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Alberto Mingardi


Angelo Codevilla RIP

Obituaries Sep 24 2021


Art Carden's post-pandemic reading list

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 23 2021


The Jews of Baghdad

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 20 2021


HBO's Chernobyl

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 16 2021


Techera on Churchill and Nolan

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 23 2021


On Daniel Johnson's Euroskepticism

Cross-country Comparisons Jul 21 2021


The intellectual world we live in

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 15 2021



Lincicome on Industrial Policy

Business Economics Jun 26 2021


On the repeal of the Corn Laws

Economic History Jun 25 2021


Afterimage: An Impressive Movie

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jun 23 2021


What's happening in Peru?

Cross-country Comparisons Jun 6 2021


Francesco Ferrara and the nirvana fallacy

Economic Philosophy May 31 2021


Did DARPA invent the Internet?

Public Health May 26 2021


Industrial policy and COVID vaccines

Business Economics May 13 2021


A very important Spanish election

Politics and Economics May 4 2021


The Future of Europe and its "Ever Closer" Debt

Cross-country Comparisons Apr 22 2021



Is there a market for thoughtful conservatism in the US?

Cross-country Comparisons Apr 12 2021


Mission Economy: The New Book by Mariana Mazzucato

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Apr 7 2021


Books for the Future

Adam Smith Apr 1 2021



Danone and the Future of Shareholder Capitalism

Business Economics Mar 18 2021


An Ordoliberalism Primer on Project Syndicate

Economic Growth Mar 15 2021


The case against COVID lockdowns, well argued.

Cost-benefit Analysis Mar 10 2021


Boris Johnson's reopening plan

Business Economics Feb 24 2021


Terence Kealey on the British ARPA

Central Planning Feb 23 2021


Amity Shlaes and the Challenges for Free Market Scholars

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Feb 15 2021



Daniel Layman and the forgotten Lockeans

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Feb 5 2021


Stakeholder Capitalism and the "Great Reset"

Business Economics Feb 1 2021


Is there politics after polarization?

Politics and Economics Jan 30 2021


John Kay on Mariana Mazzucato's Capitalism

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 22 2021


"Shakespeare in Love" and the Humanity of Business.

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 13 2021



COVID's effects on Europe

Institutional Economics Jan 5 2021



Happy birthday, LvB!

Economics and Culture Dec 16 2020



Matt Zwolinski defends Herbert Spencer

Entrepreneurship Dec 10 2020


Pope Francis ♥ Mariana Mazzucato

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Dec 6 2020




Communities in the pandemic

Public Health Nov 26 2020


It Pays to be Positive?

Cross-country Comparisons Nov 24 2020


The pervasive myth of the entrepreneurial state

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 5 2020


Madame de Staël on the Media and Liberty

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 4 2020



Italy's second lockdown

Public Health Oct 31 2020


Krastev on Pandemic and Politics

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Oct 26 2020


A Straight Line from Friedman to the White House?

Business Economics Oct 13 2020


Cancelling David Hume

Economics and Culture Oct 1 2020


Mazzucato and "Climate Lockdowns"

Competition Sep 28 2020


Enriques on Friedman

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 26 2020


The chair and its enemies

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 14 2020


Brexiters FOR State Aid?

Eurozone crisis Sep 11 2020


Two Cheers for Small Business

Business Economics Sep 10 2020


Skidelsky on Economics

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 8 2020



Shall We Care About Innovation?

#ReadWithMe Aug 24 2020


Who Invented the Computer?

#ReadWithMe Aug 21 2020


Who Invented the Dog?

#ReadWithMe Aug 20 2020


Innovation Travels

#ReadWithMe Aug 18 2020



The Marvel of Trains

#ReadWithMe Aug 12 2020


Serendipity and Innovation

#ReadWithMe Aug 10 2020


Why Matt Ridley Writes on Innovation

#ReadWithMe Aug 4 2020


Italy's Venezuelan Moment

Regulation Jul 27 2020


The European Union, Italy writ large

Economic Growth Jul 24 2020


Will Italy get the "upside" of COVID?

