A blog on all things to do with economics and related subjects
Thursday, 7 September 2017
Pigs don't fly: the economic way of thinking about politics
This essay, Pigs Don't Fly: The Economic Way of Thinking about Politics by Russ Roberts is well worth rereading, especially as we are o...
Sunday, 13 August 2017
"Democracy in Chains" versus public choice
From the Cato Institute comes this Cato Daily Podcast audio in which Michael Munger is interviewed by Caleb O. Brown about Nancy Maclean...
Is price gouging bad?
No. 4.42 minutes stating the obvious.
Saturday, 12 August 2017
Why you want to keep politicians away from business
The ever disintegrating Venezuela gives us a great illustration of why politicians should be kept out of businesses. Trying to gain politica...
Thursday, 10 August 2017
George Selgin on "A Monetary Policy Primer, Part 11: Last-Resort Lending"
One of the few interesting bits of monetary policy is the central banks role as the lender of last resort . For many, the "lender of ...
Wednesday, 2 August 2017
You know your country is in trouble when
you get these kind of things happening, In a hastily organized plebiscite on July 16, held under the auspices of the opposition-controlle...
Friday, 21 July 2017
Mike Munger interview
Dr. Mike Munger (Professor, Political Science & Economics at Duke University) is interviewed by Dave Rubin to discuss political science,...
Tuesday, 18 July 2017
Towards a political theory of the firm
Towards a Political Theory of the Firm is a new NBER working paper by Luigi Zingales. Abstract: Neoclassical theory assumes that firms...
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