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A Word of Thanks, Lew

Blog12/14/2017
We want to update friends and supporters of the Institute on Lew’s progress, and remind all of us of the tremendous debt of gratitude we owe him.

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What Real Tax Reform Looks Like

Blog57 min ago
Real tax reform means reducing taxes and government spending. It does mean tax cuts in some places, and tax increases in others.

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De-Homogenizing Cryptocurrencies

Blog1 hour ago
Over 1000 different cryptocurrencies exist, and their uses and values can vary considerably.

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Why We Should Worry About China

Financial MarketsGlobal EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog6 hours ago
The Japanese growth miracle was built on a massive debt bubble. China presents many similarities in its economic model.

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Review:Justice in the Marketplace in Early Modern Spain: Saravia, Villalón, and the Religious Origins of Economic Analysis

History of the Austrian School of Economics

12/14/2017Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
The School of Salamanca is said to have founded the modern study of economics and tremendous insight is provided by D’Emic’s study to prove that point.

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Simón Bolívar: Liberator or Tyrannical Demagogue?

World History

Blog12/14/2017
The life of Simón Bolívar is a story filled with despotism, war atrocities, and illiberal views on governance.

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In a Stateless World, Can You Grow Veggies In Your Front Yard?

Bureaucracy and RegulationDecentralization and SecessionPolitical Theory

Blog12/14/2017
Without privatization or secession, the majority can run untrammeled over a minority, and the minority has no escape.

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Was John Brown Sane?

U.S. History

Blog12/14/2017
John Brown was a man driven by religious fanaticism and grandiose ideas. But his sanity, at least clinically speaking, seems to have been in place.

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Do Graduate Degrees Produce Value?

Blog12/13/2017
The case for not taxing tuition waivers is the same as the case for not taxing anything else. There's nothing magical about graduate degrees.

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