Public Health Jul 8 2020


Economic Affairs on COVID19

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 7 2020


The Anticapitalist Mentality

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 5 2020


The Invention of Government, starring Mariana Mazzucato

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 3 2020


Sowell on Writing

Austrian Economics Jun 30 2020


The UK and Covid19

Central Planning Jun 26 2020


How "socialist" was national socialism?

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jun 22 2020


Keynes, Friedman and champagne

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jun 11 2020


Will COVID-19 kill Europe's state aid discipline?

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jun 10 2020


Fontana on Emergency COVID Measures

Economic History Jun 8 2020



Tabellini on Alesina

Obituaries May 26 2020


Mariana Mazzucato on Covid-19 and "small" government

Economics of Health Care May 25 2020


Lockdowns in Europe: The Evidence So Far

Public Health May 22 2020


Face Mask Price Controls in Italy

Price Controls May 21 2020


Limited government optimism?

Public Health May 15 2020


Covid19 and Project Fear

Politics and Economics May 9 2020




Italy moves to "Phase 2"

Price Controls Apr 30 2020


Kealey on the South Korean response to Covid19

Cross-country Comparisons Apr 29 2020


Covid19 and Leviathan

Public Health Apr 27 2020




Hodgskin on Econlib

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Apr 14 2020


Pandemics and Liberty

Liberty Apr 10 2020


Death and Red Tape

Public Health Apr 9 2020


Food for thought from Ross Douthat

Economics of Health Care Apr 8 2020


Covid19, the right and the left

Politics and Economics Mar 25 2020


Is there a better alternative to lockdowns?

Cost-benefit Analysis Mar 23 2020



Recommended works on socialism

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Mar 14 2020


Coronavirus nightmares

Economics and Culture Mar 13 2020


The entrepreneurial state and Big Pharma

Economics of Health Care Mar 11 2020


Dalrymple on Coronavirus

Politics and Economics Mar 11 2020



Food for thought on transparency

Politics and Economics Mar 9 2020


Coronavirus and the free trade narrative

International Trade Feb 28 2020



Neoliberalism as a term of abuse

Economics and Culture Feb 20 2020


Tory Industrial Policy?

Institutional Economics Feb 17 2020


Pope Francis and the Rich

Politics and Economics Feb 14 2020


Electricty liberalization in Italy

Regulation Feb 3 2020



Monnery on Hong Kong and Cuba

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 22 2020


The Paradox of Liberalism and Monopolies of Coercion: Levin on Himmelfarb

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 6 2020


Five Books to talk classical liberalism with your family over the holidays

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Dec 24 2019



Synchronous politics?

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Dec 11 2019


Uber banned in London, too

Competition Dec 5 2019


The immigration debate is misleading, Steve Davies argues

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Dec 2 2019


Who are the elites?

Politics and Economics Nov 27 2019


Helen Dale on liberalism and technocracy

Politics and Economics Nov 24 2019


Deirdre's Test

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 19 2019


McCloskey on Liberalism and Democracy

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 15 2019


Dalibor Rohac for non-nationalist conservatism

Politics and Economics Nov 8 2019


Rohac on Brexit

Eurozone crisis Oct 28 2019


Globalism in 60 seconds

International Trade Sep 27 2019


On Steve Davies's new book

Book Club Sep 20 2019


Regulation and/or Geopolitics

Economic Growth Sep 17 2019


Mallaby on Grant's Bagehot

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 21 2019


Dan Klein on Sweden

Aug 19 2019


Italy's new political crisis

Politics and Economics Aug 15 2019


The New Tory Zeitgeist: Security over Freedom?

Economics and Culture Aug 12 2019


Dalibor Rohac on Brexit

Eurozone crisis Aug 8 2019


Again on The Mule

Aug 7 2019


Malamet discusses Hazony

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 1 2019


DeMuth on nationalism

Liberty Jul 29 2019


Boris Johnson- any reason for optimism?

