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Garett Jones












On Human Evil: Concrete Down the Drain Edition

Cost-benefit Analysis Mar 23 2013





An Unwritten Minimum Grade Law Exists

Economics of Education Mar 6 2013








Town Without Traffic Lights II

Regulation Feb 19 2013




Assorted Tweets

Fiscal Policy Feb 14 2013





Wasteful Hiring: When Does It Cut Profits?

Statistical theory and methods Jan 31 2013



Government Hiring: Raising GDP by Definition

Economic Methods Jan 25 2013


When is a Spending Multiplier "Big"?

Fiscal Policy Jan 23 2013


Eli Dourado on the Mercatus Master's Fellowship

Economic Education Jan 20 2013


Zero Price, Today Only: *Copyright Unbalanced*

Information Goods, Intellectual Property Jan 18 2013


Will The End of Sleep Reduce Wages?

Economic Growth Jan 15 2013


How to Trust Government Data (or not)

Growth: Consequences Jan 14 2013


Buchanan: Seeing With New Eyes

Public Choice Theory Jan 11 2013


Americans Used To Move A Lot

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Jan 9 2013


Not from The Onion, Affordable Care Act Edition

Economics of Health Care Jan 7 2013



Nominations for Top Economic Stories of 2012

Energy, Environment, Resources Dec 30 2012


Bahrain Travelogue: Friendliest People on Earth?

Economics and Culture Dec 28 2012





Why So Little Exploitation of Developing Countries?

Cross-country Comparisons Dec 18 2012


Why are Economic Miracles Rare in Colonies?

Economic Growth Dec 15 2012




David Brooks's Conservative Future Out of a Job

Information Goods, Intellectual Property Dec 6 2012


If I Were a Global Utilitarian...

Cost-benefit Analysis Dec 5 2012


How Many Bad Loans Did Fannie and Freddie Originate?

Efficient Markets Hypothesis Dec 4 2012




Mark Carney: Like William of Orange, a Political Import

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Nov 27 2012


Driving the Cool Kids Out

Business Economics Nov 26 2012



TARP: A Gift for the Bondholders

Finance Nov 21 2012




The Mouse's Power: Popularity or Cash?

Public Choice Theory Nov 19 2012




Money Has Little Influence on U.S. Politics

Public Choice Theory Nov 13 2012


Brinksmanship and the Obama-Bush Tax Cuts

Fiscal Policy Nov 11 2012


China's Empty Cities: A Family Affair?

Family Economics Nov 10 2012


William of Orange, Political Import

Public Choice Theory Nov 7 2012




In Praise of Calibration

Economic Philosophy Oct 25 2012


Is Fiat Money a Bubble?

Macroeconomics Oct 24 2012


On Human Evil: Implications for the Welfare State

Economics of Crime Oct 22 2012


Why I Love the Electoral College

Public Choice Theory Oct 20 2012


On Human Evil (Economic Experiment Edition)

Behavioral Economics Oct 18 2012



"Some Men Just Want to Watch the World Burn"

Behavioral Economics Oct 15 2012






Bailouts are for Bondholders

Finance Oct 8 2012


How to Pronounce Tiebout and More

Public Choice Theory Oct 7 2012





Why the GOP is the Bigger Default Risk

Fiscal Policy Oct 3 2012




Group IQ: One Source of Trustworthiness

Behavioral Economics Oct 1 2012


The Wisdom of Commenter Greg G

Finance Sep 30 2012






Will ACA's cost-cutters outcut private insurers?

Economics of Health Care Sep 24 2012


Can Progressive Taxation Survive Exit?

Public Choice Theory Sep 22 2012


Net Worth Makes You Trustworthy

Macroeconomics Sep 20 2012


How to bet on bad futures

Finance Sep 19 2012




Questions I've asked

Fiscal Policy Sep 15 2012


Future money and today's NGDP

Monetary Policy Sep 14 2012


Degree Pollution: Why subsidize it?

Economics of Education Sep 13 2012


Bubbles: Who to blame?

Behavioral Economics Sep 12 2012


Debt: The Stickiest Price of All

Macroeconomics Sep 11 2012


Trustworthiness > Trust

Cross-country Comparisons Sep 10 2012


First Things

Sep 10 2012