What caused the war? Why did the Union defeat the Confederacy? What were the consequences of the War? The premise of the book is that historians have a comparative advantage in describing such events, but economists have the tools to help explain these events. This book does so, and marvelously.
Legal recreational marijuana has now been legal in Washington State for two and a half years. During that time, violent crime has decreased, and the doom-laden predictions of opponents to legalization have failed to come true.