty Aug 23 2022


Bob Barro and David Ricardo

History of Economic Thought Aug 20 2022


The IRS Shows Its Guns

Liberty Aug 20 2022




Think Locally, Act Globally

Energy, Environment, Resources Aug 15 2022


The "Shrink the Economy" Act

Economic Growth Aug 13 2022


The Rich and the Politically Powerful

Public Choice Theory Aug 12 2022


Monthly versus Annual Inflation Data

Macroeconomics Aug 10 2022



Senate Democrats Understand Covid Tradeoffs

Cost-benefit Analysis Aug 8 2022



The Case Against Compulsory Universal Standards

Business Economics Aug 6 2022


ESG Feeds Inflation, Hurts Economic Growth

Business Economics Aug 5 2022



Definitions of Recession

Macroeconomics Aug 3 2022



Corcoran on Methodology and the Minimum Wage

Austrian Economics Jul 30 2022


Hoover's Video on Price Controls

Price Controls Jul 29 2022


The Roots of Black Economic Progress

Economic Growth Jul 28 2022


The Myth of the Marshall Plan

Economic Growth Jul 27 2022


Biden Is Practically Engineering a Recession

Business Cycles Jul 26 2022




Great Moments in Industrial Policy

Central Planning Jul 19 2022



Highlights of The Mayor of Castro Street

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 14 2022


The TOGETHER Trial of Ivermectin Isn't All That Together

Economics of Health Care Jul 13 2022



Kevin Corcoran on Economics in Fiction

Economic Education Jul 11 2022


Should the AEA Have Conferences in Canada?

Economics of Health Care Jul 9 2022



We're the Only Country . . .

Economic and Political Philosophy Jul 2 2022


What Caused Gas Prices to Jump?

Energy, Environment, Resources Jul 1 2022



My Review of Steven Koonin's Unsettled

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jun 30 2022


The Unjoined Debate

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Jun 28 2022


Where Has Michael Drake Been for the Last 50 Years

Economics of Health Care Jun 25 2022


End the Tax on Phantom Gains

Tax Reform Jun 25 2022


The Supply-Side Headwinds that Could Cause a Recession

Regulation and Subsidies Jun 24 2022


Killing a 5th, and Big, Bird

Price Controls Jun 23 2022


Competition as a Process

Austrian Economics Jun 22 2022


This Will Likely End Badly

Regulation and Subsidies Jun 21 2022


Wonderful Consequences of Economic Growth

Economic Growth Jun 17 2022


Do General Subsidies Substantially Increase Demand for Energy?

Energy, Environment, Resources Jun 16 2022


Is the Fed Likely to Go Bankrupt?

Finance Jun 13 2022


Hooper on Chudov on Vaccines Against Variants

Economics of Health Care Jun 12 2022



Johnny Carson Interviews Ayn Rand

Media Watch Jun 9 2022


Find the Date of OSHA

Labor Market Jun 8 2022


What the FICA?

Social Security Jun 7 2022



A Day in the Life of Coastal California

Central Planning Jun 6 2022


Was Milton Friedman a Nobody?

Macroeconomics Jun 5 2022


The Wonders of Economic Growth

Economic Growth Jun 3 2022



Kirk's Insights on Climate Risk

Economic Growth Jun 1 2022



The Wonder of Economic Growth, Part Deux

Economics and Culture May 30 2022


Fond Memories of Southwest Airlines

Regulation May 29 2022


Paul Joskow on Harold Demsetz

Political Economy May 28 2022


Horrible FDA Regulation of Infant Formula

International Trade May 24 2022


The Wonder of Economic Growth, Part One

Economic Growth May 24 2022


Hayek on Privilege

Economic and Political Philosophy May 22 2022


The Role of Privilege

Economic and Political Philosophy May 20 2022


Index State Tax Brackets Now

Money and Inflation May 19 2022


Should President Biden Cancel Student Debt?

Economics of Education May 17 2022


AMA Proudly Beats Back Competition

Economics of Health Care May 16 2022


George H. Smith, RIP

Austrian Economics May 15 2022


The CMS is Right and the WSJ is Wrong

Economics of Health Care May 14 2022


Inflation Falls

Money and Inflation May 11 2022


Wipe Out the Benjamins?

International Trade May 10 2022


Child Subsidies versus More Immigration

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing May 9 2022


Reminiscences of Hayek

Austrian Economics May 8 2022


Young Man: the Janitors!

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings May 8 2022


Don't Just Stand There: Undo Something

International Trade May 7 2022


The FDA's Extreme Innumeracy

Economics of Health Care May 6 2022


Central Planning of Water Levels

Central Planning May 5 2022


The Importance of Being Ethical

Economic and Political Philosophy May 4 2022





Stocks for the Long Run

Finance: stocks, options, etc. Apr 29 2022


Who's Responsible for Student Loans?

