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Will China Trigger the Next Global Recession?

Global EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog1 hour ago

China has many problems, but it also has a high savings rate, a limited welfare state, and a rising middle class.

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The Homo Economicus Straw Man

Free MarketsOther Schools of ThoughtPhilosophy and Methodology

Blog2 hours ago

To understand the marketplace, it is not necessary to believe in the existence of a selfish, profit-maximizing human.

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The War Against Payday Lending

Money and BanksInterventionismMoney and BankingPolitical Theory

Blog16 hours ago

The federal government is again trying to take free choice away from borrowers by imposing new regulations on short-term loans like payday lending.

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Trade Agreements or Political Independence: A False Choice

The rejection of CETA by Belgium is a bittersweet affair.

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The Bad Economics Behind Monopoly

Media and CulturePhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory


A pro-tax disciple of Henry George gave us the board game we know today as Monopoly.

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Robert D. Tollison, RIP

BiographiesOther Schools of Thought


Tollison was one of the most inventive, prolific, and impactful scholars of our generation.

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