Eurozone crisis Jul 25 2019


A (strong) letter on inheritance taxes

Finance: stocks, options, etc. Jul 23 2019


Why not 'individualism'?

Economics and Culture Jul 1 2019


Who will the free-marketers befriend?

Eurozone crisis Jun 16 2019


GOT's final season may have been disappointing, but not on politics

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings May 21 2019


Thatcherism at 40

Economic History May 4 2019


To Clap or Not to Clap?

Economics and Culture Apr 30 2019


Is Liberal Civilization a ‘Somewhere’?

Economic History Apr 29 2019


Cowen on business and imperfections

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Apr 26 2019


Some thoughts on the Spanish elections

Eurozone crisis Apr 25 2019


Kling on markets and imperfections

Economic Methods Apr 10 2019


Bannon in/on Italy

Eurozone crisis Apr 2 2019


What future for French "capitalism?"

Eurozone crisis Mar 25 2019




Anthony de Jasay, RIP

Obituaries Jan 27 2019




"Whatever the cost may be..." Really???

Politics and Economics Dec 30 2018


Liberal Democracy and Its Reinventors

Politics and Economics Dec 26 2018



Wisdom from Mark Littlewood

Economic Philosophy Nov 17 2018


Italy vs the EU (again)

International Macroeconomics Nov 14 2018



LibertyMatters on Pareto

Economic History Nov 2 2018


Jesse Norman on Adam Smith

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Oct 24 2018


Food for followers

Economics and Culture Oct 15 2018


Banksy-ed?

Oct 12 2018



Again on Hazony

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 27 2018



A political realignment in Europe?

Economics and Culture Sep 17 2018


McCloskey on Norman

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 11 2018


Hazony's nationalism

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 6 2018


Let children play and self-organize

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 4 2018


Tragedy Private and Political

Politics and Economics Aug 22 2018




Dan Klein, liberalism and the right

Economic Philosophy Jul 25 2018


The EU vs Google

Law and Economics Jul 16 2018




Does reality turn you into a statist?

History of Economic Thought Jun 18 2018


Again on the new Italian government

Eurozone crisis Jun 15 2018



The Italian crisis

Eurozone crisis May 29 2018



The new Italian government

Eurozone crisis May 21 2018


Can Koch money hijack academia?

Economics of Education May 12 2018


Milanovich on Marx's influence

Economic History May 5 2018


Corporate social responsibility vs laissez-faire?

Business Economics Apr 28 2018


McCloskey on Bauer

Economic History Apr 9 2018


Conservatives against Judge Bork

Law and Economics Apr 5 2018



Red Sparrow's tweets

Mar 16 2018


Frank Furedi on Italian populism

Eurozone crisis Mar 12 2018


Italian elections update

Eurozone crisis Mar 7 2018


A quick update on Italian elections

Eurozone crisis Mar 4 2018


That great classical liberal novel you never heard of

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Feb 27 2018



Italian elections update

Eurozone crisis Feb 20 2018


RIP Nick Phillipson

Obituaries Feb 9 2018


Hope for Italy? Well, hope never dies...

Eurozone crisis Jan 24 2018


Secession and liberty: A reply to Pierre Lemieux

Politics and Economics Jan 22 2018


Carillion and the reputation of privatisations

Political Economy Jan 17 2018



A digital ID for all?

Behavioral Economics Jan 2 2018




The sad paradox of free markets

Politics and Economics Dec 11 2017


Again on intellectuals and capitalism / 3 of 3

Economics and Culture Nov 29 2017


Again on intellectuals and capitalism / 2 of 3

Politics and Economics Nov 28 2017


Again on intellectuals and capitalism / 1 of 3

Economic Philosophy Nov 27 2017


Himmelfarb on why intellectuals hate capitalism

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 21 2017



Kling on Bruno Leoni

Book Club Nov 14 2017


Catalonia and common sense

Eurozone crisis Nov 3 2017


In praise of investor activism

Finance Oct 25 2017


Price cap for electricity in the UK?