Economics of Education Apr 28 2022





Dave Mayers RIP

Obituaries Apr 24 2022


Don't Destroy What's Good

Property Rights Apr 22 2022





Good News on Employment

Labor Market Apr 18 2022



Badly Misleading Inflation Headlines

Macroeconomics Apr 14 2022


Corcoran on Collective Punishment

Incentives Apr 13 2022


Why Sanctions Rarely Work

International Trade Apr 12 2022


Carl Menger versus Adam Smith

Austrian Economics Apr 11 2022



I Should Have Known I Would Be an Economist

Economic Education Apr 8 2022


Rhoads on Unemployed Men

Labor Market Apr 7 2022


Hidden Price Increases

Price Controls Apr 6 2022


Menger on Price Formation

History of Economic Thought Apr 5 2022



Mick Jagger's Favorite Economist

Austrian Economics Apr 3 2022


The Fed Is a Failed Central Planner

Central Planning Apr 2 2022


Carl Menger on Value

Austrian Economics Mar 30 2022



Henderson Review of Steven Rhoads

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Mar 26 2022


Henderson Review of Scott Atlas Book

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Mar 25 2022


Ivermectin and Statistical Significance

Public Health Mar 24 2022



The Wonder of Economic Growth

Economic Growth Mar 21 2022


The Kids Are Not Alright

Public Health Mar 21 2022



One Good Biden Move on Oil and Two More Suggestions

Energy, Environment, Resources Mar 18 2022



Alex Tabarrok on Covid Failures and Successes, Part I

Cost-benefit Analysis Mar 16 2022


Constraints on the Feds

Economic and Political Philosophy Mar 14 2022


That Awful Russian Oligarch

Central Planning Mar 12 2022


The Promise of Bitcoin

Cryptocurrency Mar 11 2022




Is Nikole Hannah-Jones Right?

Foreign Policy Mar 8 2022



A Populist Attack on Big Tech

Business Economics Mar 4 2022


The First Casualty in War

Law and Economics Mar 3 2022


Cost/Benefit Analysis of Bitcoin

Cost-benefit Analysis Mar 1 2022


Not So SWIFT

Foreign Policy Feb 28 2022


A Tribute to Bryan Caplan

Economic Education Feb 27 2022


Do These Politicians Hear Themselves?

Public Choice Theory Feb 24 2022


Yes I Can

Behavioral Economics Feb 22 2022


Kevin Corcoran on the Importance of Framing

Behavioral Economics Feb 21 2022


An Everyday Mask Tragedy

Economics and Culture Feb 20 2022


Let Freedom Rein in Big Tech

Liberty Feb 19 2022





P.J. O'Rourke, RIP

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Feb 15 2022


A Game of Margins

Business Economics Feb 14 2022


Comparing Two Predictions of Inflation

Money and Inflation Feb 13 2022


The Consensus on Price Controls

Price Controls Feb 11 2022




Preach What You Practice

Economic and Political Philosophy Feb 8 2022


Competition Cures a Lot of Ills

Competition Feb 7 2022


The Work of the One Percent

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Feb 6 2022


Wake Up and Smell the CAFE

Energy, Environment, Resources Feb 4 2022


Caplan at Chicago

Economics of Education Feb 3 2022


Stossel Interviews Henderson on Inflation

Monetary Policy Feb 1 2022


Ben Zycher on Subsidies to Fossil Fuels

Energy, Environment, Resources Feb 1 2022



Affecting People's Decisions

Cost-benefit Analysis Jan 27 2022




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 and Political 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 and Political 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 and Political 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


How One Short Story Changed Someone from Left to Libertarian

Economic and Political Philosophy Sep 12 2021


Dr. Moreno Comes Through

Liberty Sep 10 2021


Milton Friedman's Long-Run Impact

Economic and Political 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 and Political Philosophy Sep 1 2021


Two Great Passages from Free to Choose

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 31 2021


Jack of All Trades

Economic and Political 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




The Economic and Moral Case Against Eviction Moratoria

Economic and Political Philosophy Aug 13 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 and Political Philosophy Jul 21 2021



When Is It Alright to Steal from Bill Gates? A Rejoinder to Bryan Caplan

Economic and Political Philosophy Jul 19 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


Trillions of Dollars of Retirement Wealth Have Been Mislaid

Income and Wealth distribution Jul 11 2021


Larry White on Brainerd on Stablecoins

Monetary Policy Jul 9 2021


Is It Alright to Steal from Bill Gates?

Economic and Political 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 and Political 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 and Political 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 and Political 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


Does Spending Your Own Money on Yourself Create a Negative Externality?

Economic and Political Philosophy Apr 21 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 and Political Philosophy 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 and Political 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 and Political Philosophy Feb 11 2021



What is Equity?

Economic and Political 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


Is the Absolute Number of Deaths the Only Thing That Matters?

Economic and Political Philosophy Nov 12 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

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