Energy, Environment, Resources Oct 24 2017


Economic Possibilities for our Spacetraveling Grandchildren

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Oct 19 2017


Again on the Catalonian secession and the EU

Eurozone crisis Oct 17 2017


Mises was a neocon, and other oddities

Economic Philosophy Oct 16 2017


A very bad book

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Oct 9 2017


The Catalonian Mess

Eurozone crisis Oct 3 2017


Friedman on Trump

Public Choice Theory Sep 25 2017


Himmelfarb on the Fabians

Book Club Sep 16 2017


Tough Talk for Venezuela?

Foreign Policy Sep 15 2017


Minogue on intellectuals and politics

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 7 2017


Rajan on inequalities and the rise of populism

Politics and Economics Sep 1 2017




Do criminals obey regulations?

Regulation Aug 10 2017


Milton Friedman on the intellectuals who oppose capitalism

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 8 2017







Does John Cochrane get Italy wrong?

Eurozone crisis May 25 2017


What can we expect from Macron?

Eurozone crisis May 16 2017



Adam Smith's pins

Book Club Apr 23 2017



Dan Klein on Scott Gottlieb

Regulation Mar 28 2017



The eclipse of classical liberalism

Economic Philosophy Mar 7 2017


Again on Cowen's techno-pessimism

Politics and Economics Feb 26 2017


Happy birthday, Leszek Balcerowicz!

Economic Philosophy Jan 26 2017



Reading Bastiat's Economic Sophism

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Dec 31 2016



Ralph Raico, RIP

Obituaries Dec 14 2016


On the Italian referendum

Eurozone crisis Dec 5 2016


The Italian referendum

Eurozone crisis Dec 3 2016


Trump, Krugman and the long run

Economic Philosophy Nov 17 2016



Theresa May's anti-libertarian turn

Eurozone crisis Oct 15 2016


The myth of Italian instability

Eurozone crisis Oct 8 2016


Do we need more antitrust?

Competition Oct 6 2016


Epstein on the EU and Apple

Competition Sep 22 2016


Is "neoliberalism" a menace to human rights?

Economics and Culture Sep 9 2016


Apple's principled defense

Competition Sep 1 2016


Italy's cultural voucher for 18 year olds

Economics and Culture Aug 30 2016



Isn't industrial policy an ideology too?

Economic Philosophy Aug 12 2016





Harold James on globalisation and migrants

International Trade Jul 7 2016


Anthony de Jasay on Pope Francis

Moral Reasoning Jul 3 2016


After Brexit - why not unilateral free trade?

Eurozone crisis Jun 28 2016



Italy's Renzi to tinker with retirement age

Eurozone crisis Jun 19 2016


Rushkoff's nostalgia

Book Club Jun 10 2016



Kibbe on Venezuela for Millenials

Economic Philosophy Jun 1 2016


Goldberg on McCloskey and Spencer

Book Club May 28 2016


Prices on everything, please

Incentives May 14 2016


David Bowie, Bourgeois Hero?

Economic Philosophy May 11 2016


Camille Paglia on making a career in ideas

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings May 7 2016


Vargas Llosa on populism and perfectionism

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Apr 28 2016



Autism and the iPad

Liberty Apr 7 2016



Booth on the ethics of economic preaching

Economic Education Mar 29 2016




Cash and freedom

Money and Inflation Feb 26 2016


Uber for welfare?

Political Economy Feb 22 2016


On Meddling

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Feb 16 2016


Trevor Burrus on Justice Scalia

Obituaries Feb 14 2016



Making capitalism more attractive

Economic History Feb 6 2016


Antitrust vs. "Cannibal Capitalism"

Business Economics Jan 14 2016


Ridley, liberty, optimism and pessimism

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 9 2016


Spooner the Constitutionalist

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 6 2016




Citizen statesmen no more

Politics and Economics Dec 18 2015


Schengen, adieu

Eurozone crisis Dec 14 2015





The Brexit debate

Eurozone crisis Nov 13 2015


China's demographic fatal conceit

Unintended Consequences Oct 31 2015




A right-turn for Switzerland?

Eurozone crisis Oct 23 2015


Closed borders and the liberty of the rest of us

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Oct 17 2015


Herbert Spencer, the misunderstood libertarian

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Oct 10 2015


Portugal after the elections

Eurozone crisis Oct 6 2015


A snapshot of Portugal

Eurozone crisis Oct 3 2015


The Catalonian secession and the EU

Eurozone crisis Oct 1 2015


Tsipras wins the Greek elections

Eurozone crisis Sep 21 2015


Fred Smith reviews Charles Murray

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 17 2015


Big Government is young. Let's not forget it

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Sep 15 2015


Ben Wright on the euro

Eurozone crisis Sep 13 2015


Google vs the EU

Competition Sep 5 2015


Are the Greeks bored by Tsipras?

Eurozone crisis Sep 3 2015


A nice summary on secession

Politics and Economics Aug 30 2015


RIP Nathan Rosenberg

Obituaries Aug 25 2015



Will and O'Sullivan on Conquest

Book Club Aug 23 2015


Coming soon. Another Greek election

Eurozone crisis Aug 22 2015


John Gray on Hayek

Austrian Economics Aug 16 2015


Hatchuel on the new waves of statism

Eurozone crisis Aug 13 2015


Robert Conquest RIP

Book Club Aug 4 2015


Yanis Varoufakis as a media star

Eurozone crisis Aug 4 2015


Another referendum for Mr Tsipras

Eurozone crisis Jul 31 2015


McArdle (and the Pope) on air conditioning

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 28 2015


Re-regulation in the UK

Energy, Environment, Resources Jul 25 2015


Hayek made simple

Book Club Jul 11 2015


Two concepts of "austerity"

Economics and Culture Jul 8 2015


The euro and the Greek blackmail

Eurozone crisis Jun 30 2015


A quick note on Luigi Einaudi

Economic History Jun 25 2015


Why do we write too much?

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jun 23 2015


Happy birthday, IEA!

Liberty Jun 20 2015


How electorates react to defaults

Eurozone crisis Jun 12 2015



Uber banned in Milan too

Competition May 28 2015


Madrid turns left - and Europe too?

Eurozone crisis May 26 2015



Free trade and the Expo in Milan

Eurozone crisis May 5 2015




Google and the EU foreign policy

Competition Apr 21 2015


Is Ciudadanos a hope for Spain?

Eurozone crisis Apr 16 2015


Will the EU help Uber?

Competition Apr 9 2015



The socialism of the Incas

Book Club Apr 1 2015



On libertarian strategies

Book Club Mar 19 2015


Greece and tax sadist tourism

Eurozone crisis Mar 13 2015


Uber reacts to the Spanish ban

Regulation Mar 2 2015


Ebeling on Mises, the Applied Economist

Austrian Economics Feb 28 2015


How much for a book dedication...?

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Feb 21 2015


Mr Nutella and consumer sovereignty

Obituaries Feb 18 2015



On Greece

Eurozone crisis Jan 29 2015


Tsipras and electoral reform

Eurozone crisis Jan 28 2015


The birthplace of democracy

Eurozone crisis Jan 24 2015


Klein's battle for "liberalism"

Politics and Economics Jan 22 2015


Richard Cobden and us

Book Club Jan 18 2015


Uber, taxis and the issue of safety

Regulation Jan 15 2015


The Greek turmoil

Eurozone crisis Jan 6 2015


In defense of cash

Politics and Economics Jan 4 2015


The biggest problem for libertarians

Politics and Economics Jan 2 2015


Cheap clothes and the marvels of globalization

Austrian Economics Dec 31 2014


France seeks liberalizations, but bans Uber

Eurozone crisis Dec 17 2014


Boudreaux on capitalism and slavery

Book Club Dec 13 2014


Cotton, slavery and capitalism

Book Club Dec 11 2014


Desrochers on synthetic dyes

Central Planning Dec 2 2014


Herbert Spencer on Amazon (and Uber)

Book Club Nov 22 2014


Kakha Bendukidze, RIP

Obituaries Nov 19 2014


Hachette and Amazon made a deal

Business Economics Nov 14 2014


Sunstein on Hayek

Politics and Economics Nov 7 2014


Spencer matters

Economic Philosophy Nov 6 2014


Non-voting is a right too

Politics and Economics Nov 3 2014


Good bye to tax competition

Taxation Nov 1 2014


Krugman on Amazon

Business Economics Oct 22 2014


Leonard Liggio RIP

Obituaries Oct 15 2014


Fawcett's Liberalism

Book Club Oct 13 2014


A 13 minute primer on DeirdreMcCloskeyanism

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Oct 11 2014


Is "spontaneous order" such a very bad idea?

Central Planning Oct 2 2014


Uber Wars Update

Eurozone crisis Sep 22 2014


Scotland and the irrational media

Eurozone crisis Sep 19 2014


Clive Crook on Scotland

Eurozone crisis Sep 18 2014


Will Scottish secession be a disaster?

Eurozone crisis Sep 14 2014




Uber Wars. The Ban Menace

Regulation Sep 2 2014


Anthony de Jasay on "rights"

Economic Philosophy Aug 29 2014


Food, snobbery and anti-capitalism

Book Club Aug 26 2014




A Patron Saint for entrepreneurs

Book Club Aug 5 2014


Think tanks, idea factories no more?

Economics and Culture Aug 3 2014


Is the French public debate evolving?

Eurozone crisis Jul 29 2014


Good bye to the book as we know it?

Economics and Culture Jul 24 2014


An Internet secession so far

Eurozone crisis Jul 19 2014


A(nother) Colbertian in Brussels

Eurozone crisis Jul 17 2014


Boudreaux on McCloskey

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jul 8 2014


Clarabelle Cow, Capitalist

Book Club Jul 4 2014


Remembering Ken Minogue

Book Club Jun 30 2014



Shall business defend "capitalism"?

Economics and Culture Jun 26 2014


France to ban e-cigs

Economics of Health Care Jun 23 2014


Taxi drivers of the world, unite!

Regulation and Subsidies Jun 15 2014


Frank Furedi on euroskepticism

Eurozone crisis Jun 7 2014


Happy birthday, Adam Smith

Book Club Jun 5 2014


OpenEurope on the European vote

Eurozone crisis May 29 2014



The Great Society at 50

Book Club May 22 2014



Healthcare... The return of the Singapore model

Economics of Health Care May 11 2014



Schumpeter, intellectuals and capitalism

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Apr 25 2014


We aren't very Victorian, are we?

Book Club Apr 23 2014


Europe vs Uber

Eurozone crisis Apr 18 2014


Ramblings on Piketty

Book Club Apr 14 2014


Is Venice going to secede?

Eurozone crisis Apr 8 2014


Nudging consumers and regulators

Behavioral Economics Apr 1 2014



A survey on communist symbols

Economic History Mar 22 2014



An excellent book review

Book Club Mar 16 2014


George Soros, speculator and proud

Book Club Mar 15 2014


The European Union versus the e-cig

Economics of Health Care Mar 7 2014


An update on Mr. Renzi

Eurozone crisis Mar 5 2014


Aid to bookstores?

Economics and Culture Feb 27 2014


Taxes are all around

Economics and Culture Feb 23 2014


Who is the Italian prime minister this week?

Eurozone crisis Feb 20 2014


What consequences for the Swiss referendum?

Eurozone crisis Feb 13 2014


How not to privatize

Eurozone crisis Feb 8 2014


Two cheers for the tasteless

Economics and Culture Feb 5 2014


How to measure the influence of think tanks?

Economics and Culture Jan 31 2014


German President defends the market economy

Eurozone crisis Jan 28 2014


Spiderman and the trust-busters

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jan 25 2014


Amazon's crystal ball

Economics and Culture Jan 23 2014


Could we have another Arthur Seldon?

Economics and Culture Jan 11 2014


Hayekian arguments for basic income

Economic Philosophy Jan 8 2014



DeMuth on Obamacare

Economics of Health Care Dec 19 2013


Emporiophobia at Christmas

Economics and Culture Dec 13 2013


Weight and velocity of money

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Dec 5 2013


Thank you for vaping

Eurozone crisis Dec 3 2013



The art of silly norms

Regulation Nov 24 2013


European Union, which steps forward?

Eurozone crisis Nov 21 2013


Coase's last book honored by the Atlas Foundation

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Nov 13 2013


A central bank for Scotland?

Eurozone crisis Nov 13 2013


Happiness for All

Social Security Nov 7 2013


Switching the printing press on

Monetary Policy Oct 31 2013



An "antifragile" financial system - but how?

Economic Philosophy Oct 24 2013



Against crony capitalism, Italian style

Eurozone crisis Oct 16 2013


Trade unions at the opera

Price Controls Oct 13 2013


The flying postman

Politics and Economics Oct 11 2013


Capitalism and the filmmakers

Economic History Oct 2 2013


Happy birthday, Ludwig von Mises

Economic Philosophy Sep 29 2013


Who is Mrs Merkel?

Eurozone crisis Sep 25 2013



Regulating your diet

Economics of Health Care Sep 17 2013


Perhaps the most relevant of Mencken's aphorisms

Economics and Culture Sep 12 2013


Psychohistory and us

Politics and Economics Sep 9 2013


Ken Minogue's last essay

Moral Reasoning Sep 4 2013


Farewell to a great historian

Economic History Aug 29 2013




Hayek as read by Chinese communists

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 17 2013


Summer Readings: "We" by Evgenij Zamyatin

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Aug 14 2013


Where no publisher has gone before

Business Economics Aug 11 2013


Capitalism is awesome

Economic Philosophy Aug 7 2013


Henry Hazlitt, public intellectual

Economic Education Aug 5 2013


The new future of television?

Economic History Aug 1 2013


The sticky label of 'Social Darwinism'

Economic Philosophy Jul 25 2013


Is royalty the most absurd thing?

Politics and Economics Jul 23 2013


Thoughts from the hospital

Central Planning Jul 22 2013




In praise of Over-Legislation (the essay)

Economic Philosophy Jul 4 2013


Ken Minogue, RIP

Moral Reasoning Jun 29 2013


What is a 'fiscal union'?

Eurozone crisis Jun 21 2013



Dambisa Moyo and the conquest of the US by China

Politics and Economics Jun 17 2013





Feeling Good About Solar Panels

International Trade Jun 7 2013


Shall Europeans elect their President?

Eurozone crisis Jun 4 2013


Does liberty require polymaths?

Books: Reviews and Suggested Readings Jun 1 2013

Michael Munger

Students Selling Notes, Part 2

Economic Education Oct 14 2019


Students Selling Notes

Behavioral Economics Oct 10 2019


Not a Dime's Worth of Difference

Regulation and Subsidies Aug 15 2004


All's Fair in Politics

Economic Methods Aug 14 2004


I Wish Tiebout Could See This

Labor Mobility, Immigration, Outsourcing Aug 13 2004


The Political Economy of Wishful Thinking

Price Controls Aug 13 2004


Privatizing Keynes

Macroeconomics Aug 10 2004


Time to Dump "Dumping"?

International Trade Aug 10 2004


The Economics of Wage Labor

Cost-benefit Analysis Aug 9 2004


Russia’s Hope

Cross-country Comparisons Aug 8 2004